Decluttering And Organizing The Garage

It’s day 24 of the challenge! Today we have a big task, the garage. Depending on how long you have lived in your home you may have varying degrees of “stuff” in this area.

This task may seem overwhelming, but you have made it this far, and you can do it!

If you need to you can split the task of cleaning out the garage into two days- a weekend would be perfect for this project. Focusing on decluttering and discarding as much as you can will help you to keep this space neat and organized for a much longer time. Remember: the less you have, the less you have to work for it. (I love my free time for fun things and that does not include organizing!)

Once you have the space decluttered and organized you are going to be amazed at how much easier it is to find the things you need when you need them.

Let’s jump right in!

Decluttering & Organizing Your Garage

How To Declutter And Organize The Garage

  • Take everything out of your garage and put it in your driveway so you can sort.
  • Start by categorizing everything: holiday items, lawn and garden care, outdoor furniture, tools, and whatever else you have in there.
  • Now clean out the interior of your garage. Really give everything in there a thorough cleaning before you move to the next step. Now is also a good time to make your floors look top notch with an epoxy treatment. You can buy them for a reasonable price at most home improvement stores.
  • Next, get into each pile and category you have created. As always, create your piles of toss, donate, and sell.
  • Assess your existing storage. Now, look at what you have left to store. If you need more or alternative storage methods, go ahead and make a list to purchase them.
  • With your space fully cleaned, your things decluttered and organized, and your storage updated, go ahead and start placing everything back where you want them to live.
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Day 1: Declutter And Organizing Challenge-with Free Printables!

Day 2: the Front Closet

Day 3: The Living Room

Day 4: The Family Room

Day 5: The Junk Drawer

Day 6: Laundry Room and Mudroom

Day 7: Home Office

Day 8: Creating a Home Management Binder

Day 9: The Pantry

Day 10: The refrigerator

Day 11: The Kitchen

Day 12: Cookbooks and Recipes

Day 13: Master Bedroom

Day 14: Master Bathroom

Day 15: Master Closet

Day 16: Closets

Day 17: Bathroom

Day 18: Your Computer

Day 19: Important Documents

Day 20: Kid’s Rooms

Day 21: Creating a House Care Binder

Day 23: The Playroom

Day 24: The Garage

Day 25: Creating a Disaster Kit

Day 26: Protecting Your Valuables

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