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Keeping Your Vehicles Secure with Kangaroo

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If you’re like most vehicle owners, you want to keep your vehicle safe and secure, but finding the right storage solution can be a headache. Luckily for you, Kangaroo has the solution! Our facilities provide a versatile solution for vehicle storage, catering to a range of vehicles and offering peace of mind through secure, accessible, and well-maintained storage options. Whether you’re looking to store for the winter or until your next car show, we’ve got you covered!

In this blog, we’re looking into how we keep your car or caravan secure so you don’t have to stress about rust, theft, or other risks that could damage your vehicle.

Car Storage

We know that your car is more than just a way to get from point A to point B. It might be a classic car that you’ve been working on for years or just a trusty ride that gets you through your daily commute. Either way, you want to make sure that it’s safe and secure when you’re not using it. That’s why we offer car storage solutions equipped with state-of-the-art security features, including 24-hour CCTV, burglar alarms, and smoke detectors. We’ve got a range of size options available, from compact cars to luxury sedans, and our flexible contracts mean you are able to store your car for as long or as little as you need. Plus, with our drive-up access, you can easily drop off or pick up your car whenever it’s convenient for you.

Car towing caravan on a road

Caravan Storage

You know what’s better than a good old road trip in your caravan? Nothing! But let’s face it, finding a safe place to store it when not in use can be quite a challenge. That’s where Kangaroo Self Storage comes in to save the day! Our spacious and secure vehicle storage solutions work just as well for caravan storage. The large units protect your caravan from harsh weather conditions, while our fantastic security system guards against theft and damage. So, free up your driveway and store your caravan with us, whether it’s the off-season or between adventures.

Agricultural Machinery Storage

Did you know that we offer more than just storage for personal vehicles? Yep, we also provide storage solutions for agricultural machinery! We understand that businesses and farms need secure and spacious storage options for their equipment, and that’s where we help. Our facilities are designed to keep your valuable machinery in optimal condition so you can be sure it’ll be ready to go when you need it. If you plan on storing agricultural machinery, we advise that you speak to our team beforehand so we can make sure your unit is the right size and your vehicle gets the best storage solution possible.

Preparing Your Vehicle for Storage

When storing your vehicle, whether it’s a cherished classic car, a convenient family caravan, or even agricultural machinery, the right preparation can make all the difference in maintaining its condition.

General Preparation for All Vehicles

  • Clean Thoroughly. Wash the exterior to prevent rust and clean the interior to avoid attracting pests. For machinery, remove any plant matter or soil.
  • Fluids Check and Maintenance. Ensure all fluids are topped up, and consider changing the oil to prevent corrosion inside the engine.
  • Battery Care. Disconnect the battery to avoid drainage. For long-term storage, consider using a trickle charger.
  • Tyre Pressure. Inflate the tyres to the recommended pressure to prevent flat spots from forming during storage.
  • Ventilation. Leave windows slightly open for cars and caravans to prevent moisture buildup. Use breathable covers if covering.

Tips for Specific Vehicles

  • Cars. Wax the exterior to add an extra layer of protection.
  • Caravan. Drain any water tanks and lines to prevent freezing and mould, and turn off all gas supplies.
  • Agricultural Machinery. Remove any attachments, clean them separately, and dry them before storing them to prevent rust.

Following these preparatory steps guarantees your vehicle remains in top condition while it’s stored at Kangaroo Self Storage, giving you one less thing to worry about until you’re ready to use it again!

So, if you’re ready to start storing your vehicle, we want to hear from you! Our vehicle storage is available at several locations across Scotland and North West England, so find your nearest facilities below:

Alternatively, you can get in touch to learn more about what we offer, including our drive-up container storage units and other fantastic options for vehicle owners!

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