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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, let us count the ways.

Moving to a fresh corporate space in Oklahoma City is a wonderful thing--it indicates your enterprise is successful and growing. It's also a headache, given that you've got to pack everything up and move it to the new location. In tangible terms this suggests some downtime for the move planning, transport, and setting everything back up in the brand new location. Additionally, it signifies extra expense during a period when you are already paying out considerable dollars for an office uplift, so you may be inclined to save some capital by packing and moving yourself.

Your Investment Is Really Worth Professional Packing

Don't attempt to DIY this item. Businesses today operate on modern technology, and the pieces of that tech have a sensitivity which disguises their workhorse capabilities. Truly the only feasible approach you might pack up all your hardware is if you retained all the original packaging from all your purchases. And also 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.

You can ask your accountant just how much you have spent on components and also equipment--that round number should be adequate to persuade you that employing professional movers in Oklahoma City is really worth the price. If it isn't, ask your insurance carrier if they will cover any damages you sustain when you drop your new laptop or 3D printer--they'll possibly pay for losses, after the hefty deductible.

The Experts Know

Professional office moving companies possess the knowledge, materials, and equipment to pack all of your fragile devices and not-so-delicate weighty furniture. As you didn't keep all the packaging and padding supplies, you need more of them to pack and secure all your technology. Professional packers recognize which supplies to make use of and have the means to access commercial products (stuff like contoured cardboard) that supply businesses do not usually keep in supply.

Furthermore, they have learned to create cartons, crates, and cushioning to move the large objects, such as giant copy machines, refrigerators, and file cabinets and place them onto the moving van properly.

On the subject of trucks. There's an art and a science to knowing not merely the quantity you will need, but what kind. In case you are moving hefty equipment, you might require a moving truck with a lift gate and a crew who is familiar with how to lift and load without injuring themselves. Then there's the actual loading--packing the cargo space in order that not anything shifts, tumbles, or breaks throughout moving is a task of engineering best not left to rookies.

Reduce Your Downtime

There'll be inevitable downtime. You'll be able to reduce a bit of that with moving through the weekend, but plan to be offline for not less than a few days. An office moving company in Oklahoma City should reduce your downtime further as you aren't going to be taking employees away from their daily duties or risking accidents.

You and the employees will be considerably less stressed if you flip the entire move over to a respected professional office moving company and remove a lot of unnecessary tension and time away from work. When the professional movers appear, there's a flow along with a system which verifies not a single thing neglected or left until the final minute--the coffee mugs, hand sanitizers, and also hidden snack stashes should get to the new place secure. How can you know this will occur? Because they're experts.

The logistics of a company move are generally complex and the entire thing may go off the rails in the event you miss a detail. Locating a first-rate office moving company in Oklahoma City to take care of your move, from helping you create a timetable to plugging the coffee pot back in, is vital to making certain it's 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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