Perks of Covered Storage for Vehicles With Your Insurance

Published on 3/28/2024

Insurance companies prefer vehicles to be covered, meaning stored in a secured and enclosed area, for several reasons:

1. Reduced Risk of Damage: Covered storage protects vehicles from weather-related damage such as hail, sun exposure, and wind-blown debris, reducing the risk of costly repairs or total loss.

2. Lower Theft Risk: Vehicles stored in covered areas are less likely to be stolen or vandalized compared to those left in open areas, leading to lower insurance claims.

3. Preservation of Value: Covered storage helps preserve the vehicle's condition, which can maintain its value over time, benefiting both the owner and the insurance company in case of a claim.

4. Compliance with Policy Requirements: Some insurance policies require vehicles to be stored in covered areas when not in use, and failing to comply could lead to coverage issues.

5. Prevention of Non-Covered Damage: Insurance policies may not cover certain types of damage if the vehicle is not stored properly, so covered storage helps ensure full coverage in case of a claim.

If you’re looking for a storage unit in North Texas, give us a call at Across The Tracks Storage at 903-294-9634.