Is Your Garage Disaster Your Little Secret?!
How can you efficiently store ALL of this stuff while still being able to shelter the most valuable asset, the car?
Your first step is a very large purge. I promise you, if your garage is disorganized, there are many things you no longer need, want or knew you had hiding in that space. To perform an effective purge, you must pull out everything from the garage and sort it by category. This is likely going to take up the garage space as well as all of the driveway and possibly some of the lawn. Once you have placed all items into a category you can review to determine what you no longer need.
Once you have determined what is going to remain in the garage, you will need proper storage space. I have organized dozens of garages with a variety of different storage options and this is what I have learned.
ELFA GARAGE FEATURES – Elfa also has a number of garage features that allows you to use every square inch of the garage. My favorite features include tracks to hang a variety of hooks and tool holders so you can keep folding chairs, golf clubs, lawn tools, balls and more organized along the sidewalls. If you like to putter in the garage, you can include a workstation with drawers, a work surface and specialized hooks and boxes on a utility board keeping everything you need at your fingertips.
WEATHERTIGHT BINS – if you are keeping items in the garage, they are going to be exposed to the elements. These bins come in a variety of sizes and keep your items safe. | Open Bins – I like open plastic bins for items you access regularly so they are given a well-defined home on the shelf but getting things put away is as easy as tossing it in the bin.
The time you spend organizing will be well invested in a space you use nearly every day. If you don’t have time to get organized, call Imagine Home Organization and let us do it for you! 727.265.0784