How to Organise A Garage
Why is Garage Storage Necessary?
The garage is often the first place to become cluttered with items. As a large open space, its naturally seems like a logical place to store items, especially those that don’t belong in the house such as larger sports equipment. As a result, in a short time, our large open space becomes the default storage space and transitions into a large cluttered space, often to the extent that it becomes difficult to navigate and near impossible to find anything. Not to mention the loss of space to keep a vehicle. Without a well designed organizing system, items just lay on top of each other requiring you to search through it all for that one item you need.
At ClutterX, we have seen examples of this time and time again. In every case, we design a custom storage system that suits each individual or family. Each design is custom because every individual has different needs. As garages tend to store a large range of items, storage system designs often encompass a combination of open view storage for large items such as bicycles, snowboards, large gardening equipment etc., and closed cabinet style storage for small items or items needed infrequently.
What is Unique About Garage Storage?
A characteristic more unique to the garage is sturdy benchtop areas. Since heavy duty or dirtier work is often done in the garage, it is understandable that building benchtop areas into the design is often a preference. Also, because garages tend to hold tools and chemicals, it is often preferable to choose suitable materials for those items.
How Do You Design Garage Storage?
As with any storage design, our first step is to talk to the client and inspect the area. Talking to the client gives us a clear idea of what they envision and inspecting the space lets us know what kind of items we need to design the storage to accommodate. You’d be surprised how much this varies among people.
After the consultation and space inspection, we begin our design of the storage system in our 3D modeling software and bring the client’s storage vision to life. Once the client has approved the design, we begin fabrication and installation of our custom storage system into the garage.
What Other Organizing Tips Can You Use?
Although large items are typically stored in sight, small items may be stored in containers or cabinets where they cannot be seens. In such cases, it is recommended to categorise cabinets for their purpose e.g. cabinets could be categorised for specific people or specific sports.
Another tip is to label the cabinet doors or to label the storage bins you use for small items. Although this may seem like a daunting task, it helps you locate items instantly. As you add more and more, you can add more to the labels. In the long term, you will be glad you did it.
What are the Pros of Garage Organizing Systems?
- Increased space: Taking the time to organize a garage can help you utilize the space more efficiently, giving you more room to store your belongings.
- Improved functionality: Organizing your garage can make it much easier to find what you’re looking for, allowing you to quickly grab the tools or equipment you need to complete your tasks.
- Reduced stress: Decluttering and organizing your garage can help reduce anxiety and improve your mental well-being.
- Increased property value: A well-organized garage can add value to your home and increase its appeal to potential buyers.
- Improved safety: Organizing your garage can reduce the risk of tripping or falling on items or equipment left on the floor.
Get a Garage Organizing System from ClutterX
Is your garage driving you crazy? Do you struggle to find your tools or park your car? You need a custom garage organization system from ClutterX!
Our organizing systems are designed to make the most out of your space, providing maximum organization and accessibility. No more searching through piles of clutter, or struggling to find the right tool for the job.
Our systems are made of high-quality materials, built to last and available in an endless number of colours and styles. With durable high quality materials, you can ensure your garage is organized for years to come.
Since our organizing systems are customisable, each provides an individual solution for your specific needs. Whether you have a small or large garage, our designers will work with you to create a tailored solution that fits your space and your budget.
Don’t let a cluttered garage stress you out any longer. Get in touch with our team today and let us help you transform your space into an organized and functional delight!