5 Quick Tips: Moving the Home Office from Silk Touch Moves and Relocations

posted on October 30, 2017 by Toni Dee

  • De-clutter electronics, and e-waste or donate items and equipment no longer in use.
  • Recycle/shred papers no longer relevant to you. For high-volume shredding, consider a certified shred company to do the job.
  • Take a picture of all the plug-ins/cords, code with tape naming each cord, remove from outlets.
  • Pack a box that contains everything you need to re-start your office upon arrival to your new space (stationary, stamps, invoices, pens, staples, tape, etc.).
  • Back up, back up, back up!!! Computer files, important documents, etc. Consider scanning/digitizing critical documents.

5 Quick Tips: Moving Supply Basics from Silk Touch Moves and Relocations

posted on October 10, 2017 by Toni Dee

  • Boxes – assess what belongings need to be transported and put them in the corresponding boxes.
    • Wardrobe boxes come with a removable hanger bar so it is easy to transport clothes from one closet to another
    • Electronic boxes are ideal to move entertainment consoles, gaming systems, and computers.
    • Get a lot of these: small (books, toiletries, paper, etc.), medium (shoes, clothes, linens), large (pillow, comforters, lamp shades).
  • Protective Packing- bubble wrap for fragile items, furniture pads, stretch plastic wrap to wrap cabinets to keep drawers in place, packing paper for stuffing boxes to keep things inside the boxes tight
  • Many rolls of packing tape!
  • Sharpies and colored duct tape codes to each room
  • Box cutters and scissors