SHREVEPORT, La., July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Two U-Haul Companies in Louisiana are offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage at 12 facilities to residents in the path of forecasted heavy rains and extreme winds from the approaching tropical storm.
The storm is expected to make landfall this weekend.
"The exact path of the storm is still uncertain, so we are urging residents to take precautions to protect their homes and belongings," stated Jerry Bowden, U-Haul Company of South Central Louisiana president. "Storms like these create an immediate need for dry and secure locations where residents can store the possessions.
"As a member of these communities, U-Haul is in a position to help by providing disaster relief to our neighbors in harm's way."
People seeking more information about the 30 days free disaster relief assistance or needing to make self-storage arrangements should contact the nearest participating facility:
8415 Greenwell Springs Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70814
No. 4 Westbank Expressway
Gretna, LA 70053
2340 Lapalco Blvd.
Harvey, LA 70058
2828 Marietta St.
Kenner, LA 70062
700 Kaliste Saloom Road
Lafayette, LA 70508
3700 Ambassador Caffery Parkway
Lafayette, LA 70503
1011 Hwy. 14
Lake Charles, LA 70601
7201 Westbank Expressway
Marrero, LA 70072
3800 N. Causeway Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70002
3847 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001
4449 Michoud Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70129
1685 Gause Blvd.
Slidell, LA 70458
With U-Box containers, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box with you. U-Haul also can store your U-Box container in our secure warehouses or pick up and deliver it to a location of your choice.
U-Haul stores offer needed supplies to help with recovery like boxes, tarps, propane and propane tanks. U-Haul urges customers to ensure their tanks are topped off since propane is good to have in the event of long-term power outages.
U-Haul is the industry leader in do-it-yourself moving and self-storage with more than 22,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada. In addition to its 30 days free self-storage 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.
U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 is revolutionizing the moving industry through its more convenient, more secure way to pick up and return a truck. Since 2017, U-Haul Live Verify℠ technology has allowed customers to conduct transactions entirely on their smartphones at any hour – day or night. There are no membership fees. Create an online account at uhaul.com to start skipping the lines and stop worrying about store hours.
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 167,000 trucks, 120,000 trailers and 43,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers nearly 697,000 rooms and 60.7 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 U.S.
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