About DIY Office CleanoutIf you are brave and have the help to go the do-it-yourself route, start incrementally, if possible, after hours and on the weekend. Begin with things you no longer need and/or use, paring down to the bare essentials. In general, you’ll have to take any furniture, fixtures, and equipment out that you brought into the space.
A new company experiences a growth spurt and suddenly its co-working space is no longer suitable. Locating the right space and then firming up the lease can pose a challenge for a new business owner. —Entreprenuer.comIn addition to these, work product, cleaning supplies, breakroom or kitchen items will also have to be cleaned out. Now is the time to get aggressive and throw-out as much food and drink as possible to lighten your load. Bring in plenty of boxes and have a sharpie on-hand to label each one so you are organized when you arrive in your new office. Put like items together and when in doubt about future use, either sell it, donate it, or give it away.
DIY Office Cleanout Guide for DeLand Commercial SpacesIf you want to get an office tidied-up, then start with the big items first. Don’t waste time, money, and effort on doing yourself. Instead, call a junk hauling and removal service and they’ll do all the work for you to get it emptied out (plus, you can write off the expense through your business). Next, do the following:
- Go through the entire space. You should document any damage and provide photocopies to the leasing company, as well as request repairs. Take you time and account for everything.
- Clean from top to bottom. That cramped kitchen might not be much, but it can still get really dingy. Clean every nook and cranny and then restock supplies. Disinfect it and give it a final walk-through before you leave.
- Bring-in your own equipment and furniture. You should take measurements first and pre-plan where each item will go so you have the best layout. This way, you’ll spend less time and effort rearranging furniture and can get back on-track quicker.