Category: Storage Articles

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 »

“Give Me a (Spring) Break!”

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 Ask us if spring is the best time to rent a self-storage unit, and we’ll say yes. Of course, if you ask if winter and summer are ideal, we’ll… Read more »

Add Self-Storage To Your New Year’s Resolutions

The year is drawing to a close…did you stick to all of your 2019 resolutions? If not, is your next list shorter than usual to avoid discouragement? While we can’t speak for any resolutions that involve going to the gym or furthering education, we are here to help those determined to better organize their home… Read more »

Self-Storage Means More Space, Less Stress For the Holiday

Have questions about renting a self-storage unit in Norfolk? Call Tidewater Drive Storage Center at 757-333-7800 today! When you can break a bit from holiday shopping, take a moment to think about your needs this season, particularly where storage is concerned. Norfolk self-storage comes in handy for homeowners who take pride in showing their holiday… Read more »

Self-Storage = Self-Care?

What does self-care mean to you? Maybe it involves taking a few hours or more to yourself and going for a long nature walk. Reading a book in quiet place, retail therapy at a favorite store, or going to the movies are just a few ways to unwind and recharge before facing challenges. Self-care means… Read more »

Scary Facts About Self-Storage

In a few weeks, countless masked creatures will roam Hampton Roads neighborhoods in search of treats. Many homeowners have gotten into the spirit early, too. Drive around after dark and you’ll find a number of houses have undergone haunted makeovers. Light strings and giant inflatables aren’t for Christmas anymore… Halloween is a holiday for decorating,… Read more »