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Boat Storage Tips: How to Store Your Boat Safely and Efficiently

Boat Storage Tips: How to Store Your Boat Safely and Efficiently

You’ve been dreaming about a sunny day out on the lake with your boat. But when you finally get to it after a long wait, you find the seats covered in mold and the engine just won’t start. This kind of bummer happens more often than you’d think with long-term boat...

How to Store a Jet Ski During the Off Season

How to Store a Jet Ski During the Off Season

The sheer joy of slicing through waves on your jet ski — is there anything better? But when the summer fun winds down, there is some serious business to attend to. It’s time to nail the winterization process and figure out your jet ski storage situation. Both are...

Proper Storage Tips for Vehicle Batteries

Proper Storage Tips for Vehicle Batteries

As a proud owner of a car, RV or boat, you know that maintenance is key. But, did you know that learning how to store vehicle batteries is just as important as changing your oil or rotating your tires? Take it from Robert Walden, a seasoned mechanic, car enthusiast...

RV Storage Size Guide

RV Storage Size Guide

RVs, motorhomes, and campers are a source of never-ending fun and adventure, but there is just one problem. Where do you stash them during the off-season? RVs are too large for street parking or garages. Many HOAs prohibit residents from parking RVs on their driveway....

How Much Does it Cost to Store an RV?

How Much Does it Cost to Store an RV?

Sites that facilitate peer-to-peer RV rentals saw a huge boost in traffic and transactions during the most intense phase of the coronavirus pandemic. That’s because traveling to parks by motorhome was one of the few relatively safe activities that could be enjoyed. As...

How to Winterize a Boat: Key Steps For Protecting Your Boat

How to Winterize a Boat: Key Steps For Protecting Your Boat

Just as we prepare our homes for the colder months, boat owners must take steps to ensure their vessels can weather the winter unscathed. This process, known as winterizing, is vital to prevent potential damage and costly repairs.  “Winterizing isn’t just about...

How to Find The Right Storage Facility For Your Car, RV, or Boat

How to Find The Right Storage Facility For Your Car, RV, or Boat

Your RV, car, or boat was undoubtedly a big investment – and understandably one of your prized possessions. When it comes time to store your vehicle, choosing the right storage facility is extremely important. There are several factors to consider when searching for a...

6 “Newbie” Mistakes to Avoid When Storing Your RV

6 “Newbie” Mistakes to Avoid When Storing Your RV

Winterizing an RV can seem like a daunting task, although many new RV owners merely put the vehicle in a parking space and walk away. However, there’s a better way to preserve your vehicle to keep it around for years and avoid any RV storage mistakes. Based on a few...

How to Prepare Your Car for Winter

How to Prepare Your Car for Winter

Winter’s wet and icy roads can pose a great danger to drivers, and those who take their cars out on the road without the proper preparation will be in particular danger. In order to help you stay safe out there when the cold weather comes, SpareFoot has put together...

How to Properly Prepare Your Car For Storage

How to Properly Prepare Your Car For Storage

Storing a car for six months or more? You're going to need to do some preparation. Jump to: Wash and detail Change the oil Replace air filters Fill up the gas tank Protect the tires Disconnect the battery Plug the exhaust pipe Use a car cover The first question you...

Protect Your Ride: Long-term Motorcycle Storage Tips

Protect Your Ride: Long-term Motorcycle Storage Tips

If it was up to you, you'd be riding your motorcycle everyday. But sometimes life has other plans. There are lots of scenarios where you might have to store your motorcycle for an extended period of time: getting deployed, suffering an injury, living in a place with...

How to Store a Luxury Car

How to Store a Luxury Car

Car lovers understand that all cars are not created equal. Keeping a show car or luxury vehicle in pristine condition takes greater effort and commitment than maintaining your daily driver. As a luxury car owner and Porsche mechanic for over 25 years, I have witnessed...

How to Prepare Your Electric Car For Storage

How to Prepare Your Electric Car For Storage

Updated: February 28, 2023 EVs (Electric Vehicles) have some advantages over conventional gas or diesel cars. They are less expensive to run, cheaper to maintain and better for the environment. But there are differences, too, including how to store an electric car you...

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