WHY CLIMATE CONTROLLED?

Why Use Climate Controlled Storage?

For the things that matter most, choose Fountain Lakes Storage and protect your belongings from the elements of the weather.


Peace of Mind

Some things are more sensitive than others and can be damaged by heat, humidity and cold. One of our climate-controlled units may help keep your stuff with a set temperature or humidity range so that you can rest easy!

Comfortable Visits

Plan to stop by your storage unit on a daily basis? A climate-controlled unit inside our brand new self-storage facility will be sure to make your visit comfortable no matter the weather forecast. You know when you visit your unit, you will be protected from the elements of the weather while listening to soothing background music throughout our facility.


Prevent Costly Damages

Choosing a traditional self-storage drive-up unit might be considered cheap storage initially, but long-term it can leave you with costly damages. A regular storage unit is not a controlled environment, which can provide an unfavorable environment for sensitive items and possibility of damages.

Storable Valuable Items to consider when using indoor climate-controlled storage versus outside drive-up storage. These items can be extra sensitive to the hot and cold environments and can be damaged if not stored in an environment that is temperature controlled. Using a temperature-controlled environment you can avoid warping damage to wooden items and reduces the possibility of rust, corrosion, mold and mildew.


  • Mattresses
  • Wood Furniture
  • Artwork, Antiques and Collectibles
  • Photos, Film and Books
  • Cameras, Lenses and Electronic
  • Leather, Fabrics and Upholstery
  • Record Albums and Magnetic Media
  • Musical Instruments


Storage Tips for Climate-Controlled Storage

  • Leave Room for Air Movement – If you’re storing valuable items, leave space for air to move between boxes and furniture. It reduces the chance of mold or mildew invading your things.
  • Elevate Things off the Floor – Cardboard boxes will soak up any moisture they can find, even the dew that condenses on concrete floor in humid environments. Use wire shelving, plastic totes, 4-by-4 inch lumber, or other strong supports to store everything at above-floor level.
  • Refrigerator Storage – If you’re storing a refrigerator, be sure to keep the refrigerator unplugged for at least a day with the door open. Wipe out the refrigerator and then store with the door open to prevent mold or mildew. 
  • Freezer Storage - If you’re storing a freezer, be sure to keep the freezer unplugged for at least a day with the door open. Wipe out the freezer and then store with the door open to prevent mold or mildew.


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