Garage organizing is difficult because by its very nature, a garage is a no man's (or woman's) land. Garages aren't exactly part of the house, but they're not outdoors, either. The good news is that the garage can meet most of our needs - if it's organized correctly. Here's how to Organize the Garage.
At least once a year, set aside a Saturday to clean the garage. Actually, you should do it twice a year: when you get out the summer stuff, and again when you get out the winter stuff. Here's a guide to which chores kids can do in the garage.
Not everything can be safely stored in the garage. There are certain things that don't belong here, no matter what. It's a health and safety thing. Read about the big 3 storage no-nos here.
At least once a year, set aside a Saturday for garage cleaning with kids. Try to send the little ones away for this occasion. Ages 8 and up will be of help. Anyone younger will be of hindrance. Here's how to clean the garage with kids.
This method can work whether you have an attic, a loft in the garage, boxes stacked against the walls of the basement, or a rental storage unit. You'll need sturdy boxes or plastic bins, a permanent marker, and paper to make a storage map and list. Here's how this garage storage system works.
Some things in garage storage need to be accessible at all times; other things we see only every 10 years when we move, but we want to keep them anyway. Think of your storage here and plan to organize it into three storage unit categories, based on how often you'll need access to these items. These 3 garage storage solutions can help.
Here are some systems that you might consider for your garage, depending on what you use it for. None of them are ideal for everything. You will probably need a combination to meet all your needs. These garage storage systems are roughly arranged from most to least expensive.
Everyone needs more storage. We fill up every inch of our homes and stick the rest into storage. This garage storage system can help you keep track of all the items you've stashed in your garage.