How Should I Store Batteries?

by William Garmany

Batteries are used every day and you want to make sure that you get the most life out of them. Proper storage of batteries is important to you because you want to make sure that the batteries have as much of their life left as possible when you are ready to use them. The refrigerator and freezer are not the best place to keep batteries, as the humidity will actually shorten the life of the battery.


Keep batteries in the original container when not in use.


Store batteries facing the same direction.


Keep the batteries at room temperature. The best temperature for batteries is the same temperature range that works for you.


Remove batteries from devices that will not be used for 30 days or more.

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