Don’t Make These Five Common Moving Mistakes

A move, whether big or small, is a time consuming and often challenging process. The weather may not cooperate or you may miss an important detail. With Moving Masters’ expertise from office to specialty moving, we’re all too familiar with moving mistakes and have created expert procedures for each move we assist in.Read more »

Moving Masters’ Office Moving Advice

Planning a big move, but don’t know where to start? While moving can be an overwhelmingly stressful experience, it doesn’t necessarily have to be. Moving Masters provides a variety of moving services for office to educational institutions, and are experts in what the moving process entails, whether it’s big or small. We strive to make the process speedy and convenient, leaving you with a sigh of relief. With our expertise in moving and storage, here is some office moving advice on how to improve your overall experience.Read more »

Slow Roll: VW Minibus Move

Moving Masters VW Minibus MoveWhen Moving Masters received the call from I Strategy Labs (ISL), for a 1972 VW Transporter II Minibus move up a flight of stairs and into an office building in Washington, DC. We were thrilled with this unusual opportunity and eager to be of service.

We were definitely up to this challenge. Over our 35 years in the moving business, we’ve successfully moved all sorts of specialized, delicate, and heavy equipment. Still, this was the first time we’ve ever put a 2,500 pound Volkswagen Bus in the lobby of a building, so we had to do some research.  Our first task was to Google the weight and dimensions of the vehicle.   After verifying the dimensions and weight, we conducted a site visit to measure the building entrance and develop a strategy.Read more »

Is an On-Site Operational Survey Beneficial for Preparing an Office Move?

Moving an office or performing a corporate relocation takes meticulous planning and coordination. To ensure we are as prepared as possible, Moving Masters will come to your office to complete an on-site operational survey of the project. During this survey, we assess how extensive the move will be and what the best course of action for moving your assets will be. The operational survey also helps us determine the crew, equipment, vehicle, and timing requirements necessary for your office move.Read more »

Tips for Moving in Inclement Weather

Moving During Snow, Rain or Inclement WeatherPlanning ahead for a corporate move can save you many headaches; however, inclement weather can be uncooperative and unpredictable. If you are moving during the winter months, there is a chance you could face snow, sleet, ice, or heavy rain on moving day. If this happens, there are many things you should take into consideration.

Sidewalks and Driveways

Snow and ice on sidewalks and driveways can be a hazardous obstacle for moving. Read more »

Wall and Floor Protection Crucial in Successful Office Move

Wall and Floor Protection During Move Successful Office MoveOver the past two weekends, Moving Masters had a successful office move of the Bloomberg Bureau of National (Bloomberg BNA) office. With 250 people working in the Arlington, Virginia office, Bloomberg BNA decided to relocate to a new area, which was conveniently only 300 feet away from the original location. In addition to moving office furniture, Bloomberg BNA also required the relocation of large file cabinets and sensitive library materials.

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Reducing Employee Stress During a Move

Relocating your office can be a stressful time, especially for your employees. Follow these tips to ensure that your move is as smooth and stress-free as possible.

How to Reduce Employee Stress During your Move

    1. Start planning as soon as possible.

      Once you have made the decision to relocate your office, begin planning immediately. Establish a clear timeline for completing preparations and share this timeline with your employees. Ample planning time will help eliminate confusion in the long run and allow adequate time to prepare for your move.

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