A lot of storage facilities these days now offer climate controlled units to clients who wish added protection for their valuables. Storage units that are climate controlled are impervious to the heat of summer and the sub zero temperatures during the winter. These units can be tuned to maintain a certain temperature. On top of climate controlled storage units being very well insulated and apart of having controllable temperature you can also control the level of humidity inside the unit. Although, climate controlled units are marginally expensive as compared to the standard ones the added features and benefits are well worth the cost.
Virtully impenetrable construction is one of the many benefits of a climate controlled storage unit. And as already stated above are very well insulated. Your stored items will be protected from any changes in humidity and the outside weather due to the insulation. Regular units will offer only basic protection such as weather. The climate controlled units protect your stored items from dew buildup, Moisture buildup leading to dampness and frost that occur as the elements roll in the outside.
An added benefit of opting for climate controlled storage units is the protection from insects and wildlife. Most storage units are usually built for the purpose of having a place to store your items and keep it safe from the elements. Some have features that protect your items safe from rodents but they will never make one that is insect proof. If you leave your items stored for some time in regular storage units it will most likely be infested with bugs of be ridden with rodents the time you open it.
The insulation helps in keeping those insects and rodents outside the unit where they should be. Some storage facilities have the option to provide pest control services to further drive away those property destroying pests.
When you are finally going to opt for a climate controlled storage unit just remember to let the staff know your desired temperature and they will set it for you. If you don’t have a temperature for them to set, they will automatically set it to a standard temperature, just keep in mind different facilities have different standard temperatures. This is usually not a problem for regular items but if you wish to store temperature sensitive items make sure to tell them the specific temperature.Additionally ensure that your agreement advises not enable them to mess with your set temperature at whatever point they feel it is proper or helpful for them.