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May 21, 2020

Should I DIY My Office Move?

Office MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

In short, no. In more words, let's count the ways.

Moving to a new company space in San Antonio is a fantastic thing--it means your enterprise is thriving and growing. It is additionally a headache, since you need to pack all the things up and move it to the new place. In real terms it indicates a bit of downtime for the move prep, transportation, and setting everything back up in the new place. In addition, it usually means extra cost during a period when you are already paying out substantial money for an office uplift, so you may be tempted to save some capital by packing and moving yourself.

Your Investment Is Definitely Worth Professional Packing

Do not attempt to DIY this item. Businesses nowadays run on technology, and the elements of that tech possess a sensitivity which contradicts their workhorse capacities. Truly the only feasible method you could pack up all your equipment is if you stored all the original packaging from all your purchases. And of course if you know how to repack in reverse. Be honest--you did not, and you wouldn't know in case you did.

Ask your accountant just how much you've invested in computer hardware and equipment--that round number could be sufficient to sway you that employing professional movers in San Antonio 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 notebook computer or 3D printer--they may probably cover losses, after the significant deductible.

The Experts Understand

Professional office moving companies possess the expertise, materials, and equipment to pack all of your sensitive devices and not-so-delicate hefty furniture pieces. As you failed to hold on to all the packaging and padding components, you will need more of them to pack and shield all your technology. Professional packers recognize which materials to use and also have the means to access professional supplies (things such as shaped cardboard) which supply businesses tend not to typically maintain in inventory.

Furthermore, they know how to make cartons, crates, and padding to move the big things, including enormous copiers, appliances, and file cabinets and load them onto the trucks properly.

On the subject of trucks. There is an art in addition to a science to knowing not just how many you will need, but what sort. If you're moving large equipment, you may need a moving truck with a lift gate as well as a team who knows how to lift and load without hurting themselves. Then there's the actual loading--packing the cargo area to ensure that not a thing shifts, tumbles, or breaks in the course of moving is a task of engineering best not left to amateurs.

Minimize Your Downtime

There'll be inescapable downtime. It is possible to ameliorate a bit of that with moving through the weekend, but plan to be offline for not less than a day or two. An office moving company in San Antonio can minimize your downtime further as you aren't going to be taking employees away from their everyday responsibilities or risking injury.

You and your staff will be considerably less distressed if you flip the complete move over to a respected professional office moving company and eradicate a lot of uncalled for anxiety and time away from work. When the professional movers arrive, they have a flow along with a method that ensures nothing is overlooked or left up to the last minute--the toaster, hand sanitizers, as well as hidden snack stashes should get to the new spot safe and secure. How can you know this will happen? Simply because they're professionals.

The logistics of a corporate move are usually complicated and the whole thing might go off the rails should you miss a detail. Obtaining a good office moving company in San Antonio to handle your move, from assisting you to set up a timetable to plugging the coffee pot back in, is paramount to ensuring that it's a smooth 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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