Columbus, IN Storage Information

What is climate controlled storage?

Climate controlled storage means a storage unit is kept at a consistent temperature year round to prevent stored belongings from being exposed to extreme heat or cold.

What temperature is climate controlled storage?

Climate controlled storage units are typically kept between 50 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on the season.

What are indoor storage units?

An indoor storage unit means that the unit is only accessible from within the storage facility, not an external facing door. Not all indoor storage units are climate controlled, but on the other hand, units with climate control are typically indoor storage units.

What items need climate controlled storage?

Any items at risk of damage from exposure to extreme heat or cold temperatures should be kept in climate controlled storage.

Commonly stored items:

  • Appliances and electronics
  • Wood furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Books
  • Fur and leather products (like couches)
  • Clothing

Collectibles and other sensitive items:

  • Artwork
  • Wine
  • Musical instruments
  • Vinyl records
  • Photos
  • Important paper documents
  • Family heirlooms

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Frequently asked questions

On average a climate controlled storage unit costs about $109.83 per month in Columbus.

It's worth considering climate controlled storage if you live in an area with excessive humidity or heat and are storing sensitive items like clothes, mattresses, books or photos, and anything with sentimental value. You can compare prices for climate controlled storage units in Columbus on SelfStorage to find the best deal.

Most storage facilities do offer discounts for new reservations, including units with climate control. You can find discounts in Columbus when you search by zip code or city on