Creating a Clutter Free Garage

 

Wouldn't it be nice to be able to go out to your garage one day, quickly glance around for a particular tool or item, and know where it is in only a moment? Chances are, your garage is a lot like just about everyone else's in the world—a disorganized, chaotic mess. Creating a clutter free garage is the dream of millions of people the world over, and now that dream can be a reality. No longer do you need to sit back and deal with a disorganized garage, the ability to have a clutter free garage is at your fingertips.

The next time you need to clean out your garage, use these simple guidelines to help you in creating a clutter free garage. These guidelines are designed to help you create an organized garage, no matter how large or small the space is that you have to work with.

  • Plan. When trying to create a clutter free garage, one of the main things to remember is to plan. Without proper planning, you will not be able to make your dream of an organized garage a reality. Simply draw out a little sketch of what your garage looks like when it is empty. On this sketch plan what you want to do with your space. You can create sections of your garage that is dedicated to different uses, and be able to see what you have to work with.
  • Clean. Before you can actually have a clutter free garage though, you will need to clean it out. What this means is that you will need to remove everything out from your garage. As you are cleaning out the garage, take some time to look through all of your stuff, and decide what you want to keep, and what you can get rid of. If you have anything that you will be getting rid of, decide whether you will be throwing it away, or if it is still in good condition, donate it to a local charity.
  • Implement. After you have removed everything from your garage, and decided on what you want to get rid of, it is time to implement your plan. Put everything back into your garage where you want it. Try to make this as neat as possible by using things like storage bins, and tool racks. Keep in mind that this is not going to be one time only thing. You will need to keep on top of your garage, and maintain your organizational system, or you will simply find yourself right back where you are now in a few short months.

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