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CubeSmart Self Storage - Ann Arbor - 3870 Jackson Road
SpareBox Storage - Walled Lake - 46550 West Pontiac Trail
SpareBox Storage - Brighton - 5850 Whitmore Lake Road
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CubeSmart Self Storage - Ann ArborAnn Arbor MI 4810314.4 miles away
Storage Rentals of America - Highland - Milford Rd - 1555 North Milford Road
Public Storage - Walled Lake - 1901 E West Maple Rd - 1901 E West Maple Rd
Stow and Go Storage - 41999 Ann Arbor Road
Prestige Storage - Northville - 10124 Six Mile Road
Prime Time Storage of Highland - 3519 Highland Road
CubeSmart Self Storage - MI Ann Arbor S State Rd - 4750 South State Road
Storage Rentals of America - Waterford - Highland Road - 6535 Highland Road
SpareBox Storage - Saline - 1145 Industrial Drive
Storage Rentals of America - Fenton - 999 West Silver Lake Road
Public Storage - Taylor - 9300 Pelham Road - 9300 Pelham Road
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Storing a Car in South Lyon, MI

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 South Lyon, MI?

Yes, storing a car in a storage unit is quite common for short or long term storage in South Lyon. 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 South Lyon, MI?

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 South Lyon, MI?

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 South Lyon, MI?

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 South Lyon, MI?

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 South Lyon, MI?

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 South Lyon, Michigan storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in South Lyon, Michigan for the most common storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
10 x 20Not Available$75.00
20'$137.56Not Available
25'$54.00Not Available
30'$54.00Not Available
35'Not AvailableNot Available
40'Not AvailableNot Available

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in South Lyon, Michigan over the past 180 days is $96.55.

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 South Lyon?

The average cost of car storage in South Lyon is $96.55 per month. You can compare prices and find the best storage unit for you Sparefoot.com

Are there car storage discounts in South Lyon?

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

How much is a 20' long storage unit in South Lyon?

An average 20' long storage unit in South Lyon is $137.56 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 South Lyon?

Outdoor car storage costs about $96.55 per month in South Lyon. 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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