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  1. What is a Temporary Garage, and Why Do I Need One?

    What is a Temporary Garage, and Why Do I Need One?
    Are you looking to store and protect your car, truck, SUV, boat, or other vehicle? Are you running out of storage space in your basement, attic, or garage? Do you need at-home or on-site workshop space for a variety of projects? If your answer is “yes” to any of the above questions, then the answer is to get a temporary garage.

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  2. Shed Insulation: How to Insulate a Metal Shed

    How to insulate a metal shed roof

    Adding a metal shed to your outdoor living space is an easy way to declutter your yard while creating a hideaway for gardening, relaxing, or storage. Whether you plan to spend hours on end in the shed potting plants and preparing seeds, or just want to keep it in great shape, investing in an insulated shed is a great option.

    Insulating a shed can be done professionally, but with a little DIY know-how, you can learn how to insulate a metal shed to keep your belongings safe from the elements by controlling the indoor temperature of the shed. We’re also here to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to insulate your metal shed roof.

    Before beginning this process, it’s important to learn more about how an insulated shed can benefit your property by providing a dependable outdoor storage solution.

    Benefits of Insulating a Shed

    There are multiple reasons why an insulated shed is ideal for your backyard. Here are a few benefits to consider when deciding on insulating a shed:

    Combating Humidity

    Humidity can wreak havoc on not only your shed, but the belongings inside. When temperatures fluctuate, it can cause condensation, which can have a damaging effect on the structure, causing rust that can ruin the building over time. An insulated shed stabilizes the temperature which in turn combats issues humidity can cause.

    Decrease Noise

    Are you planning on using any noisy tools inside your shed? Your neighbors may not love the way it sounds, and neither will anyone inside your house. Adding shed insulation will cut down on the noise level, which may be something to think about if you live close to your neighbors.

    Keep Pests Out

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  3. The 5 Best Portable Storage Unit Solutions for Bulk Storage

    AccelaFrame | The 5 Best Portable Storage Unit Solutions for Bulk Storage

    Storing a large number of items requires a reliable and sensible bulk storage solution. Whether you’re at home, on the farm, or need mass storage for a business, there is a ShelterLogic portable storage unit that can work for you. When you get the right product, you'll experience the many benefits of temporary outdoor storage, such as better organization, less clutter, and easy access to your belongings. 

    Finding a worthy solution for bulk storage doesn't have to be stressful. First, consider the top features you need, such as cost, dimensions, versatility, and quality. At ShelterLogic, there are various garages and outdoor shelters that can safeguard your outdoor items and hold up against tough weather. To help you make the best choice for your needs, we picked five of our most popular bulk storage shelters. 

    The Top 5 Portable Storage Units for Bulk Storage

    What are these top five portable storage units, and what are their benefits? This guide will discuss the features of each unit and why one of them could be right for you. 

    1. ShelterTech SP Series

    ShelterTech SP SeriesShelterTech SP Series

    If you need a dependable place to protect a vehicle or a shelter for bulk b...

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  4. How to Prevent Car Rust: A Simple Guide for All Seasons

    How to Prevent Car Rust

    Rust on a car is a serious problem. Not only does it look terrible and lower the value of your car, but it’s also a “silent killer.” Left untreated, rust can cause major safety issues. Luckily, it’s also entirely preventable.

    The following guide will discuss the different types of rust that can develop on the car, explain how to prevent it, and debunk some of the most common urban legends about rust on cars. With this knowledge, you’ll be able to keep rust at bay so your car continues looking great for years to come.

    What Is Rust?

    When learning how to prevent car rust, it’s helpful to understand what it is and where it comes from. The word “rust” is actually short for “red dust,” named after its color and texture. It’s caused by a breakdown of iron-based materials, called oxidation. This happens when iron comes into contact with oxygen and water.

    Rust on cars typically happens in stages. If it’s not taken care of when it first occurs, it will continue to progress, causing more damage. Let's take a look at the types of rust that can form on a motor vehicle: 

    Surface Rust

    You’ll often experience surface rust when your car’s paint breaks down over time. This can be caused by a prolonged over-exposure to the sun’s UV rays or by mechanical damage such as scratches, scrapes, and dents. It's also important to note that bird droppings are acidic, so leaving them on your car can also lead to rust.

    It’s often possible to remove surface rust using high-grade sandpaper or an abrasive wheel to grind it down until the paint and rust are gone, and shiny metal is exposed. Then, you’ll need to prime the area before applying new paint.

    “Bubble Rust”

    Left untreated, surface rust often creates “scales,” also called “bubble rust.” This happens when surface rust expands and flakes, exposing the metal underneath. When that metal starts to corrode, the rust will continue going deeper, creating “scales.”


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  5. 5 Benefits of Using Portable Garages

    ShelterLogic AutoShelter portable garage

    When looking for a safe spot to store your vehicle away from the elements, portable garages may be an ideal option. Even if you already have a garage attached to your home, do you know that one in four Americans can’t even fit a vehicle in their garage due to clutter? A portable car garage is a smart investment and great addition to any outdoor space. Here are 5 benefits to using portable garages along with some durable and affordable options for your property. 

    Provide Shelter from the Elements 

    No matter the climate, Mother Nature can wreak havoc on any type of vehicle. From wind, snow, rain, and salt, a portable car garage will help minimize exposure to weather that can ruin your vehicle. Here are different threats to your automobile that a reliable portable car garage can help to prevent. 

    • Wind: If you live in an area prone to tornadoes or strong storms, you already know that wind can blow a tree limb and other debris onto your vehicle causing serious damage. When cars stay safely inside portable garages, you minimize the risk of this type of damage. 
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  6. 3 Tricks to Master End of Summer Cleaning

    3 Tricks to Master End of Summer Cleaning

    Whether you love the cooler weather or you wish summer would last forever, there’s no denying that temperatures will soon start to fall. The days of summer fun are coming to an end, and it’s time to start thinking about getting ready for autumn.

    Doing some end-of-summer cleaning now will help you feel more organized and make it easier to transition your home for the fall and winter seasons. Plus, taking good care of your summer items will help them last longer, saving you money in the long run. 

    When you're ready to get started, follow these simple end-of-summer cleaning tips. By the time you're done, both you and your home will be ready for sweater weather. 

    master end of summer cleaning with a deck box for the patio and poolmaster end of summer cleaning with a deck box for the patio and pool

    Pool and Patio Maintenance

    Since preparing your pool and patio for cooler weather are two of the biggest end-of-summer jobs, you’ll want to start thinking about this sooner than later. Taking care of a few simple tasks now will make it easier when it’s time to shut everything down for the winter. 

    Preparing Your Pool

    To prepare your pool, start by giving the sides and bottom a good brushing, then va...

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  7. Why Garage Storage is Better Than a Self-Storage Unit

    Why Garage Storage is Better Than a Self-Storage Unit

    Are you constantly feeling like you have too much “stuff”? If you’re like most people, the answer is yes! Whether you’re tired of cramming storage boxes under your bed, or you can’t fit one more thing in your closets, you’ll need to address your lack of home storage sooner rather than later.

    You may have considered renting a nearby storage unit. After all, an estimated one in ten Americans is already doing it.

    But is this the best option? Maybe not.

    On-site garage storage is almost always a far better choice. If you haven’t considered purchasing a portable garage or shed, now is a great time to explore the possibilities. Here are a few reasons why this could be one of the smartest things you do this year.

    Cost of Garage Storage vs. Self-Storage UnitsCost of Garage Storage vs. Self-Storage Units
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