Friday has arrived with thoughts of the weekend, milder temperatures, and my to-do list of organizing my garage. My garage appears to be a dumping ground of clutter from the accumulation of things that I did not want to take the time to put away over the summer. It is so packed that even my truck is afraid to spend the night inside. I have a pretty good idea of what people may be thinking when they drive by and take a peek inside. I'm not selling my home but I should remember that an organized garage suggests that the entire house has been well maintained. An organized garage increases the value -- not a lot -- but it does help. I found this photo from Gladiator Garage Works and it's a great example that illustrates clutter in the garage undermines our marketing efforts when it comes time to sell.
Some of us might not have the budget to invest in an organizing system but we can take a day to empty the garage, sweep, clean, perhaps paint the walls, remove stains from the floor, get everything sorted out and put back neatly in place. I know that's what I'm going to and when I'm done, I'm going to grab a cool one, get comfortable and finish reading Twitter Power.