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Preparing For Your Office Move

Moving your business into a new office isn’t just as stressful as moving to a new home – in fact it’s oftentimes a lot more hassle and effort than you might expect! If you’re planning for your employee relocation then this guide has all the hints and tips you need to get you off to the best start possible. -    Plan in advance.Your office removal is going to take a lot of time, and when it comes to planning for your move it’s impossible to start too early! There are a lot of things that you’re going to need to take into consideration, from hiring a removal company to packing up your office, and so it’s best to start as early as you can. -    Hire office removal specialists.Hiring an office removal company is one of the best things you can do for your office move. It’s not a good idea to relocate your business without the help of experts. Not only will a removal company be able to help you out with friendly advice, but they’ll also be able to help you with all the heavy lifting and loading that you might not have even thought about! When looking for a removal company you should shop around for prices. It’s worth considering the experience that the company has, as well as what insurance packages are being offered, so you can make sure you’re getting the most fantastic deal for you and your business. Don’t make the mistake of jumping at the lowest prices you hear – consider your needs and the needs of your company carefully before signing any paperwork! -    Get hold of blueprints.If you can get hold of the blueprints of your new office then this is definitely something that’s worth the time and effort. When deciding on the layout of your new office it’s important that you consider things such as the placement of electrical outlets, as well as telephone connection points. This will mean that you’ll be ready to move your desks and electronic equipment into place with as little hassle and effort as possible when it comes to your moving day. -    Arrange packing materials.For your office relocation it’s worth investing in the proper packing materials. Using second-hand supplies might be okay for your house move, but when it comes to your expensive and fragile office equipment, it’s definitely worth the extra cost for well-padded and secure removal boxes, foam packing peanuts and more. Your removal company should be able to offer you a wide range of removal boxes and packing materials, but it’s worth having a look online to see if you can find any cheaper offers, or any packages that might be more suited to your needs. -    Planning your new office arrangement. Planning the arrangement of your desks and office equipment before moving day is going to save you a lot of time and effort. Try mocking up a rough plan and discuss the layout with your removal company to ensure you’re all on the same page. Having even a basic idea of where you want things to go is going to save everyone a lot of worry, and so even though this may take a while, it’s certainly worth the time. Try getting hold of the exact measurements of your new office so that you can be as accurate and precise as possible.