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Storage of Caddis Rapid Screenhouse Shelter

What is the best way to store the Caddis Rapid Screenhouse Shelter for an extended period of time such as through the winter months?

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@Frontcaboose50 

Thanks for reaching out!

While it doesn't look like the Caddis website has any instructions on the storage of their products, if you are looking for information specific to their shelters you can reach out to them directly through their Contact Us page.

That being said, we are able to speak to some best practices for the general storage of items like your shelter. Here are a couple of the top considerations:

  • Make sure your shelter is completely dry before putting it away for the season. Allowing it to air dry will help prevent mold, mildew, corrosion, rust and other issues impacting long term performance.
  • Keeping it in a cool, dry environment. Heat and moisture are really hard on gear so any time you can keep those away from your shelter the better off you'll be.
  • While it may not apply to your shelter, if you're able to achieve storage of your product without compressing the fabric that can be beneficial. Creasing the material and the pressure that can be applied when stuffing it into a bag can put stress on the fabric and the durable water repellent applied to it.

For more useful information related to storing tents, we encourage you to check out this Expert Advice article, How to Store a Tent

Hopefully this helps, thanks!

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