Make space for tool storage in your garage

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

It turns out that storage company Big Yellow Self-Storage has a blog that’s packed with tips about decluttering your home.

This strikes us as a great idea – if anyone’s going to know a thing or two about decluttering it will be an organisation that helps you store your stuff while moving, renovating, having an epic sort-out or moving on to the next phase of your life.

Learn more about Big Yellow Self-Storage on their website here >>

We were particularly taken with the following post on making space for your tools. It’s a little old, published in August, but we think it’s packed with good advice. Here’s an excerpt:

Big Yellow Blog: How To Make Space For Your Tools

A toolbox is a great solution for the all round handyman that only occasionally tries his hand at DIY. There’s a range of different sizes and they are portable which makes it easier to take all your tools with you as they always stay in one location.

If you have the space, a storage rack can keep your tools organised and make it very easy to find what you need effortlessly. To create one of these, all you need is a board which is fitted to a clear wall. Attach various hooks, baskets and mount bars to it to hold your tools in place. With all of the tools hanging in front of you, finding the right piece of equipment only takes seconds.

Alternatively use a cabinet to keep your tools out of sight when not in use. Read the full piece here

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