Winter Self-Storage Unit: Uses, Cautions And Climate Control

If you’re interested in storing your belongings somewhere safe when the winter months come rolling in, then you should definitely consider using a self-storage unit for that. We want to show you some of the common uses for a storage unit in the winter, some items you should be cautious with when you’re storing them away in the winter and how climate control can help to prevent damage to your items.


Some of the common uses for a storage unit in the winter include the following:

  • There’s summer clothing, which you can store away, especially if you’re living in a very small area, where you’ll need to conserve space.


  • There’s lawn equipment and although they may be able to stay outside in the summer months, you will need to ensure that you store them away in the winter.


  • There’s recreational gear, which includes sporting equipment, should definitely be store for the winter.


  • There are small engine vehicles, such as your ATV or motorcycle, that can get damaged if they aren’t safely and properly stored away in the winter months.


Here are some of the items you should be cautious with, when you want to store them away for the winter…

  • You should store away your electronics. Fluctuating temperatures, can cause condensation inside electronics and cause permanent damage.


  • You should store away your battery-operated items. The batteries can expand and crack when they get frozen.


  • You should store away items which have liquids in them. The liquid in these items can expand and crack as well.


You should know how climate control can prevent you’re your belongings from getting damaged in the winter. We’re not only referring to keeping your storage unit cool in hot climates, but even in the winter, you need to ensure that the temperature stays between 55 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit.