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Don’t Let Stress Get You Down. Be Aware!

What stresses you out? When you hear the word stress, your mind may go directly to the usual suspects: a growing workload at your job, bills coming due, and issues at home that threaten familial harmony. April is Stress Awareness Month, a time to be aware of the little things that may irritate you enough… Read more »

What You Need For Storage & What Storage Provides

Preparing to store seasonal items and other belongings you don’t need at home requires a bit of forethought. It’s important to scout potential Hampton Roads self-storage facilities for the right place (ahem), and you’ll need to make sure you have everything you need for one, hassle-free trip. Moving personal items into storage is similar, in… Read more »

When Do You Move, When You Do Call Movers?

Friends and family are always there for you…until you need to move. Well, maybe that’s an exaggeration. We know that true friendship lasts in the wake of many challenges, among them the recruitment of able bodies to help pack and move boxes from Point A to Point B. It often comes with the promise of… Read more »

Tips for Moving Into Your New Self-Storage Unit

With every new year we promise ourselves to make improvements. As a trusted self-storage facility in Norfolk, we’ve been happy to help residents resolve to clear their homes of clutter by providing secure units for extra belongings. For some, it involves moving out large furniture while a spare bedroom is put to another use. If… Read more »

Combining Households? You Need Self-Storage

A major change in your living situation requires a plan. Is self-storage included in yours? We know everybody is crazy busy getting ready for the holidays, but in our years of providing safe and secure self-storage solutions for Norfolk we’ve noticed something: the end of a year precedes big changes. This is the time when… Read more »

4 Tips for Storing Pet Items

Needs change with the seasons, and that goes not only for us but for our pets. At Tidewater Drive Self-Storage, we’ve helped many people in Norfolk pick the right self-storage unit for their belongings and those of their four-legged and feathered companions. If you have a dog, cat, or other pet at home, chances are… Read more »

3 Ways to Maximize Small Storage Space

If your home has become cluttered and cramped by belongings you can’t get rid of just yet, Tidewater Drive Storage Center has an affordable solution. We offer secure, climate-controlled units of all sizes. If you need room to keep small items or the contents of an entire house, there’s a unit here where you can… Read more »

Are You Ready For Hurricane Season?

We’ve managed to get through summer without a hurricane, but the season isn’t quite over. Right now you can track a number of storms swirling in the Atlantic, and it’s possible one may strike Norfolk. Rather than risk your home and belongings in the event you have to evacuate, it’s important to think now of… Read more »

How to Store Sports Equipment For Fall

With school only a few weeks away, we know families in Norfolk and the rest of Hampton Roads are squeezing as much enjoyment out of summer as possible. This is the time to get in all your favorite outdoor activities before schedules changes. The shift in seasons is a busy time for us at Tidewater… Read more »

Plan Ahead for Self-Storage Needs

What is the main factor that leads you to rent a self-storage unit? For many people, it happens because of an urgent situation or through a major cleaning. Your house is crowded with extra furniture and you need a place to put it because you’re not ready to sell or give it away. Or, maybe you… Read more »