Advantage of Temperature Controlled Storage

What is Temperature Controlled Storage?

Storage that is kept heated and cooled to stay within a temperature range.  Typically, not below 55 degrees or above 85 degrees, but can vary depending on the facility.

 

Benefits of Temperature Controlled Storage.

Moisture and warmth combine to create a perfect environment for mold to thrive.  During the hot and humid summer months, temperature controlled units are that are cooled by air conditioning units also remove a majority of the humidity from the air, thus protecting your belongings from the damaging moisture as well as the heat.

During the winter months, electronics and other belongings sensitive to freezing temperatures are protected from the elements.  Although, humidity is lower during the cold months, any moisture that might remain in the air could potentially condensate and freeze on your belongings.  Experts also suggest that freezing cold temperatures could shorten the battery life of electronics.

List of items that are suggested to be stored in temperature controlled storage:

  • Comics
  • Coins
  • Wine
  • Stamps
  • Artwork
  • Paperwork
  • Electronics
  • Tools (To prevent rusting on motors and blades)