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How To Organize A Garage Sale
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How To Organize A Garage Sale

You have rolled up your sleeves, worn your cleaning hat and are now ready for de-cluttering your home. We all have things lying around our house which we don’t necessarily need but have kept it thinking we might need it someday. This concept of “needing it someday” is the source of all the clutter in your house. When you begin cleaning, every item that you come across, no matter how good the condition of it is, as yourself “Will i make use of this in the next 6 months?” If the answer to this is a reverting “No”, then you have to get rid of that stuff, if you are not going to be using it in the next 6 months, something that gets used or not even once during a year then it has no business in your house. You then feel bad throwing out a perfectly good pair of skis, don’t throw it out, sell it and make money out of it. The up side of every clean-up job is the garage sale. A lot of things that you don’t need might be useful to someone else. Hold a garage sale and get rid of it while making some money in return. 

Put up noticeable signs 

There are people who love garage sales. You get to come across some unique treasures in these they say. Attract them by putting up huge colorful signs of your garage sale way before the event. This way when people notice the sign, the can make a mental note of the date it is on and mark their calendar to attend. Make sure to put up signs of the items that you are going be putting on offer like white bookcases for sale online https://www.go-organize.com/bookcases.html or some such, so people know what they can expect. 

Keep your home safe 

Garage sales can attract a huge crowd sometimes uncalled for company as well. Make sure not to invite any of them into your house. Try and keep the sale as far out of your house as possible. Make sure to lock down your doors, shut your curtains and keep the layout of your house hidden if possible to ward off unwanted attention. 

Get organized 

Garage sales usually have a variety of items. You might want to group like items together in order achieve some decorum into the sale. This way people will also understand sections and go to the one they are more interested in without getting confused over the sight of overwhelming amounts of stuff. You can even use some of the sale items as organizing tool with a sign on it like closet organizers for sale, this way they will get used for display and get noticed as well. Garage sales are like events, and like events they need planning and organizing. The actual day of the sale however, can be rewarding and exhilarating to see your clutter getting cleared and money coming into your pocket.