February 1, 2018

Top 3 Tips for Storing Sporting Goods

Where do you sports gear rest in the off season? A-1 36th Street Self Storage is helping the athlete in your family get organized with these seasonal storage tips. A storage unit, whether storing for a few months or a few years, offers options for athletes and tailgating chefs. Kebabs, drinks in the cooler, and relaxing in the shade, is all part of the game. Once the end of game whistle blows it is time to clean up. Use these tips for moving everything back into storage.

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What to do with flammable items

Does the charcoal bag have enough for one more cookout? Charcoal and gasoline is not allowed in units. It is best to use these items before closing up shop for the year. Store flammable items in their own area that is dry and away from heat. If you do not want to store them at your home, one last cookout can use up your supplies quickly.

Keep your fans at the stadium

Critters love the droppings around the grill but if not cleaned properly, you can have a whole fan base at your storage unit as well. Cleaning is extremely important before commencing a season. The grill saw many delicious treats but your storage unit should be rodent free. As long as you clean the surfaces food was on, you will be good cook next year. Keep rodents and bugs away from your sports treasures with a little hot soapy water.

Protecting sports treasures

If you are a collector as well as an avid fan, your sports flyers and jersey are protected here. Give each season their moment in the light by swapping out your memorabilia.

From the baseball card collection to your tailgating coolers, a seasonal storage unit at our Kentwood MI facility are ideal.

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