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Give Your Garden Shed an Overhaul

Your garden shed. How often do you use it? What’s even in it? Households around the country aren’t making the most of their garden sheds. For some, it’s piled sky with odds and sods, boxes of things and maybe even furniture that won’t fit in the house. For others, it’s a mess of tools, half full paint tins from 15 years ago, redback spiders and cobwebs. People of Australia: your shed needs the attention that it deserves!

It’s time to put on some old clothes, some rubber gloves, and maybe even a dust mask, blast the John Farnham and get stuck into some serious garden shed rescue here. The good thing about a shed is that it isn’t that big – you can expect that the most it’ll take you for a complete cleanout and overhaul will be about a day. So get stuck into work in the morning, and you’ll be able to put your feet up (probably in your shed if you wish) by the evening.

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Once you step foot inside your shed, you need to grab the easiest thing that you can and remove it. Now take a good look at whatever it is that you pulled out. Do you really need this in your life? When was the last time it got any use? Is it still even any good? Be ruthless – the more you get rid of, the better off your shed will be. Go through this process with every single item in your shed. Once you’ve gotten rid of all the junk and have the golden items in your to save pile, then you can take a look at your shed itself.

Is your shed still all good (or will it be with a clean) or is it starting to get a bit old, maybe rotted or rusted, or with leaky bits, or not big enough? If your shed isn’t up to scratch, then you might like to check out some of our garden sheds in Sydney at Col Western Sheds. Now is the perfect time to invest in a new shed, now that you’re starting afresh with the bare basics of what you’d like to keep in your shed.

Next up, whether you’ve decided your old shed is still fine or you want to buy a new one, you need to think about optimal storage space. Are there cupboards? Tool racks? Drawers? The more functional your storage spaces are in your shed, the more likely you are to be able to store things more efficiently in it!

Once you’ve sorted all that out, give it a good clean down and move all your bits and bobs back in. You’ll be surprised at how neat and clean it is and it’ll last for many years to come.

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