Year: 2011

Packing Tips

  While packing may seem like a relatively simple task, everyone can benefit from learning the best way to pack your belongings.  Packing procedures vary from room to room, item to item, and knowing the best way to pack can help prevent broken items during your move.  The “videos” section of our website holds several …

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Storage Tips

Dircks isn’t just about moving, we also offer storage services (over 100,000 square feet of warehouse space). Here are a few tips to think about when storing your goods in our climate-controlled facility: When packing your items for storage, try to use uniform-sized boxes. They will be easier to stack. Stack the heavy boxes on …

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Reducing Downtime During An Office Move

  Time is money. Every business wants to operate in the most cost effective way possible, even during a relocation.  A simple solution to reducing downtime during an office move is to call on Dircks Moving Services.  We have the professional staff and logistics in place to eliminate downtime and relocate your office quickly. We …

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Items Not to Pack

Earlier we provided a list of items that are normally forgotten during a move, now we want to provide you a list of items that are typically not allowed on a moving truck. These items are hazardous, perishable, sentimental or personal in nature and will either cause harm to others or put your personal information …

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Fiesta Bowl Million Dollar Hole-In-One

For several years now, Dircks Moving Services has provided the storage and delivery of the equipment necessary for theFiesta Bowl Million Dollar Hole-In-One presented by Fox Sports Arizona. Yes, this includes the ball washing machine! Working with the Fiesta Bowl for one of their events is another opportunity Dircks has to partner with organizations around …

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Mayflower Recognizes Achievements of Dircks Moving Services

Dircks Moving Services, an agent of the nationwide household goods carrier Mayflower, received the 2011 Customer Choice Award in the large agent category.  This award is given to the agent with the highest customer satisfaction and loyalty scores in the United States.  The recognition was conferred during Mayflower’s 2011 Convention, held in Orlando, Florida, with …

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Learning Your New Area

  We’ve gone over what do to before you move; now we’ll discuss what to do after you have settled into your new home.  It’s time to learn about your new neighborhood.  Here are some suggestions to help get you acclimated to your new city. • Check out the local community paper specific to your …

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Moving Etiquette

  There is etiquette that movers must follow for each customer, but what about the etiquette each customer must follow for the movers?  A review of easy etiquette practices will make for a more positive experience for both customers and movers. • Customers should stay available for movers throughout the entire process.  There may be …

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Don’t Hire Your Friend as Your Professional Mover

  We’ve all been guilty of taking short cuts…literally, on the way to work, we conveniently cut through the corner store so as not to wait for a red light only to see flashing lights behind you.  How about that time the toilet was clogged and you thought you could fix it yourself?  How did …

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