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Can You Use Self-Storage Facilities for Recreational Vehicles?

If you have a recreational vehicle and want a safe place to store it during the winter, the units at Treasure Island Storage offer peace of mind when you’re not using it.

For those living in a big city, getting away during the summer or fall for a road trip is something they look forward to every year. That’s one reason why recreational vehicles are so popular. Avid campers usually have their own RV for either summer getaways or long weekends, where relaxing in their homes-on-wheels lets them enjoy the open road and the peace and quiet in their camping area.

Since RVs are mainly used when the weather allows, they can sit idle throughout the winter months. Fortunately for the owners, today’s storage facilities give them the option of putting their vehicle into a storage unit where it won’t be vulnerable to rough winter weather or potential theft.  

What are Some Advantages of RV Storage in New York?

Owning a camper offers plenty of advantages to people who love traveling, but for those who decide to own rather than rent their RV, there are the challenges deciding what to do with it during the off-season. Keeping it in your driveway or parked on the street means it gets exposed to snow and ice storms and could get broken into. Large RVs can also take up your entire driveway, and in some neighborhoods, there are city limits on how long an RV can be parked on the street. In a big city, parking can also get very expensive very quickly. 

Weather Protection

Using a self-storage unit allows you to free up space and gain peace of mind when the winter months come along. Whether you have a trailer or a motorhome, a self-storage space like the ones at Treasure Island Storage gives you the advantage of a space that will protect your vehicle from extreme climate.

Safety from Theft

Storage units are also much safer than keeping an RV or trailer in front of your house, where either vandalism or theft is a possibility. An RV storage facility like Treasure Island Storage has the added benefit of advanced security measures like front gate access, video surveillance systems, and enhanced indoor and outdoor lighting for protection. You’ll also have an enclosed space with a unit lock.

Convenient Locations

Treasure Island Storage has facilities across New York City and in New Jersey, and some do offer vehicle storage. With short and long term contracts available, you can store your RV for as long as you like, and easily access it whenever you’re ready to head out on the road again. 

How Can I Prepare My RV for Storage?

If you want to put your RV in storage, there are some simple steps you can take beforehand that will ensure your vehicle is ready to go once you’ve eager to hit the highways. 

A good first step is to wash the RV first. Be sure to remove anything that’s perishable, like foods or drinks. Change the oil beforehand if it’s going to be in storage for a while. Lubricating the moving parts and covering the tires once it’s safely inside storage is also a good idea. 

Store Your RV at Treasure Island Storage in New York City

Owners of an RV have a great solution with Treasure Island Storage. You’re getting a terrific value when you need to store your vehicle, whether it’s an RV trailer, car, or motorcycle. Our car storage units are available at most of our facilities.

With convenient locations in New York and New Jersey, Treasure Island Storage is guaranteed to be the top choice for self-storage near you. Simply locate the Treasure Island Storage in your neighborhood and stop by. Our team of storage solution associates will show you around and help you reserve the unit you need. Contact us today!

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