We can all agree that a clean home is a happy home – and that goes for your garage too! Whether it’s from junk or storage, a cluttered garage can be stressful and make it hard to find things. Cleaning and organizing a garage can be a daunting task, which is why we put together a few easy ways to get started.
4 ways to organize and declutter your garage:
1. Get rid of the stuff you don’t use – The first step to utilizing your garage space more effectively is to get rid of the stuff you don’t use. If you haven’t touched something in months or years, chances are you don’t need it. Have a garage sale or donate unwanted items to charity. If you store a lot of junk in your garage, it may be helpful to rent a dumpster.
2. Invest in storage solutions – There are a variety of storage solutions available that can help you maximize your garage space. Shelving units, hanging racks, and storage bins can all help you keep your garage organized and free up floor space.
3. Create a designated area for each activity – If your garage is currently being used as a catch-all for everything from your car to your lawn mower to your holiday decorations, it’s time to change that. Create a designated area in your garage for each activity, and make sure everything has its own place.
4. Keep your garage clean and clutter-free – A clean and organized garage will be much easier to use and will make it easier to find the things you need. Make it a habit to regularly sweep and declutter your garage, and you’ll be amazed at how much easier it is to use.
A clean garage is more efficient and organized, making it easier to find what you need. It also prevents pests and rodents from nesting in your garage, and keeps your family safe from environmental hazards.
If, during the process of cleaning out your garage, you discover you could use some help hauling junk from your garage, just give us a call at Griffin Waste Services. You can reach us at 512-240-6757 or contact us online.