Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) January 24, 2014
The Commercial Movers, a Los Angeles-based firm that specializes in transporting personal belongings, business equipment, furnishing and materials in a safe and speedy manner, offers consumers tips that will improve the experience of moving a business or a household easier.
When a company is sizing up the details of a massive office move from one commercial location to another, there are certain rules of moving that must be observed to ensure a smooth transition.
For corporate office relocation, the job of moving sensitive equipment and business files can be a daunting job, says The Commercial Movers. But employing a few common sense techniques goes a long way toward improving the amount of effort and money that will be expended to get the job done.
One of the primary tips for completing a successful move is to make sure that sturdy, reliable boxes are employed to help ensure that packing containers do not split open at any time during the moving process and stay sealed until it is time to begin unpacking.
Packing boxes by established categories helps make the entire corporate office relocation operation run more smoothly, and it is important to identify the categories that are intended to best group together items that should be packed in the same boxes. Fragile items should go together, and materials and supplies from certain specific departments should be kept together as well to help implement a smooth transition from the original location to the new space.
Time consuming repetitious tasks can sometimes be minimized with simple preparations aimed at streamlining the work. The Commercial Movers suggest putting a piece of string underneath the tape on all moving boxes when packing, because with a sharp pull the piece of string will cut right through the tape and make opening a number of boxes quicker. It will also eliminate the need for a box cutter, which will help make the job a little safer.
It is also beneficial to clearly label boxes when packing them, say The Commercial Movers, because it can be extremely difficult and frustrating to find the materials, files or equipment that are needed once all of the boxes have been delivered. In addition, it can help to make use of color-coded packing labels to further encode each moving box by category. When packing, assign a color to each category of materials and supplies and use those labels to make the unpacking job easier yet. Permanent markers also come in handy when it comes to labeling boxes because they tend to make dark, highly legible marks that will not rub off during transport.
In addition, it is advisable to remove furniture casters during the move because some are fragile and can easily break. Casters can also break certain fragile pieces if the bump up against them.
The tip sheet will be passed out at various corporate conferences throughout the year of 2014.
The tip sheet comes with a office relocation checklist that has always been available on The Commercial Movers website, but never in print format.
By following a few useful tips the moving experience can be a pleasant one.