We all know a Garden Shed can quickly become a dumping ground for all that extra household stuff. So in this article we cover 5 simple tips for your Spring Shed Cleanout.
Keep, Trash, Donate.
Start by removing everything inside and sorting into 3 distinct piles: Keep, Trash, Donate. Don’t hold on to anything you no longer need or use. When you are done, remove the items for Trash and Donate from the area you are working in.
Dust Off Your Items
Now it’s time to tackle the items you plan to keep. Clean them off, dust them down and get rid of the build-up of grime that comes with the changing seasons. Check the state of any power tools and ensure they are in good shape, so you can replace any items as needed.
Clean The Shed
While your shed is empty, give it a clean as well. Sweep the floors, wipe down windows and reinforce any hooks or hangings you have inside your shed. You might also want to check for any evidence of pests and deal with it before m your items back inside.
Sort Out Your Items
Before you start stacking everything back inside, think about accessibility. Think of the items you will be needing in Spring & Summer, like your lawn mower, whipper snipper and other gardening tools & equipment. Christmas will be here before you know it, so don’t go putting all those fairy lights and decorations way in the back just yet.
Organise Your Storage
For the easiest shelf organisation, group like items together. Keep heavier items like bags of cement etc. close to or on the ground. Invest in storage tubs of all sizes to keep even your smallest items in order.
And there you have a quick overview on how to tackle your shed Spring clean. If you find you need extra storage space, then consider buying a shed online to keep your items safe and secure.