Do I Need a Climate Controlled Storage Unit?
For some, a standard storage unit can do the trick. But for many others, certain items will require a little more care, especially if you’re storing your things for an extended period. Climate conditions around the country can vary, which can mean the same thing for your storage unit. Climate control means that we use reasonable efforts to maintain a temperature in the building where the storage unit is between 55 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
Things to Store
Not sure if your items need climate controlled storage? Here are some examples of items that could benefit from temperature controlled storage:
- Wood furniture
Benefits of Climate Controlled Storage
With temperature controlled storage from CubeSmart, you can have peace of mind knowing your items are being stored with care. Plus, our climate controlled storage units come in a variety of sizes so you have the flexibility to store items large or small. Additionally, CubeSmart customers also benefit from:
- Convenient access hours
- Drive-up access to large, indoor units
- 24-hour video recordings
- Electronic-gated access
- Flexible month-to-month lease terms for your temporary storage or long-term storage needs
If it’s important to you, it’s important to us.
Common Climate Controlled Storage Unit Sizes
New to storing your things in a climate controlled unit? Use these common storage unit sizes as a guide to help you figure out exactly what you need.
5 x 15 Storage Unit
Our 5 x 15 storage units are perfect for when you’re looking to store items large or small. These units are up to 600 cubic feet of space. Comfortably store the contents of a one-bedroom apartment, or a small garage. Business owners can store the furnishings of one office space. These indoor storage units not only provide you with an optimal temperature setting, but provides coverage from the elements, including rain, sun exposure, and snow.
5×5 Storage Unit
A 5×5 storage unit is similar in size to a hall closet or half bathroom and can fit a bicycle, several boxes or bins, tall lamps and small appliances.
10×20 Storage Unit
A 10×20 storage unit is close in size to a one-car garage and can fit oversized furniture like sectional couches or king-sized bedroom sets or the contents of a multi-room house.
Climate Controlled Storage FAQs
Why would you need a climate controlled storage unit?
Climate controlled storage units are temperature controlled and allow you to store your items that are sensitive to extreme temperatures on either end of the spectrum. It is ideal for long-term storage of items such as , wood furniture, metals, and fabric.
What is a climate controlled storage?
Many of our storage facilities offer indoor units that are temperature controlled. We use reasonable efforts to maintain a temperature between 50 and 85 degrees and help to limit exposure to extreme cold and extreme heat. While it may not always feel comfortable for you, this temperature is perfectly fine for most stored items.
Climate Controlled Storage Tips
When you’re looking to give your items a little extra care, our climate controlled storage units can help. CubeSmart has more than 1,000 facilities nationwide with the temperature controlled options you need. Whether it’s long-term storage or just for a little while, our storage options are flexible to fit your needs. Find climate controlled storage near you or call us at 1-855-540-1660 to speak to one of our storage experts.