This Article is About
kids these days
sentimental value
different games
kids toys
sports equipment
piles
bikes
christmas
girls
4 Things Londoners Don't Use But Don't Want To Throw Away
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

4 Things Londoners Don\'t Use But Don\'t Want To Throw Away

Just before the summer to begin, we need to have everything in our homes and ordered and cleaned. Most people reorder and clean their whole places twice a year - in the spring and in the fall. How to do it? Is there an easier way to perform that procedure and to achieve better results? How to get rid of the things in the garage which we don't need?

The first couple of tips are related to the rearrangement of the garage. How this should be done and what sort of time it's normal for the procedure to take?

If we have a one-car garage, like most Londoners, an hour should be enough for the place to be reordered and cleaned.

Have your family helping you. An extra pair of hands is never too much.

Take all your stuff outside and arrange them in groups. Of course, everyone can have it's own groups and order but just to give you an idea of what they may be, here is a small list:

- Gardening tools

- Sports equipment

- Bikes and riding equipment

- Christmas decoration

- Tools

- Stuff you do not need

In order to make these several piles of stuff, take everything outside, on the street, and order them. The last pile - the things that you don't need, you have to take and donate or simply throw away. If there are junks that need special care and attention, call the authorities and see where similar junk should be thrown away in your town. Usually, there are rules about that so follow them.

The one you don't want to throw away, donate.

Top things you'll never use again

  • The kids' toys

We all know the sentimental value these have but let's face it shall we - these will never be used again. The kids these days have different games and toys. The one from our time will not even make an impression to a modern child. Keep one or two, but the rest simply donate. You will never use these.

  • Your old jacket from high school (in case you're a male)

This is the one you loved, the one that all the girls loved too. This is the jacket that used to make you so cool. However, it is now over 20 years old and want it or not, it is not cool any more. Not even slightly. Throw it away and purchase a new one for your own good.

  • Old car parts

Let me guess, you keep these because they will, hopefully, be useful one day. When exactly and how, you don't know, but one day, probably. When the time for you to use these come, they'll be useless. These parts are old, they are not even safe to use, they'll hardly fit and their replacements are not that expensive. The thing to do with them is to throw them away or even better, give them for recycling.

  • Old furniture you do not need

We replace our old furniture almost every season. The old one, some of us do not throw away and keep. This is OK for a season or two, but if you have a couch which is 20 years old, you'd better give it to some poor people. It will do a much better job and will be much more helpful there than with you.

When everything is outside and sorted, clean the garage door and the floor. You may use a pressure washing for that. Most professional cleaners, recommend such procedure to be performed only by people who are well aware of the safety measure which should be taken.

Once the place cleaned, reorder everything and put it back in the garage. You will have a lot of extra space for your car or for new junk.


Street Talk

No comments present
You May Also Like
Record Store Day
Alright I hope everyone had fun for record store day. Today marked the fifth annual record store day. I am so glad that communities all across the country decided to celebrate this. This does fantastic things for everyone involved. And it actually even helps alot of people that aren't directly…
By: chris38 in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music   Apr 26, 2012  
0
  Likes: 0

Couple Can Sue Over Sentimental Value Of Dog: Mans Best Friend Has A Friend In the Texas Courts
He is man's best friend, loyal to a fault, a never ending friend and a patient ear. For most families, they are more than just a possession, not some "thing" to be owned. They are instead, part of the family. And while the Texas court could not rule them as…
By: amie nogrady in  Legal  >  National State Local   Nov 16, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Puppy Training - Explained
Most of us choose a puppy when getting a new dog for the family. they are small, they are fun, they are cute. Along with a puppy comes a great deal of responsibility to train it well so it will develop into an obedient, happy, adult dog. It's no use…
By: Chris Evans in  Pets  >  Dogs   Jun 30, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Benefits Of Playing Flash Games
Flash games are one of the most popular ways that teens and children play games today. Instead of spending hundreds of dollars on an Xbox and games for it, kids are choosing to hop online and take advantage of this new trend instead. If you have never played, here are…
By: James Johnson Jr. in  Gaming  >  Computer Games   Oct 17, 2012  
0
  Likes: 0

A Math Lesson
It was 1978, my 4th year as a bachelor father with full custody of my son, Jesse. We had several discussions about the various public schools I chose for him. “How was your first day in 3rd grade?” I asked while collecting him from his current Long Beach Elementary School.…
By: Steven Simcha Lund in  Home and Family  >  Fatherhood   Jun 22, 2012  
0
  Likes: 0

How To Spend Quality Time With Your Family, In Less Than An Hour!
In today's society, more and more times are we spending less and less time together as a family. What was considered "normal" has become, or considered "abnormal" in today's livelihood. As a parent, myself, and with having a wonderful wife, and been blessed with four beautiful children, I seem to…
By: Eric15 in  Home and Family  >  Fatherhood   Aug 01, 2013  
1
  Likes: 0

Her Hurt Is Also My Hurt
As the family was getting ready for their day, with the smell of coffee brewing, and toast toasting, I asked my daughter who was getting ready for her morning session of volleyball practice how the team selections went last night. All I got was a sad frown and a "not…
By: Jim Williams in  Home and Family  >  Fatherhood   Aug 23, 2012  
2
  Likes: 1

Plumbing In North Dallas Tx: 4 Water Leaks That Mean Trouble
If you’re a homeowner, then you know that you can have electrical, plumbing and structural problems that are easy fixes. But you also know that there are some problems you live in fear of, like the kind that are going to cost a lot of money to fix or the…
By: Michael O. Hart in  Home and Family  >  Fatherhood   Mar 06, 2015  
0
  Likes: 0

My Daughter, the Brat
 I have come to the conclusion that my daughter is a brat.  Here I sit, trying to work, and earn an income for my family, while finding a source of income so that my girlfriend can quit her job, and stay at home with me all day, and my fifteen…
By: Don Gallauher in  Home and Family  >  Fatherhood   Sep 22, 2011  
4
  Likes: 4

A Napa Limo Story With A Broken Heart
I was driving one day in the town of Napa trying to find a place to access a computer and check my email. I was working on a wine tour and I had a stretch limousine, so finding a good place to park near the Kinko's Fed Ex was another…
By: Ron Henry in  Home and Family  >  Fatherhood   Sep 30, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

The Advantages Of Becoming A Stay At Home Dad
Hello and welcome! I am about to embark on a new concept for myself and talk about becoming a stay at home dad. Of course you may all know that there are advantages and disadvantages for one parent to be home with the children. But today the focus is going…
By: Chris9 in  Home and Family  >  Fatherhood   Dec 09, 2013  
0
  Likes: 0

Worlds Strongest Man
The very first day I met this man was the day that I was born, though I didn’t know him or his abilities at the time. I soon found these out later on in my life. Everything was a normal way of life, till I was about 13 years old.…
By: Jenna in  Home and Family  >  Fatherhood   Aug 02, 2011  
1
  Likes: 2

Fathers Courage In Doing Household Chores for Mother
Doing home budgeting, buying grocery items, doing wet market jobs and also preparing food at the table are responsibilities usually assigned to mothers, to our moms, to us, because i am also a mother of four.. But as we noticed nowadays, in a grocery store, there are many incidents that…
By: cecille bacal in  Home and Family  >  Fatherhood   Mar 21, 2011  
1
  Likes: 2

Get The Hell Out Of My House!
Those are words that you wish you could take back as soon as they come out of your mouth. When your kids reach that magical age of 18, all hell breaks out. It’s like they turn into some kind of strange creature that you don’t even recognize. That’s what happened…
By: W.F. Zettlemoyer in  Home and Family  >  Fatherhood   Sep 06, 2011  
1
  Likes: 3

The Magician
How many of you parents, reading this, have suffered through a “Career Day?” You know the day. Your son or daughter has asked you to stand up in front of dozens, if not hundreds of teens and try to explain, what it is, you do for a living and how…
By: James Voerg in  Home and Family  >  Fatherhood   Apr 06, 2013  
0
  Likes: 0

Article Views: 1447    Report this Article