What to Know Before You Organize Your Garage

If your garage is filled to the brim with everything from family heirlooms to workout equipment to lawn and garden tools, now is the perfect time to get it into order. Home organization systems make it easy to clean out your garage and keep it clean moving forward. By using organization systems , you can put everything into its place and know where things are when you need them. Check out what you should know before you start organizing your garage.

Donate or throw out unused items.

Once you start digging through your garage, you will quickly realize that most of the items in it are things you don’t need anymore. So before you purchase home organization systems and try to get your garage in order, go through and decide what you want to keep versus what you can throw out or donate to a good cause. It may take you a day or two, but by getting rid of things you don’t want or need anymore, you can give yourself more room to work in your garage.

Organize everything that you want to keep.

After you have decided what to keep, you should look into garage solutions that will help keep things organized. The last thing you want to do is clean your garage out and then have it fall into disarray again in just a month or two. Organize items by different categories and then place them into home organization systems that work for you. The key is to put everything in a place that is accessible.

Purge items from your garage about once every year.

Cleaning your garage out is only half the battle. Once everything is organized, you need to keep it organized by routinely going into your garage and throwing out things that are no longer useful.

Bay Home & Window provides homeowners with home organization systems in the Bay Area that work. Reclaim your garage and start using it again by calling us at 888-303-0289 today.

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