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Extra Space Storage - 8844 - Washington Dc - Taylor St - 1250 Taylor Street Northwest

Extra Space Storage - 8844 - Washington Dc - Taylor St

Washington DC 20011|3.5 miles away

Extra Space Storage - 8523 - Kensington - Nicholson Court - 4950 Nicholson Court

Extra Space Storage - 8523 - Kensington - Nicholson Court

Kensington MD 20895|5.5 miles away

Public Storage - Fairfax - 2818 Merrilee Drive - 2818 Merrilee Drive

Public Storage - Fairfax - 2818 Merrilee Drive

Fairfax VA 22031|13.7 miles away

Extra Space Storage - 8844 - Washington Dc - Taylor St - 1250 Taylor Street Northwest
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Extra Space Storage - 8844 - Washington Dc - Taylor StWashington DC 200113.5 miles away
Life Storage - 4131 - Washington - 2nd St - 5600 2nd Street Northeast

Life Storage - 4131 - Washington - 2nd St

Washington DC 20011|2.6 miles away

Public Storage - Silver Spring - 10717 Hillwood Drive - 10717 Hillwood Drive

Public Storage - Silver Spring - 10717 Hillwood Drive

Silver Spring MD 20901|3.1 miles away

Self Storage Plus - Rockville - 15750 Paramount Drive - 15750 Paramount Drive

Self Storage Plus - Rockville - 15750 Paramount Drive

Rockville MD 20855|11.3 miles away

Extra Space Storage - 1195 - Lanham - Martin Luther King Jr Hwy - 10101 Martin Luther King Junior Highway

Extra Space Storage - 1195 - Lanham - Martin Luther King Jr Hwy

Lanham MD 20706|10.9 miles away

CubeSmart Self Storage - Laurel - 8704 Cherry Lane

CubeSmart Self Storage - Laurel

Laurel MD 20707|11.4 miles away

Public Storage - Alexandria - 401 S Pickett Street - 401 S Pickett Street

Public Storage - Alexandria - 401 S Pickett Street

Alexandria VA 22304|13.7 miles away

Public Storage - Laurel - 14950 Bowie Road - 14950 Bowie Road

Public Storage - Laurel - 14950 Bowie Road

Laurel MD 20707|11.9 miles away

Extra Space Storage - 0800 - Gaithersburg - Earhart Ct - 18920 Earhart Court

Extra Space Storage - 0800 - Gaithersburg - Earhart Ct

Gaithersburg MD 20879|14.6 miles away

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Storing a Car in Silver Spring, MD

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 Silver Spring, MD?

Yes, storing a car in a storage unit is quite common for short or long term storage in Silver Spring. 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 Silver Spring, MD?

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 Silver Spring, MD?

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 Silver Spring, MD?

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 Silver Spring, MD?

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 Silver Spring, MD?

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 Silver Spring, Maryland storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in Silver Spring, Maryland for the most common storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
10 x 20Not Available$272.00
20'$349.01Not Available
25'Not AvailableNot Available
30'$654.00Not Available
35'Not AvailableNot Available
40'Not AvailableNot Available

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Silver Spring, Maryland over the past 180 days is $130.91.

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 Silver Spring?

The average cost of car storage in Silver Spring is $130.91 per month. You can compare prices and find the best storage unit for you Sparefoot.com

Are there car storage discounts in Silver Spring?

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

How much is a 20' long storage unit in Silver Spring?

An average 20' long storage unit in Silver Spring is $349.01 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 Silver Spring?

Outdoor car storage costs about $130.91 per month in Silver Spring. Typically, outdoor parking spots are cheaper because they don't offer the same level of protection as an indoor or enclosed storage unit.

Silver Spring Self-Storage: At A Glance

How does seasonality affect Silver Spring self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Silver Spring tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $103.43 monthly depending on the time of year. Silver Spring self-storage prices are highest inFebruary, and lowest in December.

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