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3 Ways Self-Storage Helps the Military

November is Military Family Month, though at Tidewater Drive Storage Center we wish the best for all active-duty military and retired vets in the Hampton Roads area every day of the year. If you currently serve or have served, thank you for your hard work and dedication. In appreciation, we offer military discounts at our… Read more »

Before You Upgrade Your Self-Storage…

The one advantage to renting a self-storage unit in Norfolk is that it gives you room to move at home. The furniture, clothing, and holiday decorations you use at different times of the year remain in a safe place, leaving you less clutter in your closets. Over time, you may notice you’re spending more time… Read more »

What Makes Self-Storage Secure?

“If my stuff isn’t here with me, how do I know it’s safe?” It’s one question we hear from people considering self-storage for the first time. You may have a number of possessions that you wish to keep but you lack the space at home. Self-storage offers an affordable solution that helps you create room… Read more »

Protect Your Golf Equipment in Self-Storage

In August, lovers of the links celebrate National Golf Month. Here in Hampton Roads, where one can find several beautiful courses for year-round play, we would argue that every month is Golf Month for the avid golfer. This sport, in particular, is apt to accommodate the needs of outdoor enthusiasts during this time. It’s a… Read more »

Self-Storage is a Safe Space For Your Dream Car

What is your dream car? We’ve seen many classic styles rolling through the Coastal Virginia region – everything from shiny red sports cars to retro camper vans. In summertime, it’s not unusual to see convertibles cruising the Oceanfront. They come out on weekends or for the season, and whether they hold monetary or sentimental value… Read more »

Be Safe This Summer

Safety first. We’ve heard this from our parents and teachers every time we’ve set out to complete a challenging task. With June being National Safety Month, it’s a great time to observe safety precautions when moving property in and out of your self-storage unit.  Facilities like Tidewater Drive Storage Center traditionally see an uptick in… Read more »

May is National Moving Month

Why is May National Moving Month? Typically, this is a peak time for transitioning from one home to another. College spring semesters end around this time, and leases tend to come up for renewal in late spring. The closer we get to summer, the yearning to change with the season strengthens, and May is as… Read more »

Using Self-Storage During Self-Isolation

At Tidewater Drive Storage Center, we are committed to doing our part to prevent the spread of coronavirus. We offer different options for contactless customer service, including online payments and procedures designed to minimize foot traffic at our facility. Feel free to contact us by phone or email for assistance. We understand that the extra… Read more »

How to Prepare a Mattress for Storage

Ideally, one should dispose of a mattress after a decade or so of use, but given the expense it makes sense to want to keep an older model. Mattresses are not inexpensive, and if you have one in reasonably good shape you may want it for a guest room or to hand down to somebody… Read more »

3 Things To Love About Self-Storage

Get a head start on Spring cleaning with some help from Tidewater Drive Storage Center! Call us about our $1 first month’s rent special today. 757.333.7800 Would you give your valentine the gift of self-storage? We’ll admit, we’d love chocolate and flowers on Valentine’s Day but they only last so long. While self-storage is not a traditional present for… Read more »