Archive for April 2018
Dead battery? Jumpstart it!
Of course it’s going to happen in the pre-dawn darkness, on a winter’s day when you’re late for work: you grind the starter button, but all you get in return are a few faint clicks, or not even that. But never fear, with the aid of a neighbor’s – or your spouse’s – car…Read More
Great idea: clean your car before (or after) you move it!
So, your car is getting ready to go on a transport carrier—or it’s just come off one. Either way, you’re going to want to clean it. Whether day-to-day driving has put it in a state of griminess that you don’t want to see transported, or open-car transport has exposed it to dust and wind,…Read More
Maintaining your car: How often should you change the oil?
If there’s one thing to remember about changing the oil in your car, it’s this: This is not your father’s Oldsmobile. We’ve all had the 3,000-mile oil change drilled into our heads by dads and mechanics. But cars – and oil – have changed. According to the car site Edmunds.com, oil chemistry and engine technology…Read More
Moving more than just your car? Plan ahead!
Got a new job? Retiring? There are a lot of reasons to relocate, and pulling up roots can be exciting. Or it can be traumatizing. How you approach it can make all the difference. You’ve already decided to have your autos shipped to your new location; good for you. Now you need to…Read More
They said they’d be here today!
You’ve cleared the decks for today – took off work, cleared the driveway to make it easier, tried to keep in regular contact with the driver. So where’s your vehicle? Very likely, held up by an unforeseen flood a hundred miles away. Or stalled in traffic because of a horrendous accident ahead. That’s why…Read More
You got it on eBay. Now what?
There it was, that Jag roadster, the last of the v-12s, the car you’ve lusted for since forever. The bids were unbelievable – did everyone else know something you didn’t? Never mind, you had to have it. And when the bidding ended, you were the proud new owner. Now what? The car’s in…Read More
‘Just’ a driver? We don’t think so!
What do you think shipping your vehicle entails? You might be surprised at all the things our drivers are responsible for! Besides actually transporting your vehicle from point A to point B, the driver assigned by your shipping company deals with a lot of other responsibilities, such as keeping in touch with all parties,…Read More
It’s almost time for the snowbirds to return!
It seems like we’ve just finished the busy winter season, transporting vehicles from motorcycles to cars to RVs to sunnier climes so their owners can enjoy a break from the cold and snow of the Midwest. Now, we’re looking forward to bringing them back! Every year during winter season we help “snowbirds” ship their…Read More
We’re a dealership’s dream
Any auto dealership knows that getting vehicles to and from the showroom can be a nightmare. Missed delivery dates, damaged freight – whatever can go wrong, does. At DIY Transport, we’re intent on turning that nightmare into a dream. We know that customer satisfaction is what you’re really selling: when you say the car will…Read More