The U-Haul Company of Northern Georgia has purchased an existing self-storage facility covering more than 53,000 square feet in Canton, Ga., an exurb 40 miles north of Atlanta.
The facility, called U-Haul Moving and Storage of Canton, spans three stories, and has 379 indoor, outdoor, climate-controlled, and boat-and-RV self-storage units.
Company represenatives note the facility's 24-hour security with electronically controlled access, digital video surveillance, free use of storage carts, no deposit or administration fees, credit card payment plans and Safestor Protection for personal possessions.
The store will reportedly offer environnmentally-friendly packing options, including 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.
In business since 1945, U-Haul has a network of more than 16,300 locations in all 50 U.S. states and 10 Canadian provinces.