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Why You Should Clean Your Garage this Christmas Season

Dec 05, 2022
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Before the Christmas season completely consumes you, now is a great idea to tackle your garage. You’ve been meaning to clean it since forever and each month, you have just come up with an excuse on why you don’t want to or why you are still not cleaning your garage. 

But as they say, there is no better time than now. Drop all the excuses and just do what you have to do. It might be extra overwhelming if you’ve accumulated a lot of garbage but mind over matter, always, so just tell yourself to tackle one area first, and then once done, you can do another space. Before you know it, you’ve done it. It’s cleaned. 

But if you want more convincing, why do your garage cleaning now when the holiday season is filled with dinners, parties, get-togethers, holiday cheer everywhere, etc. You cleaning the garage wouldn’t be a glamorous job at all and you have to do it all while thinking people are having fun outside. Well, here are some specific reasons that can hopefully change your mind. 

Shift your mindset and know that you actually have lots of time this Christmas. You are just fretting about what you’ll wear or serve that it consumes your time and makes you panic. Well, try letting go of social media and using your phone all the time and you will discover how much time you actually have in a day. Once you stop doing these things, you will immediately look for something that you could do. And Christmas, people are on vacation mode and your company will most likely announce a break so this means you will have time by your side because the company you are working for is going on a break. 

The second reason is that you will be hosting dinners! You don’t want your entourage to see how messy your garage is, especially if your garage is the entry point to your home. And if your garage is really like a giant waste bin, chances are it will smell pretty bad. So if we were you, we'd be cleaning the garage by now so we could save ourselves from future embarrassment or a scolding from visiting parents or whatnot. 

Third is that you need space. Your home is small so you need to extend the party venue to the garage. You can do this by ensuring it’s clean before your party happens. You need to install smart storage solutions that will maximize the garage space and use your walls and ceiling so that the floor will be free for any other purpose it may serve. 

Hanger Wall Mounted Bike Rack BR1 

Perfect for any home, this wall-mounted bike rack has a height-adjustable feature with a weight capacity of up to 300 pounds. It’s made of cold-roll steel that can support up to six bikes. These are J-shaped hooks that will secure the bikes in the proper vertical position. The hook spacing can be adjusted based on where it’ll be stored. 

These can also be easily installed with just four steps to follow. Drill holes in a horizontal line where you can install wall plates with tapping screws. Pass the bike rod through the plate in the left wall and insert the hooks on the right end of the bike rod. The last is to fix the left end of the rod with two screws and then plug it into the right end. 

A bike storage rack is on this list because you have to take care of your sporting goods and store them properly in order to elongate the life of your bike. But more importantly, for this article, it saves you space. 

GR48-H HOOKS 4′ X 8′ OVERHEAD GARAGE STORAGE RACK

Maximize safety and stability with this Amazon Best Selling product from FlexiMounts. It can carry up to 600 pounds of weight and is 4’ x 8’ in size. Its height can be adjusted from 22 to 40 inches and it is made of cold-roll steel. Again, it comes with step-by-step instructions and an installation template so don’t worry too much about the installation process. It is also waterproof like the other products which make it a great storage option for seasonal items that are mostly tucked away during the year. This will arrive in one box including accessories you may attach to it. You could attach four pieces of flat hooks or the GRH1 or two pieces of utility hooks (also included) or the GRH3. These hooks offer additional storage for your items. 

WS SERIES ADJUSTABLE 3-TIER WALL SHELVING

If your garage isn’t wide or you want multiple shelves, FlexiMounts also has wall storage options that feature up to three levels of shelves. The company boasts a patent design in a structure where you don’t need any tools to adjust the product. The weight capacity of this wall shelf is 300 to 450 pounds in total. You may adjust the height of each level according to your actual needs. It comes in two sizes that you can choose from 1’x3’ and 1’x4.’ It is made of powder-coated steel that is guaranteed to be of high quality. Like the other products, even though this is on three shelves, it can also be easily installed by one person. It is also compatible use in wood studs or concrete walls. 

GRH1  4 PCS Flat Hooks For Overhead Racks and Wall Shelving 

 These hooks are specially designed by FlexiMounts to be attached to its ceiling racks and wall shelves. Made of cold-roll steel, it has a weight capacity of 50 pounds. It comes in four flat pieces and is all scratch-resistant with a powder coat finish. It can be used in multiple ways such as hanging bikes, tools, sporting goods, and more. 

GRH2 4 PCS Rail Hooks For Overhead Racks and Wall Shelving

This comes in four pieces and can be used for overhead racks and wall shelving. Its weight capacity is also 50 pounds and its material is made from cold-roll steel as well. The difference with the GHR1 is the shape, this one is a rail type of hook.