Moths and other insects can be attracted to the natural oils in your furs.
Know Your Fur’s Value
Your fur coat may be your best friend in the winter, but what do you do with it during the warmer seasons?
Fur experts recommend using professional storage for your coats off- season. Storing your coat is one of the easiest ways to maintain its beauty through the years. You may be tempted to leave your fur at home during the summer months, but this can be a costly mistake. Even if your house is well air-conditioned, fur is sensitive to the slightest drops in temperature and changes in moisture. Improperly stored fur can lose its luster and comfort and can also be damaged leading to costly repairs.
Rosendorf Evans is the premier professional fur storage facility in the D.C. area. We have a top of the line, high security vault on-site to keep your furs safe and looking elegant for years to come.
Why You Should Store Your Coat
Winters in the Capital area can be brutal. When summer hits, your faithful fur coat needs a break as well. The warmer times of the year are a good time to store your coat so it can breathe in a temperature controlled environment.
Leaving your fur confined at home can cause lasting damage. The Fur Information Council of America reports proper fur storage is one of the best ways to protect your fur’s longevity.
Natural oils are the secret to furs luxurious feel and touch. However, these oils are susceptible to fluctuations in heat and moisture. Even though you feel comfortable, your home’s humidity and temperature may not be suitable for your fur. Too much moisture can upset the normal levels of oils in your fur. Too little humidity can lead to premature drying and extensive shedding.
As a result, keeping your garments at home during the summer months could be a costly mistake. Both standard and cedar closets are not suitable for fur storage unless they are equipped with proper air circulation and maintain a constant 50 degree temperature and 50% humidity to maintain valuable moisture.
Do you know who else is a big fan of fur? Vermin, insects, and other creepy crawlers love fur too. These pests love the softness of fur and can burrow into the pelt’s hairs.
Odors can also seep into your fur coat, remaining in the exterior hairs and lining unless professionally cleaned.
Fur storage easily pays for itself compared to complete fur repair or cleaning.
Professional Fur Storage for the D.C. Area
Fur storage is an easy way to keep your favorite coat or jacket looking like new for the next winter season. Prevent unnecessary deterioration by storing and conditioning your garments every spring. Protect your valuables by storing them in our state-of-the-art climate controlled facilities. Our vault offers:
Temperature Control – One of the most important aspects in fur storage is temperature. A cool, constant temperature is essential to preserve fur and let it breathe naturally.
Humidity Management – Another critical component of fur storage is humidity. We monitor our vault’s humidity 24/7 to ensure your fur has enough moisture to avoid drying out.
Insect Protection – A cool, well ventilated room is a natural deterrent for bugs and critters. Our facilities are also constructed and sealed to prevent insects and animals from entering.
Security Controls – We have the best security measures in the industry. Our vault is housed on-location so you will never have to worry about your fur being shipped or transported.
We also store leather, wool, or any other fine fabric garment. Rosendorf Evans knows how important your fur is to you, so we take great care and pride in storing your fur coat.
Call us today at (703) 893-3680 to learn about our fur storage or reserve your space.