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Four Mistakes to Avoid During an Office Move

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Making a corporate moving checklist and ensuring a smooth transition into a new space can be stressful and frustrating. Many things could go wrong along the way, from the packing methods to the move, to setting up the new space. If you want to avoid the most common office moving mistakes, here’s everything you need to know.

Mistake #1: Signing the Lease Without Inspecting the Space Properly

One of the biggest mistakes you can make during a move is leasing a space without properly inspecting the size and kind of space it is. Generally speaking, large office buildings provide a structured leasing process, maintenance teams, and cleaning services. These buildings are usually more expensive and have higher insurance, security, and compliance requirements. Smaller buildings may not have these amenities, but their prices are lower and there are less insurance and security requirements. You can hire a contractor to handle HVAC maintenance or cleaning for these locations. Be sure to assess your needs and your budget before signing the lease on a new space, and make sure you are only paying for what you need.

Mistake #2: Lack of Research & Unexpected Expenses

Doing your research is vital to making wise decisions about your move. You should check to see if the building has any union contracts, which can limit the number of vendors you can use for building services such as Internet and air conditioning. Do some shopping around among the vendors available to you to get the best price possible. Additionally, if you do not stay on schedule and on budget, you may be paying high fees and unexpected expenses from your moving provider. Be sure to plan to avoid this mistake.

Mistake #3: Not Having Enough Supplies to Pack Up the Materials

Planning your move properly involves making sure you have enough packing supplies, and the right supplies, to pack your materials safely. If you fail to do so, you may cause delays in your packing process, cause items to be damaged or destroyed, and be an inconvenience to your corporate movers.

Mistake #4: Not Communicating Effectively with Your Staff Members

Before your moving day, your staff should be fully prepared and aware of how things will operate until the new location is all set up. Making this mistake may cause the environment to become stressful and produce a lack of productivity among your staff during and after the move.

Plan Your Corporate Move with No Problem Movers

There are many benefits to working with a professional office moving service to move your corporate office. While there are many professional moving companies out there, not all of them have the proper licensing, experience, and availability you need. This is what makes No Problem Movers the ideal choice when it comes to a corporate move. Based in the Greater Toronto Area, we provide a variety of moving services from packing to transport, and more. Our services include residential, commercial, long-distance and senior moving as well as packing and unpacking services, secure storage, and junk removal. Contact us today to find out more about our specialized relocation services.

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