Would it not be wonderful if you would move from one place to another with your property seamlessly and with no hassle at all? When it comes to home and business moving, it would be an amazing experience moving effortlessly and ensuring that you still have business continuity. To some extent, that can be achieved, but that will depend on how well prepared you are and who you have to help you out. Below are some interesting and simple tips on moving that will give you an easy time, use less space and ensure your property safety.
- 3 Ps: Prepare, Plan, Proceed
Moving is stressful and disorganization does not exactly make it easier. If you do not plan, you might end up having a very frustrated day, damaged goods and incur many charges that would have otherwise been avoided. Take some time beforehand to prepare and plan accordingly. Plan to get city movers to help you out and consider all factors like the package you want, the price and other relevant details. Once you have this set out, proceed with the moving in the laid out plan.
- Save some money by being conservative
This can be done by checking out how the stuff is being arranged. For instance, arranging the sofas in a vertical manner means they use less space, mirrors can be placed between mattresses and taking apart your cupboards prior to the moving will ensure you get a lot out of the experience. Lampshades are some of the most damaged in moving, so you can opt to pack them and move them in your vehicle instead of packing them with the other items.
- Get lots of boxes: Better safe than sorry
It is better to be over-prepared than under-prepared. Get as many cartons as you could. These can be gotten either free from your local stores or purchased. Have a variety ranging from large to small, which can be used for all the items in your house. In some cases, the city movers come with their own packing equipment but unless they have told you not to get your own, it would be wise to do so. In addition, packing on the moving day is not exactly a wonderful strategy. A day or two prior would be advisable given that you will be able to pack comfortably, label them and organize in order of transportation. You can also have them centrally placed meaning that on the moving day things will move faster.
When it comes to relocation, there are a lot of things that need to be sorted out. Let us take a look at office relocation and family relocation to see what the different processes would be.
This can be quite a chaotic time for a business. It is one thing to move a single family, it is entirely another to move a lot of people and all of their various files and documents and work stations. You will have to make sure that all the sensitive documents are placed in sealed boxes or locked filing units so that only the authorised people have access to the information. You do not want the relocation company to have access to your confidential salary information or customer information. Nor do you want anyone that is not in the payroll department to have access to the salary information of the other employees.
You also have to be sure that each desk and computer goes to the person who originally used it. This means that you will have to make sure that each computer and monitor is labelled correctly with the name of the person who uses it. Time is an important factor when it comes to an office relocation. People do not want to lose a lot of time unpacking and waiting for their things to arrive. They want to get to the new office and begin work almost immediately.
This is significantly easier than office relocation. There is generally a lot more to pack per person, but fewer people over all to move. There is also no confidential information to be taken care of. It is quite simple to pack everything into boxes and to label it according to the room it is supposed to go into and then to put the boxes into that room and unpack them as you need to. you will also be able to make use of everyone in the family to unpack all of the boxes as there is nothing that is really confidential to worry about. This makes both the packing and unpacking a lot easier and a lot faster as many hands make light work. You can also take longer to unpack everything once you have got it into your new home as you might not need it immediately.
The complexity of any move generally depends on how many people you are relocating. The more people there are the more complex it gets. There will be more boxes to arrange and pack and unpack. This is why an office move is generally a lot more complicated than a family relocation. Of course, the earlier you start to plan things and get things ready, the easier it is to get things sorted out on the other end again.
As you can see, there is a big difference between an office relocation and a family relocation, primarily because of the number of people who are being moved. There is one common denominator though, planning. Planning will always make things go more smoothly and more quickly.