Everything You Need To Know When Storing Heavy Items In Your Garage
Mostly garages are utilized to store stuff rather than parking a car, If your Garage Shelving is utilized to store heavy duty stuff such as machinery, workbench, tools and etc. You need to keep in some very important points in mind.
Heavy stuff means that moving them around is going to be a hassle; you can’t just pick them up and go. Place them in places according to how frequently you need them, for example, a lawn mower is needed every week as compared to that extra piece of furniture that you’ve dumped, so keep your lawn mower close to the door whilst the furniture back.
Heavy items need proper kind of storage, according to their weight and size. Custom made storage is now readily available for heavy stuff, which is good if you have a flexible budget and in the long run is a sound investment, your stuff if safe and sound and needs comparatively less maintenance when covered as opposed to when not covered.
Keep in mind that usually and mostly heavy stuff is big in size and hence requires a lot of floor space, they utilize space more than other items and then you are left with little or no space to store your other belongings. If it is possible, wall storage is an option, which can be suspended from durable, heavy duty cables. These save a lot of floor space and if attached with the lift option, can be easy to handle, you just need exert a little and pull down the lift via a pulley or the more technological (and expensive) ones can be handled via a single button or remote. These are a time and energy saver.
Another option that is common and effective is the usage of trolleys to move your heavy stuff form one place to another, just adjust and put your stuff. Like a tool on the trolley and then roll it away, best things about these is that they are available in various sizes. Are cheap, readily available and easy to store and can be folded as well.
If you park your bikes or land movers, moving them is tough, you can either invest into dollies, (Note that buying these is expensive) or if you’re feeling rather crafty and in a mood for DIY’s, you can make one as well, this would add up your bill in between £ 30 to £ 40. That’s considerably cheap!
Always remember that handling heavy weight stuff is rather a difficult task, always seek expert advice and handle with care to lessen accidents as much as possible. Invest in quality materials even if they are on a higher end, this would benefit you in the long run and will be more safe and always plan out the placing for such heavy stuff!