Posted on 31Mar 2015
How to Sorting Your Garage In Islington
The garage of your home in Mayfair tends to be a place that accumulates a considerable amount of junk and mess. Disorganisation is inevitable when this happens. When your garage reaches this state, the best solution is to have a thorough garage clearance. While this can be appealing, it is also important to get the garage back on track to an organised and de-cluttered state.
There are many options to deal with the waste disposal that needs to happen after a garage clearance. Skip hire is an ideal solution for this. Waste from the garage tends to come in the form of broken appliances and misplaced odds and ends from various items. Rather than hanging onto these and hoping you will find a use for the in future, it better to just toss them out. A skip is a convenient way to do this. Hiring a skip that accepts general waste means you can just throw anything from the garage straight into it and have it taken away.
Junk that accumulates in the garage is most commonly old sports equipment, clothes or shoes, or unwanted furniture items. There are many forms of junk disposal depending on the condition of the items. If they are still functioning and in good condition, donating them to second hand charity stores is often the best idea. Most charity stores accept toys, sport equipment, books, clothes, shoes and some home appliances. You should check if they accept furniture as not all stores do. Other ways to handle furniture disposal in Islington and the N1 area is to sell them, donate them to a second hand store, take them to the tip if they’re broken, or leave them out for hard rubbish collection.
Keeping the garage organised
Once you have tackled the clearance task and removed all unwanted junk and rubbish from the garage, it is time to implement some effective storage solutions. This is important to prevent the junk and rubbish from building up again and being left with a cluttered garage. Once you have a solid system in place, it will be easier to maintain organisation. To get your garage looking organised and orderly, try some of these handy tips:
- Shelves: installing shelving units in the garage makes the most of the vertical space available. Shelves are excellent for storing items in boxes or jars and stopping them from cluttering the floor space.
- S-hooks: another way to make the most of the wall space available is to use S-hooks. These are fantastic for attaching items onto, such as hoses, rakes, shovels and other garden tools that can otherwise be left scattered around on the floor. These are fantastic because they can also be attached to the ceiling so that you can hang items from above; again making the most of all space that is available.
- Cupboards and drawers: to prevent items from cluttering up a table top, place them in cupboards or drawers. These are handy places for little knick knacks such as nuts and bolts and various other handyman equipment.
- Buckets: to categorise items, such as painting tools, pruning, spraying, hammering and other items, place anything related to the task in a bucket or caddy. This makes them easy to reach when you have a task to complete. The buckets or caddies can then be placed on top of a counter or in a cupboard.
- Labels: label shelves and cupboards and drawers so that you always know where items can be found. This is handy if there are multiple people using your garage in Islington so that everyone knows to put things back in the labelled section.