Should I DIY My Office Move?
By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group
Moving to a new company space in El Paso is a fantastic thing--it indicates your company is prosperous and growing. It is also a pain, because you've got to pack all the things up and move it to the new spot. In tangible terms this implies a bit of downtime for the move preparation, transport, and setting everything back up in the new space. Additionally, it suggests additional outlay of money at the moment while you are already shelling out substantial money for an office uplift, so you might be drawn to save a little capital by packing and moving yourself.
Your Investment Is Definitely Worth Professional Packing
Do not attempt to DIY this particular one. Companies currently operate on technology, and the components of that technology have a sensitivity which contradicts their workhorse capacities. Really the only feasible method you could potentially pack up all your hardware is if you stored all the original packaging from all your purchases. And of course if you understand how to repack in reverse. Be truthful--you didn’t, and you probably would not know in case you had.
You can ask your accountant how much you've invested in components and equipment--that round number should be enough to sway you that appointing professional movers in El Paso is definitely worth the price. If it isn't, you can ask your insurance provider if they're going to cover any damages you sustain if you drop your new laptop or 3D printer--they will probably cover losses, after a substantial insurance deductible.
The Pros Know
Professional office moving companies possess the knowledge, materials, and equipment to pack all of the fragile hardware and also not-so-delicate hefty pieces of furniture. Since you didn't keep all the boxes and padding components, you'll need more of them to pack and protect all your technology. Professional packers realize which components to make use of and also have the means to access industrial supplies (things such as contoured cardboard) which supply companies don't typically have in stock.
They also have learned to make boxes, crates, and cushioning to move the large things, such as giant copy machines, fridges, and file cabinets and put them in the moving van safely and securely.
Speaking of trucks. There is an art as well as a science to knowing not just the quantity you will need, but what type. If you are moving heavy components, you could require a moving truck with a lift gate and a team who understands how to lift and load without hurting themselves. Then there's the actual loading--packing the cargo space to ensure that not anything shifts, tumbles, or breaks in the course of moving is a task of engineering best not left to rookies.
Limit Your Downtime
There'll be inevitable downtime. It is possible to ameliorate a bit of that with moving across the weekend, however plan to be offline for not less than a few days. An office moving company in El Paso can limit your downtime further as you won't be taking staff away from their everyday responsibilities or risking injury.
You and your team will be considerably less burdened if you shift the whole move over to a respected professional office moving company and eradicate a great deal of unnecessary stress and time away from work. As soon as the professional movers arrive, there's a flow and a technique that assures not a single thing forgotten or left up to the final minute--the coffee pot, hand sanitizers, and also hidden chocolate stashes will get to the new place secure. How can you tell this will occur? Because they're pros.
The logistics of a corporate move tend to be complicated and the whole thing might go off the rails if you miss a detail. Obtaining a solid office moving company in El Paso to manage your move, from helping you generate a timeline to plugging the coffee pot back in, is paramount to ensuring that it's a smooth move.
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