How to Organize Your Garage in Pittsburgh
Is your car parked out on the street because there is no room for it in the garage? If you just answered yes, it is time for you to get your garage organized and get your car back to where it belongs.
If you just moved to Pittsburgh, let the Pittsburgh movers help you organize your garage! With over 25 years of experience in the moving industry, we have the best tips to help you organize your garage.
Before you even start organizing your garage, you should make a plan for your garage. You should decide where you are going to park your car and where you want to store your stuff.
The most important part about organizing your garage is safety. Garages are usually home to all the chemicals and dangerous tools. Your paint cans, chemicals and pesticides should be stored correctly. If you are keeping them in old food containers or anything other than their original packaging, you are putting you and your family at risk. All of these toxic items can cause fumes, burns, respiratory problems and fire hazards if stored incorrectly. These items should also be kept out or reach from children or in a locked cabinet or on a high shelf. The same goes for pets and the toxic chemicals should be kept in a place where the animals can’t get to them either.
If you have kids, you probably have a lot of toys being stored in the garage. You can use your old packing products to store the toys, if you do not have any storage bins already at home. When storing your kids’ toys, you should store them at a level where the kids are not trying to reach them by standing on anything wobbly.
The next thing to consider is how you are storing your ladder. Ladders can be extremely hazardous when they are leaning vertically against a wall. A ladder standing up can fall over and damage your car or injure a family member, so the best way to store your ladder is to lean it against the wall horizontally at floor level.
If you have enough wall space you should install hooks and hang your bicycles on these hooks. By doing this, you are getting the bikes off of the floor, leaving more room for storage space. You can also use these hooks for your gardening tools. They will be easily accessible when you need them and out of the way when you don’t.
If you follow these tips from your Pittsburgh movers and organize your garage, your car will be parked in your garage again in no time!