When you have made a major investment in buying a boat or an RV, there is no doubt that you will want to keep it protected during the off-season and when you are not actively using it. Not only does storage help protect your purchase from damage, it can help reduce your overall insurance rates for your boat or RV.
Select the Storage Type That’s Right For You
If you’re looking for the benefits that storage offers, you have your choice of fully enclosed units or open-lot storage. Typically, outdoor storage using an open-lot or open-sided buildings offer some protection against exposure; however, they offer a lower level of security and protection.
Look For Good Security
For the highest level of security, a fully enclosed storage unit is the best choice for storing your RV or boat. No one is able to “jump the fence” and break into your asset. Enclosed storage units keep your boat or RV safely tucked inside a facility that is designed to keep it out of the elements. Plus, you are the only one with a key to your storage unit so no one else can access it. Some storage facilities also make use of CCTV to discourage trespassers from entering the property.
Make Sure To Winterize
Before putting your boat or RV away for the season in storage, it is important that you follow proper steps to winterize. Winterizing is a process that helps protect your property from being damaged during the cold winter months. Failure to winterize can result in broken lines or other types of costly damages to your engine or the interior of your boat or RV.