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Public Storage - Suitland - 3700 Saint Barnabas Rd - 3700 Saint Barnabas Rd
CubeSmart Self Storage - Upper Marlboro - 8410 Westphalia Rd - 8410 Westphalia Road
CubeSmart Self Storage - Camp Springs - 6104 Allentown Road
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Public Storage - Suitland - 3700 Saint Barnabas RdSuitland MD 2074610.2 miles away
Public Storage - Laurel - 8550 Catalpa Street - 8550 Catalpa Street
CubeSmart Self Storage - Washington - 1850 New York Ave NE - 1850 New York Avenue NE
Route 1 Self Storage - Laurel - 9165 Washington Boulevard North
Public Storage - Falls Church - 5819 Columbia Pike - 5819 Columbia Pike
Public Storage - Laurel - 14950 Bowie Road - 14950 Bowie Road
Public Storage - Hyattsville - 4318 Kenilworth Ave - 4318 Kenilworth Ave
Self Storage Plus - Alexandria - 4551 Eisenhower Avenue - 4551 Eisenhower Avenue
Public Storage - Forestville - 7807 Marlboro Pike - 7807 Marlboro Pike
Public Storage - Rockville - 5420 Randolph Road - 5420 Randolph Road
Extra Space Storage - 8523 - Kensington - Nicholson Court - 4950 Nicholson Court
CubeSmart Self Storage - MD District Heights - 2121 Brooks Drive
CubeSmart Self Storage - Laurel - 8704 Cherry Lane
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Storing a Car in Takoma Park, 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 Takoma Park, MD?

Yes, storing a car in a storage unit is quite common for short or long term storage in Takoma Park. 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 Takoma Park, 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 Takoma Park, 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 Takoma Park, 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 Takoma Park, 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 Takoma Park, 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 Takoma Park, Maryland storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in Takoma Park, Maryland for the most common storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
10 x 20Not Available$244.00
20'$244.00Not 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 Takoma Park, Maryland over the past 180 days is $98.10.

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 Takoma Park?

The average cost of car storage in Takoma Park is $98.10 per month. You can compare prices and find the best storage unit for you Sparefoot.com

Are there car storage discounts in Takoma Park?

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

How much is a 20' long storage unit in Takoma Park?

An average 20' long storage unit in Takoma Park is $244.00 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 Takoma Park?

Outdoor car storage costs about $98.10 per month in Takoma Park. 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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