• The Right Way to Tape Moving Boxes

    When you’re moving, taping up your boxes the right way can be difference between a positive and hassle-free experience and a disaster. Watch this video to find out how to tape your boxes so that they’re strong and sturdy enough to stand up to your move.

    Start with quality moving boxes, instead of weak, water-damaged, giveaway boxes from local retailers. Use a tape dispenser and follow the pattern in this video to ensure your boxes are secure.

    Whether you need boxes, packing help, or movers to get you into your new home, Silicon Valley Moving & Storage can help. You can get an estimate or find out more about working our movers in the Silicon Valley by calling (408) 941-0600.

  • What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Professional Moving Company for Your Office Relocation?

    When you’re moving offices, it may seem like you have plenty of hands on deck with your employees, but it’s also wise to hire professionals to get the job done. Office moving has more components to consider than residential moving, because you have to keep your business running at the same time. Here are some of the benefits of hiring professional office movers when your business is relocating.

    You have access to all of the supplies you need.

    When you try to move your office without hiring movers, there is a good chance you’ll be trying to pack things up in discarded boxes that aren’t strong enough to protect your belongings, and you’ll have to take carload after carload to your new location. That process is not only inefficient, but it can also leave your items vulnerable to damage. Professional movers have everything you need to get the job done quickly and the right packing materials to ensure your items are protected. They will get your office belongings to your new location in one trip with a moving truck, so your transition time to your new location is faster.

    You will avoid liability issues that come from having employees move.

    Chances are that your business insurance does not cover having employees do things that are not typical of their positions, such as acting as movers. If they become injured in the process, you could be facing significant out of pocket expenses and even a lawsuit. You also cannot hold employees responsible for any equipment they damage during the move, and your insurance may not cover the costs because unqualified individuals were moving it. Professional movers are bonded and insured, so you don’t have to worry about liability issues.

    You can focus on your business.

    Your business doesn’t grind to halt just because you’re moving to a new location. Let a professional moving company take care of the relocation while you continue to focus on running your business.

    Silicon Valley Moving & Storage are experienced office movers and can ensure your business a smooth, efficient relocation. Request a quote for office moving in the Silicon Valley by calling (408) 941-0600.

  • Is Storage-in-Transit Right for You?

    When you are comparing storage solutions, it is important to decide whether short-term or long-term storage services will be the best fit for your needs. While some clients are in need of long-term storage that extends for several months or years, others require short-term storage that lasts for a few weeks or longer. If you are in need of temporary storage during a move, storage-in-transit may be right for you. This storage solution will allow you to keep your items in a secure moving truck for a short period of time. Once you are ready to start unpacking, you will be able to easily access your items.

    For answers to your questions about renting a storage unit in Silicon Valley, get in touch with Silicon Valley Moving and Storage. We are thrilled to offer storage solutions that are tailored to the needs of our clients. Give us a call at (408) 941-0600 to receive a quote for storage-in-transit services that can be used during your upcoming move.