Darwin Chambers
Archival Storage | Book, Painting, Film, and Photograph Preservation Near Me

Chicago, IL

Archival Storage Chicago, IL

Archival Storage in Chicago, IL. When it comes to invaluable, rare, and important items, you can’t leave anything to chance. Darwin Chambers has been an industry leader in archival storage units in Chicago, IL for more than two decades. Our units have only the best temperature and humidity control so you get the best results. We offer impeccable and unparalleled precision, reliability, and customer care. Our archival storage walk-in rooms are customized for each Chicago, IL client’s unique needs, and our chambers all come with a variety of optional features and custom options too. For archival storage in Chicago, IL, get in touch with us today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online for a free quote.

Darwin Chambers’ Archival Storage Features | Chicago, IL Archival Storage

We design and manufacture walk-in rooms and environmental chambers for many different industries, from insect rearing to pharmaceutical storage, and all of our units are made precisely for a customer’s needs. In the matter of archival storage of invaluable media and documents, Darwin Chambers will work with you to find the perfect settings to preserve them. Our archival storage chambers and rooms are ideally suited for:

Typically, books, paper, and paintings are kept at 10°C (50°F), 30% RH, while film, photographs, and microfilm are kept at 1.7°C (35°F), 35% RH. Even so, our archival storage in Chicago, IL are capable of unsurpassed temperature control between 0°C to 21°C (32°F to 70°F). Our archival storage units have precise temperature control within ±0.2ºC and humidity control to within ±1%. Humidification is rare for storing items, but we can tack on that humidification capabilities for atypical archival storage uses.

Besides keeping a stable environment and keeping the objects free of mold, light, or water damage, our archival storage rooms in Chicago, IL will keep your valuables safe from fires, pollutants, or other man-made threats. Each one our archival storage rooms and chambers adhere to NFPA codes and standards, GSA regulations, and NARA Directive 1571.

Furthermore, we install a personnel emergency alarm in every walk-in room, complete with a glow-in-the-dark antimicrobial pull cord that will set off both an audible and visual alarm. All of our units have LED lights that are much more energy efficient than fluorescent bulbs, so your artifact preservation will be as cost-effective as possible. Get in touch with Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 to guarantee that your artifacts in Chicago, IL are preserved as long as you need them to be.

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Archival Storage in Chicago, IL | Book, Film, Painting, and Photograph Preservation Near Chicago
Archival Storage in Chicago, IL | Book, Film, Painting, and Photograph Preservation Near Chicago

Benefits of Darwin Chambers’s Archival Storage in Chicago, IL

Beyond precision, durability, and versatility, Darwin Chambers offers top-notch customer service and numerous service options throughout the lifespan of your unit. Whatever your company’s limitations or individual needs, we have the best archival storage options for you.

Rental Space

If you don’t have the room at your Chicago, IL facility, we can store your books, paintings, photographs, or films for you. We’ll provide the space and environmental specifications that you require. We observe our chambers and walk-in rooms 24/7 to make sure they’re at the temperature and humidity required, and have backup generators onsite so your artifacts will never be endangered by a power outage.

Financing and Leasing

We work with Leaf Commercial Capital to help clients get the archival storage system they need no matter their budget. The benefits of leasing with a buy-out or financing are:

  • Easier budgeting
  • Minimal upfront costs
  • Maintain working capital and existing credit lines
  • You can obtain multiple units at once
  • Section 179 of the IRS Code allows you to deduct the full cost of new equipment

Quick Ship Program

We have pre-engineered rooms and chambers that we guarantee you will receive within 15 business days. We have a variety of pre-made archival storage units, and we will give you a full list of the ones that fit your needs. Once you place your order we’ll work on getting technicians to your Chicago, IL site for the installation as soon as possible.

Other benefits of choosing Darwin Chambers for your archival storage in Chicago, IL are:


Archival Storage | Book, Painting, Film, and Photograph Preservation Near Me

In addition to archival storage, we also offer the following services in Chicago, IL:

Chicago, IL Archival Storage | Darwin Chambers

Darwin Chambers has been an industry leader in all environmental chambers for over 20 years in Chicago, IL, across the United States, and all over the world. We tailor each one of our archival storage units to each client’s particular needs. All of our staff and technicians are aptly certified and credentialed and can give you personalized solutions, 24/7. For dependable, efficient, and precise archival storage in Chicago, IL with amazing customer service, call Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online for a free quote.