ORGANIZE YOUR TOOLS - 5 MOST EFFECTIVE GOLDEN TIPS


Maybe we all have this experience, when we need a specific tool in an emergency- we just don’t find it. But they are laying here and there when we don’t need them. This happens to everyone.

Finding the right tools at the right time is a huge issue. For avoiding this situation, it all comes down to the basic idea of organizing your tools.

Maybe you are not a fan of organizing, or maybe you are just not good with organizing your tools. So in this article, we will tell you about the perfect way to start organizing your tools.

1

Remember that it is a continuous process

Start by gathering all your tools in one place. Then clean all the places they were held. You will notice there are a lot of things which are actually unnecessary. Put all those things that you think are less important into another isolated basket. You will deal with them in the last stage. This unwanted list might include small things like – nails, washers, bolts, screws, pins, ropes, and other small items.

Now start separating the tools and make different group types. For example, wire cutters and pliers will go to the same group.

After you are done with grouping now you know which group is important and which groups are less important. Also, you can separate them according to their size.


2

Separate them into few groups

Start by gathering all your tools in one place. Then clean all the places they were held. You will notice there are a lot of things which are actually unnecessary. Put all those things that you think are less important into another isolated basket. You will deal with them in the last stage. This unwanted list might include small things like – nails, washers, bolts, screws, pins, ropes, and other small items.

Now start separating the tools and make different group types. For example, wire cutters and pliers will go to the same group.

After you are done with grouping now you know which group is important and which groups are less important. Also, you can separate them according to their size.Here you can easily organize all of your drill bits, nails, screws, and any other electric tools.One great thing to do is, put all your smaller items on the top part, and heavier items on the bottom part.

3

Use specialized tool chest

Once the grouping is done, it’s time to place them correctly. The basic idea of placing them is important and most used items according to your need will be in the front. Other tools that are less important or less used by you will be in the back. This will help you to reach your tools faster.
Now the most important part is where you should place them. In that case, we would suggest you invest in a good tool chest to make things easier for you. Yes, the existing place might work, but you need to
make lots of tweaks here and there. Also, the truth is that those DIY ideas of storage will not last long. So it is better to go pro for ease.
Here you can easily organize all of your drill bits, nails, screws, and any other electric tools.
One great thing to do is, put all your smaller items on the top part, and heavier items on the bottom part.

4

Use common sense

Maybe you have an expensive tool organizer, and spend a lot of time to make things work. But if you are not using your common sense right then you are doing it all wrong because there is no fixed way or established method that is a follow must to organize your tools.
Do some experiments and use your imagination to make things come true as you want. You can hang your tools in a particular way to give them an artistic look if you want. Look for inspiration on the internet.
Remember that you are organizing your tools for your need. So make it specialized for you. One more thing – don’t be afraid to make any mistakes. Making mistakes is part of the plan.

5

Dedicate a small area or room for the ultimate results

Maybe you have done your things and most of your tools are organized. But the best thing to finish the organizing process is by dedicating a separate area or room for your tools because all the large items that
are in your tools collection, will not fit into your living area. We are talking about the foldable ladder, spades, Shovel etc. Dedicating a separate area will actually make it look beautiful and may lead you towards better motivation while working with your tools. Last but not the least, you need to make sure the compartment and drawers are labeled. Be sure to label particular compartments correctly to save time in the long run.

Outro:

This writing was just a strong basic foundation on how you should organize your tools. But this does not mean it will be the exact format for organizing your tools because everyone uses their tools differently and likes to see them organized differently. You can obviously improvise a little bit, and use your imagination so that it reflects your personality.

Remember, maybe everyone does not like to organize and clean their desks, but everyone love to watch a clean and well-organized toolsets. This is one of the small achievement in life, which ultimately pays off in the long run. So don’t be afraid to start small, start organizing your tools today.