7 Tips for Winterizing Your Vehicle

Self Storage



November 11th, 2019


Do you have a collector car, spare car, maybe a hybrid? If you are preparing for winter weather check out these quick tips for winterizing your vehicle.

7 Winterizing The Spare Car

  1. Wash the car first!
  2. Find a storage space to park your car out of the driveway.
  3. Change the oil before moving to storage.
  4. Inflate tires to recommended PSI.
  5. Top off coolant and other fluids.
  6. Use a car cover even in storage.
  7. Chock the wheels to prevent the car from rolling.

Hybrid Car Winterizing

  1. Lighten your load to get the most our of front-wheel-drive cars.
  2. Consider using snow tires.
  3. Make sure your tires have enough tread for the predicted conditions.
  4. Routinely clean under the car.
  5. Purchase quality windshield wipers.
  6. Warm up the car before driving off.
  7. Keep your car plugged in all the time to conserve battery drainage.
Whether storing a spare car or preparing to purchase a hybrid car before winter, these vehicle storage tips will help you keep going in every winter storm.

AR&C Self Storage has drive-up storage units and interior storage options to help store the rest of your belongings throughout the season. Even if spring comes 6 weeks early, your car will be prepared for all climates with these suggestions.

Give us a call today to store your personal or business belongings with us.