Should I DIY My Office Move?

Office MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

In a word, no. In several words, let us count the ways.

Moving to a new business space in Tulsa is a good thing--it indicates your company is thriving and expanding. It's also a hassle, because you have got to pack everything up and move it to the new location. In actual terms this means some downtime for the move planning, transport, and setting everything back up in the new spot. It also signifies more expense at a time when you're already shelling out considerable funds for an office uplift, so you may be tempted to save some money by packing and moving yourself.

Your Investment Is Definitely Worth Professional Packing

Don't try to DIY this item. Companies nowadays run using modern technology, and the elements of that tech have a sensitivity which disguises their workhorse functionality. Really the only doable approach you might pack up all your components is if you stored all the original packaging from all your purchases. And also if you're aware of how to repack in reverse. Be truthful--you did not, and you probably would not know if you did.

You can ask your accountant how much you have invested in computer hardware as well as equipment--that round number will be enough to sway you that hiring professional movers in Tulsa is worth the cost. If it's not, you can ask your insurance company if they will pay for any damages you sustain when you drop your new laptop or 3D printer--they will probably pay for losses, after a hefty insurance deductible.

The Professionals Know

Professional office moving companies have got the knowledge, materials, and equipment to pack all of the sensitive devices and not-so-delicate large furniture pieces. Since you did not hold on to all the packaging and insulation components, you will need more of them to pack and shield all your technology. Professional packers realize which components to utilize and also have use of commercial materials (stuff like contoured cardboard) which supply businesses tend not to typically keep in inventory.

Furthermore, they know how to make boxes, crates, and cushioning to move the big stuff, like enormous copiers, refrigerators, and file cabinets and put them onto the moving truck securely.

Talking about trucks. There's an art in addition to a science to knowing not only the quantity you'll need, but what sort. In case you are moving large machines, you could possibly need a moving truck with a lift gate and a crew who is familiar with the right way to lift and load without injuring themselves. Then there's the actual loading--packing the cargo area so that not a thing shifts, tumbles, or breaks throughout transport is a feat of engineering best not left to amateurs.

Reduce Your Downtime

There will be inevitable downtime. You'll be able to diminish some of that through moving over the weekend, but plan to be offline for at least a few days. An office moving company in Tulsa should minimize your downtime further because you will not be taking employees away from their daily responsibilities or risking accidents.

You and your staff will be a great deal less stressed if you flip the entire move over to a respected professional office moving company and eliminate lots of unnecessary anxiety and time away from work. Once the professional movers appear, they've got a flow and a method which assures nothing is forgotten or left up until the last minute--the coffee mugs, hand sanitizers, as well as hidden candy stashes are certain to get to the new location unharmed. How do you know this will occur? Because they are experts.

The logistics of a company move are generally intricate and the entire thing can go off the rails in the event you overlook a detail. Obtaining a first-rate office moving company in Tulsa to take care of your move, from assisting you to generate a schedule to plugging the coffee pot in, is paramount to ensuring it's a streamlined move.

 

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