A Few Reasons For Choosing Heated Storage


There are plenty of types of storage units to accommodate different storage wants and needs. Just one of the options you can go with when looking for storage is a heated unit. Here are a few good things to consider regarding a heated self-storage unit so you may see some of the important benefits of opting for the heated option: 

You will be more comfortable during colder periods

Something you may truly appreciate after choosing to rent a heated unit is that it can keep you so much more comfortable during colder weather. Many people spend a good amount of time in their storage units. Some people have a lot of boxes they want to sort through in the unit. Other people may use it for merchandise, so they will spend plenty of time in the unit pulling out items as customers have ordered them. Sometimes, parents hide their children's gifts in the units and some of them may need to be assembled, so the parents will put them together in the unit. No matter what your reasons are for being in your own unit, you would rather be at a comfortable temperature than be very cold the whole time. 

You can prevent damage from happening to some types of items

There are many types of items that can end up being damaged when they are exposed to very cold temperatures, especially for extended periods of time. Some of the types of things that can end up being damaged and even completely ruined by being kept in a very cold storage unit can include: 

  • Wood furniture

  • Leather

  • Many types of upholstery 

  • Many types of fabric

  • Electronics, including TVs, game consoles, and DVD players

  • Musical instruments like woodwind instruments, guitars, and many others

  • Plastic parts and items

You can keep your things safer from other types of threats

When someone puts their items in a storage unit that doesn't have any type of climate control, their things will still be much safer than if they were stored in one of many other types of places. However, there is even more of an advantage to going with a heated unit. Since a heated unit is to be kept at a certain temperature, there will be even more attention paid to keeping it properly sealed. This can do an even better job of keeping out other threats like moisture and pests that could damage items.

Contact a storage facility near you for more information about heated storage


2 May 2022

Keeping Your Storage Unit Clean

After we moved into a smaller home, we realized that a lot of our stuff would need to be moved into a storage unit. Unfortunately, after we moved things into our storage space, we realized that it was going to be pretty tough to keep clean. To keep our stuff from getting damaged, we decided to go through our unit, organize our things into boxes, and try hard to keep it organized. However, after a series of trials and errors, we were able to figure out a system that worked for us, and our unit is still clean. Check out this blog to learn more about tidying up your storage unit.