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Two Step Shed Storage and Tool Organization Plan

Two Step Shed Storage and Tool Organization Plan


A place for everything and everything in its
place. Benjamin Franklin said this and as an avid
inventor, my guess is that this was his motto to keep his own workspace well organized. We at GEMPLER’S hold the same philosophy
and wanted to share with you our two-step plan and the products to get your shop organized
and keep it that way. When it comes to most effectively organizing
your shop, you need to first, get everything off the floor with a place to store it and
second, make everything visible and easily accessible. No matter if it’s just you or if you work
with a team, when you open the doors, walk into your shop and it’s a mess, it’s a
real pain. It looks bad, it’s difficult to find anything,
wasted time adds up in a hurry, it’s unsafe. This mess usually doesn’t work itself out
either. It just gets pushed around or worse yet, bigger. So consider this video your guide to getting
organized and ensuring it stays that way. Let’s start with getting everything off
the floor and having a place to store it. Sprayers, tools, materials…all these things
on the floor just means they’re getting damaged and causing a safety issue. Shelving is a great solution for getting this
done. GEMPLER’S has an industrial-grade boltless
shelving system, super easy to put together. It just snaps in place, yet is sturdy enough
to handle the rigors you’ll put it through and will be standing for years. The number and heights of the shelves can
easily be adjusted to accommodate what you’re storing and you can seamlessly add on to the
system as you need to expand your shelving space. You’ll also want to pick up a couple GEMPLER’S
Tool Racks. They come in single- or two-tine, wall and
stud mount, along with different lengths. These things are great for holding hoses,
cords, gas cans, power equipment, long-handle tools, ladders – heck, we’ve seen people
hang their lawn chairs on them. If you’re in tighter quarters and need something
flush to the wall, grab a few Utility Racks. No more rakes, shovels, hoes, brooms or anything
like that piled up in the corner. They’ll be on the wall, at eye-level, ready
to use. That should get a lot of stuff that’s
been laying on your floors off the ground and in its own spot. Then, the next step in having a well-organized
shop would be making everything visible and easily accessible – especially with your
tools. Sure, a long row of stainless-steel storage
cabinets or a huge tool chest looks sleek, but what’s in the box? If there’s multiple people working in your
shop, having everything clearly visible makes it quicker to find something and makes it
more likely it gets put back where it’s supposed to go. The Tool Hangar system is perfect for easily
storing and accessing your tools. Mount the hanger board – which can be hung
vertically or horizontally – and then configure the space to your needs with different lengths
and styles of hangers. Multiple boards can be pieced together to
expand and customize your storage area. If you’re in the shop or you send someone
in there for something, it’s much quicker to survey and find what you need compared
to wasting time going from box to box to box. For all of your small and medium parts, use
clear tip-out bins. These come in different sizes and are stackable
so you can arrange them however you want. They can also be mounted to the wall or would
sit well on your industrial shelf. And because the bin is made of clear plastic,
finding what you’re looking for is much quicker. One good idea is to fill some bins with ear
plugs, safety glasses, sun screen and other safety supplies and hang it next to the door. This makes it easy for your crew to grab what
they need before heading out. This should help make sure that in your shop
there is place for everything and everything is in its place. Make sure to check out the products from this
video by clicking the links found in the description on this page. Or to see all the tool and equipment storage
solutions and products available from GEMPLER’S, click on the link in this video.

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