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Seasonal Maintenance Checklist for an Organized Backyard

Your backyard is a place to eat dinner with your family and host summer parties, as well as a space for your kids and pets to play. In addition, you probably spend a significant amount of time mowing the lawn and tending to a garden.

With so many things going on in the backyard, it’s easy for the area to become cluttered with furniture, toys, a grill, lawn and garden tools, and other odds and ends. Every season, set aside some time to get things organized. 

Take Stock of What’s in the Backyard

When you look around, you’ll probably see dozens of items in your yard. Most of them probably belong there, but it’s likely that some don’t. Identify things that shouldn’t be in the backyard and return them to the places where they belong.

Create Storage Systems That Will Work for You

After you’ve gotten rid of unnecessary clutter, you can focus on organizing what’s left. Start by separating items by their function or by the area where they’re used. Once you’ve done that, you’ll be able to store things in ways that fit your family’s needs and lifestyle. 

Look at the remaining items and designate separate storage areas for each category. For instance, your lawnmower and gardening tools should be stored in one place, and your kids’ toys should be kept in a different spot that’s near the area where they play.

Consider different storage options and select one or more methods that will help you keep things organized while taking up a minimal amount of space. For example, if you don’t have enough room for lawn care equipment in the garage, you can build a shed or set up a portable garage. You might want to put your kids’ toys in bins so they don’t wind up strewn all over the yard and invest in some shelves or cabinets to store dishes and cooking tools that you use when preparing meals on the patio.

Organize Your Belongings in a Portable Garage

A portable storage building is a simple and convenient way to organize items that you use in your backyard. Portable Garage Depot offers shelters in a variety of sizes. 

You can purchase a small garage for your kids’ toys or a storage building that’s large enough for all your lawncare tools, plus everything you use to maintain your pool. You can even keep a vehicle in a portable shelter and use the rest of the space for smaller items. 

Think about the approach that best fits your needs and order a storage building today.