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Preparing for an Office Move

If you’re getting ready to relocate your business , it’s important to prepare yourself for what could otherwise be a stressful and exhausting process by researching tips in advance for a smooth move. From boxing up secure documents to moving bulky furniture like desks and filing cabinets, and furniture, there are numerous items on your checklist to address before the big moving day arrives. Here is a guide to preparing for an office move that will help get you started.


Choose a New Location

Now that you’ve decided to relocate your business, the first step is to find a new location.  No matter what type of company, non-profit, or organization you run, it is of the utmost importance that you select a location that will help your business grow and attract new customers and keep your current clientele. Once you’ve signed a new lease, be sure to tell your current customers about the move and market it as much as possible.

Set a Budget and Timeline

After your new location is chosen and worked into your budget, be sure to consider other important expenses such as moving services and purchasing new furniture. Don’t forget to use this time to clean both your old and new locations. This is also a good time to create a timeline. Determine how much time you will need to complete each task so no major work needs to be done at the last minute.

Contact a Storage Center

One of the biggest differences between moving a home and moving an office is that the latter often requires you to move numerous documents. Instead of having your movers haul your items to your new place and crowding it, rent a self-storage unit that you can access when necessary.

Here at Pouch Self-Storage , we offer convenient self-storage services that make moving a commercial space a breeze. No matter how many filing cabinets or secure records you need stored, you’re sure to find a self-storage unit that fits your requirements. To find out more about business storage in Orange County and in our other POUCH facilities, call (888) 258-9626.