Boat Storage in Dallas, Texas

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FAQs about boat storage in Dallas

How much does it cost to rent boat storage in Dallas?

On average a Neighbor boat storage unit in Dallas costs $180 per month.

What is the most popular boat storage rental in Dallas?

15x15 spaces are the most frequently booked boat storage type in Dallas.

What is the cheapest boat storage space in Dallas?

In the past 24 hours, the cheapest boat storage spaces in Dallas were priced $71/month, $73/month, and $75/month.

Who is the most highly rated boat storage provider in Dallas?

Based off ratings from real Neighbor customers, the best boat storage providers in Dallas were Frank H, Kyle R, and Demi M.

How can I find boat storage near me in Dallas?

On a large screen, our map view can help you find boat storage space just down the street.

Also, our comprehensive list of available Neighbor boat storage spaces in Dallas is a great place to start.

How much storage do I need?

As a rule of thumb, a 5x5 will fit one piece of furniture or several boxes, a 5x10 will fit the contents of a 1-bedroom apartment, a 10x10 will fit the contents of a small home, a 10x15 will fit the contents of a 2-3 bedroom home, a 10x20 will fit the contents of a 4 bedroom home, and a 20x20 will fit a lot more.

How much space do I need to store a vehicle?

Motorcycles and other small vehicles generally require a 5x10 storage space while most cars and trucks will fit within a 10x20. For larger trailers, RVs, and other vehicles you will likely need to pull out the measuring tape as they can require anywhere from 10x40 to 20x60 spaces.

Do I need climate-controlled storage?

We recommend climate controlled storage for most electronics, collectibles, personal items (books, clothing, and photos), and sensitive materials (glass, leather, and metal).

If you live in a dry climate, climate control isn't as much of a concern, though you should still consider temperature's effect on your items.

Should I winterize my vehicle before storing?

If you expect freezing temperatures during the period that you plan to store your vehicle, you should definetely consider winterizing your vehicle before storing to prevent unecessary harm to your vehicle.

Boat Storage in Dallas

About Dallas, Texas

Dallas was initially developed as a result of major railroad lines crossing through the area. With its major railroad lines, five interstate highways, and the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas maintains its legacy as a hub of transportation. In addition to such a vast transportation network, Dallas is home to many Fortune 500 companies as well as colleges and universities.

Outdoor Destinations near Dallas

Dallas is home to many private marinas and clubs, but there are also many public, year-round boat launches that let you enjoy Dallas' surrounding lakes. Find yourself at Lake Lewisville, where you can choose from 12 boat ramps to start your day on the lake. Or head to Lake Grapevine, a place with beautiful shorelines and two marinas where you can relax after a day of fun. If you're looking for a particularly scenic weekend on the lake, Possum Kingdom Lake is worth the trip. It boasts approximately 17,000 acres and has over 300 miles of shoreline, giving you plenty of room to explore.

Boat Storage Amenities

Storing your boat at a local marina in Dallas can be convenient, but can prove to be pricey especially if you are not a frequent boater. Neighbor's boat storage units offer more affordable indoor and outdoor storage options,. Outdoor storage will be least expensive and sufficient for many boat owners, especially if you have a boat cover or it's shrink wrapped. Indoor boat storage will be more expensive, but will protect your watercraft from sun damage and weather. When looking at storage units, consider how you would access the space and if it provides enough room for you to back up or pull through the boat trailer.

Storage Sizing

For boat storage in Dallas, TX, you'll want at least a 10x15 self storage unit. Depending on the length of your boat and the trailer tongue, you may want to find a 10x20 or 10x30 size. You may be able to fit small jet skis or other watercraft into a drive-up 10x10 unit. In addition to width and length, you'll also want to consider the height of indoor spaces. You'll want to measure the total height of your boat and confirm the height of the storage unit with your host. Traditional garages can often fit smaller boats, but taller garages and warehouses can accommodate tall boats.

Long-term Storage

You'll want to make sure you've properly maintained and winterized your boat before storing it long-term, to ensure your boat runs smoothly once you take it out of storage. Be sure to fill the gas tank, change the oil, and you may consider using a fuel stabilizer. Remove batteries to prevent long-term damage. Even if you're storing your boat indoors, a boat cover helps keep the interior clean and can help protect it from extreme heat or cold. Don't forget to remove any perishable liquids or items from the boat.

Weather in Dallas

If storing your boat in Dallas, knowing the general weather by month can help you decide if you want indoor or outdoor storage. July and August are the hottest months in the Dallas area with an average high of 96 degrees F, while January is the coldest month with average lows of 37 degrees F. Humidity in the summer is fairly high, reaching 66% on average.

Dallas Boat Storage Pricing

Generally, self storage prices in Dallas, TX tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices are highest in September, and lowest in November.

Repair Shops around Dallas

Dallas has many highly-rated boat repair shops in the area. Dallas Boat Service, Vic's Marine, and Larry's Automotive & Marine are all great options to repair boats or other vehicles near Dallas.

Dallas Boating Laws and Regulations

Texas boating laws require all vessels, including canoes and kayaks, to be equipped with one Type I, II, III or V wearable personal floatation device (PFD) for each person on board. Vessels 16 feet and longer, excluding canoes and kayaks, must be equipped with one Type IV throwable PFD in addition to the previously mentioned wearable PFDs for each person onboard.

About Neighbor

Neighbor's platform connects hosts in Dallas, TX with unused boat storage or parking space on residential or commercial properties with renters looking to store or park boats, watercraft, vehicles, and other items. On average, Neighbor boat storage spaces are 50% cheaper than traditional boat storage and can offer additional convenience, safety, and protection with automated billing, verified hosts, and liability protections. We're confident that we can help you find the closest, safest, and cheapest boat storage in Dallas!