When planning the refurbishment of your offices, and you will be doing most of the work yourself, it will require detailed planning and attention to detail to ensure it is a success. It can be daunting when you look at it, but you can simplify the process and make it much easier to plan your refurbishment accurately. Below you can see some tips to help you plan your office refurbishment and ensure when done that you have created the ideal workplace for your business and employees.
Make A List Of The Tasks
When planning your office refurbishment, the best place to start is to list the tasks you will be doing. There are various things you may do, such as:
- Laying A New Floor
- Installing Partitions
- Replacing A Suspended Ceiling
- Adding Insulation
You want to list every job you will be doing during your office refurbishment, no matter how big or small, and then you can start compiling a list of everything you need to complete the jobs.
Breaking Up The Tasks
The next step is to break the jobs into manageable stages, making listing everything you will need easier. You can then start compiling a list of the tools, equipment, and materials required for each job and start compiling a spreadsheet listing everything needed. You need to list all the items you need from paint and paintbrushes to dual purpose access panels. You want to have a separate tab for each item, and there is information about the different suppliers you will need to enter when searching for everything you need. You can include information such as:
- A Link To The Suppliers Websites
- The Unit Price
- Lead Times
- Delivery Charges
- Accepted Payment Methods
- Discounts Available
Once you have gone through all the tasks of your office refurbishment, you can start searching for the best suppliers and comparing each.
Comparing The Different Suppliers
You can now start working through your spreadsheet and looking for the best suppliers of the items you need. You will need to search online to find suitable suppliers and start making a list of the best ones you see. When comparing the different suppliers, many people will look at the unit price and use this to make their decision, but you will want to delve a little deeper than that. Look at each company’s delivery charges and see if any offer free delivery when your order value hits a certain threshold. It is also worth looking at companies’ online reputations before placing an order, and you can use independent review websites and social media platforms to help you do this.
Look at the reviews and comments previous customers have left for the companies you are looking at and ensure any potential company you will use has an excellent reputation. Once you have looked at all the companies and selected the best ones to use as suppliers, you can start ordering everything you need to complete your refurbishment project. Try and bundle as many items with one supplier as possible, which will help reduce your delivery charges, and paying a little extra on the unit price can be worth it if you get free delivery. Once everything has arrived, you can start the refurbishment project and create the ideal space for your business and employees to thrive.