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4 Benefits of Climate-Controlled Storage

When it comes to storing items, people want to ensure the items are returned to them in the same condition that they left them. That’s the whole point of storage. However, often, when stored in personal garages, attics, and basements, items are damaged due to outside conditions. Climate, humidity, dust, and mold all can play a part in the destruction of your items. Consider looking at some climate-controlled storage containers to protect your items. Here, we have listed four benefits of climate-controlled storage. 

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High Humidity Climate

High humidity leads to an increased risk of mildew, rust, mold, possibilities of pests, and other problems. Keeping your items in a climate-controlled storage container will protect against the moisture in the air and keep your items dry and mold-free. 

Long Periods of Storage

If you plan to keep your items in storage for long intervals of time or aren’t sure how long you might leave them there, then a climate-controlled container is a good idea. The longer your items sit in storage, the more likely they would be affected by weather changes in your local area. To protect against the rain, extreme heat, and extreme cold that may come with the changing seasons, keep your items securely stored in a climate-controlled unit. 

Temperature Sensitive Items

Certain items are more susceptible to the elements than others. If you’ve got wooden antiques, paintings and artwork, electronics, and tech items in storage, protection against abrupt temperature changes may be necessary. The last thing you want is to see plastics melted or dampness that causes mold in your unit. Climate controlled storage containers keep an even internal temperature all year round and shield your products from the outside elements.

Protection from Dust

The climate-controlled storage units are stored in locations protected from outside weather and debris but are also stored in such a way that minimizes dust. They are specially sealed and organized to minimize any outside intrusions, no matter how small. Your items will be intact and dust-free, just as you left them.  

Your items are much safer with a climate-controlled storage unit than without. Regardless of what you are storing, it is important to keep products safe from the elements. Maintaining your precious items' condition is easy to do with storage units. Make sure to research each unit and ask an expert whether it will be able to keep your items dry, dust and mold-free. 

Learn more about using shipping containers for storage and some additional benefits. 


Author: Candace Archie