Storage Units in Portsmouth, VA

Portsmouth Averages

  • DORM ROOM 5*5 25 SQ FT $44.12
  • APARTMENT 10*10 100 SQ FT $91.10
  • house 10*30 300 SQ FT $191.70

nearby cities with storage

Virginia Beach, Virginia: 14. miles East | 437994 people
Norfolk, Virginia: 16.9 miles East-northeast | 242803 people
Hampton, Virginia: 21.1 miles North | 137436 people
Chesapeake, Virginia: 23.2 miles South-southeast | 222209 people
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  1. AAAA Self Storage Facility at 426 Elm Ave, Portsmouth, VA Starting at $44.00

    AAAA Self Storage

    426 Elm Ave
    Portsmouth, VA 23704
    (866) 500-1147
  2. Greenwood Self Storage Facility at 3959 Garwood Ave, Portsmouth, VA Starting at $38.00

    Greenwood Self Storage

    3959 Garwood Ave
    Portsmouth, VA 23701
    (866) 500-1147
  3. Extra Space Storage Facility at 2206 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA Starting at $35.00

    Extra Space Storage

    2206 Victory Blvd
    Portsmouth, VA 23702
    (866) 500-1147

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Portsmouth Storage FacilityDistanceFeaturesMonthly Rate
AAAA Self Storage Facility at 426 Elm Ave, Portsmouth, VA
426 Elm Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23704
(866) 500-1147

2.86 mi

  • Drive-up Access
  • Auto/Boat/RV
starting at $44.00More Info
Greenwood Self Storage Facility at 3959 Garwood Ave, Portsmouth, VA
3959 Garwood Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23701
(866) 500-1147

4.16 mi

  • Climate Controlled
starting at $38.00More Info
Extra Space Storage Facility at 2206 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA
2206 Victory Blvd
Portsmouth, VA 23702
(866) 500-1147

4.59 mi

  • Climate Controlled
starting at $35.00More Info
Public Storage Facility at 3281 Western Branch Blvd, Chesapeake, VA
3281 Western Branch Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23321
866-389-7622

3.05 mi

    starting at $39.00More Info
    AAAA Self Storage Facility at 110 E 22nd St, Norfolk, VA
    110 E 22nd St
    Norfolk, VA 23517
    (866) 500-1147

    4.00 mi

    • Climate Controlled
    starting at $42.00More Info
    AAAA Self Storage Facility at 408 E 18th Street, Norfolk, VA
    408 E 18th Street
    Norfolk, VA 23504
    (866) 500-1147

    4.13 mi

    • Climate Controlled
    starting at $48.00More Info
    Life Storage Facility at 1213 E Brambleton Ave, Norfolk, VA
    1213 E Brambleton Ave
    Norfolk, VA 23504
    (866) 500-1147

    4.56 mi

    • Climate Controlled
    • Drive-up Access
    • Auto/Boat/RV
    starting at $54.00More Info
    CubeSmart Self Storage Facility at 1108 Tidewater Drive, Norfolk, VA
    1108 Tidewater Drive
    Norfolk, VA 23504
    (866) 500-1147

    4.59 mi

      starting at $42.50More Info
      AAAA Self Storage Facility at 625 Campostella Rd, Norfolk, VA
      625 Campostella Rd
      Norfolk, VA 23523
      (866) 500-1147

      5.45 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      starting at $40.00More Info
      AAAA Self Storage Facility at 6562 Tidewater Dr, Norfolk, VA
      6562 Tidewater Dr
      Norfolk, VA 23509
      (866) 500-1147

      6.23 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      • Drive-up Access
      starting at $47.00More Info
      Devon Self Storage - Norfolk Facility at 7533 Sewells Point Rd, Norfolk, VA
      7533 Sewells Point Rd
      Norfolk, VA 23513
      (866) 500-1147

      7.03 mi

      • Drive-up Access
      starting at $70.00More Info
      AAAA Self Storage Facility at 2151 S Military Hwy, Chesapeake, VA
      2151 S Military Hwy
      Chesapeake, VA 23320
      (866) 500-1147

      7.43 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      • Drive-up Access
      • Auto/Boat/RV
      starting at $38.00More Info
      AAAA Self Storage Facility at 5680 Lowery Rd, Norfolk, VA
      5680 Lowery Rd
      Norfolk, VA 23502
      (866) 500-1147

      8.25 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      starting at $45.00More Info
      Smartbox Portable Storage of Norfolk Facility at , Norfolk, VA

      Norfolk, VA
      (866) 500-1147

      8.44 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      starting at $10.00More Info
      My Storage - Grassfield Facility at 711 Ward Rd, Chesapeake, VA
      711 Ward Rd
      Chesapeake, VA 23323
      (866) 500-1147

      10.51 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      • Drive-up Access
      • Auto/Boat/RV
      starting at $39.00More Info
      AAAA Self Storage Facility at 1940 Kempsville Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
      1940 Kempsville Rd
      Virginia Beach, VA 23464
      (866) 500-1147

      10.57 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      • Drive-up Access
      starting at $32.00More Info
      AAAA Self Storage Facility at 5040 Ferrell Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA
      5040 Ferrell Parkway
      Virginia Beach, VA 23464
      (866) 500-1147

      11.44 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      starting at $60.00More Info
      AAAA Self Storage Facility at 810 79th St, Newport News, VA
      810 79th St
      Newport News, VA 23605
      (866) 500-1147

      11.92 mi

      • Drive-up Access
      starting at $54.00More Info
      AAAA Self Storage Facility at 4656 Honeygrove Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
      4656 Honeygrove Rd
      Virginia Beach, VA 23455
      (866) 500-1147

      12.20 mi

      • Drive-up Access
      starting at $68.00More Info
      My Storage - Centerbrooke Facility at 1032 Centerbrooke Lane, Suffolk, VA
      1032 Centerbrooke Lane
      Suffolk, VA 23434
      (866) 500-1147

      14.16 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      • Drive-up Access
      • Auto/Boat/RV
      starting at $50.00More Info
      My Storage - Lynnhaven Pkwy Facility at 1553 Lynnhaven Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA
      1553 Lynnhaven Parkway
      Virginia Beach, VA 23453
      (866) 500-1147

      14.78 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      starting at $34.00More Info
      AAAA Self Storage Facility at 217 Harpersville Rd, Newport News, VA
      217 Harpersville Rd
      Newport News, VA 23601
      (866) 500-1147

      15.07 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      • Drive-up Access
      starting at $62.00More Info
      AAAA Self Storage Facility at 204 Moore Ave, Suffolk, VA
      204 Moore Ave
      Suffolk, VA 23434
      (866) 500-1147

      15.15 mi

      • Drive-up Access
      starting at $56.00More Info
      AAAA Self Storage Facility at 3212 Dam Neck Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
      3212 Dam Neck Rd
      Virginia Beach, VA 23453
      (866) 500-1147

      16.12 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      • Drive-up Access
      starting at $37.00More Info
      Fort Storage Facility at 2744 Dam Neck Rd, Portsmouth, VA
      2744 Dam Neck Rd
      Portsmouth, VA 23453
      (866) 500-1147

      16.78 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      starting at $7.00More Info
      AAAA Self Storage Facility at 1332 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA
      1332 Virginia Beach Blvd.
      Virginia Beach, VA 23454
      (866) 500-1147

      19.48 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      • Drive-up Access
      • Auto/Boat/RV
      starting at $38.00More Info
      Extra Space Storage Facility at 200 Poplar Hill Rd, Chesapeake, VA
      200 Poplar Hill Rd
      Chesapeake, VA 23321
      (866) 500-1147

      2.58 mi

      • Climate Controlled
      • Drive-up Access
      starting at $48.00More Info
      Public Storage Facility at 1090 W 35th St, Norfolk, VA
      1090 W 35th St
      Norfolk, VA 23508
      866-389-7622

      3.33 mi

        starting at $35.00More Info
        Extra Space Storage Facility at 2215 Granby St, Norfolk, VA
        2215 Granby St
        Norfolk, VA 23517
        (866) 500-1147

        3.98 mi

        • Climate Controlled
        • Drive-up Access
        starting at $65.00More Info
        Extra Space Storage Facility at 4620 Bruce Rd, Chesapeake, VA
        4620 Bruce Rd
        Chesapeake, VA 23321
        (866) 500-1147

        4.09 mi

        • Climate Controlled
        • Drive-up Access
        starting at $39.00More Info
        Extra Space Storage Facility at 3264 S Military Hwy, Chesapeake, VA
        3264 S Military Hwy
        Chesapeake, VA 23323
        (866) 500-1147

        6.18 mi

        • Climate Controlled
        • Drive-up Access
        starting at $25.00More Info
        Extra Space Storage Facility at 301 Naval Base Rd, Norfolk, VA
        301 Naval Base Rd
        Norfolk, VA 23505
        (866) 500-1147

        6.22 mi

        • Climate Controlled
        • Drive-up Access
        starting at $42.00More Info
        Life Storage Facility at 385 Naval Base Rd, Norfolk, VA
        385 Naval Base Rd
        Norfolk, VA 23505
        (866) 500-1147

        6.28 mi

        • Climate Controlled
        • Drive-up Access
        • Auto/Boat/RV
        starting at $31.00More Info
        Public Storage Facility at 854 Widgeon Road, Norfolk, VA
        854 Widgeon Road
        Norfolk, VA 23513
        866-389-7622

        6.34 mi

          starting at $56.00More Info
          Life Storage Facility at 5226 Nansemond Pkwy, Suffolk, VA
          5226 Nansemond Pkwy
          Suffolk, VA 23435
          (866) 500-1147

          6.67 mi

          • Auto/Boat/RV
          starting at $112.00More Info
          Public Storage Facility at 1430 S Military Hwy, Chesapeake, VA
          1430 S Military Hwy
          Chesapeake, VA 23320
          866-389-7622

          8.11 mi

            starting at $37.00More Info
            Life Storage Facility at 1806 E. Little Creek Road, Norfolk, VA
            1806 E. Little Creek Road
            Norfolk, VA 23518
            (866) 500-1147

            8.14 mi

            • Climate Controlled
            • Drive-up Access
            • Auto/Boat/RV
            starting at $78.00More Info
            Extra Space Storage Facility at 659 Woodlake Dr, Chesapeake, VA
            659 Woodlake Dr
            Chesapeake, VA 23320
            (866) 500-1147

            8.29 mi

            • Climate Controlled
            • Drive-up Access
            starting at $36.00More Info
            Public Storage Facility at 788 S Military Hwy, Virginia Beach, VA
            788 S Military Hwy
            Virginia Beach, VA 23464
            866-389-7622

            8.46 mi

              starting at $64.00More Info
              Life Storage Facility at 517 Volvo Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA
              517 Volvo Pkwy
              Chesapeake, VA 23320
              (866) 500-1147

              9.06 mi

              • Climate Controlled
              • Drive-up Access
              • Auto/Boat/RV
              starting at $84.00More Info
              Public Storage Facility at 5728 Southern Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA
              5728 Southern Blvd
              Virginia Beach, VA 23462
              866-389-7622

              9.64 mi

                starting at $41.00More Info
                Public Storage Facility at 940 Professional Place, Chesapeake, VA
                940 Professional Place
                Chesapeake, VA 23320
                866-389-7622

                9.69 mi

                  starting at $27.00More Info
                  Public Storage Facility at 1409 Diamond Springs Road, Virginia Beach, VA
                  1409 Diamond Springs Road
                  Virginia Beach, VA 23455
                  866-389-7622

                  9.92 mi

                    starting at $47.00More Info
                    Public Storage Facility at 5529 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA
                    5529 Virginia Beach Blvd
                    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
                    866-389-7622

                    10.12 mi

                      starting at $32.00More Info
                      Public Storage Facility at 5684 Haden Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
                      5684 Haden Rd
                      Virginia Beach, VA 23455
                      866-389-7622

                      10.28 mi

                        starting at $44.00More Info
                        Public Storage Facility at 216 Las Gaviotas Blvd, Chesapeake, VA
                        216 Las Gaviotas Blvd
                        Chesapeake, VA 23322
                        866-389-7622

                        10.42 mi

                          starting at $41.00More Info
                          Extra Space Storage Facility at 5478 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
                          5478 Indian River Rd
                          Virginia Beach, VA 23464
                          (866) 500-1147

                          10.53 mi

                          • Climate Controlled
                          starting at $80.00More Info
                          Extra Space Storage Facility at 1425 Kempsville Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
                          1425 Kempsville Rd
                          Virginia Beach, VA 23464
                          (866) 500-1147

                          10.84 mi

                          • Climate Controlled
                          • Drive-up Access
                          starting at $31.00More Info
                          Public Storage Facility at 428 Battlefield Blvd N, Chesapeake, VA
                          428 Battlefield Blvd N
                          Chesapeake, VA 23320
                          866-389-7622

                          10.93 mi

                            starting at $29.00More Info
                            Public Storage Facility at 1332 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach, VA
                            1332 Kempsville Road
                            Virginia Beach, VA 23464
                            866-389-7622

                            10.97 mi

                              starting at $39.00More Info
                              Public Storage Facility at 1205 W Pembroke Ave, Hampton, VA
                              1205 W Pembroke Ave
                              Hampton, VA 23661
                              866-389-7622

                              11.34 mi

                                starting at $28.00More Info
                                Extra Space Storage Facility at 1141 W Pembroke Ave, Hampton, VA
                                1141 W Pembroke Ave
                                Hampton, VA 23661
                                (866) 500-1147

                                11.37 mi

                                • Climate Controlled
                                • Drive-up Access
                                starting at $24.00More Info
                                Extra Space Storage Facility at 815 LaSalle Ave, Hampton, VA
                                815 LaSalle Ave
                                Hampton, VA 23669
                                (866) 500-1147

                                11.40 mi

                                • Climate Controlled
                                starting at $32.00More Info
                                Life Storage Facility at 4929 Shell Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
                                4929 Shell Rd
                                Virginia Beach, VA 23455
                                (866) 500-1147

                                11.92 mi

                                • Climate Controlled
                                • Drive-up Access
                                • Auto/Boat/RV
                                starting at $32.00More Info
                                Public Storage Facility at 448 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA
                                448 S Independence Blvd
                                Virginia Beach, VA 23452
                                866-389-7622

                                12.56 mi

                                  starting at $48.00More Info
                                  Extra Space Storage Facility at 1975 Cunningham Dr, Hampton, VA
                                  1975 Cunningham Dr
                                  Hampton, VA 23666
                                  (866) 500-1147

                                  12.71 mi

                                  • Climate Controlled
                                  • Drive-up Access
                                  starting at $49.00More Info
                                  Extra Space Storage Facility at 25 Tyler Ave, Newport News, VA
                                  25 Tyler Ave
                                  Newport News, VA 23601
                                  (866) 500-1147

                                  12.78 mi

                                  • Climate Controlled
                                  • Drive-up Access
                                  starting at $39.00More Info
                                  Public Storage Facility at 2109 Greenwell Road, Virginia Beach, VA
                                  2109 Greenwell Road
                                  Virginia Beach, VA 23455
                                  866-389-7622

                                  13.03 mi

                                    starting at $56.00More Info
                                    Public Storage Facility at 4400 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA
                                    4400 Princess Anne Road
                                    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
                                    866-389-7622

                                    13.23 mi

                                      starting at $43.00More Info
                                      Life Storage Facility at 10429 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA
                                      10429 Jefferson Ave
                                      Newport News, VA 23605
                                      (866) 500-1147

                                      14.09 mi

                                      • Climate Controlled
                                      • Drive-up Access
                                      • Auto/Boat/RV
                                      starting at $38.00More Info
                                      Public Storage Facility at 3380 Holland Road, Virginia Beach, VA
                                      3380 Holland Road
                                      Virginia Beach, VA 23452
                                      866-389-7622

                                      15.27 mi

                                        starting at $31.00More Info
                                        Extra Space Storage Facility at 1343 Big Bethel Rd, Hampton, VA
                                        1343 Big Bethel Rd
                                        Hampton, VA 23666
                                        (866) 500-1147

                                        15.44 mi

                                        • Climate Controlled
                                        • Drive-up Access
                                        starting at $32.00More Info
                                        Public Storage Facility at 3033 Buckner Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA
                                        3033 Buckner Blvd
                                        Virginia Beach, VA 23453
                                        866-389-7622

                                        15.90 mi

                                          starting at $33.00More Info
                                          Life Storage Facility at 473 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA
                                          473 J Clyde Morris Blvd
                                          Newport News, VA 23601
                                          (866) 500-1147

                                          16.18 mi

                                          • Climate Controlled
                                          • Drive-up Access
                                          • Auto/Boat/RV
                                          starting at $40.00More Info
                                          Public Storage Facility at 770 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA
                                          770 J Clyde Morris Blvd
                                          Newport News, VA 23601
                                          866-389-7622

                                          16.30 mi

                                            starting at $67.00More Info
                                            Life Storage Facility at 597 Central Dr, Virginia Beach, VA
                                            597 Central Dr
                                            Virginia Beach, VA 23454
                                            (866) 500-1147

                                            16.68 mi

                                            • Climate Controlled
                                            • Drive-up Access
                                            • Auto/Boat/RV
                                            starting at $36.00More Info
                                            Extra Space Storage Facility at 801 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA
                                            801 J Clyde Morris Blvd
                                            Newport News, VA 23601
                                            (866) 500-1147

                                            16.75 mi

                                            • Climate Controlled
                                            • Drive-up Access
                                            starting at $27.00More Info
                                            Public Storage Facility at 11885 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA
                                            11885 Jefferson Ave
                                            Newport News, VA 23606
                                            866-389-7622

                                            17.48 mi

                                              starting at $46.00More Info
                                              Life Storage Facility at 2703 Battlefield Blvd S, Chesapeake, VA
                                              2703 Battlefield Blvd S
                                              Chesapeake, VA 23322
                                              (866) 500-1147

                                              17.76 mi

                                              • Climate Controlled
                                              • Drive-up Access
                                              • Auto/Boat/RV
                                              starting at $57.00More Info
                                              Extra Space Storage Facility at 621 Village Dr, Virginia Beach, VA
                                              621 Village Dr
                                              Virginia Beach, VA 23454
                                              (866) 500-1147

                                              18.12 mi

                                              • Climate Controlled
                                              • Drive-up Access
                                              starting at $44.00More Info
                                              Public Storage Facility at 612 Village Drive, Virginia Beach, VA
                                              612 Village Drive
                                              Virginia Beach, VA 23454
                                              866-389-7622

                                              18.23 mi

                                                starting at $42.00More Info
                                                Life Storage Facility at 701 Brick Kiln, Newport News, VA
                                                701 Brick Kiln
                                                Newport News, VA 23602
                                                (866) 500-1147

                                                19.67 mi

                                                • Climate Controlled
                                                • Drive-up Access
                                                • Auto/Boat/RV
                                                starting at $67.00More Info
                                                Public Storage Facility at 13410 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA
                                                13410 Warwick Blvd
                                                Newport News, VA 23602
                                                866-389-7622

                                                19.91 mi

                                                  starting at $31.00More Info
                                                  Extra Space Storage Facility at 1545 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA
                                                  1545 General Booth Blvd
                                                  Virginia Beach, VA 23454
                                                  (866) 500-1147

                                                  20.29 mi

                                                  • Climate Controlled
                                                  • Drive-up Access
                                                  starting at $29.00More Info
                                                  Public Storage Facility at 1489 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA
                                                  1489 General Booth Blvd
                                                  Virginia Beach, VA 23454
                                                  866-389-7622

                                                  20.34 mi

                                                    starting at $32.00More Info
                                                    Public Storage Facility at 12600 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA
                                                    12600 Jefferson Ave
                                                    Newport News, VA 23602
                                                    866-389-7622

                                                    20.77 mi

                                                      starting at $33.00More Info

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                                                      Finding Storage in Portsmouth, VA

                                                      Looking for a storage facility in Portsmouth, VA? Look no more—Storage.com can help you find exactly what you need! By using our website's features, you can search and compare storage facilities and even reserve your Portsmouth storage unit directly online! We give you the tools to look for units based on unit size, facility location, price, and features. When you find Portsmouth self storage for your specific situation, you can rent it right from your computer here at Storage.com!

                                                      COMMON REASONS FOR USING SELF STORAGE IN PORTSMOUTH

                                                      No matter if you're moving here to take advantage of employment opportunities, living in the historic downtown district, or attending a nearby university, a Portsmouth storage facility can help you!

                                                      Moving to Portsmouth

                                                      Portsmouth is a part of the Hampton Roads area, a metropolitan region composed of nine cities in seven counties. 

                                                      While Portsmouth itself is home to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, being in Hampton Roads also gives it proximity to four Fortune 500 companies: the food industry's Smithfield Foods, Norfolk Southern with railway transportation, national retailer Dollar Tree, and the shipbuilding Huntington Ingalls Industries. With a wide range of employment opportunities nearby, it's quite possible you're moving to Portsmouth for work.

                                                      While relocating may be a fun and exciting challenge, it also can come with a lot of stress and hassle. For one, you may move before you actually have living arrangements made, or perhaps you have to get a smaller house or apartment as a result of relocating. Don't sweat it, though—Portsmouth self storage is here to help! By renting a nearby storage unit, you can have a safe and secure place to keep all your things until you're ready to finalize the move.

                                                      Self storage amenities to look for when moving to Portsmouth:

                                                      • Unit Size: Take inventory of all your items ahead of time to determine exactly how much storage space you'll need in your Portsmouth storage unit. For instance, if you're packing up all the contents of a multi-room house, look for a 10x20 or 10x30 unit. Check out our interactive storage guide for further help.
                                                      • Security Features: The items you're storing will likely be valuable on both a personal and financial level, so be sure to find a Portsmouth storage facility with security features such as gated access, video surveillance, and even on-site management to ensure your belongings will be safe from vandalism or theft during their stay in storage.
                                                      • Drive-up Access: In most cases, moving means you're bringing along a large number of items, some of them large or heavy, such as a couch or bed. You can save yourself time and energy by finding a Portsmouth storage unit with drive-up access, which allows you to pull your truck or trailer directly up to the unit, saving you the work of carrying your items down hallways or on elevators to upper floors of a storage facility.

                                                      Living in Downtown Portsmouth

                                                      The Olde Towne Business and Historical District in the downtown area has been redeveloped and preserved in recent years, making it an ideal place to live, work, and play for Portsmouth residents. Combining one of the country's most historic seaports with modern amenities, living in one of the downtown high-rise apartments puts you right in the center of the action. See shows at the Commodore Theatre or visit the nTelos Pavilion for a riverside concert. Living downtown also gives you access to a number of restaurants and opens up discovery opportunities at the Olde Towne Antiques to Flea Market on the first Saturday of each month.

                                                      The only downside to living downtown is sometimes space can be a bit restricted, especially when you can't afford more than a one-bedroom apartment. Using a Portsmouth storage unit can expand your living space at home for a cheaper price than living in a larger apartment. The additional space can be used to store nonessential items like important documents or seasonal clothing, as well as larger items such as a bicycle or other sports gear.

                                                      Considerations for downtown Portsmouth self storage:

                                                      • Location: Look ahead at what you're going to place in storage and determine how often you'll need it. If you'll be visiting your unit often, then find a Portsmouth storage facility that's downtown. It may come at a slightly higher price than one on the outskirts of town, but the proximity to your belongings is worth it.
                                                      • Unit Size: Typically speaking, most apartment renters could use a spare closet for their additional belongings. This closet space is comparable to a 5x5 or 5x10 Portsmouth storage unit, which can fit a number of spare boxes and even small furniture.
                                                      • 24-Hour Access: If you plan on storing items you may need at a moment's notice, be sure to find a Portsmouth storage facility with 24-hour access. As its name implies, this feature allows you entry to your unit whenever you need to get to your things, not just the normal 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. work schedule.

                                                      College Life

                                                      Portsmouth is just a short trip across the Elizabeth River to nearby Norfolk, which is home to both Norfolk State University and Old Dominion University, meaning there's a lot of college life close by.

                                                      For out-of-state college students, using a Portsmouth storage unit can be a great way to reduce stress and travel when you head home over summer breaks. By finding a storage facility in Portsmouth—a 10 minute drive from Norfolk State's campus—you can leave all of your dorm room furniture and decorations in a convenient storage unit near your school rather than over-stuffing your car for the drive home.

                                                      Helpful features for college storage:

                                                      • Climate Control: The Hampton Roads area typically experiences hot and humid summer seasons. Such weather can warp wooden furniture and fry electronics, so if you're storing items like a computer, a TV, or a couch for your dorm room, find a Portsmouth storage facility with climate control, which maintains temperatures between 55–85°F and low humidity level to prevent weather damage.
                                                      • Unit Size: The contents of most dorm rooms can typically fit in a 5x10 or 10x10 unit. You may also consider going in on a larger unit with a roommate to get more space while splitting the cost.
                                                      • Short-Term Rental Agreement: Most Portsmouth storage facilities offer monthly or short-term storage agreements. This way you'll only be paying for the time you'll need to store your items and no more.

                                                      Military Storage

                                                      Portsmouth is home to the U.S. Navy's oldest and largest industrial facility: the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Originally built in 1767 as Gosport Shipyard for the British Crown, it has been updated into a modern shipyard which covers more than 1,200 acres spread across the area. Its primary purpose is to provide repairs and to modernize every type of ship in the Navy, from the relatively small amphibious vessels to supercarriers—it's even capable of dry docking nuclear aircraft carriers.

                                                      As is the case with any military installation, there is a chance you may be moved to or from the area permanently or on a short-term basis, as a member of the U.S. Navy. Portsmouth self storage can help with the relocation process for military members by providing a place to keep all of your belongings during the transition or while you're away.

                                                      Features to consider with military storage:

                                                      • Security: As you may be deployed for months or storing all of your belongings during a transition, it's important to know all of your items are safe in storage. Be sure to find a Portsmouth storage facility with strong security features such as gated access, video surveillance, and even individually-alarmed units to protect your belongings from being damaged or stolen.
                                                      • Climate Control: Portsmouth is known to have hot and humid summers and potentially freezing winters. This change in temperature and humidity over the course of a year can cause irreparable damage to important paper documents, cause electronic components to break, and cause mildew growth in fabrics. Protect all of your belongings with a climate-controlled Portsmouth storage unit to keep them at a steady temperature and humidity level.

                                                      Portsmouth Boat Storage

                                                      Located right on the waters of the Elizabeth River, with access to the nearby Chesapeake Bay, boating in Portsmouth is a big pastime. Boating gives people a chance to get away for a weekend of water skiing or maybe just a few hours in the morning to fish and enjoy the sunrise.

                                                      While it's a way to have lots of fun, finding a place for your boat can be anything but enjoyable. If you're lucky, your boat is small enough to fit in your garage, where it takes up valuable parking or work space. If it's too large, you're left parking your boat in your driveway—left vulnerable to the elements and theft.

                                                      Portsmouth boat storage facilities offer you a way out of this hassle and worry by giving you a place to park your boat in a safe and secure area.

                                                      What to look for with boat storage:

                                                      • Indoor/Outdoor/Covered: You'll need to decide if you want indoor, outdoor, or covered storage for your boat. Often, people choose outdoor storage for recreational vehicles and boats, as it's the most affordable. Covered storage is also outdoors but offers more protection for your belongings from the elements. Indoor storage offers the most protection from both the weather and theft.
                                                      • 24-Hour Access: Many people enjoy waking up early to get a good start on the water, so why wait for your Portsmouth storage facility to open in the process? Find a facility with 24-hour access so you can get to your boat when you're ready, not when normal business hours begin.
                                                      • Wide-Drive Aisles: Some boats are definitely larger than others, which may make them difficult to maneuver through tight spots when on a trailer. Find a storage facility in Portsmouth with wide-drive aisles to give yourself some extra space and comfort when you're picking up and dropping off your boat.
                                                      • Drive-up Access: While some boat storage facilities provide special parking spots for boats, you may want the extra protection provided from an enclosed storage unit. In such a case, find a Portsmouth storage unit with drive-up access, so you can pull your truck directly up to the unit to hitch up or unlatch your trailer, making your trip to the water all the easier.

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