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Car Storage in East Palo Alto, CA

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Public Storage - Belmont - 333 ONeill Ave - 333 ONeill Ave
Public Storage - Mountain View - 1040 Terra Bella Ave - 1040 Terra Bella Ave
Public Storage - Hayward - 2525 Whipple Road - 2525 Whipple Road
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Public Storage - Belmont - 333 ONeill AveBelmont CA 940027.9 miles away
Public Storage - Hayward - 29824 Mission Blvd - 29824 Mission Blvd
Public Storage - Newark - 37444 Cedar Blvd - 37444 Cedar Blvd
Extra Space Storage - 7539 - Newark - Clark Ave - 6680 Clark Avenue
Extra Space Storage - 1261 - Santa Clara - Scott Blvd - 2576 Scott Boulevard
Extra Space Storage - 8199 - Santa Clara - De La Cruz Blvd - 1700 De La Cruz Boulevard
StorQuest - Redwood City / Bayshore - 1703 East Bayshore Road
Public Storage - Newark - 6800 Overlake Place - 6800 Overlake Place
Extra Space Storage - 1461 - Burlingame - Rollins Rd - 1280 Rollins Road
Extra Space Storage - 1538 - Sunnyvale - 106 Lawrence Station Rd - 106 Lawrence Station Road
Extra Storage Santa Clara - 2797 Scott Blvd
Public Storage - Milpitas - 1080 Pecten Court - 1600 Watson Court
Public Storage - Sunnyvale - 1060 Stewart Drive - 1060 Stewart Drive
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Storing a Car in East Palo Alto, CA

Here's a brief guide to some common questions about car storage and a few tips for preparing and maintaining your car while it's in storage.

Can you store a car in a storage unit in East Palo Alto, CA?

Yes, storing a car in a storage unit is quite common for short or long term storage in East Palo Alto. Car storage units require drive-up accessibility and not all storage facilities have this feature, so you'll want to filter your search to just include facilities with car storage or search by city or zip code on SpareFoot's car storage page.

What size storage do I need for a car near East Palo Alto, CA?

A 10x20 storage unit is the most common size for car storage. This will fit most sedans, crossovers, SUVs and small trucks. Larger trucks, vans and SUVs will require something larger like a 10x30 storage unit, while compact cars might fit into a 10x15 storage unit. Keep in mind that storage units have 8 foot ceilings, so trucks with higher lifts may not fit. Check out our car storage size guide for more details.

How do you prepare a car for storage in East Palo Alto, CA?

If you're planning to put a car in long-term storage, generally for 2 or more months, here are steps you can take to prevent damage to the engine and tires:

  • Wash and detail the interior and exterior
  • Change the engine oil to prevent build-up
  • Replace air filters and coolant
  • Fill up the gas tank to prevent rust
  • Over-inflate the tires, better yet, remove them altogether
  • Disconnect the battery to keep it from dying
  • Plug the exhaust pipe to prevent rats and pests
  • Use a car cover for added protection

Check out our blog post for preparing car for storage to learn more.

How often should you start a car in storage in East Palo Alto, CA?

While your car is in storage you'll want to start it up at least once every 2 weeks. It's best to let it run (not while in the unit!) or drive it around for 15 minutes. This will make sure everything operates correctly when you take your car out of storage.

Can you work on a car while it's in storage in East Palo Alto, CA?

It depends; some storage facilities will allow you to work on your car while it's in a storage unit but others will not. This will basically depend on the facility management so definitely ask first.

How long can you leave a car in storage in East Palo Alto, CA?

As long as you follow the car storage prep and maintenance tips, there's really no limit to how long a car can stay in storage.

What is storage insurance for a car?

Car storage insurance is sometimes referred to as "parked car insurance", but comprehensive coverage is typically the name of the plan offered by insurance companies. This protects against damage to the car while it is in storage but does not include liability coverage like a traditional insurance policy. It's a good idea to maintain insurance covered while the car is in storage and most storage facilities will require proof of insurance too.

Average price of storage units by size

Find online move-in rates and specials like first month half off and first month FREE at select East Palo Alto, California storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in East Palo Alto, California for the most common storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
10 x 20Not Available$305.00
20'$364.25Not Available
25'Not AvailableNot Available
30'Not AvailableNot Available
35'Not AvailableNot Available
40'Not AvailableNot Available

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in East Palo Alto, California over the past 180 days is $88.60.

Data for the cheapest self-storage unit is updated every 15 minutes.

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to store a car in East Palo Alto?

The average cost of car storage in East Palo Alto is $88.60 per month. You can compare prices and find the best storage unit for you Sparefoot.com

Are there car storage discounts in East Palo Alto?

Many storage facilities do offer car storage discounts for new reservations. To find vehicle storage in East Palo Alto with a discount you can search by zip code or city on Sparefoot.

How much is a 20' long storage unit in East Palo Alto?

An average 20' long storage unit in East Palo Alto is $364.25 per month. Some compact cars may fit in a '15 long storage unit, but a 10x20 is a better option because it is big enough for most cars.

How much does outdoor car storage cost in East Palo Alto?

Outdoor car storage costs about $88.60 per month in East Palo Alto. Typically, outdoor parking spots are cheaper because they don't offer the same level of protection as an indoor or enclosed storage unit.

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