Why You Should Make a Checklist before Getting the Office Movers in

Posted on May 23, 2017

Certainly, one of the most vital office moving tips is to easily make a checklist. And that’s even if you think your memory is the best, because you will still probably forget something, without making one. Moving an office can definitely be a somewhat complicated business, so it’s in the best interests of everyone concerned to start with a humble checklist to make notes.

  • Cleaning means cleaning

A number of people simply forget the cleaning end of things when they are moving an office. A really good piece of advice is to have ready a good cleaning kit as you’ll need it anyway, to give the old office the once over before you are leaving, and not forgetting the one you’re moving into. Just use the usual cleaning components such as liquids, sponges, rags, and rubber gloves, just like in the old office.

  • Key Storage – Don’t Let them go astray

Simply put all of your keys, the old and the new, on separate key rings. Don’t just leave them in envelopes, boxes or pockets, because it’s just way too easy to lose or misplace them. And only take off the keys when you are ready to pass them on to somebody else, or put them somewhere in a safe place in the new office.

  • Labels Galore

Make a list of things that have to be done, such as contacting professional office removal companies for business moves in Berkshire, to confirm all costs and forwarding of every single item. On another page, jot down all of your boxes and their contents and label them accordingly with a letter or a number and make it all as clear as possible. Just this tiny little step can ensure that chaos will not reign!

  • Boxes, Lots of Boxes

When you’re going to be moving office, don’t forget to have an abundance of boxes for the job. It’s much better to get more than you think you will need, and then later if there’s any left over, simply give them back, reuse them or pass them on to others who may be needing them soon. Have plenty of tape handy also, as people have been known to run out!

  • Documents and Hard Drives

Put every one of your important documents and hard drives into a safe, watertight container, and always keep them by your side. Make sure that vitally important documents and drives, security cards, leases, insurance, bank records, and phone numbers are kept safe and sound inside. Remember that transporting these valuable items in a different vehicle, opens an opportunity for them to go astray, and you definitely don’t want that to happen, do you? Simply imagine how long it would take to replace all of them.

And there you go, not really that difficult is it? Hoping that helps, and may your office move go as smooth and easy as you planned. Good luck!

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