Reclaiming Storage Space

If you’ve found yourself wondering where your storage space went, it’s time for a clearing. Your garage, basement or closets may be so cluttered they are no longer functional. You can reclaim your storage space by downsizing, organizing and investing in additional storage space. There are several ways to regain control of the clutter in and around your home.


If your garage has become a catchall for the overflow of items that don’t fit in your closets or basements, it’s time to move some things out. One of the best ways to tackle this problem is to clear everything out of the garage, sort it according to toss, keep and donate. Add some racks, shelves, cabinets or other organizational items to the garage then return the items you need to keep. In the future, limit the amount of stuff you put in the garage to items that fit into your storage system.


The process for clearing out the basement is basically the same as with the garage. Add some storage cabinets and shelving to the basement and don’t let the accumulation of items exceed your ability to store them in an organized manner. Once you’ve cleared the clutter, you may have extra space available for a work area, play area or additional living space.

Outdoor Shed

Investing in backyard sheds ma has many benefits. The shed can provide storage space for lawn and garden equipment. An outdoor shed is a good place to store large items that you don’t use often or holiday decorations that would otherwise consume closet space in your home. It can also be used as a playhouse, potting shed, workshop or reclusive retreat.

It’s all too easy to develop a stash and dash lifestyle when schedules are hectic. After a while, those items you stashed consume all of your available storage space. This can lead to stress and frustration. Setting aside time to regain control and establish an organizational system can make daily life a little easier for the whole family.