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May 21, 2020

Should I DIY My Office Move?

Office MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

In a word, no. In more words, we will count the ways.

Moving to a different company space in Wichita Falls is a wonderful thing--it suggests your company is prosperous and growing. It is additionally a pain, considering that you need to load pretty much everything up and move it to the new place. In actual terms this implies a bit of downtime for the move planning, travel, and setting everything back up in the new space. Additionally, it signifies extra outlay of money at the moment while you are already paying out significant cash for an office uplift, so you may be tempted to save some cash by packing and moving yourself.

Your Investment Is Definitely Worth Professional Packing

Don't try to DIY this particular one. Companies currently run on technology, and the elements of that tech possess a sensitivity which disguises their workhorse capabilities. Really the only doable method you could pack up all your hardware is if you saved all the original packaging from all your purchases. And of course if you know how to repack in reverse. Face it--you didn’t, and you probably would not know in the event that you did.

Ask your accountant just how much you've allocated to components as well as equipment--that round number could be adequate to convince you that appointing professional movers in Wichita Falls is worth the expense. If it isn't, you can ask your insurance company if they will cover any damages you incur if you drop your new laptop or 3D printer--they'll likely pay for losses, after a significant deductible.

The Pros Understand

Professional office moving companies have the expertise, supplies, and equipment to pack all of your sensitive hardware as well as not-so-delicate weighty pieces of furniture. As you didn't keep hold of all the packaging and padding supplies, you'll need more of them to pack and protect all your computers and technology. Professional packers realize which components to use and have access to commercial materials (things like shaped cardboard) which supply businesses tend not to normally have in supply.

Furthermore, they understand how to create cartons, crates, and padding to move the big things, including massive copy machines, refrigerators, and file cabinets and put them onto the moving van safely.

Talking about trucks. There is an art and a science to knowing not just the quantity you will need, but what kind. In case you are moving large equipment, you may require a moving truck with a lift gate in addition to a crew who knows the right way to lift and load without injuring themselves. Plus there is the actual loading--packing the cargo space to ensure that nothing shifts, drops, or breaks during transport is a feat of engineering best not left to newbies.

Minimize Your Downtime

There will be unavoidable downtime. You'll be able to ameliorate a bit of that through moving during the weekend, however plan to be offline for about a few days. An office moving company in Wichita Falls will reduce your downtime further as you won't be taking staff away from their daily duties or risking accidents.

You and your team will be a lot less stressed if you shift the entire move over to a trusted professional office moving company and remove lots of uncalled for anxiety and time away from work. When the professional movers appear, they've got a flow as well as a technique that assures not a single thing neglected or left until the last minute--the toaster, hand sanitizers, and also hidden candy stashes will get to the new location unharmed. How can you know this will occur? Simply because they're pros.

The logistics of a business move are generally complex and the entire thing might go off the rails in the event you skip a detail. Finding a good office moving company in Wichita Falls to handle your move, from helping you generate a timeline to plugging the coffee pot back in, is paramount to ensuring you have a effortless move.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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