Any metal exposed to outside conditions is prone to rust, and if you are concerned whether your precious squat rack that’s going to change your fitness levels would rust badly when left outside, it would indeed rust.
Will weights rust in garage?
Barbells, steel plates and racks will rust in a temperature controlled gym. In a garage where moisture and sweat is cranked up to a thousand, the rusting process happens even faster. Now the good news. Rust on your equipment is easily preventable in your garage gym.
Should I buy a squat rack?
Buying a squat rack can be one of the most important purchases you can make for your gym. The squat is one of the most important lifts you can perform after all. By determining the type of workouts you want to achieve and what will fit in your space, you’ll be able to find an option that is right for you.
How do I protect my barbell from rust?
Prepare a spray bottle that contains a mixture of water and dissolved baking soda; the exact ratio of water to baking soda doesn’t matter, but the more of the latter you get in there, the better. You’ll spray this on your barbell to neutralize the acidic vinegar and prevent flash rusting.