Archival Storage Richmond, VA Archival Storage in Richmond, VA. You can't gamble on quality when it comes to preserving priceless, rare, or important objects. Darwin Chambers has been an industry leader in archival storage units in Richmond, VA for more than two decades. Our units have only the best temperature and humidity control so you get the best results. We offer flawless and unmatched precision, durability, and customer service. Our archival storage walk-in rooms are tailored for each Richmond, VA client, and our chambers all come with numerous optional features and custom options as well. If you need archival storage in Richmond, VA, reach out to us today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online for a free quote. Darwin Chambers' Archival Storage Features | Richmond, VA Archival Storage We work for many different industries, from insect rearing to pharmaceutical storage, and all of our units are made precisely for a customer's needs. With regards to archival storage of invaluable media and artifacts, Darwin Chambers will work with you to find the perfect configurations to preserve them. Our archival storage chambers and rooms are perfectly suited for: Old books and other paper documents: Books react strongly to temperature and humidity changes, and should be kept at steady temperatures. Sunlight, dust, insects, and other natural elements can all damage old books. Humidity of more than 35%RH can lead to mold growth on paper. Archival storage with Darwin Chambers will ensure your books remain in great condition. Photographs: Photographs must also be kept at stable temperatures and away from outside contaminants. While there are paper and plastic cases that may protect photographs from insects and sunlight, an archival storage chamber is the only way to guarantee that they will not be damaged. Paintings: Both wood and canvas paintings crack or distort when subjected to temperature or humidity changes. Light and dust can also affect the paint. Films and microfiche: Films are disposed to a sort of decay referred to as "vinegar syndrome" if preserved improperly. The Image Permanence Institute suggests storing specific sorts of film at freezing or near-freezing temperatures, which Darwin Chambers's flexible line of archival storage units is more than capable of. Usually, 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 Richmond, VA are capable of phenomenal temperature control anywhere from 0°C to 21°C (32°F to 70°F)with a precision within ±0.2ºC and humidity control to within ±1%. Humidification is uncommon for storing documents and films, but we can tack on that feature for atypical archival storage applications. Besides maintaining a steady temperature and keeping the objects safe from dust, light, or water damage, our archival storage chambers and rooms in Richmond, VA will keep your valuables safe from fires, pollutants, or other man-made threats. Each one our archival storage rooms and chambers are compliant with NFPA codes and standards, GSA regulations, and NARA Directive 1571. Additionally, we install a personnel emergency alarm in every walk-in room, with a glow-in-the-dark antimicrobial pull cord that will trigger both an audible and visual alarm. Our units also come with LED lights that give off less radiant heat and more light with less energy than fluorescent bulbs, so your archival storage system will be as cost-effective as possible. Get in touch with Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 to guarantee that your books, paintings, photographs, or films in Richmond, VA are kept safe as long as you need them to be. Take a look at the following links to see the full specifications and optional features of our archival storage in Richmond, VA: Archival Storage Rooms Downloads Download Brochure Archival Storage Chambers AR030: Single Door Chamber AR055: Two Door Chamber Advantages to Choosing Darwin Chambers for Your Archival Storage in Richmond, VA In addition to our high quality products, Darwin Chambers offers top-notch customer service and many different service options throughout the lifespan of your unit. Regardless of your company's restraints or specific requirements, we work with you to find the best archival storage options for you. Rental Space We have archival storage space at our own facility for our Richmond, VA clients that do not currently have room themselves. We'll provide the space and environmental specifications that you need using the state-of-the-art archival storage chambers located centrally in our St. Louis, Missouri headquarters. We observe our chambers and walk-in rooms around the clock to confirm they're at the appropriate temperature and humidity, and have backup generators onsite so your books, paintings, photographs, or films will never be put at risk by a power outage. Rental Options Financing and Leasing We partner 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 purchase multiple systems at the same time Section 179 of the IRS Code allows you to deduct the full cost of new property Need Financing? Quick Ship Program We have pre-engineered units 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. After you place your order, we'll consult with our Walk-In Manager to get the room or chamber installed at your Richmond, VA site as soon as possible. Need Archival Storage Fast? Other benefits of choosing Darwin Chambers for your archival storage in Richmond, VA are: Preventive Maintenance to help safeguard your investment and give you peace of mind. Calibration to ensure our archival storage systems are running to the requirements you need them to. Validation and Qualification, so you have records and documentation demonstrating that your system is functioning as intended. Service Plans for when you need your unit repaired, or need any of the above services. Virtual Touchscreens so your archival storage unit is easy to and you have sufficient data records. "Future Proof" Systems so your unit will not become obsolete with the introduction of new best practices or regulations. Optional Antimicrobial Handles to prohibit the growth of harmful mold, mildew, or bacteria. In addition to archival storage, we also offer the following services in Richmond, VA: Shelf Life Test ChamberArchival ChambersHumidity ChamberDrosophila IncubatorIndustrial Cold Room Manufacturers Richmond, VA Archival Storage | Darwin Chambers Darwin Chambers has been an industry leader in all environmental chambers for over 20 years in Richmond, VA, nationwide, and all over the world. All of our archival storage units are made specifically for individual clients and their needs. All of our staff and technicians are properly certified and credentialed and can give you customized solutions, 24/7. For dependable, efficient, and accurate archival storage in Richmond, VA with exceptional customer service, call Darwin Chambers today at 877-783-6774 or contact us online for a free quote.