Over the years, many attempts have been made to build a product that will truly protect your automobile or motorcycle. Depending on the value and quality of your vehicle, some products are good enough.  Let’s face it, “you get what you pay for”. If you truly want to protect and preserve your vehicle, choose the Motor Inn™.

CAR COVERS offer some protection, but the actual process of covering and uncovering your vehicle will rub particulate debris and other contaminates on the painted and chromed surfaces causing fine scratches. Also, great care must be taken to store the cover to prevent picking up additional debris that will further scratch these fine surfaces. Car covers hide your treasure.  They offer no corrosion protection and very limited protection against damage and dust.

BUBBLES offer limited protection as well but again, the process of covering and uncovering your vehicle with the top portion of the bubble can cause damage to the painted and chromed surfaces. The manufacturer says that the constant flow of air from the outside of the bubble will dry your car and prevent condensation, but why would you want to bring unheated, or hot humid air into the place that you are storing your vehicle. Driving onto the plastic floor can cause punctures which will eventually allow dampness, insects and rodents to enter the protected space. Access/entry is impossible.

TENT GARAGES offer limited protection against damage and dust but no protection against corrosion.

PLASTIC PANELS SUPPORTED BY SEMI-RIGID FRAMES offer limited protection against damage and dust as well, but again the claim that constant air flow from outside of the enclosure will dry your car and prevent condensation is questionable. Why would you want to bring unheated, or hot humid air into the place that you are storing your vehicle. Driving onto the plastic floor can cause punctures which will eventually allow dampness, insects and rodents to enter the protected space.

The following chart offers a comparison of the level of protection and features provided by the products available today:

PROTECTION Motor Inn® Car Covers Inflatable Bubbles Tent Garage Plastic Panels
Total Protection

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Dust

YES

PARTIAL(1)

YES

NO

YES

Humidity

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Mold/Mildew

YES

NO

PARTIAL(2)

NO

PARTIAL(2)

Accidental Damage

YES

SOME

SOME

SOME

SOME

Rust/Oxidation

YES

NO

PARTIAL(2)

NO

PARTIAL(2)

Scratches

YES

NO

NO

YES

YES

Rodents

YES

NO

PARTIAL(3)

NO

PARTIAL(3)

Insects

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

Birds

YES

YES

YES

NO

YES

Preservation

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Gas Vapor/CO Alarm

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Theft Deterrent

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

8

FEATURES Motor Inn® Car Covers Inflatable Bubbles Tent Garage Plastic Panels

COMPLETELY SEALED

YES

NO

PARTIAL(4)

NO

PARTIAL(4)

Temperature Controlled

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Environment Controlled

YES

NO

PARTIAL(5)

NO

PARTIAL(5)

Sub Floor

YES

NO

PARTIAL(6)

NO

PARTIAL(6)

Leveling

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Uncovered

YES

NO

PARTIAL(7)

NO

PARTIAL(7)

Viewable

YES

NO

PARTIAL(8)

NO

PARTIAL(8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

EASILY ACCESSABLE

YES

NO

NO

PARTIAL(9)

PARTIAL(9)

Large Vehicle Entry Door

YES

NO

NO

YES

PARTIAL(9)

Large Side Entry Door

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Spacious Interior

YES

NO

NO

YES

NO

Plenty of Head Room

YES

NO

NO

YES

NO

 

 

 

 

 

 

THEFT DETERENT

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Home Security Interface

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Wireless Security

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Door Locks

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Door Interlocks

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Smoke Alarms

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Fire Suppression

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VEHICLE PREPARADNESS

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Battery Charger

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Air Compressor

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Air Bag Lift System

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

 

 

 

 

 

 

CUSTOM SIZES AND DESIGNS

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Two Story Lift Designs

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

Parking Garage Designs

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

 

 

 

 

 

 

INDUSTRIAL GRADE MATERIALS

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

LONG LIFE

YES

TEMPORARY

TEMPORARY

TEMPORARY

TEMPORARY

TOTAL PROTECTION

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO

IT’S AN INVESTMENT

YES

NO

NO

NO

NO


                   1  since the car is completely covered, most of the dust is excluded
                   2  the temperature and humidity of the air on the inside is the same as the that on the outside
                   3  rodents can chew thru the flexible plastic panels
                   4  since outside air in constantly flows thru, it is not completely sealed
                   5 the temperature and humidity of the air on the inside is the same as the that on the outside
                   6  these manufacturers use a flexible plastic sheet
                   7  these products do not touch the vehicle
                   8  these manufacturers use flexible somewhat transparent plastic
                   9  flexible panels usually have zippers or Velcro

 
 
 

Finally, the solution that satisfies all your concerns about protecting and enjoying your investment!

 
Just MOTOR INN ®