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More details on some of our more popular services...we offer many others...feel free to ask.

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Custom Packing & Shipping (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

Bring your treasure in and our experts will securely pack and ship it for you. We can help whether it is going to the other side of town or the other side of the globe. We have high quality boxes, bubble wrap and other packing materials. We are specialists in shipping electronics and estates. Since there are no stairs and ample parking, lots of people use us for this. (Hint: If you have large packages, use a shopping cart or borrow our dolly.) We routinely ship packages up to 150 lbs...for heavier packages, just give us a call. We use automated shipping systems, which save our customers time preparing shipments; store the shipping information electronically; and reduce errors.

Lost or damaged shipment?

Packing & Shipping Supplies (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

We sell more than 40 different sizes of shipping-quality boxes (from quite small to very large), padded and photo envelopes, shipping tape, bubble wrap and more.

Want some packing pointers?

Copies, Including Color (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

We use only high-quality 20# premium paper...not the cheaper 16# or 18# paper. 

Self-service copy center

Paper size Number of copies Cost per page
8.5x11 (letter), black and white 1 to 10 $0.15
8.5x11 (letter), black and white 11 to 100 $0.12
8.5x11 (letter), black and white 101 to 500 $0.10
8.5x11 (letter), black and white 501 to 1000 $0.08
8.5x11 (letter), black and white 1001 and over $0.06
8.5x11 (letter), color laser 1st of each image $1.95
8.5x11 (letter), color laser 2nd and up of image $0.75
8.5x14 (legal), black and white 1 to 100 $0.15
8.5x14 (legal), black and white 101 to 500 $0.10
8.5x14 (legal), black and white 501 and over $0.08
11x17 (ledger), black and white 1 to 100 $0.25
11x17 (ledger), black and white 101 to 500 $0.15
11x17 (ledger), black and white 501 and over $0.12
11x17 (ledger), color laser 1st of each image $2.95
11x17 (ledger), color laser 2nd and up of image $0.95

* Ask about prices for high volumes.

We are specialists in copying for the legal profession.

Special papers: 
    Colored -- add $0.05 per page
    Regular card stock -- add $0.10 per page
    Heavy card stock -- add $0.20 per page
    Resume stock -- add $0.20 per page. (Resume envelopes available, too.)

And, of course, if you need your copies bound, we can do that, too. We also stock transparency sheets if you need to project your presentation with an overhead projector.

We also offer full-service copying. Operator-assisted copy charge: $35 per hour.

Mailbox Rental (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

In San Francisco, there are many home-based businesses as well as consumers buying and selling merchandise on the Web. One of the important decisions you need to make is whether to use your home address as your receiving address. Because of the many advantages, private mailboxes are more popular than ever. The advantages of a private mailbox at Jensen's for individuals include: 

We accept your packages from all four major carriers (UPS, FedEx, US Mail, DHL/Airborne). As you may know, P.O. Boxes can not accept FedEx, UPS or DHL/Airborne packages. 
If your box fills up, we have systems in place to store the excess mail until you come in to pick up your mail...you could call our mailboxes "expandable mailboxes".
We can accept CODs for you by prior arrangement.
We have a free "call-in service", to check if you have mail or if that important package has arrived.
Whether it is a long vacation in Palm Springs or a business trip to Tokyo, Jensen's can forward mail to out- of- town travelers, all you need to do is contact us and let us know where and when to forward your mail.
Your packages will not be left unattended on your porch. There is always someone to sign for your package at Jensen's, and the packages are held for you in a safe, secure setting. There is no need to stand in long lines at the Post Office waiting to get your packages or mail.
Incidents of mail theft from home mail boxes and mail collection boxes continue to rise. Some thefts include the removal of entire collection boxes! Identity thieves harvest personal information from credit card bills and other mail, costing Americans millions of dollars in lost time and actual monetary losses. You can minimize your chances of being a victim of identity theft with a private mailbox at Jensen's Mail & Copy. The mailboxes are monitored to avoid theft of the mail.
Your mail is private, only you have the key, and in cases where you forget your key, with proper ID, you can still receive your mail. 
You know how tough parking in San Francisco normally is! The fact that there is ample parking in our center's parking lot makes it far easier for you to check your mail. 

For those using a private mailbox for their businesses, additional benefits include:

You won't have pictures of your home appearing when people Google your business, instead it will be a clearly commercial center. This is good for your privacy and for your business image. 
You will have a prestigious street address (on Diamond Heights Boulevard). A private mailbox address presents a more professional image than your home address. This builds credibility with customers and contributes to your image as a professional. 
Your company can collect job applications, without divulging your company name. (If you like, you can also use our fax number in a similar manner...contact us for details.)

Who uses private mailboxes?

Private mailboxes are used by Internet shoppers and sellers, frequent travelers -- including sales representatives for businesses, home-based businesses, entertainers and public figures who don't want to reveal their home address, personal ad respondents, divorcees, people living in roommate situations, etc.

Box Type (paid in advance, 6 month minimum, one-time key-set-up fee of $10 at opening) Cost
Personal box $20 per month
Business box $30 per month
Premium box $40 per month
Key set-up (one-time charge) $10 per key issued
Additional names (more than one name on a personal box, more than two on a business box and four for a premium box) $5 per month

We are happy to forward mail to a mailbox customer upon request. The fee is $3.50 plus the costs of the shipping and any packaging.

Fax Sending & Receiving (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

Service Cost per page
Sending, domestic $1.45
Sending, international $2.45
Receiving: Just give sender our fax number: (415) 282-2102. Have the sender include your voice phone number and we'll call you when the fax comes in. Then, stop in and pick up at your convenience. (It will be on plain paper, not curly thermal paper, of course!) $1.45

Passport Photos (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

Set of two: $10.95 (US; $11.95 foreign)

It only takes a few minutes to get your passport or immigration photos done.
Passport applications are available at: https://pptform.state.gov/
(Sorry, but due to limitations of standard passport photo equipment, children under the age of five cannot be photographed for a passport here...you'll have to go to a professional photographer or someone who specializes in passport photos for children.)

Keys (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

We can quickly make copies for you of your house and padlock keys ($1.75 each). All keys guaranteed to work or your money back!

Custom Rubber Stamps (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

Tired of writing out your return address? Want to quickly endorse checks and make sure they go into your account? Need to record the date something is received?  Then a self-inking rubber stamp may be just what you need. We custom make rubber stamps. We can also get you daters and other types of stamps and embossers. Just stop in or call.

Laminating (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

Protect your document and keep it like new -- even if it gets handled all the time -- by having us protect it with  high-quality heat-based lamination. 

Document type Cost each
ID Cards $2.95
4x6 $3.95
8.5x11 $4.95
11x17 (perfect for menus and signs!) $5.95

Drop-offs (Returns)  (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

Have a pre-paid shipping label for FedEx, DHL or UPS? Great. You can bring it here and we'll give it to the carrier in their next pickup. UPS, FedEx and DHL drop-offs are all free.

Scanning  (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

Document type Cost each page
Black & white, 8.5"x11" or smaller $0.95
Color or larger than 8.5"x11" (to 11"x17") $1.95
Scanning to e-mail is included in these prices. Scanning to CD is the above plus $3.95 per CD.

Same-Day Bay Area Courier (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

Sometimes overnight isn't fast enough. If you need it somewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area today, bring it on in. We can help with that! Cities served include: Alameda, Alamo, Albany, Atherton, Belmont, Berkeley, Blackhawk, Brisbane, Burlingame, Campbell, Castro Valley, Colma, Concord, Corte Madera, Crockett, Cupertino, Daly City, Danville, Dublin, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Emeryville, Foster City, Fremont, Greenbrae, Hayward, Hercules, Hillsborough, Lafayette, Larkspur, Livermore, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Martinez, Menlo Park, Mill Valley, Millbrae, Milpitas, Moraga, Morgan Hill, Mt. View, Newark, Oakland, Orinda, Pacheco, Pacifica, Palo Alto, Piedmont, Pinole, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, Redwood City, Richmond, Rodeo, San Bruno, San Carlos, SFO (airport), San Francisco, San Jose, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, San Mateo, San Pablo, San Rafael, San Ramon, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Sausalito, South San Francisco, Stanford, Sunnyvale, Sunol, Tiburon, Union City, Walnut Creek or Woodside.

Website Design (return to table of contents) (ask a question)

We have created and maintain many websites for customers. We'd love to talk with you about your needs. Please make an appointment for a free consultation with our Web designer.

 

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