Should I DIY My Office Move?

Office MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

In a word, no. In additional words, let's count the ways.

Moving to a new company space in Little Rock is a good thing--it suggests your enterprise is thriving and expanding. It's also a pain, because you need to pack pretty much everything up and move it to the new location. In actual terms this means a bit of downtime for the move preparation, travel, and setting everything back up in the new place. In addition, it usually means extra outlay of money during a period when you are already paying out considerable cash for an office uplift, so you may be tempted to save a little money by packing and moving yourself.

Your Investment Is Definitely Worth Professional Packing

Do not attempt to DIY this item. Businesses today run on technology, and the components of that technology have a sensitivity which belies their workhorse capabilities. Really the only feasible way you might pack up all your hardware is if you set aside all the original packaging from all your purchases. And of course if you know how to repack in reverse. Be truthful--you did not, and you wouldn't know in case you had.

Ask your accountant how much you have spent on hardware as well as equipment--that round number should be enough to convince you that appointing professional movers in Little Rock is worth the price. If it isn't, ask your insurance provider if they'll pay for any damages you incur when you drop your new laptop computer or 3D printer--they may probably pay for losses, after a substantial deductible.

The Experts Know

Professional office moving companies have the experience, supplies, and equipment to pack all of the fragile devices and also not-so-delicate hefty furniture. Because you did not hold on to all the boxes and insulation components, you'll need more of them to pack and secure all your technology. Professional packers understand which components to use and also have access to commercial supplies (things like shaped cardboard) that supply businesses tend not to usually maintain in inventory.

Furthermore, they understand how to create boxes, crates, and cushioning to move the big things, like massive copiers, fridges, and file cabinets and load them onto the moving van securely.

Talking about trucks. There is an art as well as a science to recognizing not just the quantity you'll need, but what type. If you're moving hefty equipment, you could require a truck with a lift gate as well as a team who knows how to lift and load without hurting themselves. Plus there is the actual loading--packing the cargo space in order that nothing shifts, drops, or breaks during moving is a job of engineering best not left to rookies.

Limit Your Downtime

There'll be inevitable downtime. You can reduce a little of that with moving across the weekend, but plan to be offline for at least a few days. An office moving company in Little Rock should reduce your downtime further since you will not be taking employees away from their day to day tasks or risking personali injury.

You and your team will be considerably less distressed if you turn the whole move over to a trusted professional office moving company and eradicate a great deal of unnecessary tension and time away from work. As soon as the professional movers appear, there's a flow as well as a system which verifies nothing is forgotten or left up to the last minute--the coffee mugs, hand sanitizers, as well as hidden candy stashes are certain to get to the new place safe and secure. How do you know this will occur? Because they're pros.

The logistics of a company move tend to be intricate and the entire thing can go off the rails should you miss a detail. Choosing a solid office moving company in Little Rock to handle your move, from assisting you to create a timeline to plugging the coffee pot in, is paramount to making certain you have a smooth move.

 

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