It’s Hot Out There! Make Sure Your Storage Stays Cool

Summer in Norfolk. It hasn’t arrived yet, but we’re feeling a change in the air and it’s about eighty degrees. Soon the kids will be out of school and the out-of-state relatives in a car heading your way. We’ll once again enjoy days at the beach, festivals at Town Point Park, and the new Waterside Market,… Read more »

When Is Storage Necessary?

When you look around your home and see the extra furniture, the unused household objects and seasonal decorations, you may feel reluctant to deal with the baggage. Cleaning the house for the purpose of creating more space requires times and preparation, and as you sort through things you’re bound to experience attachments. The spendthrift in… Read more »

It’s Time For Spring Cleaning, and Storage

It may not feel like spring for all the shifting in weather here – snow one day, sun the next. You can tell the seasons have changed, though, by looking around your neighborhood. Garbage cans left on the curb appear bursting to capacity, and friends are making more than a few trips to their favorite… Read more »

How to Prepare a Car for Storage

When we think of renting a storage unit, most likely we are more concerned with smaller objects like clothing and boxes of books, Christmas decorations, and other items we don’t use on a regular basis. We may also be more inclined to obtain storage for furniture as we transition to a new home. Some may… Read more »

Trick or Treat, how’d you get your house so neat?

A storage unit can be an amazing weapon in the arsenal of home decor. If your home has more clutter than you’d like, a Tidewater storage unit can help. If you’ve acquired numerous Halloween costumes over the years (no judgment, who hasn’t?) it may be worthwhile for you to consider a storage unit for your… Read more »

What is Mini Storage?

If you are shopping for a storage, you have probably heard a number of different terms to describe self storage units. “Mini storage” is one of them. This term is used to describe a self storage unit that is smaller in size. Even though the mini storage are called mini, they can be relatively big… Read more »

Safe Self Storage in Norfolk

Whether it’s boxes of old family treasures or your favorite sofa and love seat, safety is paramount when you’re choosing a self storage facility. Customers at Tidewater Drive Storage in Norfolk can relax knowing their belongings are in one of the cleanest facilities designed with safety in mind. Our building is well-lit. State-of-the-art security cameras… Read more »

Things You Can Put In Your Storage Shed

What can you put in a storage shed? When you rent a storage facility, you are typically bound by the terms of the business, and therefore are permitted to keep any number of possessions while you move, or take a temporary job overseas. If you are in need of long-term storage and aren’t sure what… Read more »

What to Do When You Don’t Have Enough Closet Space

Do you live in a home where you fear an avalanche every time you reach for the closet door? Surely all of us have at least one compact area that is stuffed floor to ceiling with everything from winter coats to old photo albums – stuff we rarely use but can’t give away for sentimental… Read more »

Questions to Ask a Storage Facility Manager

Your house is near capacity, bulging with items you don’t necessarily need but aren’t ready to throw out. You could have a surplus of holiday decorations or lawn equipment left over from when you lived in a house with a yard. You could have boxes of clothes your children have outgrown, but you anticipate another… Read more »