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Climate Controlled Storage

At Life Storage, we offer storage environments that meet the needs of the items you will store. In addition to storage unit size, think about the items you're storing and how long they will be in storage. Will you need climate control? Find your answers here.

  • Climate Controlled Storage Units

    Think of climate controlled storage units as "temperature controlled" – cooled in the summer and heated in the winter.

    • Helps protect valuables from extreme temperature fluctuations that can damage wood furniture, electronics, plastic and wax.
    • Keeps you comfortable if you visit your storage spaces frequently.

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  • Humidity Controlled Storage Units

    Humidity controlled storage units adjust the humidity of the air inside your space to maintain safe levels of moisture regardless of temperature fluctuations.

    • Humidity control reduces likelihood of mold and mildew growth, metal rust, paper rot, etc.
    • Ideal for storing valuable documents, furniture, electronics, etc.
    • Superior to portable dehumidifiers or packaged moisture control products.

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  • Heated Storage Units

    In cold winter climates, heated storage spaces help protect your stored items from the effects of even the coldest temperatures.

    • Temperatures inside the storage space are carefully monitored during the cold months and heated to help preserve your belongings.
    • Keeps you warmer and more comfortable when you visit your storage unit.

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  • Air Cooled Storage Units

    Air cooled spaces are cooled by air blown through water vapor to lower the temperature.

    • Ideal for belongings that can't withstand high temperatures, but are tolerant of slightly higher humidity levels.
    • Consider an air cooled space for furniture, plastics, glass, pottery, wax, and most woods.
    • Keeps you cooler and more comfortable when you visit your storage unit.
  • Air Conditioned Storage Units

    For the hottest climates, air conditioned storage spaces cool and help protect your valuable items from the effects of extreme heat.

    • HVAC cooling lowers the temperature to safer levels for valuables sensitive to heat.
    • Consider air conditioned spaces for household furniture, files and boxes, metals, plastics, glass, pottery and wax.
    • Keeps you cool and more comfortable when you visit your storage unit.

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  • Traditional Storage Units

    Traditional storage units are our most popular choice for storage. Suitable for the types of items you would be comfortable storing in a typical household garage.

    • For storing items not susceptible to heat or cold temperature fluctuations.
    • Many traditional storage units provide the convenience of drive-up access. See the benefits of drive-up access.

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Do you need climate controlled storage?

If you're unsure which climate would be best for your items, our Storage Climate Recommendation Guide can help! Click the tabs below and learn which climate is best for your belongings.

What is the ideal storage environment for Electronics?
Items Traditional Climate Controlled Humidity Controlled
DVDs Not Recommended Recommended Acceptable
CDs Not Recommended Recommended Acceptable
Vinyl Records Not Recommended Recommended Acceptable
XBOX/ Playstation Not Recommended Recommended Acceptable
Laptop/ Computer Not Recommended Recommended Acceptable
Tablet/ e-Readers Not Recommended Recommended Acceptable
Blu-Rays Not Recommended Recommended Acceptable
Cell phones, iPods Not Recommended Recommended Acceptable
Television Sets Not Recommended Recommended Acceptable
Cameras Not Recommended Recommended Acceptable
Video Games Not Recommended Recommended Acceptable
Recommended = recommended Acceptable = acceptable = not recommended