Safely Store Your Grill After Summer

July is National Grilling Month. Nothing defines a summer meal better than a grilled hamburger or hot dog on a sunny day, preferably after spending time at the beach or in the pool. Hopefully this season the weather will cooperate and you’ll get in as many days of grilling as you wish. When you are… Read more »

Safely Store Your Camping Gear

How does a summer night sleeping under the stars sound? June is National Camping Month, and if you enjoy getting back to nature this is the time to get out your camping gear and go outside. Whether you prefer to travel in an RV or to get primitive with a simple tent and sleeping bag,… Read more »

Choose Self-Storage During Deployment

This May, we at Tidewater Drive Storage Center salute our military tenants. May is Military Appreciation Month, and whether you are active duty or retired, we thank you for your service. In appreciation to those serving in the Armed Forces, Tidewater Drive Storage Center offers a special discount rate. We invite you to contact us… Read more »

Lawn and Garden and Self-Storage

It’s time to play in the dirt! April is National Lawn and Garden Month, and once again thoughts run to planting flowers and vegetables, and landscaping front and back lawns so they look amazing for outdoor entertaining. If you’ve purchased new equipment to improve your outdoor space this year, know that much of it can… Read more »

Get Crafty With Self-Storage

All through March, creative folks are celebrating National Craft Month. Whether you’ve enjoyed one particular hobby all your life or picked up a craft during the pandemic, this month is about appreciating your skills. With crafting comes a need for storage, especially if your chosen craft requires many moving, and static, parts. For years, Tidewater… Read more »

Prepare Your Storage Unit For Spring Cleaning

The first day of Spring arrives a little more than a month away. Are you ready? It’s safe to say we are all looking forward to warmer weather and improved conditions. Spring marks changes for the community, and our homes. Soon it will be time to go through attic spaces and closets for a massive… Read more »

Preparing the New Home Office

In the last two years, our lifestyles have changed. The way we work, the way we shop, and even the way our children learn have been impacted by recent events. The shift from working in an office to creating a home office is trending, and many residents in Hampton Roads now rely on space at… Read more »

Using Self-Storage in Cold Weather

Is there an ideal time to move into a self-storage unit? It’s a difficult question to answer, but to ask us we’d tell you that the best time to rent and fill a storage unit is when you need one. Should you find yourself low on space at home when the holiday season begins, take… Read more »

Self-Storage is the Best Holiday Gift

‘Tis the season once again! With many restrictions lifted, it’s no surprise to see many people are making holiday plans in earnest. Travel, gifts, and lavish dinners are top of mind, but the last months of the year are also a good time to think about self-storage. It’s no secret that a Norfolk self-storage unit… Read more »

3 Tips For Moving Out of a Self-Storage Unit

When it’s time to move your belongings from a self-storage unit, it’s important to have a plan. Maybe you’re leaving your current unit to upgrade or downsize to another one, or you simply no longer need the space. Either way, you want to employ the proper procedure for moving out so your property, and the… Read more »