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Storage hasmoved over the years? “Sure,” saysRob, “there are plenty of those to go around but discretion plays an important role in any story.” Rob remembers the timewhen hemoved


awoman fromher two-bedroom apartment in San Francisco to\ Los Angeles –“all packed in 30 or so trash bags. Itwas a very delicate operation stacking the heavy trash bags on the bottomand placing the lighter ones on top, trying not to break anything such as dishes, vases or lamps on such a long journey.” Then therewas the time,Rob re-


calls,when an older SanDiego couplemade himswear not to tell the couple’s childrenwhere he had moved themto in Arizona. “That struckme as a bit odd, but nowwith kid's ofmy own, I can see their point.” The founding of Eckert’s goes back to


Rob's grandfather Paul's experience in the industry beforeNorth American Van Lines was a company. WhenNorth American bought their first company-owned truck, a 1938 Fordmoving


van, Paul Sr.was asked to be the first driver for the newcorporation. Fromthat point on, hewas hooked on the


moving business.When Eckert and Son's Inc. opened in 1953 in Vista they had about


As a longtime supporter of the Vista Boys and Girls Club, Paul recently worked with and directed the installation of a newly upgraded kitchen for the non-profit.


3,000 sq. ft. of open storage and an equal amount of palletized storage.Theywere the first localmoving company to ever store household goods in enclosed pallets and stack them. In 1968, the companymoved to its


present location in SanMarcos into a customizedwarehouse, built tall enough


to stack vaults three high for better space utilization. Following severalmore space additions


over the years, Eckert’s nowboasts a total ofmore than 36,000 sq. ft. ofwarehouse storage space –more than six times the original size. Eckert’s is a full-servicemoving and stor-


age company for all areas of SanDiego County, offering residential, commercial and internationalmoving, corporate reloca- tion,warehousing and storage, packing and crating and public scale facilities. Itswebsite,www.eckertsmoving.com, is


chock-full of greatmoving and storage tips and ideas including videos on best packing andmoving techniques, tips for interstate moving, amoving planning guide and moving tools. Its FAQaddresses questions aboutmov-


ing such as: What is the bestway to pre- pare children for amove?Why domovers sometimes putmore than one household on a trailer? And, can Eckert’s transport pets and plants to a newhome? Formore info on Eckert’sMoving and


Storage, visit theirwebsite atwww.eck- ertsmoving.com.


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