Several Categories of Belongings that Require Climate Controlled Storage

Ilyes Rayes
Mar 17, 2018 · 2 min read

Louisiana residents know that temperatures can get quite high during the hottest months of the year, and humidity levels are almost always up there as well; this can make successfully storing temperature and moisture sensitive items a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. With climate controlled Storage Units in Baton Rouge, residents don’t have to worry about whether or not extreme temperatures and humidity levels will wreak havoc on their climate-sensitive items while they’re in Storage Units in Miami. Read on to find out about a few types of belongings that should always be stored in climate controlled Self Storage Units in Baton Rouge.

Many Collectibles

Serious collectors care about the well-being of their collections, whether they’re antiques, artwork, or stamps. These items can all be sensitive to high humidity, so it’s best to store them only in Self Storage Units that feature humidity control.

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Most Electronics

Audio equipment, cameras, computers, and stereos should all be stored in climate controlled units as well. These items tend to be quite expensive, so it’s worth spending the extra money on renting a climate controlled unit to ensure that they are protected. Both moisture and extreme temperatures can damage electronic items, so unless they are inexpensive and easily replaceable it’s best to err on the side of caution.

Audio and Visual Media

Cassette tapes, CDs, records, photos, and photo negatives can all become damaged due to excessive humidity. These media often contain priceless memories, and it would be a shame to lose them due to inadequate Self Storage Units Miami conditions. Many Self Storage Facilities in Baton Rouge offer climate controlled units in a wide variety of sizes at reasonable rates, so it’s often possible for renters who are on a budget to rent one small climate controlled unit for sensitive items and a larger unit without climate control for the rest of their belongings.

Clothes Made from Natural Fibers

While modern synthetic clothing tends to stand up fairly well to temperature and humidity changes, leather, wool, cotton, and many other organic clothing materials can be susceptible to moisture and extreme temperatures. These clothing items are often more expensive than their synthetic equivalents as well, so it warrants taking extra precautions to ensure that they are kept safe and dry.

Important Documents

Those who are renting storage units with the intent of keeping their important documents secure should also take the extra precaution of ensuring that they are safe from humidity and heat. Renting a climate controlled storage unit will ensure that important documents remain intact and do not suffer damage as a result of exposure to moisture.

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