Chances are you or someone in your household has a storage space that you rent from a storage space company. You may rent this space for any one of many reasons. But usually the reason people rent these spaces goes something like this: I need a climate controlled space for items that are financially or sentimentally important to me.
Climate controlled storage spaces can range in price. The smaller ones you can get for 50 or 60 bucks a month. They usually keep the temperature and humidity at recommended levels at these spaces so that your items aren’t damaged. And though many of these storage companies make some effort to control pests, they may not do enough to keep away the pests that can destroy your items.
It is with this in mind that we created these tips to help keep your items safe.
You can do some things to check if pests have access to your space. There are sticky glue traps you can place in there. Check it in a few weeks to see if there is pest activity. You can add moth-balls to your storage containers to keep insects away. If you use air tight plastic containers you won’t need these however.
We hope this article was helpful. If you currently store or plan to store items at a storage facility, it is well worth your time to discuss with them pest protection.