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What type of storage units should you use?
February 17, 2011
For those of you who may want to move for a short while and do not want to part with your furniture, probably your best bet would be to inquire about climate controlled storage units. Climate controlled storage units are highly recommended for storing all the belongings that you value. These units can adjust to any climate unlike standard storage units, therefore you can store even fine art ant antiques.
For this type of storage units, you are likely to pay slightly more than on the other units available. But just think how good you would feel to know that your precious items are under the right type of cool air or heat that would protect them from tarnish or color fade.
Before you choose a climate controlled storage unit, there are a few things that you need to know. Firstly, there are three different types of climate controlled storage units to choose from:
– Humidity controlled storage unit
– The temperature controlled storage unit + humidity controlled storage unit
– The temperature controlled storage unit
With the humidity controlled unit you can expect it to keep a humidity level of close to 55 degrees which is the type of humidity that you would want to store your art and antiques. Temperature controlled units on the other hand features temperature up to 75 degrees which is also enough for you to store items such as your genuine fur clothing and valuable furniture.
Climate controlled storage unit warehouses differ from ordinary storage facilities in that the security system on the compound is high-tech and very sophisticated ensuring that your items are kept in a safe place. In addition the most of these unit facilities go the extra mile to prevent and keep out any types of rodents and insects from entering your unit and ultimately destroying your items.
Climate controlled storage units are capable of storing everything from your big items which may be subjected to dust and mildew especially if they were stored elsewhere.