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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 »

Safely Store Sewing Supplies

September is National Sewing Month. Do you have any new projects in progress? Maybe an easy throw pillow, or new school clothes for the kids? Perhaps, too, your work schedule is a bit packed at the moment. If you find you have little time to devote to your stitching, consider self-storage as a solution to… Read more »

Is It Time for a Garage Sale?

Self-storage gives homeowners the advantage. When your house starts to pack up with newly bought furniture and other items, you may not be ready to give up some of your older belongings. You might hand them down to children, or move into a larger home and have space to accommodate everything. Sometimes, though, that isn’t… Read more »

Observe Home Safety in Your Storage Unit

According to the National Safety Council, nearly 30 percent of injuries at home involve falls. Accidents on ladders and furniture, plus loss of balance in older adults, may account for some of these injuries. Consider, too, that your self-storage unit is an extension of your home in that you keep surplus items there for safekeeping…. Read more »

May is National Military Appreciation Month

At Tidewater Drive Storage Center, we are proud of our military and thank everybody who has served for their contributions to our country. Whether you are active duty or retired, your dedication is much appreciated. We are also committed to helping out military families with any self-storage needs. Why Choose Self-Storage? Self-storage offers military families… Read more »

Preparing Musical Instruments For Storage

When asked about the one thing missed most since the pandemic, live music is a common response. One day soon, we will resume attending concerts and other musical events. Whether you are a professional musician looking forward to taking the stage again, or a hobbyist with an impressive collection of instruments, you will find self-storage… Read more »

The First Day of Spring is Coming…Are You Ready?

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 The first day of spring is coming, and for many of us that means spring cleaning. This time-honored tradition may work differently this year as we enter the first… Read more »