With more than 18,000 U-Haul neighborhood dealers spread out across the U.S. and Canada, the variety of businesses effectively serving the do-it-yourself mover is endless. Any business owner with a convenient location, the dedication to help his or her community, the desire to boost income, and the lot space to accommodate U-Haul rental equipment can become a neighborhood dealer.
Common U-Haul neighborhood dealers include gas stations, storage facilities and auto repair shops. But that doesn’t prevent unique businesses such as salons, bowling alleys and ice cream shops from joining the U-Haul network to supplement their primary business with our products and services.
We have already shown you nine of the more uniquely named U-Haul neighborhood dealers. Here are nine of the more interesting businesses where you can find U-Haul trucks and trailers.
Welcome to this women’s hair and beauty boutique that sells hair extensions and women’s apparel. Business partners Raymond Vincent and Raney Bibbins said they became a U-Haul neighborhood dealer because they wanted to “take advantage of an opportunity to subsidize their expenses as well as partner with a widely known brand.” Since becoming a neighborhood dealer, Weave Got It has had numerous U-Haul customers ask about hair and beauty products in their store, generating all sorts of new business.
The beauty boutique is located at 495 Voters Road, Suite A in Slidell, La. Weave Got It became a U-Haul neighborhood dealer in December 2015. You can reach them at (985) 641-6098.
Here is a beloved local bowling center and restaurant. You can find pizza, wings, sandwiches, salads and U-Haul products on their menu. According to Keith Bohman, a McBo’s Lanes employee, they became a U-Haul dealer to supplement their income during the slower time of the year.
McBo’s Lanes is located at 498 W. Main St. in Versailles, Ohio. They became a U-Haul neighborhood dealer in February 2016. You can reach them at (937) 526-2671.
Want a business that offers a little bit of everything? Owner Holly Wilson explained that they have approximately 56 antique vendors that sell home décor, fiestaware, custom screen printing and embroidery. “The U-Haul products help our customers who want to purchase bigger items and don’t have room in their vehicle,” Wilson noted. They became a U-Haul neighborhood dealer because they wanted to provide their customers with a much needed service.
Apple Wagon Antique Mall is located at 8509 Old U.S. Hwy. 40 in Williamsburg, Mo. They became a U-Haul neighborhood dealer in September 2015. You can reach them at (573) 254-3180.
Here is a New York business that offers swimming pools, spas, billiards, saunas, chemicals, accessories and services to go along with our orange-clad moving trucks. Owners Andrew Aitchison and Michael Decicco saw U-Haul as an opportunity to “connect with the community and meet new people in the area.” Since becoming a U-Haul neighborhood dealer, their business has generated new customers and gained another revenue stream.
Cool Waters has two locations. You can find them at 500 S. 2nd St. in Fulton, N.Y. or at 7621 Oswego Road, in Liverpool, N.Y. They have been offering U-Haul products since January 2016. You can reach them at (315) 887-4525 in Fulton or (315) 506-4298 in Liverpool.
Here is a business that offers real estate appraisals, property management, commercial development, leasing and real estate. They became a U-Haul neighborhood dealer because they wanted their customers to have easier access to trucks and trailers in their town. Administrative assistant Jensey Burgess explained that since U-Haul came on board, their business has gotten more foot traffic and there has been an increase in rental customers. “U-Haul fits in with our business very well,” she said. “Let us sell you a new house and then help you move!”
Trifecta Real Estate Services is located at 935 Paris Road in Mayfield, Ky. They became a U-Haul neighborhood dealer in October 2015. You can reach them at (270) 804-4036.
What woman wouldn’t love a hair salon and shoe boutique? The business offers its own hair care products (Exquisite Hair Care) and quality, fashionable heels. Hair Beast became a U-Haul neighborhood dealer because it wished to help other people. Owner Cortez Murry said: “It benefits my business a lot. I’ve gained a lot of clients and customers while being a U-Haul neighborhood dealer.”
Hair Beast Salon & Boutique is located at 5344 N. State St. in Jackson, Miss. They joined the U-Haul neighborhood dealer network in October 2015. You can reach them at (601) 346-7435.
This business offers landscaping and major contracts for residential and commercial spaces. They also have a seasonal plant shop and a vegetable stand. Their ideal location made the decision to become a U-Haul dealer very simple. “Our business is right in front a storage facility and there is a new neighborhood behind us,” owner Ellen Satterfield said. “We love the personal interaction we get with our customers, and U-Haul has helped us bring in even more customers. Being a neighborhood dealer is going to benefit us long-term.”
Lake Murray Lawn and Landscape is located at 312 Amicks Ferry Road in Chapin, S.C. They became a U-Haul neighborhood dealer in February 2016. You can reach them at (803) 932-6030.
Here is a retail business that packages everything from screen printing, vinyl and embroidery to tuxedo rentals and letter jackets. Brandi Miller, one of the store’s partners, said that by offering U-Haul equipment they are able to “provide a service so that the community doesn’t have to drive 35 to 45 minutes to receive moving help.”
His & Hers Sports Gallery is located at 222 E. 3rd St. in Cameron, Mo. They became a U-Haul neighborhood dealer in May 2016. You can reach them at (816) 632-5033.
Get your prescription filled, a new garden hose and a top-of-the-line moving truck in one stop. This is a full-service Ace Hardware®, a liquor store and a pharmacy. According to manager Scott Fauster, Oregon Snyder’s became a U-Haul neighborhood dealer “to give the community another reason to shop with us.” Their intention is to keep business local. Fauster said by being a one-stop shop, his customer don’t leave empty-handed.
Oregon Snyder’s Pharmacy and Ace Hardware is located at 201 N. 4th St. in Oregon, Ill. They became a U-Haul neighborhood dealer in February 2016. You can reach them at (815) 595-4369.
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