Junk Removal Service BenefitsBefore you resign yourself to the DIY route, you might just consider hiring a junk hauling service. Think about it this way, if you bring in a garage cleanout team, you’re far more apt to purge more and keep a whole lot less. That means getting more usable space back in return. Plus, it’s a great way to really tell what actually needs to stay.
As we all know, the garage becomes the home for everything we don’t want to keep in the house. To maintain this constant flow of fluctuating items, good organization is a must. Whatever the size, the garage should be swept out monthly and thoroughly cleaned once a year to maintain order. —DIY NetworkIt’s very important to have a plan for what to do with all that stuff. You know, those things you don’t use, don’t need, and don’t want. Sure, you’ve stuffed them into corners and out of the way places. But now, with a garage cleanout in the works, you’ll need a method for getting rid of a whole bunch of stuff. So, you’ll need a strategy in order to stay on track and move forward.
North Port DIY Garage Clean Out GuideSo that garage is nearly bursting. There’s all kinds of things here and there but amazingly, there isn’t a free square inch. (At least it seems that way.) So, if you really want to reclaim the space and make it functional again, follow this simple DIY garage clean out guide:
- Empty it all out. This means everything in the garage (you can leave appliances in-place, as well as fixtures). But anything that’s able to easily take out, should be pulled out of the garage and organized into like categories. Place similar items together to identify duplicates which can be thrown away, sold, or donated.
- Clean the surfaces. With the garage empty, now is a perfect time to give it a good cleaning. Wash down the surfaces with a garden hose and spray nozzle. Use baking soda and regular dishwasher liquid to clean the surfaces and kitty litter to take up grease and oil stains.
- Install a pegboard. Now the garage is empty and clean, it’s time to move onto getting organized. After you’ve decided what you’ll keep and what goes, install a pegboard to hang tools and other things.
- Hang some hooks and racks. When you’ve finished installing a pegboard and have most of your tools and whatnot neatly organized, hang some hooks and racks for garden and lawn tools, bicycles, brooms, sporting goods, and more.