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Mega Storage offers storage rooms at the most convenient and secure facilities

Mega Storage offers storage rooms at the most convenient and secure facilities. We offer monitored self-storage units of varying sizes for residential and commercial use.

Our climate-controlled storage units are monitored and alarmed to ensure peace of mind when it comes to storing everything from personal possessions to important business records and equipment. Our enclosed loading dock is available for loading and unloading to protect your items from outside elements.

Climate-controlled storage rooms

Climate-controlled storage units can help preserve temperature and humidity-sensitive items including documents and digital media.

They are ideal for storing certain types of items or if intend to store your belongings for a long period of time.

A lot of things can happen to your belongings while it is in storage. Moisture build up, high temperatures, and pests are the most common concerns. Climate control is the way to make sure your items are in the same condition when you pick them up as they were when you dropped them off.

Questions to Ask To See If You Need A Climate Controlled Unit

In Medellin we live in a high heat and high humidity climate. Outside elements will get inside your storage rooms, so you will almost definitely be exposing your belongings to moisture unless you do something specific to protect them.

When trying to decide if an item should be stored in a climate-controlled unit, ask yourself the following questions about it:

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When trying to decide if an item should be stored in a climate-controlled unit, ask yourself the following questions about it

  • Are your items of sentimental or high value to you? (ex: family photos, antiques, etc.)
  • Does the temperature in your area rise above 32°C?
  • Is there high humidity in your area throughout the year?
  • Do you have a long term need for storage?
  • Can it get mold or mildew?
  • Can it warp, crack, deteriorate, or become discolored from interactions with moisture?
  • Would high heat cause it to expand or contract?
  • Is it designed to be stored at a certain temperature (for example, wine or artwork)?

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Items That Require Climate Controlled Storage

Temperature and humidity work together to create moisture. Keeping both temperature and humidity controlled and steady means that moisture cannot form, and your items stay in good conditions while store in your storage rooms.

All items in storage will benefit from climate control, but some need it more than others. This is a list of items that must be stored in a temperature-controlled environment.

  • Wood can become warped, cracked, or rotted from moisture exposure.
  • Electronics can become cracked or rusted, rendering them unusable or dangerous to use later on. Including washers and dryers, dishwashers, ovens, microwaves, and refrigerators.
  • Leather can become discolored and is susceptible to mold and mildew.
  • Media (DVDs, videos, vinyl records, etc.).
  • Artwork.
  • Clothing and fabrics can begin to wear down and grow mold or mildew on them. Items can begin to lose their color when exposed to the heat.
  • Important documents and photographs disintegrate or become otherwise illegible.
  • Musical instruments.
  • Heat accelerates the wine’s aging process, leaving it sharp, acidic and vinegary, our climate-controlled units protect against other elements like UV rays and vibrations.
  • Antiques cannot be replaced. When exposed to the heat and elements, these items can lose their quality and value over time, and are especially sensitive to climates.
  • Collectibles (stamps, coins, comic books, etc.).
  • Medical supplies and medications.
  • Makeup and toiletries.
  • Household appliances.
  • Sports equipment.

Which Items Are Safe to Be Store in A Non-Climate Controlled Unit?

If you are not storing any items from the provided list and you’re only storing items for a short period of time, then you can consider a non-climate-controlled unit.