Is your garage a hopeless mess? Admittedly, it may be a mess, but no matter how cluttered it becomes, your garage is never beyond hope! If you’re looking for a plan of attack to get your garage organization under control, follow this five-step plan.
Empty out the entire garage. As you remove each item, decide what pile it goes in:
Measure your garage and draw up a floor plan. Decide where you might install custom garage cabinets and other storage solutions. Working with a professional garage organizer is a great way to tackle this step if you don’t feel capable on your own.
Now explore everything in the keep pile. Divide belongings up based on when and how you use them.
If you attempt to pile all your sports equipment onto one shelf, everything will end up toppling to the floor. Hang mesh baskets on the wall and fill them with balls, gloves, helmets and knee pads. Other loose items do better in clear, stackable storage totes.
The final step is to ensure you install the right custom garage storage for safety. For example, cabinets with locks hide dangerous chemicals from your pets and children. Slatwall above your workbench keeps sharp sheers and power tools off the floor. And overhead shelves store paint cans, antifreeze and other items well out of reach.
Are you eager to start the process of getting your garage organized once and for all? Boston Garage offers free design consultations to help you decide which custom garage storage solutions you need to get the job done.
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