Garages get overrun with junk and organizing a garage is often a project that very few people get excited over. Many people think that it takes a lot of money to properly organize a garage by installing custom shelving and organizational systems. But the truth is, there is a budget-friendly option that will allow just about anyone to have a nicely garage organization.
By following these tips, you can get your garage looking organized in no time.
Free and Cheap Supplies
Buy visiting thrift stores, and discount stores you can often find great deals on organizational supplies for your garage. Make sure that you have an idea of what you are looking for, use your imagination, be creative and have a running list of supplies that you need for your project.
Reuse and Recycle
Using recycled food container like glass jars and plasticware are great options for storing different supplies for garage organization. You can store many things in recycled food containers from nuts and blots to paint brushes and drill bits. If you are extra handy, you can even take it a step further and attach old jars to boards and create an entire shelf of hanging storage.
Reuse Old Furniture
Consider visiting garage sales to find supplies for your garage organization project. You can often find great supplies at garage sales that would benefit your project. You should keep an open mind when you are assessing old and used furniture for your garage organizational project. Consider utilizing an old bookshelf for organizing or an old table as a workspace. Repurposing your own old furniture before tossing it out is a great option as well.
Cleaning & Garage Organization
Once you have gathered your organizational items for your project, begin your garage cleanout project by clearing out your entire garage and then sort through all of your items making piles for junk removal and donation following the below guide:
- Discard anything that you donâ€™t need, use, or that is broken
- Junk any toys or tools that are duplicates or broken
- Discard old paint, books, CDs, DVDs, old electronics and outdated appliances
Once you have cleaned out your garage it is time to put everything you are going to keep back.
Setting Up Your Budget-Friendly Organized Garage
Using all of the organizational items that you have gathered it is time to set up your budget-friendly garage organization. Follow these tips to ensure your organization plan is solid:
- Label bins, jars and other containers used to store items
- Store like items together for easy retrieval
- Think vertical. Store things up the walls and not on the floor to maximize your space.
Say Goodbye to the Junk
Any garage organization cleanout project comes with an accumulation of a lot of junk and items that need hauled away to donation stations. Donâ€™t let those piles of junk sit and wait to be hauled off, or pile up because you donâ€™t have the means to transport large items to the dump, just call Junk Doctors. Junk Doctors serves the Raleigh, Charlotte, and Greensboro areas and removes junk from garage clean outs as well as other home clean outs.
Donâ€™t let you garage clean-out and decluttering project end without calling Junk Doctors to finish the job!