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February 08, 2018

Office Moving in El Paso: Expectations vs. Reality

Office MovingIf you're planning to move your offices to a new location in El Paso in the near future, have you considered the reality of what it's going to entail? Many people who've not moved before (or at least for a long time) may forget about how much is involved. Sometimes expectations do not match reality when it comes to time and costs.

So, which realities do you really encounter with an office move in El Paso? Let us look at what you probably expect and what you'll actually experience.

Expectation: You Can Move in a Short Amount of Time

Just because you have a fairly small company, you may believe you can put together an office moving lineup within a a few days. In actuality, you are going to require at least two months to orgainze your office move. With a large number of different tasks to consider and do, you'll end up being overwhelmed if you wait up to a few days ahead of moving day.

Commence pondering about what you will have to organize, and keep up your agenda to the day of your move. Items usually change between when you start your list two months earlier to the morning before the relocation happens.

Expectation: Hiring a Cheap Moving Company

The old adage you get what you pay for is most of the time more than true. Your expectation is perhaps one where you think you can hire a cheap moving company and still get great service. The reality is, this is not frequently how it is.

Some movers like this don't have experienced movers, meaning potential furniture damage. You are going to need to select the best moving companies to assure you are getting top notch service.

Referrals are the best bet, though you can gather without difficulty online. 

Expectation: Not Needing Warehouse Space

Perhaps you believe you can move every item at once. In most cases, it will consume multiple trips.

When you have more items that need moving, storage could become a necessity. A mover should give you offsite storage for anything requiring storing before the move is completed. This could mean files you need to keep separate from your office equipment.

Moving all your files at the same time as your furniture may mean your business data is breeched in all the disorder. Don't automatically assume the small items are going to stay completely intact during an office move in El Paso without additional care.

Expectation: You Can Move Your IT Equipment on Your Own

Lots of companies try to cut cost by relocating all their IT equipment by themselves. Doing so isn't very feasible when it includes bigger items. Not only can moving heavy items without help cause injury if your employees do not know how to lift properly, but it could also lead to damage to expensive equipment you can’t function without. Definitely hire a professional mover to deal with your IT apparatuses, including setup. The same goes for other big work equipment that requires expert lifting and packing.

Here at A-1 Freeman Moving Group, we can provide any of the above services in El Paso, as well as office moving expertise at a reasonable cost.  Click here to get started on a quote today!

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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