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Dilly Print Shop Customer Service Quality

The Dilly Print Shop recently raised its prices. We had to do this to stay in operation given the rising costs of inputs such as printer ink and paper. Given the strain of the pandemic on local businesses in the last two years, we had to make the decision to increase prices. Although our printing rates are still competitive, they are higher now than they were in previous years. We still offer good pricing compared to large corporate competitors. 

Dilly Print Shop Customer Feedback on Prices

We reached out to some of our long time returning customers and notified them of the price changes before actually introducing the price changes. We appreciate the feedback from them. They let us know that although we increased prices, the rates are still good and the excellent customer service that we provide makes up for it! We were happy to hear this. We strive to provide the best customer service and nothing less. Although prices have increased, the Dilly Print Shop will not reduce the quality of our services or the quality of our customer service. Our customers are our top priority. We aim to keep all of our print shop customers happy with our products!

 

We also offer other services on property, like van rentals and storage units!

Computers at the Dilly Print Shop

We are excited to announce that the computers in our lobby are now open for use for all Dilly Print Shop customers! During the pandemic, we have restricted the use of these public computers due to the potential spread of bacteria and concerns for virus transmission. However, now that they are back open for customer use, customers can use the computers to send us documents to print. 

Dilly Print Shop Customer Information

There are numerous customers from the DMV down the street that stop by to print documents. We typically give them the option of using the computers in the lobby to pull up their documents and print themselves. Another option is to send documents to our print shop email address and we can print it directly from our computers. This method is typically much faster. If customers choose to login to their personal email account on our computers, we delete their login information before they even leave our office. We want all print shop customers to know that we immediately delete any sensitive email login information. We want our customers to feel comfortable using our computers.

 

We also offer other services on property, such as storage units and truck rentals.

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Dilly Print Shop Price Increase

Dilly Print Shop Prices

The Dilly Print Shop is increasing its prices. We know that prices are increasing everywhere. In order to stay in operation, we have to do this. We have maintained our low prices for a very long time and stayed put for as long as we could. Black and white printing and copying is now 12 cents per side for an 8.5 x 11 document. For a legal size document (8.5 x 14), it is now 25 cents per side. Poster size prints (11 x 17) are now 60 cents per side. Layout design services are $75 per hour with a $25 minimum. For color printing and copying, documents are now priced at 40 cents per side and legal documents (8.5 x 14) are priced at 70 cents per side. For poster color prints (11 x 17,) they are now priced at 80 cents per side. We encourage you to check out our website for more prices or give us a call at 808-841-9555 for a quote. The Dilly Print Shop is located inside the Dillingham Blvd Self Storage building, right across the street from Honolulu Community College. 

 

We also offer other services on property, such as storage units and van rentals.

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Dilly Print Shop Prints for HCC Students

The Dilly Print Shop loves meeting students from Hawaii Community College (HCC) across the street. We welcome all students to come print at Dilly. We can print basic documents for you, or offer specialized paper for custom print jobs. If you’re looking to present a gloss poster, we can do that for you. 

Dilly Print Shop’s Students

One student needed a few copies of a document for a presentation. He soon found out that the library does not allow students to make copies anymore. Given that his presentation was that day, he was in need of a print shop close by that could get his documents done quickly. Luckily, he found us on Yelp! While waiting in the library, he learned that we are conveniently right across the street. We were able to get his printing done in time. Now, he knows he can come in and get all kinds of printing done right here at Dilly. We’re looking forward to welcoming more HCC students. We know that being a student can be stressful, and having access to a printer is crucial! We can provide that for you here at the Dilly Print Shop. 

 

We also offer other services on property, like storage units and van rentals.

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Tess and the Dilly Print Shop

The Dilly Print Shop works hard to offer quality customer service and fast service. We work quickly over the phone and over email. Our team aims for a short turnaround time in getting print jobs out to customers. It’s our priority. We can offer this because we accept print files over email. This expedites the printing process.

Dilly Print Shop Fast Service

Tess came to visit us recently to get her printing done. She was previously a loyal FedEx print customer, but wanted to try a new print shop that could offer faster service and shorter turnaround times. She called us and within 20 minutes of talking to her on the phone, she arrived at her doorstep. Tess emailed us her files, and we were able to print and get her out the door in less than 15 minutes! She was very happy with the results and fast service. Tess noted that she called about 20 printing places before she found us. She lives far away from us but had no problem driving to meet us because she was so pleased with our service! We are so happy that Tess found us! 

 

We also offer other services on property, like storage units and van rentals.

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Dilly Print Shop and Vision Boards

The Dilly Print Shop has been busy this month with orders. We have seen an influx of requests for Christmas cards, Holiday newsletters and New Year family announcements. It’s so encouraging to see holiday newsletters going out this year compared to 2020. In 2020, no one had anything happy to announce. This year, that’s changed. People have announcements, invitations for family gatherings and new family members to introduce! With the upcoming graduation season in May 2022, kids are going to college on the mainland to attend in-person classes. It’s exciting to see things up and moving again. 

Dilly Print Shop and Creative Requests

We have also had some creative requests for printing. One customer is printing images for a vision board for 2022. Vision boards are very similar to “inspiration boards” that are collages of goals, aspirations and resolutions. It presents these goals in a creative and visual manner, and we love it. We like seeing creative requests like these. It’s nice to see people setting goals for the new year. Now that most of us are vaccinated, travel goals are more realistic. It’s fun to see international destinations on people’s vision boards for the new year. 

 

Dilly Print Shop also offers other services on property, like van rentals and storage units

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Dilly Print Shop Design Layout Services

The Dilly Print Shop offers layout services for a fee. Our fees are listed on our website and we can also provide them upon request. 

Design Layout Fees

These fees are based on time spent on design layouts. These fees can increase if changes are requested. If there needs to be a change to the design, this increases the time we spend on design. If there are many customer requests to change things, this can increase the layout fee significantly. We work with a graphic designer in layout design at the Dilly Print Shop. To help customers minimize costs and to help our graphic designer, we recommend knowing exactly what should be done for the layout. This helps to minimize the back-and-forth requests, which speeds up turnaround time and reduces frustration and costs for everyone. It is best to come prepared with the idea you have in mind for a layout design. Our graphic designer only takes direction from the customer, so if the customer requests more changes than we make more changes! 

 

We also offer other services on property, like storage and van rentals. These services are all offered at the Dillingham Self Storage property and can be a great compliment to each other! 

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Dilly Print Shop Helps in the Search for Ariel

The Dilly Print Shop is happy and proud to be printing fliers for public search efforts for missing individuals. We can print fliers, posters and large banners. Spreading awareness can be the best way to bring someone home. 

The Search for Ariel

On September 13, 2021, six-year-old Isabella “Ariel” Kalua went missing from her home. Members of the community garnered efforts to support the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) in their search for Ariel. A week later, for reasons unknown, the search was suspended by HPD. The community still pushed for her search by protesting the suspension and rallying outside of Child Protective Services headquarters. A group of volunteers were coordinating fliers. One volunteer stopped by to print fliers here at the Dilly Print Shop. She mentioned that the case did not have any leads, but they were hopeful in getting the word out. Spreading awareness with photographs of Ariel would help remind the community that she’s still missing. We were so happy to help and we donated all of the fliers that they needed. We’re hopeful that Ariel will come home. These acts of kindness in the community to lead efforts in the search for Ariel are a warm reminder that humanity is still good!

 

We also offer other services on property, like storage and van rentals

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Dilly Print Shop Does Lamination

The Dilly Print Shop offers several printing services, including laminations. We can laminate small and large documents. If you bring your items in, we can give you a lamination estimate. 

 

Lamination is the process of manufacturing materials in multiple layers so that the outer layer has improved strength and durability. The outer layer is typically made of plastic and offers secure insulation and a nice appearance. It can be great to extend the life of a document. 

Lamination to Preserve Documents

Lamination can be especially helpful to preserve important documents. Amy called and asked if we could laminate three COVID vaccination cards for her. Given all of the restrictions in place and the requirement to show proof of vaccination, she had a great idea to laminate her cards. This would help preserve them for future use. It’s also a safeguard against water spillages, etc. The vaccination cards made of paper are vulnerable and could be easily damaged. We thought this was a great idea and the Dilly Print Shop was happy to do this for her. Many places are requiring proof of vaccination upon entry so we know Amy will use her cards in the near future! 

 

We also offer other services on property. We have storage units and van rentals available!

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Dilly Print Shop and Hawaii Junk Removal

The Dilly Print Shop had many old printing press machines in storage from some of our long time customers. We were holding onto them for a very long time until recently we decided to clean up the storage unit that was holding them. We wanted to make room for more print shop supplies. 

Dilly Print Shop Cleanup

Hawaii Junk Removal has been wonderful in helping us empty this unit. They have been the best junk removal company on the island that we’ve worked with. They are efficient, reasonably priced and offer great customer service. Carlos and his crew have been dedicated to cleaning up this unit for us. We are so happy with the final result. Now we have more room for new printing supplies! Some of us here at the print shop are now hiring Carlos for our personal home clean ups! Hawaii Junk Removal has great reviews. We would recommend Hawaii Junk Removal to anyone looking to clean up their home and personal belongings. It’s  a great time of the year to do some cleaning!

 

The Dilly Print Shop also offers other products and services on site. We have storage units and van rentals all available at Dillingham Self Storage!