If you need to relocate your business, you likely understand the mountain of tasks ahead of you. Just moving alone is daunting, even before you clean. The right plan can make the process much more efficient. Here are some guidelines you may wish to consider to make your move a smoother one.
Cleaning Tips When Relocating Your Office or Business
Plan Ahead By Making a Checklist
Like any moving project, you’ll never complete your task on time if you don’t schedule your move properly. Give yourself enough time to move everything from the initial location as well as into the next one. Make a checklist of everything that needs to be sorted in order to complete the move.
Don’t move your old dust and dirt from one location to the next! Moving is a time for a fresh start with a new outlook on the future of your business. Keeping productivity at high levels is difficult during a move so a small investment in organization and cleanliness is essential to forward movement and that fresh start you need. Hire a professional commercial cleaning company for a thorough dusting of your books, desks, shelves, and cleaning of your furniture and upholstery.
Sort Through Your Items and Eliminate
Though many of the items you move will be large furniture, electronics and appliances, sort through remaining items to determine if you really need to keep them. Eliminating some of the unused items will reduce the time, effort and space it takes to move.
Remove Large Items First
Instead of packing or moving everything at once, concentrate on getting the larger items first. That will clear the space visually to allow smaller items to be noticed. It will also get the room clear for deeper cleaning.
Pack One Area at a Time
It can be tempting to go on a packing frenzy, but this is actually counterproductive. It’s more efficient to pack up everything in one area or room before moving on to the next. This will ensure the room is thoroughly checked, and it keeps the process organized. Marking crates, boxes and bags will speed the unpacking process so you can get back to work quicker.
Get Professional Cleaning Help
Moving a business is just as stressful as moving from one home to the next. You should consider hiring a commercial cleaning service to take care of one of the chores on your list. In addition to cleaning up your old building, they can polish up your new location as well.
Do a Final Check
Once everything has been moved out and cleaned, do a final scan to make sure nothing is left behind and nothing is left unclean. Go over the checklist again to make sure all steps have been covered.
When moving out or moving in, you need to remain focused and organized. Having a clean business before you move in and leaving one behind as you move out will take one less responsibility off your shoulders with professional cleaning help.
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