We were very pleased with the way Windrush Car Storage handled our requests and looked after all of our needs including collecting and delivering the ...
Andrew Lobban, Singapore
We have been extremely impressed by their professionalism, service their responsiveness to our needs at short notice.
Alastair Main, London
It's the 'little' things, like returning calls, researching issues, being available, excellent communication.
Simon McBride, Canada
Lovingly cared for by a truly professional team
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Avoid 'Flat Spotting'
When leaving a car for any length of time longer than a couple of weeks it is important to look after the tyres.
Tyres can develop 'flat spots' at the tread contact patch when standing, bearing the weight of the car for long periods. Hub bearings can ’brinell’ under similar long term static loading, the bearing balls slightly indenting the race which will eventually ruin the bearing.
To eliminate these problems there are three options:
At Windrush Car Storage we have chosen to adopt the first method. Keeping the vehicle mobile and in a natural state allows us to easily exercise the vehicle in a fully maintained condition.
Protect from UV light and Nourish.
Other tyre issues to be aware of when storing your pride and joy for any long period (a month or more) is the perishing of the sidewalls. This is where the rubber can become dry and brittle. The vehicle can then be dangerous to drive as the fabric of the tyre has become weakened. To help prevent this from occurring there are a couple of things which can be done.