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How to: Declutter your garage

Fed up with the clutter in your garage?

Depending on the size of your garage and the amount of clutter you have, choose a full day or a full weekend to dedicate to decluttering and organising your garage to gain full potential of this valuable storage space.

If you’re ready to take on the challenge of cleaning your garage, now’s the time to get to it.

5 simple steps to declutter your garage

  1. Firstly start by sorting out your goods into piles. One to donate, sell, keep and bin. With this, you can then separate them into categories such as DIY and leisure making an item easy to find.
  2. Utilise metal floor to ceiling shelving to store the goods in an organised manner – ensure to label all the boxes for easy to find storage.
  3. Add wall racks for bikes, ladders and bulks items to get them off the floor and out of the way.
  4. Why not add a pegboard to your garage wall for a tidy tool storage technique.
  5. No time, no tools and short on skills? We recommend you search to find your local handyman expert and let them tackle the job within hours.


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Time to get the job done

No matter the size of the job, it’s time to call a professional in. Make sure you use a qualified professional who comes with good recommendations – using a trusted tradespeople site like Checkatrade means it’s simple to find local, thoroughly checked professionals along with recent reviews of their services at the click of a button.

Once you’re done decluttering and organising your garage, you need to keep it clean and tidy. Ensure you keep the floor space as clear as possible and sweep out regularly.

Thinking about tackling the job yourself?

If you have the right tools and feeling brave, you could have a go at decluttering your garage yourself. It’s not always an easy job and if in doubt we always recommend using a Checkatrade expert. Watch our easy to follow video to help size up the job and then decide if you are up to the challenge.

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