It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by your messy garage, but with the right mindset and new garage storage solutions, you can get a handle on the clutter! Here are three tips for creating the perfect custom garage organization system for your household.
While this space is the most common place to store items you want to keep out of sight, it’s certainly not your only storage option. By thinking outside the garage, you free up space for items that really belong in this room.
For example, you might relocate old home movies and other memorabilia you simply can’t part with to the attic or basement. These are items you look at rarely, so they shouldn’t have a prime spot in the garage.
Then, consider building a tool shed as your workshop if you love carpentry and building projects. Store your gardening equipment here as well to make more space in the garage for other things.
De-cluttering becomes impossible if you hold onto things with the notion that you might possibly end up maybe needing some of that stuff. The fact is, if you haven’t used something in over a year, you will probably never use it again. It’s time to let go.
Throw away broken items you’ve been holding onto “just in case” you might fix them some day. Host a garage sale for items that are still in good condition and donate unsold belongings to your friends or a secondhand shop. These de-cluttering methods give you peace of mind knowing someone who actually needs them is putting the items to good use again.
Following your storage relocation and de-cluttering efforts, closely examine what’s left in your garage. To keep these belongings organized, don’t just pile them against the wall; instead, utilize the vertical space with custom garage organization solutions:
With these garage storage solutions, you can store items effectively so they’re easy to find when you need them. To learn more about maximizing garage organization, request a free design consultation from Boston Garage.
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