Should I DIY My Office Move?

Office MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

In short, no. In several words, let us count the ways.

Moving to a different company space in Colorado Springs is a good thing--it signifies your enterprise is thriving and growing. It is additionally a headache, considering that you need to load pretty much everything up and move it to the new place. In real terms this implies some downtime for the move preparation, transportation, and setting everything back up in the newer location. It also means extra cost at a time when you're already laying out substantial funds for an office uplift, so you might be inclined to save a little bit of cash by packing and moving yourself.

Your Investment Is Definitely Worth Professional Packing

Do not attempt to DIY this item. Organizations today operate on technology, and the components of that technology have a sensitivity which contradicts their workhorse abilities. The only doable approach you could potentially pack up all your components is if you stored all the original packaging from all your purchases. And of course if you're aware of how to repack in reverse. Be truthful--you didn’t, and you probably would not know in case you had.

Ask your accountant the amount you have invested in hardware and equipment--that round number could be sufficient to sway you that employing professional movers in Colorado Springs is definitely worth the expense. If it isn't, be sure to ask your insurance carrier if they'll pay for any damages you incur if you drop your new laptop or 3D printer--they may probably cover losses, after a significant deductible.

The Professionals Know

Professional office moving companies have got the expertise, supplies, and equipment to pack all of the fragile devices as well as not-so-delicate heavy pieces of furniture. Because you didn't hold on to all the packaging and insulation components, you'll need more of them to pack and protect all your technology. Professional packers recognize which materials to utilize and also have the means to access professional materials (things like contoured cardboard) that supply companies don't usually have in supply.

They also understand how to make boxes, crates, and cushioning to move the large stuff, including giant copy machines, fridges, and file cabinets and place them in the trucks properly.

While we're talking about trucks. There is an art and a science to understanding not only how many you require, but what kind. If you are moving large components, you could need a moving truck with a lift gate as well as a crew who is familiar with the right way to lift and load without hurting themselves. Then there's the actual loading--packing the cargo area so that not anything shifts, falls, or breaks in the course of transport is a task of engineering best not left to rookies.

Minimize Your Downtime

There will be inescapable downtime. It is possible to reduce a bit of that by moving during the weekend, however plan to be offline for about a couple of days. An office moving company in Colorado Springs should limit your downtime further since you won't be taking workers away from their everyday responsibilities or risking injury.

You and the staff will be a good deal less burdened if you turn the entire move over to a reliable professional office moving company and remove lots of unnecessary anxiety and time away from work. Once the professional movers arrive, there's a flow as well as a technique that verifies there's nothing forgotten or left until the final minute--the toaster, hand sanitizers, and hidden chocolate stashes will get to the new location secure. How do you know this will happen? Simply because they're experts.

The logistics of a company move are generally complicated and the entire thing may go off the rails should you miss a detail. Choosing a good office moving company in Colorado Springs to handle your move, from helping you generate a schedule to plugging the coffee pot in, is vital to ensuring it's a smooth move.

 

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