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How To Store Your Trampoline For Winter

Is it winter in the area of the country in which you live? What did you do with your above ground or in-ground trampoline to get it ready for the snow? We have tips for how to store your trampoline for winter because you want it to be useful and like-new when summer 2021 comes around, right?

If you own a large trampoline, you may want to consider dismantling it to store it indoors. If you have an in-ground trampoline you can cover it with a winter cover or you can remove the jump mat and springs and store them for the snowy months.

Inclement weather and snow and ice can damage the jump mat and the weight of it can cause sagging and damage to the springs and mat, too.

Protecting your trampoline during the winter requires foresight and planning. It may seem like a headache, but the time you take now will protect your investment later.

How To Store Your Trampoline For Winter

Here are some of the issues with storing the trampoline for the winter.

  1. Not enough space
  2. Not enough time to take it apart and put it back together
  3. Not enough man power to take apart and reassemble

Remember… the time you take now will prevent any winter-related issues later.

Covers are very useful for protecting your trampoline in the winter. It will protect the mat and springs BUT if there is too much snow and ice and standing water, it could damage the structure. You will want to pay attention to the trampoline and brush it off if it gets covered with snow.

Store the trampoline jump mat and springs in a cool, dry place. Make certain it is not wet and keep the trampoline pads dry. Keep rodents away from the tramoline becae they can quickly damage it when they make your trampoline their new winter home.

Call us if you have any questions about trampolines — inground or above ground — give us a call! We can answer any other questions you have about a trampoline purchase — inground or above ground.

If you’re thinking about getting an above ground or an inground trampoline this year, give us a call. Let’s talk about the best trampoline for you, your family and your budget.

How To Store Your Trampoline For Winter

Depending on where you live, it doesn’t seem like winter is on its way, but for many parts of the country it will arrive. You will want to know how to store your trampoline for winter so it isn’t damaged by the harsh weather and we have ways to do just that.

You don’t typically want to leave your trampoline outdoors all winter long. In fact, if you live in an area of the country that is rainy and cold in the autumn, it might be time to consider packing it up for winter. Inclement weather can wreak havoc on the trampoline and its jump pad.

Because you’ve made the investment in a trampoline you certainly want to protect it so it is ready to use the next year when good weather comes around.

How To Store Your Trampoline For Winter

Storing a trampoline in the winter involves foresight and planning when you purchased it. Did you know where you can put it for the winter? Do you have a garage or storage shed or even a covered, protect from the elements area on a porch or carport? It may seem easier — and it is easier — to not worry about it in the winter, but that means you may be facing repairs and replacement of parts when you want to use it the next spring. Don’t do that to yourself!

Inground trampolines can either be packed away or covered with a safety cover. If you opt to leave it in the ground and leave the jump mat on you will want to remove layers of snow so it doesn’t get too weighed down during the winter.

An above ground trampoline will require some dissassembling in order to store it. It may be a task that will require the help of friends and family. Hey, why not turn it into a party! Then you can extend the invitation to them to help put it back together the next season and they get first dibs on jumping on it!

No matter where you store your trampoline in the winter keep it safe from moisture and from rodents wanting to burrow into the trampoline spring pads for the winter.

You definitely can leave the metal frame of your trampoline intact and remove only the jump mat and spring pad covers. If you do that, consider covering the frame to keep it from the elements and secure it so it doesn’t blow away if there is a storm.

Call us if you have any questions about trampolines — inground or above ground — give us a call! We can answer any other questions you have about a trampoline purchase — inground or above ground.

If you’re thinking about getting an above ground or an inground trampoline this year, give us a call. Let’s talk about the best trampoline for you, your family and your budget.

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