DALLAS, Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul® is offering
30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage to
Texas residents across the entire
state impacted by the ongoing winter storms and widespread power
The disaster relief assistance program is being extended at 171
Company-owned and -operated storage facilities in Texas. Visit uhaul.com/storage to locate
a U-Haul storage facility near you. Contact the store by phone, or
visit in person, to take advantage of the offer.
The free month of storage is available to customers renting new
units and is subject to vacancy at each U-Haul facility.
Accessibility to clean, dry and secure storage can assist
communities with their recovery efforts, particularly for residents
that have had frozen pipes burst and cause home damage.
"Folks are facing severe water damage in some instances, and we
want to offer every one of our Texas neighbors in need a secure place to
store their belongings at no cost for one month," said Matt Merrill, U-Haul Area District Vice
President. "We have the expertise and infrastructure to help, and
that's exactly what we're going to do."
The 30 days free offer applies to U-Box® portable storage
containers as well. With 257 cubic feet of space and one-ton
capacity, U-Box containers can be filled at U-Haul
facilities and stored in secure warehouses.
U-Haul is also working diligently with multiple propane
suppliers to ensure it can keep up with demand across Texas. "With the rolling blackouts, people are
relying on propane to keep warm," Merrill said.
U-Haul, the largest U.S. retailer of propane since 1987, serves
thousands of propane customers daily at more than 1,150
Company-owned and -operated stores where the fuel is offered. Find
a refill station near you at uhaul.com/propane.
In addition to its 30 days free disaster relief program, U-Haul
is proud to be at the forefront of aiding communities in times of
need as an official American Red Cross Disaster Responder.
As an essential service provider, U-Haul remains open during the
COVID-19 pandemic while offering contactless business programs and
enhanced cleaning protocols, including added steps for sanitizing
equipment between customer transactions. U-Haul products are used
daily by First Responders; delivery companies bringing needed
supplies to people's homes; small businesses trying to remain
afloat; college students; and countless other dependent groups, in
addition to the household mover. Please visit
uhaul.com/announcement for more information on how U-Haul is
keeping customers and Team Members safe.
Since 1945, U-Haul has been the No. 1 choice of
do-it-yourself movers, with a network of 22,000 locations across
all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7
offers secure access to U-Haul trucks every hour of every day
through the customer dispatch option on their smartphones and our
proprietary Live Verify technology. Our customers' patronage has
enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to approximately 176,000 trucks,
127,000 trailers and 41,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers nearly
774,000 rentable storage units and 66.7 million square feet of
self-storage space at owned and managed facilities throughout
North America. U-Haul is the
largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive
aftermarket industry, and is the largest retailer of propane in the
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