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Temperature-Controlled Storage

At SMARTBOX, we believe that we should make self-storage simple and smart, too! That’s why our storage facilities are all temperature-controlled and completely secure. When you choose SMARTBOX portable storage for your self-storage needs, you’ll never have to worry about your belongings being subjected to the elements again.

Reserve your temperature-controlled storage in MD, VA, or DC today—give us a call at 800-210-2317 or fill out the form to the right!

Save on Your Temperature-Controlled Storage

Use one of our great online promotions and save on your temperature-controlled storage with SMARTBOX! We’re currently running two great discounts*:

  • Get your first month FREE when you move from a competitor (promo code: BAWMDSW)
  • Get your first month for just $1 when you stay for six months or more (promo code: BAW1)

To take advantage of these great savings, be sure to mention the promo codes when you book your storage containers. Visit our coupons page to learn more »

We also offer a military discount to support our brave men and women serving our country. Visit our military discount page to learn more »

How SMARTBOX Portable Storage Works

SMARTBOX makes moving and storing easy. We’ll deliver portable storage containers right to your door and give you all the time you need filling them. Once you’re ready, we can either deliver them to your new location or take them to our secure, temperature-controlled storage facility for safe-keeping. No more loading expensive moving trucks, carrying things down narrow loading ramps, and packing your boxes into an outdoor storage unit behind a flimsy door!

Learn more about our moving and storage services » 

The Benefits of Temperature-Controlled Storage

There are many benefits to temperature-controlled storage, including:

  • Reducing the likelihood of damage to your belongings – Temperature-controlled storage facilities, like the ones SMARTBOX has, maintain a consistent temperature no matter the season. If your belongings are stored in a facility that is not temperature-controlled, the severe hot and cold weather can damage your belongings—not only can this be upsetting, it can be costly, too. Choosing temperature-controlled storage facilities can greatly reduce the risk of damages, including such things as warping, cracking, splitting, rusting, yellowing, and corrosion.
  • Keeping your things inside of a finished building – Since temperature-controlled storage facilities are finished buildings with complete HVAC systems, there is the added benefit of security for your belongings. They won’t simply be put into a room with a garage door closure securing them from any outside elements, pests, or even other people.
  • Reducing the chances of mold or mildew growth – When the temperature is kept consistent, it greatly reduces the chances of mold or mildew growth. Not only can temperature-controlled storage facilities help prevent the damage caused by mold and mildew growth, but also the health hazards they pose if these items are returned to your home or office.
  • Allowing you to store a variety of sensitive belongings safely – Temperature-controlled storage facilities allow you to safely store all of your sensitive belongings. Using temperature-controlled storage helps to prevent any corruption or damage that could happen to these sensitive items if they were to be subjected to the elements or severe changes in temperature. Some examples of sensitive belongings you can store with SMARTBOX include:
    • Xrays
    • Blueprints
    • Microfilm
    • Videotapes and surveillance tapes
    • Software
    • Historical files and documents
    • Antiques
    • Musical instruments
    • Electronics
    • Important documents, such as legal documents, marriage licenses, accounting documents, medical tests, sonograms, etc.

The SMARTBOX Advantage

When it comes to safely storing your belongings, choose SMARTBOX of Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, DC. Our temperature-controlled storage facility provides a secure place to store your belongings without worrying about damage from the elements.

Each of our boxes is designed to be perfectly suited to all your storage needs:

  • Each SMARTBOX container is 8 feet deep by 7 feet tall by 5 feet wide and can hold up to 3,500 pounds.
  • The boxes can hold approximately one to one and a half rooms’ worth of furniture and belongings, including your largest items such as refrigerators, desks, and king-sized mattresses and box springs.
  • Our portable storage containers are made of a durable wood with an all-seasons weather-resistant cover to keep your belongings safe from the elements while packing.
  • SMARTBOX self-storage units sit only 6 inches off the ground, making entering and exiting the boxes incredibly easy and safe. This is especially important when you’re loading heavy or delicate items.
  • Each container has one large out-swinging door that is secured with two butterfly clamps and a sliding hasp built to accommodate a padlock or combination lock for added security.
  • SMARTBOX always uses upfront pricing and accurate quotes—you’ll never be hit with hidden fees or charges. In fact, you can even figure out approximately how many storage containers you’ll need with our online space estimator.

Reserve your temperature-controlled storage today—contact us online or by phone at 800-210-2317!

Testimonials
"Hello Chantel, I am writing to express my pleasure in being a customer of SMARTBOX. You have a wonderful and efficient product but I have been most impressed with the quality of the employees. Everyone I have spoken with or come into contact with at.
-Nick M
"Nick, I wanted to again say thank you for working with us for a discount on the Smartbox. I also wanted to tell you that both of the ladies I have spoken with in the office and the driver who dropped off the box were.
-Angela C.
"Selling Real Estate in a competitive market requires much more than installing a sign in the yard and putting an ad in the paper. Today’s sellers must show their homes in their very best light … and what that means is CLEARING OUT THE CLUTTER..
-Carrie Mock,
"I arrived home last night from an extended Thanksgiving trip to be welcomed by your beautiful gift package of goodies from Harry & David – what a delightful surprise! In fact, as I told Gretchen in an e-mail late last night, I couldn’t resist immediately.
-Linda
"We cannot speak more highly of the incredible level of customer service that we have received from SMARTBOX Maryland - beginning with Natasha advising us to the best value from among promotions you were offering at the time, to your kind assistance and advice during.
-T. & M. Kitch
"Nick Sage of SMARTBOX Portable Storage, performed a miracle for me and one of my clients at the very end of June, when all movers were having their busiest week. My client had arranged for U-Haul to deliver storage boxes to her house the day.
-Emily M.
"You should advertise more! I am so glad I came across your service when I did. I saved so much money by doing it myself. I will never rent a truck again. This is so much easier!"
-J. Pollard
"We are new to being parents of a college student. We had no idea how much time and energy it takes just to get her set up in the dorm room! When we moved our daughter out of the dorm last year, we had to.
-D. Raines
"Thank you for your donation of six SMARTBOXES for the residents that were displaced by the fire on December 12, 2006. The residents had so many donations of furniture and clothing and had no place to store it. This was the perfect solution for everyone!.
-Karen Brown
"SMARTBOX's sponsorship is a wonderful example of the cooperative partnership that is so important to help us meet the challenges of saving the Bay."
-Pamela Wilson
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