Vehicle Winter Storage
December 14, 2020

How to Prepare a Vehicle for Winter Storage

Pennsylvania winters can get tough, and not vehicles are equipped for the weather. When you need to store a car or other recreational vehicle, turn to Sunrise Storage in Orwigsburg PA. We have drive-up storage units, as well as parking spaces, that you can rent short-term or long-term. Our month-by-month leases make storing with us flexible. Our storage facility is on Centre Turnpike between Orwigsburg and Deer Lake. Come by today, or browse our storage options online. Follow the tips below to prepare your vehicle for winter storage at Sunrise Storage!

Get Gas

A full tank of gas reduces the risk of moisture buildup in your gas tank. When storing for more than three months, add stabilizer to the gas tank as well, and change your oil before putting into storage.

Protect Your Exterior

Whether items are going to be packed around your vehicle in a storage unit or it is going to sit in our outdoor parking, you need to take precautions to protect your paint and body. Take extra time to thoroughly wash and scrub your vehicle. Then finish with a wax. This is will help prevent chipping and rust.

Ward Off Pests

Animals will be looking for food and shelter during cold months. Do not give them a reason to be attracted to your vehicle. Clear out any trash, and vacuum up crumbs. Not only will you come back to a clean vehicle, but you will also come back to a critter-free one.

Put Your Vehicle in Winter Storage at Sunrise Storage

Off Centre Turnpike, Sunrise Storage has the area’s best selection of self storage for vehicles for winter storage. We have drive-up storage units up to 600 square feet, large enough for your car or truck to safely sit idle with overhead protection. In addition to storage units, we also have outdoor parking for all vehicles, including boats and RVs. Our storage experts can help you find a place for your vehicle for winter storage without breaking your budget. Rent your storage online now!


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Paige Weary

About the Author: Paige is a Social Media Coordinator at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She brings the most useful storage tips and tricks to your social media feed and loves a good self-storage pun. Beyond work, Paige spends her free time traveling extensively, her most recent trip being the Andes Mountain region of Bolivia.