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Old 12-30-2020, 01:47 PM   #1
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Temporary Storage Question

Hi All,

I am travelling to PA from CA and plan to house my MH in enclosed, heated (54 degrees) storage facility for the months of Feb and March.

I'd be interested in feedback on your top couple of thoughts on what I should do in preparation for this storage.

We'll remove all food and run the engine/generator every 2-3 weeks to be sure that all is good there, but what else should I be considering with this short term storage?

Thanks in advance...always appreciate the brain trust of this group!
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Old 12-30-2020, 01:57 PM   #2
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Disconnnect Battery. Caution running generator indoors.
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Will you have access to power to keep your batteries charged? If so, then you won’t have to disconnect them.
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Thanks!
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Old 12-30-2020, 05:20 PM   #5
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Mice like warm places too.

We have stored cars every winter for decades. The only year we had mouse damage was the year we stored them in a heated space. Mouse traps are super cheap compared to trying to get mouse urine out of the air ducts. Just saying...
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Great! Thank you!
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Just curious, will the MH be 'winterized' during the 2 months?

The thought came to mind in the event that your 54 degree enclosed storage heat source fails for a period of time (power outage, winter storm damage, etc.).

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Winterize the rig. Power failures happen and you can't count on there being 54 degrees of temp 24/7 in the Northeast during the winter months.
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Does the storage facility have a fire alarm and/or a fire suppression system, if not do you have adequate insurance?
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Old 12-30-2020, 06:37 PM   #10
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Great questions! Thanks!
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I hadn't planned on winterizing the rig...but a good thought! Thanks!
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