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Decluttering a Storage Unit

Decluttering is a task best done to clear out your home or office and get some space. Our tips from the experts will help you breeze through this chore.

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Moving with Kids, from Babies to Teens

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How to Store Collectibles

Have a collection of comic books, porcelain dolls or action figures? Check out our suggestions on how to protect and properly store them!

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6 Helpful Steps When Renting a Self Storage Unit

There are so many great reasons for renting a storage unit. They include having a place to keep your business inventory, personal items when you have to move to a smaller home, your off-season clothes, or your beach supplies.

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Storing Beach Toys

It’s important to understand how to store your beach toys. When we say that, you probably think of sand buckets and shovels, and those are certainly included, but we’ll also cover the basics of protecting and storing your surfboards and wetsuits.

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Online Storage Auctions

Storage auctions have been around for ages. For decades, buyers would have to check their local newspaper or call the facility directly in order to know when and where an auction was taking place. Regularly, different storage facilities held auctions on the same days and times which conflicted the buyers, so they would have to choose which to attend. Not only was this inconvenient to the buyers, but the smaller storage facilities were often not their first choice if times conflicted with larger facilities.

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Moving To Virginia Beach

If you’re looking to move to a beautiful city with plenty to do and great weather, it’s hard to beat Virginia Beach.

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Home Staging: Tips to Impress

If you’ve ever sold a home, you know that when it comes time to put it on the market, having the home be visually appealing can help get it sold fast. Home staging can help you achieve this. Home staging is a method of decorating with the intent to highlight your home’s most impressive assets; it helps buyers imagine themselves living in your space. With the right staging, your home will appeal to buyers over other homes in the area. You don’t have to hire a home stager – follow these tips to do it yourself for little to no cost.

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Staying In Tune - How To Move A Piano

Pianos can provide music to the soul and beauty to the eye. They are the epitome of elegance and grace that can move us to our core. But when it’s time to move them, a lot of care should be taken to keep them beautiful and intact. Follow the tips below for a successful move.

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Keeping Fine Art Fine - How to Properly Store Paintings

While there may be some disagreement as to what is considered fine art, the need to keep it in good shape while in storage is widely known. Don’t just carelessly handle it and prop it against the wall in a corner. Many factors can cause degradation of that precious painting passed down through the generations of your family, but the main cause – YOU. Yes, you. So, follow these steps to help keep that painting a good as new.

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A Risky Game - Tips for Moving A Pool Table

Noting is better than a few close friends meeting up at your place to play pool on a Saturday night. But when it’s time to move, simply picking up the table and relocating it is not an option. Pool tables can weigh between 700lbs to one ton. Calling professional movers who know how to move pool tables can help, but when you have to do it alone, here are some tips to do it right.

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Boat Storage - Tips to Stay Seaworthy

You’ve worked hard for that special boat in your life. You gave it a witty name and love to take it out for a day of fun with friends and family. You’ve had a great summer and made plenty of fond memories. But now it’s time to put your favorite maritime toy in storage until next summer. Here are some tips to keep your boat seaworthy until your next voyage.

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Traditional vs Temperature Control Storage

So, you have found yourself in a predicament and need some extra space to store your items. You shop around and see an option of temperature control (often referred as climate control) or traditional storage spaces. So, what’s the difference?

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Clothing Storage - When the Closet is Not Enough

When seasons change, so does our wardrobe. Shorts and tank tops are cleared out to make room for sweaters, coats, gloves and hats. When it’s time to put the wardrobe away, here are some great clothing storage tips to make sure your clothes stay in good condition and fresh during the off-season.

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Cardboard Boxes vs Totes - Which is Better for Your Move?

When it’s time to move, making things easier is always a good idea. Moving is a daunting task, so finding easy solutions can save you time and hassle. Most moving and storage companies (including Jack Rabbit Storage) provide moving boxes and supplies to purchase for one-stop shopping convenience. But when it is time to pack and store, which option is better: cardboard or plastic? Here are some things to keep in mind when making your decision.

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The Delicate Cycle - How to Prepare Your Washer & Dryer for Storage

If you’re in between homes, or your new place doesn’t have washer and dryer hook-ups, you will need to keep those appliances in storage if you want to keep them. Whatever your situation, the following tips will prove useful as you prepare your washer and dryer for storage.

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Business Storage Organization Tips for Quick Access

In our hectic lives, finding the right item in a cluttered storage space is a hassle we can live without. When quick access is required to a multitude of items in your unit, there are some key things to keep in mind when organizing your storage inventory. Check out these tips to help your space stay orderly so you can get what you need in a hurry.

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Military Life and Storage

Did you know that active military members rent up to 95% of available storage spaces near US bases? That’s because military and storage go hand-in-hand. Jack Rabbit Storage has two convenient locations near military bases in Hampton Roads: our location on Hampton Boulevard in Norfolk, and Shore Drive in Virginia Beach.

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Sleepless in Hampton Roads - How to Store Your Mattress

Finding the right mattress is an investment – in time, money, and rest – so storing it correctly is imperative. A quality mattress can last up to 15 years if properly maintained, so the right mattress may be expensive. Read these tips to keep your investment properly protected while in storage.

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Furniture & Storage - The Best Tips for Storing Furniture

Storage is all about a need for extra space, whether it’s long-term or just for a few weeks. Storing your furniture takes extra care if you want to keep it in great condition. Check out these furniture-specific storage tips to preserve your favorite pieces of furniture.

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