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Is it a bad idea to store chemicals in hallway closet in the apartment? I don't have a garage. I do have a small patio but gets hot during the day. I work out of my SUV, but also not sure if it is a bad idea to store chemicals in there, where it gets hot.

Does chemicals vapor or smell seep through the bottle? Thanks
 

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Store in dark cool place. Or at least room temperature. Especially the hydrogen peroxide. Keep lids on tight.
 

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Is it a bad idea to store chemicals in hallway closet in the apartment? I don't have a garage. I do have a small patio but gets hot during the day. I work out of my SUV, but also not sure if it is a bad idea to store chemicals in there, where it gets hot.

Does chemicals vapor or smell seep through the bottle? Thanks
If you've got a storage room off the patio, that might be better in case of accidental spills or leaks. The heat of an exposed patio would, I think, degrade the chems quickly. Keeping them inside may be ideal as far as 'cool dry place' is concerned, but especially if you've got kids or pets that might get into them it may pose a slight accidental exposure hazard. If you do keep them in a hall closet, try to put them in something like a Rubbermaid storage tote or a Playmate cooler to keep them contained.
 
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If you've got a storage room off the patio, that might be better in case of accidental spills or leaks. The heat of an exposed patio would, I think, degrade the chems quickly. Keeping them inside may be ideal as far as 'cool dry place' is concerned, but especially if you've got kids or pets that might get into them it may pose a slight accidental exposure hazard. If you do keep them in a hall closet, try to put them in something like a Rubbermaid storage tote or a Playmate cooler to keep them contained.

I like the Rubbermaid tote idea. I will do that one thanks.