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For those of you who live in a cold winter climate, a battery will last longer when kept inside a garage that is warmer than the outside temperature. Charge any battery 100 percent before putting it in storage. There was a time when it was detrimental to leave an auto battery sitting on a concrete floor, as it would slowly discharge. However, this is no longer an issue because polypropylene battery cases today provide excellent electrical insulation.