ASK THE EXPERTS: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO STORING YOUR BOAT IN ALL SEASONS
February 24th, 2022
#1: types of boats
Arkansas has many lakes and rivers throughout the state so we understand customers will need storage for every size and type of boat. Whether you are breaking waves in a jet boat, floating through rivers in a kayak or cruising the lake in a pontoon boat, Modern Storage Bentonville has you covered! Here are the types of boats popular throughout Arkansas.
- Ski boats
- Deck boats
- Cabin Cruisers
- Bass boats
- Motorized flat-bottom boats
- Pontoon/Barge boats
- House boats
- Sail boats
- Mini Jet boats
When you are ready to storage your boat, give Modern Storage Bentonville a call or you can simply reserve a unit now right here on our website.
#2: time of year
Arkansas weather can be like a roller coaster throughout the year no matter the season. The weather can be extremely hot or cold so that is why it is important to find the right type of storage for your boat. At Modern Storage Bentonville, we have indoor covered storage for the summer/winter months and outside parking storage for the milder Spring /Fall months.
If you have specific questions or need recommendations on which type of storage to use, Modern Storage Bentonville has experts standing by to help. Our team members are highly trained to recommend any type of storage based on the circumstances.
Another thing to consider when storing your boat is location. Whether you are frequent year around fisherman or someone who only takes their boat out on special occasions, Modern Storage Bentonville has the right storage answer for you. Things to consider when choosing to store your boat is accessibility, time, distance from your house, and cost. It’s always a good idea to find storage near your home if you plan on using your boat daily. This cuts down on gas cost and time. If you just plan to store your boat for a long period with minimal use, then the location would not be a huge factor. With several locations throughout Arkansas and more on the way, you can be certain that Modern Storage will have the right answer to cover all your boat storage needs!
#4: cleaning and maintenance
Once you have chosen your unit at Modern Storage Bentonville, whether inside or outside storage, it is important to keep your boat clean and maintained. Just follow these simple steps below keep your boat looking and working properly:
*Remove debris along corners to prevent staining and molding.
*Waxing the outside exterior helps keep grime from building up on the outside exterior. *Use Armor-all on all seat vinyl to help preserve color and texture.
*Lube all pulleys, cranks, and motor propellers to keep them running smooth.
*Check all rubber plugs and seals for cracks or corrosion.
*Check all tires and rims for wear and tear including tire pressure.
*Look for rust spots along the entire trailer.
Once you have your beloved boat looking like a rock star, be sure to cover it completely with a large tarp to protect it from dust and debris.
At Modern Storage Bentonville, we have storage professionals who will help you choose the right boat storage no matter the time of year! With our no-hassle pricing and month-month leasing, there are admin fees, deposits, or tax for all of our storage units. Just click this link to reserve or rent your boat storage today!