Stash It, Stack It, Store It: The Self Storage Chronicles
How to Winterize Your Car for Storage
As Fall ends, it's time to start looking for a storage solution for your car. To ensure that your vehicle is ready to be stored, you can follow these tips to ensure it will be prepared for the season ahead. The best time to think about storing your car is before the first frost. Storing a car for the winter takes planning, but with these tips, you can keep your vehicle looking great until it's time for spring road trips again. When you are thinking about where to store your car for the season, consider whether there will be moisture or snow accumulation at that location. Any precipitation could cause damage if stored there long-term. Make sure your car is clean and dry. A clean car is better to store, will last longer, and will be more enjoyable to drive when it is time to take it out of storage. Start by thoroughly scrubbing the interior, including the seats, roof, floor mats, and doors. Not only will your car look great, but this also removes any food particles that may attract pests. Make sure to thoroughly dry the car before you store it, as this will help prevent mildew and other damaging moisture that can accumulate in a damp car. Wipe down the exterior of your car to get any loose dirt off, and be sure to wash the car thoroughly before you store it. While your car is wet, use a soft cloth to clean and dry the windows. That way, there's no chance of moisture collecting on the glass and causing damage. If you have tinted windows, make sure to clean them with a special cloth designed for cleaning tinted windows. If you have a convertible, clean the roof as well. This will help keep dirt and dust from collecting on the roof and getting into the car. Check your battery and tires. Before you store your car for the winter, ensure your battery is in good condition and has plenty ...
November 15th, 2022