Climate Control Storage

January 2nd, 2022


You may think the worst has already hit us. But last week, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on Groundhog Day and predicted six more weeks of winter weather.

That doesn’t mean you need to delay your move or cancel your storage unit reservation. It just means you need to plan ahead!

Over the years, we have published several blog posts about winter storage. Our five favorites you need to read are listed below, so take a look and prepare yourself for whatever weather could be headed our way.

#1: Moving During Winter

The last thing you want to do during a big move is get sick, especially during a global pandemic. Our blog post on moving during winter offers five tips you can take to prevent a cold or the flu.

PS: We also offer contactless storage rental options for those of you most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s always about safety first here at Modern Storage®!

#2: Winter Storage: What Can Go Wrong?

Lots of first-time renters struggle with deciding whether or not they need a climate-controlled unit. For some, it’s not necessary. For others, we cannot recommend it more.

From freezing electronics to cracking furniture, so many things could go wrong if you store something sensitive in an outdoor storage unit during winter time.

If you want to be extra careful, it’s also smart to consider getting tenant insurance.

#3: Winter Storage: Why Choose Climate Control?

Not sure if your belongings are considered “sensitive?” Read our blog post covering climate-controlled winter storage for a list of common temperature-sensitive items.

Hint: appliances, artwork, clothing, and more all made the list!

#4: Winterizing Your Storage Unit

Once you get all your items organized in your storage unit, there are several things you can do to protect them from winter’s worst.

#5: Winterizing Your Vehicle for Storage

Did you know Modern Storage® also offers boat, motorcycle, RV, and other types of vehicle storage? We are happy to help you safely store your precious babies!

If you have any questions or concerns about storing during wintertime, contact a Modern Storage® location near you and talk to a member of our team.

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