Our garages at one point or another have become dumps for just everything. The space may seem huge but this is never the case. Get some free time to do a thorough cleaning and clear the clutter. The following tips have been recommended by professionals as proper ways of organizing and improving the garage shelving.
- Decide the use to assign the different garage areas.
You need to make a clear decision on what you need your garage to be used for, then divide the garage space according to your satisfaction.
For a very messy garage, try to take out everything. This may look tiresome, but the outcome will make a world of difference. Take a look at the available space as a blank canvas to give you an idea of what YOU are working with.
- Decide what to keep, what to donate and what to give away.
In this case, you need to ask yourself the following questions.
i. Do I love the item?
ii. Do I need it?
iii. When was the last time I used it?
iv. If donated, will it have any effects to the people receiving it?
The answers to the above questions will give you an idea on what to do with the particular item in question.
- Use as much vertical and ceiling space available.
For those parking their cars in the garage, try this option. This will enable you park your car without running onto or into anything. Get everything up the floor.
- Decorate our garage.
Scour the flour, paint the walls and the cabinetry. You garages will attractive and inviting.
- Ask for commercial improvement services.
Commercial garage improvement services has advantages such as comfort, maintained garage and space addition. These services include rack labeling, installations and reconfiguration, relocations and consolidation of the racks and shelves.
- Control your garage door
When is your garage door opened or closed? You never know when thieves are planning to break in to your property. You can have an automated with indicator lights or an alert system to monitor the door status. Some advanced doors are phone controlled, embrace the technology and avoid property loss.
- Order of arrangement.
Start with the lowest racks in the storage space. Arrange the appliances, tools, accessories and other handy equipment in the largest rack near the workbench. Use the principle of the less the usage the higher the storage. This will help keep the equipment that are not in used regularly in the higher racks and shelves.
- Wall storage.
Store your garden tools on the wall boards. When the tools to be stored are many, you can use hinged pegboard system and the rolling pegboard caddy.
Keep your garage well-arranged and avoid the associated “stresses”.