Posted on Feb 22, 2021
A storage container works better than a shed to protect your items from outside elements such as moisture and pests.
Moisture, wind, heat, cold. The elements are not always favourable to your belongings when storing them in the great outdoors. Corrosion and other damage can occur to items that contain metal, rubber, electric components or batteries. Learn what’s OK to store outside, and what’s not, and why a MI-BOXⓇ storage container might be a better choice than just covering stuff up with a tarp.
Some items won’t succumb to the elements when stored outdoors. However, it is still essential to protect them from theft and damage by placing them in a secure outdoor storage unit such as an on-site storage container.
Some items that can survive outdoors include:
Items that shouldn’t be stored outdoors, due to their propensity to either rust, fade, rot, or break in extreme temperatures, include:
Storage containers are a great way to protect items on your property when a shed simply won’t do. Secure as well as moisture and pest resistant, a MI-BOXⓇ mobile storage unit has enough space to fit contents of up to five rooms of household goods, including large items such as recreation equipment, furniture, and more. Delivered to your door, and sized to fit a standard parking lot, you can fill your container at your leisure and leave it on your property, or if you’re worried about outdoor temperatures affecting your belongings, you can have your mobile storage container picked up at stored at Space Centre Storage’s indoor climate-controlled warehouse until you are ready to access it.
For more information, read Why a Portable Storage Container is Great in Winter.
Space Centre Storage has everything you need to keep your belongings safe and secure and protected from the elements. Contact us for RV, boat storage, affordable monthly MI-BOXⓇ storage container rentals, climate-controlled storage units, and much more.
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