There are several storage facilities that offer various types of Colorado Springs storage units and levels of protection. If you are concerned about their ability to protect your belongings from the effects of a bad storm, you must take a closer look before deciding to store your things there.
When a powerful storm hits, there is all sorts of damage that your belongings might take. The most common are related to water damage, as heavy rains may cause floods. Heavy winds could also destroy parts of a facility – or level it up entirely, in severe cases. Additionally, there is also the risk of short circuits, during storms, so the stored things may burn up or take smoke damage.
If you want to make sure that your things are protected, you will have to check the security provided by the storage facility itself. Are the units made from resistant materials? Are they water tight? Will you have to place your belongings directly on the ground, or are there shelves? How about the electrical system? – Is it protected?
You can ask if the storage facility has dealt with the effects of powerful storms in the past and what were the consequences on the integrity of the stored things. You can also ask if the facility offers insurance that includes some coverage in the case of natural disasters.