Depending on the items you are storing, you may benefit from the use of a self storage unit with a controlled temperature and humidity. While a climate controlled facility can be helpful during storage, it isn’t always necessary. For help deciding whether a climate controlled facility is best for you, keep reading this post.
A climate-controlled storage unit will maintain a temperature between 55-78 degrees. According to industry standards, this range is best for protecting your items from damage. A climate controlled facility will protect your items from any drastic fluctuations in temperature. Humidity is also controlled and will retain a level of humidity that won’t dry out you belongings, but will also work to prevent mold growth.
Before placing your items into storage, it is important to understand which items require being stored in a climate controlled storage unit. Any items that are sensitive to extreme fluctuations in temperature require the use of a climate controlled storage unit rental. Typically, renters store the following items in a climate controlled storage unit:
If you are looking for a long-term storage solution, you may want to consider a climate controlled storage unit even if you are not storing temperature sensitive items. Without a climate controlled storage unit, your storage unit and items inside will be subject to seasonal temperatures. Overtime, this can directly impact the quality of your items. This is especially important if you live in a location with extreme seasons.
Our storage facilities offer various sized climate controlled storage unit rentals. Do you need help finding the ideal storage unit size for your situation? Contact a store manager today!
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