Customer Reviews for Lakeville Dodd Storage LLC

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Testimonials from recent customers of Lakeville Dodd Storage LLC

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Gregory K.
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Don't hire rude people

Sharon B.
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The rates were very affordable and Donna was most accommodating! Close to my home, would use again if I have an opportunity.

James N.
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Brian S.
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Computer systems were really slow. Everything went well just seemed to wait a long time for system to load and information to add

Kimberly G.
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We waited over a half hour to pick up because the employee was struggling with the check in process. The same thing happened when we returned the truck. She charged me for insurance that i didn't want without asking me. I previously waived the insurance online. When I called her about it, she said she couldn't help me and that I would have to call U-Haul. Truck was great. Service was poor. She was friendly, but seemed to need more training and support.

Michael G.
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It took 30 minutes to rent 6 blankets...fix your website!!!!!

Michael R.
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When I arrived for my 11:30am scheduled pick up time, no one was there. I called a number that was on the door and talked to a guy about my rental and around that time a lady pulled up and went into the office. I walked in and asked about the rental and she came across mean and rude and asked me why I didn't use the uhaul app and do it on there. I explained that I did not know how to do it that way and she huffed and said she doesn't even know where to find the paperwork to rent it. I did most of it online so basically she just needed my drivers license and credit card. After a bit of listening to her being upset, I told her that we can just cancel it and that all I wanted was to rent a truck and not try to be a bother. After I got the keys, I went out to look at the truck and noticed that the back had been left open and there was a big puddle of water and leaves in the back. Normally, I may not have said anything but since I was picking up new furniture, I wanted to make sure it was clean. When I went in to ask the lady if she had a towel or something to get the water and leaves out she huffed again and said "why would I have a towel?" She eventually went out and swept the back out. I left not wanting to ever rent from them again. Even worse, I got back 1/2 hour later and they charged me for an additional day. I only rented it for 3 hours so it really upsets me to have the charge of an additional day. What kind of penalty do they get for being almost 20 minutes late to rent the truck to me. You want to charge me for an additional day because I apparently didn't come back on time but you are not held accountable for your actions? Very bad service and I will make sure I tell others!

Alexander D.
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marvin M.
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Everything on the front end was a smooth transaction...very professional assistance....

Rich R.
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Gerald L.
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Did not have equipment at requested dealer even though 1 week in advance, but second location worked out fine. Online check in did not work, kept asking me for info i had filled in at time of reservation. I have an account, so this should have been easier. Alternate contact I listed at time of check in was contacted, but she did not pick up because she did not recognize number. Caused a delay, and onsite clerk just handled everything manually.

Veronica B.
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Everything went well from pick up to drop off. Customer service was excellent. Front desk clerk Mikel made me feel welcomed and appreciated. I would definitely recommend this location to my friends and family.

Dawn M.
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Very friendly service - no improvement necessary

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Be sure the checklist has been completed. During my trip, the passenger-side windshield wiper did not work, creating a very unsafe condition as I was driving through a winter storm, over 1500 miles. Also, the cab of the truck was not clean prior to my pickup.

David H.
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Kenneth S.
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Great service, very nice and friendly representative. The price was good for a nice truck.

melissa B.
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Aron H.
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This location was OUTSTANDING! Considering that I had been jerked around in any number of fashions by the previous reservation. It was this location that single handedly saved your (U-Haul's) reputation!

Tracy C.
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I don't blame the location but the truck wasn't well maintained. The truck didn't run well and the gauges weren't functioning properly. When they went to record the mileage it hadn't been recorded in almost 200,000 miles. The lady at Lakeville was fantastic. I just think U-Haul needs to maintain their fleet better.

Brian S.
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Richard R.
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I called the number on my receipt so we could drop it off at 10-11pm instead of in the morning she stated yes put the keys in the drop box, and i will text you the address of the drop off never got a text from her, tried calling her back and no answer ! So had to take it back in the morning ! Not happy

Jerry P.
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CORY P.
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Needed to rent a truck to move. Went on the U Haul website Friday to set up truck for Sat. Filled out all required information, did the early ck in so I would be ready to do when I picked it up. Did this for the Central Self Storage dealer on 21002 Heron Way Lakeville, MN. Was there for 45 min because the person working "couldn't get the system to work". So we left and went to Lakeville Dodd Storage store and were in and out in 10 min. She didn't have a problem getting the system to work.

Denise D.
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Have the truck backed in so that it could be pulled out onto the highway, instead of having to back it out onto the busy road. Very friendly help. Thanks.

Jeffery S.
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Nancy was very nice to work with and accommanadating to my needs.

JOEL P.
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jacob W.
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Paul C.
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Paul C.
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JANICE K.
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When we dropped off the U-Haul, Nancy was in a hurry to get out of the office. Wanted us to leave without a written confirmation. We refused. She stated it would take her a long time and not sure if she new how to do it. We insisted on waiting. She insisted we would receive a confirmation of delivery by email or phone message. She finally did something handed us a receipt and we both left. As we were driving down the road we noticed the receipt was for a 20 foot truck not a 15 foot truck for a Todd Fitterer. We were not Todd! We rented under the name of Janice Knieff. We then returned to the U-Haul in Lakeville and of course Nancy was gone. We then called the number on the door and she answered. Nancy said it was o.k. that we had wrong receipt that we would receive confirmation by e-mail or phone. Our trust of U-Haul was and is completely gone. Nancy said she would not be back In the office till later and we could come back or wait. Needless to say we left frustrated and worried if the return of the truck we rented was official. We did eventually get the confirmation on our phone with the miles credit but no $50.00 gas credit. Very Very disappointing.

Brian K.
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LISA O.
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Nancy was a great Uhaul representative to work with. I live 30 miles from the Lakeville Uhaul location. If I lived closer I would use that Lakeville location all the time because Nancy is great! I felt very welcomed and she put me at ease. Nancy is a great addition to the U-Haul company.

Jude M.
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Very friendly and efficient service from this location! Nancee was the person working the location.

Arnold Z.
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The truth had water inside...a lot we had to suck it out and we were paying people to move us. I called the number before close, my husband called no one called us back. We drop it off on Saturday the 11 the of June the same day we pick it up! No good service!

Pat G.
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Nancy was excellent ??

Frank H.
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Ryan G.
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JASON M.
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Valeriu M.
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FRANCES K.
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DEBRA H.
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Convienent location and they accommodated my requested pickup time. Made the move so much easier

EMILY T.
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Thanks for working with us when renting the truck and afterwards. Very friendly helpful understanding staff

ROY M.
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Hard to get in and out of

MICHAEL C.
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The pickup process was extremely slow, incredibly aggravating and beyond difficult. My original reservation was in Burnsville, MN but, the day prior to pickup, I was notified that the pickup site was moved 15 miles further away from me to Lakeville, MN. In addition to the extra distance, my pickup time was also delayed then from 7AM until 10AM due to the new location not being open until 10AM. (which was why I selected the original location in the first place). This forced me to change my original plans while also notifying the dozen people helping me, that our start time had been pushed back by 3 hours due to the changes by UHaul the night prior to our move. Picking up the truck took 45min, even after I had gone through the express pickup process online which seemed to do literally nothing since I had to provide the exact same info at the facility. The 2 handtrucks and furniture pads that I reserved online were not ready when I finally got through the pickup process and the facility didn't have any handtrucks at their site so they screwed me again. And finally, the truck had a gas tank that was 7/16ths full and I was expected to return the truck with as much gas or get charged a refilling fee. What company in their right mind expects you to refill a gas tank that isn't full when you take possession? I then get the pleasure of guessing when I've pumped enough gas to get the truck between 7/16ths and half a tank of gas, clearly favoring extra gas in the truck so UHaul has the advantage again. This was possibly one of the worst managed processes I have ever had the displeasure of dealing with and will literally never use UHaul again because of this whole ordeal.

TRAVIS B.
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Sam M.
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Excellent value. Not sure what I would have done without that 26ft truck. Thanks uhaul

LARRY J.
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Won't rent from U-Haul again to expense, three hours cost almost sixty dollars

FRANKIE M.
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Not thing is ready hook up and the time wait is too long unprofessional, tow dolly is not hook up the truck, the tail light broken on the dolly, I was tow with only 1 tail light, this is the first time I rent u haul with this service, I rent many time with u haul but only this time with the issues,

Steven P.
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Counter help had considerable difficulty with computer. Don't know if it was systemic or inept operator. Took over 30 minutes to get it done. Glad I had a cushion of time so my loaders weren't waiting.

STEVEN P.
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Nancy came in early to allow a pick-up time we preferred.

EMILY P.
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SARAH P.
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I am not sure what staff see but I was rescheduled twice within 2 days for pick up location. At the second site I was the one to remember what I had paid for/requested. It was a last min change on the uhaul part so I am not sure if that was part of the confusion at the pick up site.

JOSH G.
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Lady was rude, didn't know what she was doing, and took an excessive amount of time to process me and get me out the door. Over all very unhappy with my experience.

RYAN S.
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Lakeville Dodd was able to provide a truck when my reservation for Burnsville was not upheld. Thankfully movers dropped off the truck as the location opened, so there was minimal delay is getting the truck and my move going.

PETER R.
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The only reason I didn't rate this location better is that it is a bit hard to get in. But everyone I spoke to was amazingly helpful.

BRIAN K.
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Nancy was awesome!

Beth M.
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I have rented a truck twice in the past week, and both times Nancee has been wonderful to work with! She is professional, friendly and always helpful. I will definitely keep going back when I am in need of a truck rental again in the future.

JEFF V.
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Michael G.
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Sweep out the truck before pick up. Had to throw some junk away.

Ryan L.
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Ronald W.
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Person working appeared to be a temp and she said she was unfamiliar with the computer system. Truck windshield was so full of tree sap and bugs that I had to stop to clean it so I could safely drive. Tire warning light was on the whole time. I didn't have time to check the tires. This should have been done, along with cleaning the windshield prior to releasing the truck to me.

TIMOTHY B.
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bill P.
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BRIAN N.
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JERRY A.
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ALAN R.
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On the phone the whole return time, but did manage to tell me where to put the trailer.

ALAN R.
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TONYA G.
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GABE K.
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Have petty cash on hand. We paid with cash and our deposit had to be sent via check from the corporate office back to us.

Joshua C.
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We're charged a late fee because the person working didn't process the return in the hour and half before it was due. They later fixed this error with a uhaul online representative.

WILLIAM R.
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All employees should be trained to accept returns. Had to wait for a manager to come in.

Nancy T.
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unprepared for pickup, took forever to get paperwork completed and then clerk didn't even give us the hand truck or blankets requested, we had to return.

KATHLEEN T.
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Benjamin B.
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more instruction from the store clerk

FRANCES R.
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PAUL O.
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The person behind the counter didn't seem to know what they were doing and said they didn't have my reservation and was in the process of renting it out to someone else...

robert D.
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TERRY H.
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Very common place. Not attractive at all. The lady was nice but I would not have stopped to rent this vehicle there.

barton J.
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william W.
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it was a gas station 20 miles from my place there were 5 other locations including a main facility with 10 miles of me and the trailer was dirty,fender was bad and non of the lights worked had to have a service call before i could start my trip not cool

Scott B.
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Only problem was this location was not the one I reserved from. Which caused a need for about a 20 miles (one way) difference when the dolly needed to be returned.

MIKE T.
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STEVE C.
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this is primarily a convienance store business... if 1 person staffing and busy time of day, is difficult to make the transaction expedient

BURTON G H.
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CHRIS W.
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The process of turning in the truck to this facility was very long and painful. I spent 45 minutes waiting for the clerk to figure out how to input the information before finally getting ahold of a supervisor.

Peter F.
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When renting the equipment have the personnel go over the equipment with customer and not hand them the keys and say just look on the lot for the biggest and oldest looking " Truck " on the lot. Don't treat the customer as he is doing your company a favor to rent the equipment.

PAM M.
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noticed that gas tank was not on full like they are suppossed to be.

quality M.
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Neither phone number worked at this location. I had to connect the transporter myself...no help from U-Haul. The tentant was not organized to handle store and customers.

jessica M.
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The person behind the counter at the pick up location seemed to have a difficult time understanding English. He thought I was saying "check" instead of truck. I had to repeat myself several times and point at the truck. When he finally understood me he insisted that I had been saying "check". It was a little bit rude and strange.

Nancy B.
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U-Haul "guaranteed" my pick-up location and truck but then did not reserve it at my desired location until the day before. I then had to drive 25 miles to another city to pick up my truck due to this oversight.

william D.
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BEVERLY B.
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I had paid for a uhaul on 7 June to be picked up at 11300 Hull St.RD, Midlothian, VA on the 28th of June. I was told the truck would be at that location on the 28th, It was not, instead a truck had to be picked up at the above location (19) miles away. After calling all I was told was that was all they could do. So much for that $50. guarantee. I had paid for the truck in full on the 7th of June, however the person at the above location apparently did not get the word and refused to give the truck without a credit card. It took two hours to get it straightened out because this fellow not only was hard headed and rude, he could barely speak english. It took my nephew to call the district manager to get it straight. Being in the military I rented uhauls hundreds of times. I have never been so disgusted in my life with the handling of this rental. I will never rent another uhaul, I will also spread the word on your "so called" guarantee.

JAMES H.
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Have better equipment and sooner notice on reservation changes

LAWRENCE J.
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Have better control on your equipment. I had to drive approx 110 miles to pickup the truck when I wanted to pick up three miles from my house!

Hollis P.
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We will never use U-Haul again! We ended up having to pick up our truck 40 miles from our home, even though we had made a reservation a month in advance and had requested the truck be available at a more convenient location. After driving 45 minutes out of the way, we were then informed by the store attendant that she was "afraid she was going to have to call to inform us the truck had been rented the night before and there was no longer a truck available." Thankfully, another customer had returned their truck 1 day early and thus, we were able to get the truck we had requested. We then had to pick up a car transport from another location, that was 25 minutes from the truck location. The store attendants were rude and slow. The truck was filthy on the inside. IT HAD NO A/C!!!!!!!! We were forced to sit in a HOT truck during our 6 hour trip out-of-state in the summer weather!!!!!!!! My husband and I are appalled with U-Haul and will NEVER use or recommend the company again!!!

Jamillah A.
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The staff was slow, the printer was broken so I was unable to retrieve a reciept when I first made my reservation. The truck was overbooked so luckily I returned the truck the same day instead of the next day like I set up. My card was charged when I was told it would not be.

Laura E.
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When making a quote to someone on how much they are going to be charged on their accounts, make sure you tell them the correct amount. I was charged an additional $5.00 and was not told about it.

CLAUDE STAFFORD S.
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Jeanne O.
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Needs to have more than one person trained to rent Uhaul. I know they didn't look in the back of trailer when previous person checked it in. I had no offer of help in hooking up trailer.

EVETTE B.
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I would have not known this was a UHAUL location if I had not received info over the phone both from UHAUL and from IN AND OUT there was one attendant for both gas/snack/lotto purchases. The attendant didn't understand how to put info in system for a one way drop off from out of state. It took some time and several attempts in between manning other registers to complete the transaction. When I asked for assistance getting trailer off the hitch and a rubber mallet to set the break I received approx. 3 min of assistance and a plumbers wrench. The attendant used the wrench to beat on the trailer tongue in some unique ways before I finally took it from him using the wrench like a lever to lift the break. When it came to lifting the trailer off the hitch I could not get him to understand that when the ball was caught due to uneven ground I needed to slightly reverse the truck and he needed to lift just then so that the trailer would lift off the ball and I could pull forward. He just pulled up on the ball several times and said he couldn't do it. Left to fend for myself I ended up asking several customers before getting one willing to stand in the rain long enough to actually help. I will not pick up from this location on my next move (in 6 monthes). In the last 3 years my brother and I have assisted each other in seven UHAUL related moves- we have never had a negative experience on either end... until now.

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