The Benefits of Self-Storage

There are many situations that arise in which you might need to check into self-storage units. Whether you are moving or you just don’t have any more room for all of your belongings, self-storage units are a great way to keep your things but not be overwhelmed by the clutter or stress they can cause. There are many different types of self-storage services such as business and personal storage, wine storage, climate controlled self-storage for things like antiques, books, electronics and cloth furniture, and RV and boat storage. One of the most popular storage facilities are the ones that offer true climate controlled units.

True climate controlled storage is usually kept at a consistent temperature of 60 to 78 degrees by using just the right amount of air conditioning or heating depending on the time of year. It also helps that each storage unit has its own air duct so that your items will get their own ‘independent climate.’ Storage that is not climate controlled can be compared to a garage. Usually, the items that go into non climate controlled storage spaces are items you would keep in a garage or attic.

It pays to look into leasing a self-storage unit, as they are a fantastic place to hold your belongings if your surroundings are limited or lacking storage space. Whether your items are big or small, a self-storage unit will keep your items safe and intact for as long as you need it to.

20 Responses to “The Benefits of Self-Storage”

  1. Ridley Fitzgerald
    January 9, 2017 at 1:26 pm

    Self storage sounds pretty great. Like you said, it seems like a great way to store the stuff you just don’t have room for anymore. I hate the idea of throwing away all the things I have accumulated over the years, so maybe I should look into a storage unit.

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  2. Silas Knight
    May 10, 2017 at 12:07 pm

    Self storage sounds like its great to use. I had no idea that there were climate controlled units that control the temperature in the unit. I would feel a lot better storing my guitars and things in a unit like that.

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  3. Jade Brunet
    May 12, 2017 at 11:05 am

    I am glad to know that climate control is an important thing to look into when selecting a storage facility. I did not know that the temperature should usually be kept between 66 to 78 degrees. Location is another big thing to consider when finding self storage. A place that is convenient to access would be best.

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  4. Annika Larson
    May 18, 2017 at 7:42 pm

    Soon I will be moving to a smaller apartment that doesn’t have as much space. I have been thinking of possibly placing some of our seasonal items in a self-storage unit. Thanks for sharing these benefits to help me decide if this is right for us. As you said, there are lots of different types of storage including climate controlled units that allow for your items to stay well preserved.

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  5. Scott Adams
    July 14, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    I like that your suggested finding a place that offers climate control. I have been looking for somewhere to put my art, because there isn’t enough room in my home anymore. I can see how a storage unit would benefit me, because the temperature would keep my paintings safe.

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  6. Rachel Lannister
    July 24, 2017 at 1:19 pm

    Thank you for the interesting read. In it you mentioned that you should choose self storage because they are often climate controlled and that helps keep your items in great condition. I have a few items that I inherited from my father and don’t currently have room from them in my place and was wondering where I could store them. Knowing that these precious items would stay in great condition there would be great, as I want to keep these items for a long time as they were important to my family.

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  7. Kyle Wayne
    October 2, 2017 at 3:38 pm

    I like that you mention how it is safe to keep your belongings in a storage unit. My brother is looking to store away a piano and other things but wants to make sure they’ll be safe. I’ll be sure to talk to him about finding a reliable storage unit service that can help him with that.

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  8. Jeremy Thompson
    October 3, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    It’s good to know that self-storage is there to help one not be overwhelmed by the clutter or stress due to moving. I’ll be moving soon with my family and we have a lot of items. I’m glad I’ve read this article, so I know what to do now. I’ll be trying out this service. Thanks for the read!

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  9. Deb Pearl
    October 11, 2017 at 9:09 am

    I am moving soon, and I realized that I have a lot of stuff that I just don’t need and would like to store. That is really cool that there is climate controlled self storage for things like books and electronics. That would be really nice to have if was going to store anything like that. I will have to look into it and see if that is a good option! Thank you for the information!

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  10. Spencer Montgomery
    October 18, 2017 at 12:05 am

    I’m a hoarder, and my boyfriend has been asking me to do some decluttering. I think getting my self a self-storage unit would definitely help. I like the idea that it’s a place where I can hold my belongings due to lack of storage space without completely getting rid of it. I’ll definitely consider this. Thanks for sharing!

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  11. Marc
    January 12, 2018 at 7:49 pm

    Thanks for mentioning how you can get climate controlled storage units in order to get the care your things need. It is important to remember that doing some research can help you find the best one for your needs and that can provide the security your items need. I can see how anyone looking into this would also want to take the time to compare several storage providers in order to find the best one for your needs.

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  12. Kylie Dotts
    January 15, 2018 at 11:03 am

    I like how you said that there are some storage units that are kept at 60-78 degrees. My mom just gave us a bunch of family heirlooms that we want to keep safe and protected. We don’t have enough room in our house, however, so we’ll probably need to rent somewhere to keep them. Climate controlled would be excellent!

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  13. Elsa Anderson
    February 12, 2018 at 10:37 pm

    I have been having issues as to where I could place my items for a short moment as we are moving quite soon. Your advice to try out a self-storage facility as it is a great way to keep things kept without being bothered by the clutter is something I will be sure to do. Having this aid will surely make things a lot easier for my upcoming move. Thanks!

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  14. Amanda Drew
    February 16, 2018 at 4:46 pm

    That’s really cool that you can get storage units that have temperatures around 60 to 78 degrees. I need to find somewhere to keep some instruments while I get my house renovated. They need to be kept at a certain temperature or else they’ll go out of tune. It sounds like it’d be a good idea to find a short-term storage facility for me to store them in.

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  15. Frank Delaware
    February 27, 2018 at 11:20 am

    My wife and I are thinking about getting a storage unit for our stuff, but we didn’t know how it would benefit us. I love that you say that climate control can keep the unit at the same temperature! It would be nice to know that the cold wouldn’t damage anything in the end.

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  16. Todd Stauffer
    March 1, 2018 at 10:08 am

    I like how you said that a climate controlled self-storage unit is normally kept at around seventy degrees. My wife’s mother just gave us a bunch of pictures and heirlooms and things to look after. We don’t have room at home, nor do we want to ruin them, so we’ll have to look at a self-storage unit and see if that would work.

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  17. Bethany Birchridge
    March 13, 2018 at 9:37 am

    I love that you mentioned that looking into climate controlled storage could be very beneficial. I love to read books, especially the hard copies. I think it’s great that there are storage options that will not only protect my books, but also import paper documents.

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  18. Millie Hue
    April 19, 2018 at 7:56 pm

    Our house seems to be full of a lot of items that we rarely use, but we can’t seem to let go of these items nor sell them. It’s a great idea to get a storage unit since they specialize in keeping our items safe whether it be big or small. I appreciate you for sharing the advantages of having a unit to store our belongings safely. Thanks!

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  19. James Anderson
    April 23, 2018 at 6:34 pm

    It’s good to know that there is such a thing as a true climate controlled storage, wherein the room is kept at a consistent temperature depending on the time of the year. I want to have some of our other furniture kept in a storage for future use and at the same time to clear up some space. I’ll make sure to look for a self-storage service company that offers climate-controlled rooms for better storage of my stuff.

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  20. Gerty Gift
    May 1, 2018 at 10:31 am

    We have been discussing storing some things away for the summer, since a lot of it takes up so much space. I like that you mentioned that it can help us to not be overwhelmed or stressed about the clutter in our home. I think that this is something that I will be looking into more.

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