Should I DIY My Office Move?

Office MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

In a word, no. In additional words, let us count the ways.

Moving to a new corporate space in Atlanta is a wonderful thing--it indicates your enterprise is successful and growing. It is also a pain, given that you need to pack everything up and move it to the new location. In tangible terms this implies some downtime for the move planning, transportation, and setting everything back up in the brand new spot. Additionally, it usually means extra cost during a period when you're already paying out considerable dollars for an office uplift, so you may be inclined to save some capital by packing and moving yourself.

Your Investment Is Really Worth Professional Packing

Don't attempt to DIY this item. Businesses nowadays operate on modern technology, and the components of that tech have a sensitivity which disguises their workhorse capabilities. Truly the only possible approach you might pack up all your hardware is if you stored all the original packaging from all your purchases. And also if you know how to repack in reverse. Face it--you didn’t, and you probably would not know in the event that you did.

Ask your accountant how much you have allocated to hardware and also equipment--that round number should be adequate to convince you that appointing professional movers in Atlanta is really worth the price. If it isn't, be sure to ask your insurance carrier if they will cover any damages you sustain when you drop your new laptop or 3D printer--they'll probably pay for losses, after the hefty deductible.

The Experts Know

Professional office moving companies have the expertise, materials, and equipment to pack all of your fragile devices and also not-so-delicate weighty pieces of furniture. As you didn't hold on to all the boxes and padding supplies, you'll need more of them to pack and secure all your technology. Professional packers recognize which supplies to make use of and have the means to access industrial products (stuff like contoured cardboard) that supply businesses do not usually maintain in supply.

Furthermore, they have learned to create cartons, crates, and cushioning to move the large objects, like giant copy machines, fridges, and file cabinets and place them onto the moving van properly.

Talking about trucks. There's an art and a science to understanding not merely the quantity you require, but what type. In case you are moving heavy machines, you might require a truck with a lift gate as well as a crew who is familiar with the way to lift and load without injuring themselves. Then there's the actual loading--packing the cargo space in order that not anything shifts, tumbles, or breaks during moving is a task of engineering best not left to rookies.

Reduce Your Downtime

There'll be inevitable downtime. You'll be able to reduce some of that with moving during the weekend, but plan to be offline for not less than a few days. An office moving company in Atlanta should reduce your downtime further as you aren't going to be taking staff away from their everyday tasks or risking injury.

You and the team will be a great deal less stressed if you turn the whole move over to a respected professional office moving company and eliminate a lot of unnecessary stress and time away from work. When the professional movers appear, there's a flow along with a system which verifies not a single thing neglected or left until the final minute--the coffee pot, hand sanitizers, and also hidden snack stashes should get to the new spot secure. How can you know this will occur? Because they are experts.

The logistics of a company move tend to be complex and the entire thing can go off the rails in the event you skip a detail. Choosing a first-rate office moving company in Atlanta to take care of your move, from helping you create a timetable to plugging the coffee pot back in, is vital to making certain it's a smooth move.


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