U-Haul Expands Service to Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Dec 17, 2013, 14:27 ET from U-Haul

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of Lower Hudson Valley recently announced that it has expanded the U-Haul network of self-storage locations with its purchase of an existing La-Z-Boy furniture facility located at 2175-2185 South Road in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. U-Haul Moving and Storage of Poughkeepsie will feature an additional 6.99 acres with two single-story block buildings totaling 33,370 square feet of net rentable self-storage.

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U-Haul Moving and Storage of Poughkeepsie features traditional U-Haul truck and trailer rentals as well as after-hours drop-off. The facility also will feature U-Box pods for moving and storage. With a U-Box pod, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box pod with you. After you fill up the U-Box pod, we can store it for you in our secure warehouse or deliver it to a location of your choice.

"We are excited to have the opportunity to expand our presence in Poughkeepsie and look forward to continuing our long-standing relationships with local communities throughout our state," stated Sherrill Sciortino, president, U-Haul Company of Lower Hudson Valley.

"With the opportunity to expand U-Haul self-storage operations, we are better equipped to meet our customers' current and future needs," Sciortino continued. "Families needing the finest in moving services now will have increased convenience and a shorter distance to travel when moving and storing their goods, which not only will make their move easier but also will have the positive effect of reducing the amount of carbon emissions released into the atmosphere," she noted.

U-Haul Moving and Storage of Poughkeepsie will showcase 24-hour security with electronically controlled access, state-of-the-art digital video surveillance, your lock/your key, FREE use of storage carts, no deposit or administration fees, a convenient credit-card payment plan and available low-cost Safestor Protection to help safeguard customers' personal possessions.

U-Haul Moving and Storage of Poughkeepsie also will be selling a wide variety of environmentally friendly packing supplies: boxes made out of recyclable materials, 100 percent biodegradable packing peanuts and moving pads made from recycled denim. Also on site will be a Take a Box/Leave a Box display, which allows customers or anyone in the community to leave moving boxes or unwanted electronics boxes for another customer to reuse for free, instead of throwing them away or recycling them. 

Customers can rent storage from U-Haul owned storage facilities across the United States and Canada by calling their neighborhood U-Haul center, visiting uhaul.com or contacting the U-Haul national reservation system, at 1-800-GO-UHAUL.

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