Maximize the Overhead Garage Storage to Its Full Potential
July 18, 2022
Decluttering is such a strenuous task, but is vital to do regularly. Over a period of time, you accumulate things that have been unused and kept around the house. You then safely keep them in the garage, especially if the garage is the only space you have to store your items. All the stuff that you have been storing needs to be decluttered to make more space for your other items that are more usable on a regular basis. But decluttering is not everyone’s cup of tea. However hard the task is, what is important is to start at it. Bringing yourself to move and do the task is the hardest step, so condition yourself to do the easiest one you could tackle on. Maybe start with one corner. And then you can expand the area once you get your groove going. Rummage through all your stuff and sort them according to need and function. The quickest way to do that is to keep all of them out of their storage and lump them in one area. Then go through them one by one. Sort them into categories: for keeping, donating, throwing, or repurposing. For the things that you decide to keep, sort them further into these categories: seasonal use and everyday use. This way of sorting will be beneficial when you have to store them again in the garage. Seasonal items go the farthest reach, while items for everyday use are put in areas that you typically move around so it will be easier to access them. The next step is to utilize a functional and sturdy storage system. You can make use of an overhead storage rack or wall shelves. Storage systems that can be installed on the walls or ceilings are best to use because you will free much valuable floor space in the garage. And another thing is that it is easier to identify which items are stored on these storage systems because they are neatly kept that way.