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, because you need to load pretty much everything up and move it to the new location. In real terms this implies some downtime for the move preparation, transport, and setting everything back up in the newer spot. Additionally, it means extra cost during a period when you are already laying out substantial funds for an office uplift, so you might be tempted to save a little cash by packing and moving yourself.

Your Investment Is Worth Professional Packing

Do not attempt to DIY this item. Organizations today run on technology, and the components of that technology possess a sensitivity which contradicts their workhorse capacities. The only doable approach you could potentially pack up all your components is if you retained 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.

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

The Professionals Know

Professional office moving companies have got the knowledge, supplies, and equipment to pack all of the delicate equipment as well as not-so-delicate heavy pieces of furniture. Since you did not hold on to all the packaging and insulation components, you'll need more of them to pack and shield all your technology. Professional packers understand which supplies 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 know how to make cartons, crates, and cushioning to move the large stuff, including giant copy machines, fridges, and file cabinets and load them in the trucks properly.

While we're talking about trucks. There is an art as well as a science to knowing not just the number you will need, but what kind. If you're 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 to ensure that not anything shifts, drops, 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. You can reduce some of that through moving through the weekend, but plan to be offline for at least a few days. An office moving company in Colorado Springs should minimize your downtime further as you will not be taking workers away from their daily responsibilities or risking injury.

You and the staff will be a good deal less stressed if you turn the whole move over to a reliable professional office moving company and eliminate a lot of unnecessary anxiety and time away from work. When the professional movers come in, there's a flow as well as a technique that verifies there's nothing overlooked or left until the final minute--the toaster, hand sanitizers, and hidden candy stashes will get to the new location safe and secure. How can you tell this will happen? Simply because they're experts.

The logistics of a company move are generally complicated and the entire thing can go off the rails if you miss a detail. Locating a first-rate office moving company in Colorado Springs to manage your move, from helping you set up a schedule to plugging the coffee pot in, is vital to making certain it's a effortless move.

 

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