Posted on November 12, 2020
Protect your boat in winter by covering it at Space Centre’s Kelowna storage facilities.
While snow falling on cedars is a beautiful thing, snow falling on your rattan patio furniture is not. Cold temperatures and moisture can cause extensive damage to your belongings. We look at things that should be protected when the temperature drops and why heated storage in Kelowna is one of the best ways to keep your possessions from freezing.
Fall is an excellent time to look around your lawn for items that might be susceptible to the cold. Yard items can often become brittle or can corrode in cold weather. Look for dry and evenly heated indoor spaces, such as climate-controlled storage, to protect items such as:
Attics, garages, crawlspaces, sheds, and unfinished basements are not only breeding grounds for rodents and insects, but they are also susceptible to moisture and cold. Items that can become damaged from the cold inside an attic, garage, basement, shed or crawl space include:
In the same way that we wear protective clothing, your belongings should also be protected from the cold with the right packaging materials. When packing items for storage, use:
Snow and cold can affect recreational vehicles, boats, and cars in storage. When storing any vehicle, make sure to:
For more information, read how to Get a Jump Start on Winter with Boat and RV Storage.
Protect your items from the cold by storing them in heated storage units with humidity control or look for self-storage where the temperature is kept above 0°C.
Are you looking for heated and climate-controlled Kelowna storage? Space Centre Storage offers humidity-controlled, heated, and non-heated units kept above °0C, with indoor and covered access. Contact Space Centre Storage for more information and a free tour of our storage facilities in Kelowna.