Ways To Organize Your Basement Properly

August 01, 2016  //  Posted by: M J  //  Category: Basements

Organizing your basementMany of the times, we forget to clean the most important part of our home which is basement. It is the place where we store most of our things. Some of them can be very precious; some has sentimental values attached while some have monetary value attached to it. But however you keep your basement way too much dirty and unorganized. You must be proactive and organize your basement properly. Organizing your basement will help you find your lost stuff. Organizing your basement will be also availing you with the ease in finding the stuff when you need. You don’t have to spend hours in finding the stuff and then returning empty handed even though you have it but not able to find it sue to clutter.  Here are some of the ways of organizing your basement properly and quickly.

  • Start by emptying the basement

If you want to organize your basement properly, then you must empty each and every single thing out of your basement. This will give you a proper idea as how much you have accumulated since this past years when you haven’t paid much heed towards your basement. This will also give you an idea as to what things are to be kept and what things are to be thrown out.

  • Think about the storage

Look at your basements storage facility and also to the stuff you need to fit in the storage. It is definitely very important to have sturdy storage to put your stuff in there properly. You can go for a bin or box storage system and to put those bins and boxes, you must have heavy framed paintable plywood shelving. Make sure that the shelving is not at too much height or else you can get hurt while trying to get the things. Make your shelving’s at an appropriate height say like 5 feet high.

  • Have planning for future

If you have any plan in the future like remodeling or renovating your basement then such things should be kept in mind while organizing your basement. When you are inserting the storage shelving’s in your basement while organizing your basement then don’t go for too much expensive one as if you have any plans of remodeling in future then you can install any expensive thing time based on the interiors you are going to set for it.

  • Organize the things in your basement

While putting the things back in the basement at the time of organizing your basement, bifurcate the things in different sections as to which things are not useful anymore should be either thrown out or sold out or donated so that it does not occupy space in your basement. When you get more space in your basement with more storage options and reduced stuff you will be able to organize your basement in more efficient and elegant manner. Store the things in boxes and label the boxes with the name of things stored in so that you can easily find it back when you need.

 

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