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Office Removals Dos & Don'ts

Executing a smooth office move can be a major burden if your office removals is not planned and executed with enough strategic and careful thought. There are some basic rules of dos and don'ts that should always be followed to avoid any confusion amongst employees or disruption to business productivity.

Book your Office Removals Company well in advance as they do tend to get booked up quickly.

Empty desks, cabinets and drawers completely to avoid contents getting damaged during the move.

Label EVERYTHING using Move Tags provided by your Office Removals Company. Colour coding will also help establish where items are to be located in the new office.

Ensure your Office Removals Company has a copy of your new office space plan so they are clear about the new office layout and items can be unpacked in their correct location.

Rely on getting only 1 office removals quote. To ensure you are getting best value in terms of cost and service, aim to get at least 3 office removals quotes.

Accept office removals quotes over the phone. A good Office Removals Company will visit your current office to establish what items are to be moved in order to get you an accurate office removals quote.

Attempt to pack your own PCs, phones or technical equipment as these require specialist handling (sometimes by an IT Relocation Company) or your removals company will provide protective packing.

Move printers or photocopiers with print/ink inside as they may leak and cause damage to the equipment during transit.

Leave empty boxes lying around at the new office once you have unpacked and staff are arriving. Not only will it make the place look cluttered, but it could also cause health and safety issues.

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