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Do you need to Rent Garage Storage Space or have Garage Storage Space that you want to rent out?

On this site buyers and sellers of Garage Storage Space can advertise (Free!) for Rental Space to store that extra car, boat, RV, motorcycle, workshop or whatever.

Your neighbors will pay for convenience and if you have an empty garage they can rent that is just around the corner or even near public tranporataion, it’s far more convenient than tracking down one of those storage places or parking in a public lot that may not be as convenient or safe. Local handymen (or women) may want to store tools or supplies in a garage close to where they work.

Another source of potential renters are the owners of classic cars. Many people who own classic cars either live in high population areas where it's diffifult to find an extra garage space or already have their garage occupied with their primary vehicles.

With any rental, we recommend inquiring with your Home Owners Association, landlord and insurance company to find how to protect yourself and the renter.   Finally, do some research in your area. Search for garages on this site and others to find the market rate and then.

Get Started with our tips below...

How to get started...for Owners

Step 1 – Clean up the garage

Step 2 – Take some pictures

Step 3 – Set your price. This will vary based on several factors like the size, location and amenities offered

Step 4 -  Get a lease agreement and protect yourself by requiring your renter to have insurance

Step 5 - Post your garage on RentMyGarage.com

Step 6 - Like us on Facebook RentMyGarage Facebook Page

Renters have many options for storage space. There are outdoor storare lots, private covered storage, and even indoor storage units provier by commercial factilties. All are welcome to post their garages or commercial facilities on RentMyGarage.com

Tips for Owners

Owners may want to consider installing an internet enabled garage door opener. This will allow you to open the garage door remotely if you are at work or on vacation and the renter needs access without a key.

Owners may also want to consider installing a camera for additional security. A loud alarm or siren, while reactive, will stop an intruder in their tracks and send them packing. If you have an existing alarm on your home, you may be able to add the garage to you system with minimal cost and peace of mind for your renter. Renters may be more than willing to pay a little extra for the added security. 

If you do not plan to install a professional monitoring system you can consider a DIY garage security solution. Some are a basic as triggering an alarm if the door is opened while the system is enabled.

If your garage has windows, consider putting up curtains, blinds or frosting the windows to prevent others from seeing what's in the garage.

Motion sensing lights will also deter curious onlookers.

If you have power garage door opener, lockdown the release handle. You can remove the string attached to the handle or use a plastic zip tie to protect the release handle from being opened.

Garage Flooring - If your garage floor is in good shape or you want to protect it, there are many options available to you. There are floor paints and epoxies that can be purchased at your local hardware or big box retailer. If you want a more durable solution you can have a floor professionally rolled out or have tiles installed. These can also be DIY options with some skill and preparation. In any case, its a good idea to protect your floor and your investment especially if you will be renting to someone who has a car boat or any other motorized vehicle.



Renters have many options for storage space. There are outdoor storare lots, private covered storage, and even indoor storage units provier by commercial factilties. All are welcome to post their garages or commercial facilities on RentMyGarage.com


For Renters...Where ever you decide to store your vehicles, make sure your car is properly prepared. Here are a few tips...

 1.    Change all the fluids including the oil, brake fluid and coolant. These fluids can damage your car if left for prolonged period of time. You also don’t want it to leak on the garage floor.

2. Top off your gas tank. This will reduce the amount of moisture in your task and pervert the tank from rust and leakage. It will also prevent the tank's seals from dry rot out. Consider a fuel stabilizer.

3. Disconnect the battery. While a car is in storage, the battery will lose a charge. Try to drive the car for 15 minutes every few weeks. This will help maintain the battery and the car lubricated. You may also want to invest in a trickle charger.

4.Tire care. Cars that sit idle on its tires over a long period of time will develop flat spots, which means you will need new tires. This can be more of an issue in colder climates. As previously mentioned, if you're able to drive the vehicle for about 20 minutes every few weeks you'll be much better off.
The easiest precaution you can take to prevent tire damage is getting your tires rotated and over-inflated. However, over the long term this won't do for protection. In long-term cases, it's a good idea to raise your car up on jack stands and removing the wheels if possible.

5. Remove or raise the windshield wipers. The rubber on the windshield wipers can start to stick to your windshield overtime. One way to prevent this is by placing a plastic cover between the windshield and wipers. But the ideal is to remove the wipers entirely or lift them up and away from the windsheild.

6. Prevent dust, dirt, and unwanted guests from getting inside. Dust and dirt can potenitally damage your car's components, while pests like rodents and insects can wreak havoc in the interior. The best way to prevent the outside from getting inside your car is to use a car cover. At the very least, you should try to plug any openings, particularly your tailpipe. Dont forget to remove it before starting the car!  If you're particularly concerned with keeping your car in top condition and are renting an interior car storage unit with electrical access, consider a car storage bubble. These devices use a small electric fan to inflate a clear plastic capsule like CarCapsule that envelopes the car, offering protection for your vehicle, and are commonly used for the storage of exotic and collector cars.

7. Release your parking brake. If you leave your parking brake pads on for too long, they can fuse with the rotors. While it may sound safe to engage the parking brake while storing the vehicle for a long period of time, the threat of fusion outweighs any added safety. Stick rubber chocks under the wheels. These prevent movement better than the parking brake.

8. Do I need insurance for a car that's in storage? Maybe you're putting your car in storage while you travel on business or you're a snowbird who only uses your car part of the year. There are several reasons why you might consider dropping your insurance while you're not using it. But is it a prudent to do so? Does it make sense to cancel the insurance on your car while it's in storage? You may realize some near-term savings by not paying a monthly insurance premium for your stored car. But you might want to consider the downside of canceling a policy and review options to modify your coverage instead.

THE CONS OF CANCELING COVERAGE Canceling your coverage creates a gap in your insurance history that may put you in a high-risk category with your insurer. As a result, you have to pay a higher premium when you decide to reinstate your policy later on. If your car is uninsured, you'd also be responsible for anything that happened to the vehicle while in storage. If lighting were to strike the garage or some other misfortune were to take place, you'd likely have to pay out of pocket to repair the car. Also, you may not even have the option to drop your policy at all. For example, the Insurance Information Institute says that, if you have a car payment, your lender may require you to hold insurance as a condition of your loan.



If you have a car that will be kept in storage for a month or more, you may be able to suspend your liability and collision coverages, which are both driving-related and, instead, maintain only comprehensive coverage on the car in storage. Comprehensive coverage helps pay to repair vehicle damage from things like theft, fire or hail — still possible while your car is in storage. You may notice a lower premium if you change your policy, because you'd only be paying for a single coverage. In addition, you'd prevent yourself from having a lapse in coverage that could result in higher costs in the future. Keep in mind, however, that if you are financing the vehicle in storage, your auto lender may require both collision and comprehensive coverage until the loan is paid off. Some insurance companies may require your vehicle to be in storage for a minimum number of days before they will approve your request for the reduced coverage (for example, a 30-day minimum). Don't take your car out even for a short ride while the liability coverage on your policy is suspended, because you wouldn't be covered if you had an accident or damaged someone's property while you were driving. Keep the car snug in its storage spot, and then simply set a reminder to revert to your former coverage levels when you expect to need the vehicle again.



Boat Storage
 One of the least expensive ways to protect your boat from the elements while it's out of the water is to rent a garage. Not only is this an inexpensive option, but they're also plentiful and available almost anywhere, including nearby lakes, rivers, bays, the ocean and your home. The downside to storing your boat in a garage is that it may not fit. At minimum, you'll likely require a 10x15 garage rental space for your boat. The minimum dimensions for a 2 car garage should be 20'x20' and to make extra space to get in and out of the car, it is recommended to go with 24'x24' or larger. If your boat is 10 feet wide and 30 feet long, it won't fit inside a standard garage. Outdoor boat storage on a parking pad is another option .
Although some garages can be large and handle a modest range of boat sizes, some boats are simply too large to fit into a garage. Fortunately, some boat storage locations will allow you to store your boat inside a larger space. This can be a huge perk in areas that commonly experience extreme weather, particularly during the winter or long periods of precipitation.

A common way to store boats is to keep them on a lift, sometimes at a marina dock near he water. Some of these spaces may include a roof to keep your boat safe from the rain. Storage facilities near lakes, rivers, and the ocean are more likely to offer these kinds of spaces than those further from bodies of water. While this may be a convenient way to keep your boat short-term between uses, it is expensive for long-term boat storage. Your boat will also be exposed to the elements and in danger of damage from major storms. Renting a garage near a lake can offer you a convenient and safe place to store your boat.

Prepare Your Boat for Storage

Preparing your boat for winter or long-term storare can be as important if not more important than preparing your car. Most likely, you wont be able to run over to the garage where your boat is stored to start it up so take these addiotnal steps to prepare your boat.

1. Your boat's engine is paramount. Get it up and running, and make sure everything is moving smoothly, tightening up any parts that are loose or wobbly. Then disconnect the fuel line and let it run until it stops. Make sure the propeller shaft is well lubricated—you might want to just go ahead and re-lubricate it anyway. The next step is to flush the system out with the correct flush. Consult the owner's manual to see which kit is correct for your model. Don't forget that the cooling system requires flushing as well. Afterwards, make sure to drain the engine of any water. onsider using a fuel stablizer and follow the instrunctions carefully.

2. Remove the battery and store with a trickle charger

3. Make all repairs before you put the boat in storage and do a walk-around with the landload to make sure and pre-existing damage has been documented. Genrally, repairs on a boat should be done as soon as possible but in some situations waiting under the end of the season is the only practical option.

4. Clean the boat throughly, inside and out.

5. Cover your boat. Dust and debris can wreak havoc on a boats exterior and components. The cover should fit the boat properly to prevent moisture and mildew.  

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