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Benefits of Climate Controlled Storage

Indoor Storage Unit accessed thru a hallway

You may have decided to rent a self storage unit, but the more important question then becomes - do I need climate controlled storage?

Outdoor unheated self storage is more than adequate for many household and business items.  For items that react badly to fluctuating temperatures and humidity changes, climate controlled indoor storage is a better option. 

If you currently live or are planning to move to a climate that has drastic changes in temperature, like Alberta, you may wish to consider climate controlled storage.  Protect your most prized possessions from the damage that can result from exposure to extreme temperature changes with climate controlled storage.

Sensitive items can suffer from warping, splitting, or cracking due to constant variations in temperature and since these items are often expensive, you will definitely want to protect them.  Our climate controlled storage units at Riel Park RV & Self Storage are kept at a standard room temperature so your items should not be shocked by moving them out of your home into one of our storage units. 

If you are currently storing tems in an uninsulated shed or garage, an outdoor storage unit would be adequate for these items, as long as they have been exposed to the variety of temperatures our seasons generate.

Some examples of items that should be stored in climate controlled units are:

  • Expensive artwork
  • Family heirlooms
  • Antiques
  • Musical Instruments
  • Electronics
  • Collectables

At Riel Park RV & Self Storage, our climate controlled storage units are inside our main building with insulated and sealed roofs, walls and floors.  Temperature and humidity levels stay consistent throughout the year, regardless of the weather outside.

A Climate controlled storage unit will, understandably, have a higher rent than an unheated storage unit of the same size.  However, when compared to the replacement cost or inability to replace your most prized possessions the price increase is insignificant.  Knowing that your items are protected from the harsh elements we experience in Alberta, a climate-controlled unit brings peace of mind that your belongings will be protected.

A few of the added benefits of climate controlled storage are:

  • Constant temperature
  • Minimal variation in temperature
  • Humidity control
  • Reduction to dust accumulation
  • Reduced accessibility for rodents and insects
  • Sealed shelter from the elements, wind, precipitation, etc
  • Protection from all weather conditions

The best part of a climate controlled storage unit is you will find your items just the way you left them when you're ready to move out, whether you stored them for a month, a year or a decade.  Climate controlled storage is priceless as it gives you peace of mind around your most valued possessions.

Not sure what climate controlled storage really is?  Climate controlled storage keeps your belongings at a consistent temperature..

At Riel Park RV & Self Storage you can rent a climate controlled storage unit in person or online. 

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