Winter Preparation: What to Do with Your Outdoor Items

Winter Preparation: What to Do with Your Outdoor Items
November 28, 2018

For many, winter time means the arrival of snow, ice, and bitter cold temperatures. This chilly weather means people spend less time outside, and more time staying warm by the fire. But that doesn't mean you should forget about protecting all your valuable belongings through this weather. Here are some great tips for winter preparation, and how you can make sure your outdoor items stay safe year-round.

Winter Preparation for Your Vehicles

Let’s face it: Vehicles are one of the priciest investments you make from year to year. Whether you have a large truck that helps you load gear for work, or a motorcycle you take out only on weekends, keeping your vehicle in good shape is important. One of the easiest ways you can do that, even through rough winter weather, is keeping it in a storage building. If you don’t want a storage solution with walls, but you want to keep the snow and ice off your vehicle, this carport from Arrow is versatile and easy to use. This can keep anything from your boat to your car safe. Wind and snow load rated, this carport is designed to withstand accumulate snowfall. The best part is, this will even be handy during the summer when you want to keep your car in the shade and out of those harmful UV rays that can wreak havoc on your paint job. This carport also includes:

  • Galvanized steel roof to protect against corrosion
  • Powder coated 2 in. tube frame
  • Self-drilling screws for easy installation out of the box

Winter preparation is also important for your ATV or snowmobile. The Shed-in-a-Box is a great option to keep your outdoor vehicles safe when space is at a premium. This affordable storage solution has a triple-layer ripstop cover and premium powder coated finish that prevents chipping, peeling, and corrosion. If you’re looking for a heavy-duty storage option with multiple customizations and roof styles, ShelterTech SP Series is an amazing choice. This sturdy, durable storage option is manufactured with galvanized steel and is also wind and snow rated. winter preparation

Store Outdoor Items This Winter

Whether you’re a master gardener, or you just enjoy plenty of quality time in your back yard, there are multiple items that need to be stored away safely for the winter. Part of winter preparation is investing in a quality outdoor storage solution to keep your items in the best condition possible through those bitter cold temperatures. If you are looking for a place to store your garden tools and lawn equipment in the chilly weather, the Versa-Shed is a quality choice with a compact footprint. The self-balancing lid makes it easy to open and gives you to access points to your items. Whether you’re storing your garbage cans or garden supplies, this is an attractive choice at an affordable price. Perhaps you would like a shed with tremendous storage space large enough for a workshop or small warehouse along with your winter storage. The Commander Series Storage Building will keep your outdoor patio furniture and your grill safe from winter’s fury, too. This choice also includes:

  • UV-resistant HDG STEEL panels thicker than standard steel
  • Extra tall walls and high gable steel roof design
  • Pad-lockable large steel door handles


Winter preparation doesn’t have to be complicated when you invest in the right outdoor storage solution. Whether you’re looking for a small shed with compact storage space, or a large customizable unit, you can be assured your items will be safe through heavy snow and rough winter weather.        

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