Are you considering self storage? You have a choice to make: traditional self storage or climate-controlled storage. The answer comes down to the kind of items you're storing. If you've ever wondered what items need climate-controlled storage, this is the guide for you.
On this page, the experts at Stor-It cover all of the essentials that should be stored in a climate-controlled unit. If you have questions, we have answers. Read on so you never have to ask, “Do I need climate-controlled storage?” again.
Why would you need a climate-controlled storage unit? By controlling temperature and humidity, climate-controlled storage keeps items in the best condition possible.
With that said, it's also more expensive than traditional storage. So, should you spring for the royal treatment? Here are a few general things to consider before booking.
First and foremost, you should store any extremely expensive items in a climate-controlled unit. Think about how you ship expensive items and apply the same reasoning to storage: If it's valuable, you will take the extra precautionary measures to ensure it's being shipped (or stored) in a way that keeps it safe and well-preserved.
Next, consider the alternative — traditional, non-climate-controlled storage — in your particular situation. In certain climates, traditional storage can let in traces of the weather, which can lead to items cracking in the winter or developing mildew in the summer.
One of the biggest advantages of climate-controlled storage units is that they maintain a steady temperature year-round, so your belongings aren't exposed to rises, drops, or the elements.
Here are a few categories that will do much better in climate-controlled space:
Whether you need climate-controlled storage or traditional storage, our team here at Stor-It has you covered. As Idaho's oldest and largest self-storage provider, we own and operate 14 self-storage locations across Southern Idaho (with more coming soon). At our Boise Gowen Road location we have an extensive selection of climate-controlled storage units. There, and at our remaining locations, you'll find an abundance of traditional storage units, as well as covered and uncovered parking options. Plus, we offer FREE locks, 24/7 gated access, and packing and moving supplies available for sale. It's these benefits and more that make us the top choice for climate-controlled storage and traditional storage in the Gem State.
Curious to learn more about the benefits of climate-controlled storage? Visit our blog and FAQ pages for additional storage guidance, or contact us directly to have your questions answered. Ready to book with our team here at Stor-It? Follow the links above to learn more and book online with us today!