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We talk a lot about the benefits of climate-controlled storage units. These rooms keep your items fresh and secure in a stable, temperature-controlled environment that can be adjusted according to your storage needs. These units also repel bug infestations, moisture and mildew, and general rust and dust. It’s like a little world custom-created for your items! How great is that? So here’s the next question: what items actually require climate-controlled storage? My ski gear? My winter sweaters? My chainsaw? Let’s ease the confusion with our list of the top 50 items that greatly benefit-and in some cases require-climate controlled storage.
- Wine/specialty beverages
- Important documents: passports, birth certificates, social security, etc.
- Sports equipment
- Ski gear
- Fishing gear
- Fur coats
- Clothes: long term
- Baby clothes
- Old photographs
- Indoor furniture
- Outdoor furniture
- Kitchen appliances, large: oven, gas range, fridge etc.
- Kitchen appliances, small: toaster, microwave, blender etc.
- Collections: coin, sticker, comic books, etc.
- Musical instruments: wind, percussion, string, etc.
- Pet food
- Construction equipment, large: tractors, cranes, etc.
- Construction equipment, small: chain saws, drills, etc.
- Wedding dress
- Baking supplies
- College furniture
- Old mannequins
- Excess inventory, large: furniture, lighting, rugs etc.
- Excess inventory, small: clothes, shoes, accessories etc.
- Medical supplies, large: dentist chairs, cabinets, tables etc.
- Medical supplies, small: excess swabs/shots/sterilization equipment etc.
- Pharmaceutical supplies
- Party Planners: dishes, props, lamps, vases etc.
- Photographers: equipment, lighting, darkroom supplies etc.
- Flooring: rugs, carpet rolls, samples etc.
- Nursing homes: old records, old equipment, furniture etc.
- Food distributors: non-perishables, freezers, etc.
- DJ’s: equipment, records, lighting etc.
- Lawyers: case files, phone/email records, filing cabinets etc.
- Restaurants: old furniture, excess inventory etc.
- Child Care Centers: toys, equipment, books, etc.
- Seamstress: sewing/Knitting supplies: yarn, thread, material rolls, etc.
- Construction Equipment (See above)
- Painter: supplies, brushes, cans etc.
- General: water coolers, filing cabinets, documents, inventory, shelving, computers etc.
Visit our site for more information on how storing these and other items in a climate-controlled storage unit can keep them like new!
Did we leave anything out? Let us know in the comments below!
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