Should I DIY My Office Move?

Office MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

In short, no. In more words, let us count the ways.

Moving to a new business space in Denver is a good thing--it suggests your business is successful and growing. It is also a headache, because you need to load pretty much everything up and move it to the new spot. In tangible terms this implies a little downtime for the move preparation, travel, and setting everything back up in the newer spot. In addition, it usually means additional outlay of money during a period while you are already laying out considerable dollars for an office uplift, so you may be inclined to save a little bit of capital by packing and moving yourself.

Your Investment Is Definitely Worth Professional Packing

Don't try to DIY this particular one. Companies today run using technology, and the pieces of that tech have a sensitivity which disguises their workhorse capabilities. The only feasible way you could pack up all your components is if you retained all the original packaging from all your purchases. AND if you understand how to repack in reverse. Be honest--you didn’t, and you wouldn't know if you did.

Ask your accountant how much you have invested in computer hardware and equipment--that round number ought to be adequate to convince you that choosing professional movers in Denver is really worth the expense. If it's not, you can ask your insurance carrier if they're going to cover any damages you incur when you drop your new laptop or 3D printer--they will possibly pay for losses, after the substantial insurance deductible.

The Pros Understand

Professional office moving companies have got the experience, materials, and equipment to pack all of the delicate equipment and not-so-delicate weighty furniture. As you didn't keep hold of all the cartons and insulation components, you'll need more of them to pack and protect all your computers and technology. Professional packers recognize which supplies to utilize and also have access to industrial products (things such as shaped cardboard) that supply businesses tend not to typically have in stock.

They also have learned to make cartons, crates, and padding to move the large things, like enormous copy machines, fridges, and file cabinets and place them in the moving van securely.

On the subject of trucks. There's an art and a science to knowing not just the quantity you'll need, but what kind. In case you are moving large equipment, you could need to have a moving van with a lift gate as well as a team who is familiar with the right way to lift and load without injuring themselves. Plus there is the actual loading--packing the cargo space in order that not a thing shifts, tumbles, or breaks in the course of moving is a feat of engineering best not left to newbies.

Minimize Your Downtime

You will have inevitable downtime. You'll be able to reduce a bit of that with moving across the weekend, yet plan to be offline for about a couple of days. An office moving company in Denver can limit your downtime further because you won't be taking staff away from their daily duties or risking injury.

You and your workers will be considerably less burdened if you flip the entire move over to a respected professional office moving company and eradicate a lot of unnecessary stress and time away from work. Once the professional movers arrive, they have a flow along with a system which ensures there's nothing forgotten or left until the last minute--the toaster, hand sanitizers, and also hidden chocolate stashes are certain to get to the new spot safe and sound. How can you know this will occur? Because they are experts.

The logistics of a company move are usually intricate and the entire thing might go off the rails in the event you overlook a detail. Finding a first-rate office moving company in Denver to take care of your move, from assisting you to set up a timetable to plugging the coffee pot back in, is paramount to ensuring you have a streamlined move.


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