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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 several words, let's count the ways.

Moving to a fresh corporate space in Tulsa and Oklahoma City is a good thing--it means your business is thriving and expanding. It is additionally a pain, given that you need to pack everything up and move it to the new spot. In tangible terms this means some downtime for the move planning, transport, and setting everything back up in the brand new location. In addition, it signifies extra outlay of money during a period when you're already laying out substantial funds for an office uplift, so you may be tempted to save a little bit of money by packing and moving yourself.

Your Investment Is Worth Professional Packing

Don't try to DIY this one. Companies currently run on technology, and the elements of that tech have got a sensitivity that disguises their workhorse capacities. The only possible approach you could pack up all your components is if you stored all the original packaging from all your purchases. AND if you're aware of how to repack in reverse. Be truthful--you did not, and you wouldn't know if you did.

You can ask your accountant the amount you have allocated to computer hardware and also equipment--that round number will be ample to convince you that appointing professional movers in Tulsa and Oklahoma City is really worth the price. If it's not, you can ask your insurance company if they will cover any damages you sustain when you drop your new laptop computer or 3D printer--they may probably pay for losses, after the significant insurance deductible.

The Professionals Know

Professional office moving companies have got the expertise, materials, and equipment to pack all of the sensitive devices and not-so-delicate heavy furniture pieces. Since you didn't keep hold of all the packaging and insulation materials, you will need more of them to pack and shield all your computers and technology. Professional packers understand which materials to make use of and have use of industrial supplies (things like contoured cardboard) which supply companies do not usually maintain in supply.

Furthermore, they understand how to fabricate containers, crates, and padding to move the large stuff, including giant copiers, appliances, and file cabinets and place them onto the trucks securely.

Speaking of trucks. There is an art and a science to understanding not merely the quantity you require, but what type. If you are moving large components, you could possibly need to have a moving truck with a lift gate in addition to a team who knows how to lift and load without injuring themselves. Then there's the actual loading--packing the cargo area to ensure that nothing shifts, drops, or breaks throughout transport is a task of engineering best not left to rookies.

Limit Your Downtime

There'll be unavoidable downtime. It is possible to diminish a bit of that by moving through the weekend, however plan to be offline for not less than a few days. An office moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City can limit your downtime further because you won't be taking employees away from their day to day responsibilities or risking personali injury.

You and the workers will be a lot less distressed if you flip the whole move over to a trusted professional office moving company and remove a lot of unnecessary stress and time away from work. As soon as the professional movers appear, they've got a flow and a method which ensures not a single thing neglected or left until the last minute--the coffee mugs, hand sanitizers, and hidden chocolate stashes will get to the new location safe and sound. How can you know this will occur? Simply because they're professionals.

The logistics of a company move tend to be intricate and the whole thing could go off the rails if you skip a detail. Locating a good office moving company in Tulsa and Oklahoma City to take care of your move, from assisting you to generate a timeline to plugging the coffee pot in, is the key 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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