Most of us have an image in our heads of how our garage should look; more often than not, this does not include a car. Few of us manage to reliase the dream, however, largely because garages become disorganised dumping grounds for all sorts of things that don’t have another obvious place. Fortunately, you can sort this once and for all with a little careful planning.
A place for everything
Allocate dedicated space to big things that will obviously go in a garage – your lawnmower, bicycles, perhaps gas bottles – and you can then start to think objectively about the remaining space available. Clear the clutter and you might even find you have space for a workshop and perhaps even a car! While you are thinking about all the things that should be in the garage, think too about all the things that shouldn’t. These could be …