Category: Storage Articles

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 »

Proper Storage for Your Library

People hold onto books for a variety of reasons. If you have a favorite title or two, you may keep them for sentimental reasons, or to read over and again. Books you enjoyed as a child, or ones you purchased for your firstborn, might find a permanent home with you to pass on to future… Read more »

How Self-Storage Helps During a Home Renovation

We’ll admit it, we’re hooked on all those “fix-up” shows about home remodeling. It’s fascinating to see the possibilities available to homeowners interested in renovating their houses or buying an outdated property that transforms into a cozy home with contemporary fixtures and usable space. We know these shows are edited to enhance the drama and… Read more »

Keep Framed Artwork Safe in Self-Storage

Nothing livens up a home like a beautiful, framed painting. Maybe you came upon a nice seascape or portrait while on vacation, or at a past Stockley Gardens Art Festival here in Norfolk, but you’re scaling down or having renovations done. Rather than risk damage to your artwork, why not consider a storage unit to… Read more »

Avoid Musty Odors During Storage

Regardless of whether or not you rent a self-storage, you’re certain to pack away clothing and other belongings for later use. Spring will arrive soon in full force, and that means we finally get to put away our heavy sweaters and coats until next winter. If you have lighter wear sealed in a plastic bin,… Read more »

Self-Storage Helps For Life Changes

Life can come at you fast. Whether it’s good or bad, things happen and it’s better to be prepared for whenever they come. Major life changes can lead you to make big decisions, including the need to rent a storage unit. Be prepared and stress-free by keeping your valuables safe and secured. Marriage Compromise is a… Read more »

Is Tidewater Storage Part of Your New Year’s Resolution?

Thinking about decluttering your home as your New Year’s resolution? Tidewater Drive Storage Center is the perfect place to look into if you aren’t sure which of your possessions you should keep or throw away. If you still need help deciding whether or not our Norfolk storage facility is the place for you, here are… Read more »