Friday, November 27, 2009

Garage Cleaning

Garage Cleaning Phase I -- Check!

Disaster zone! And a lot of stuff was out already since the guys moved out.

Yeah, this was the biggest project I had for my vacation and Phase I was done on Tuesday. I would have advance a little more but mi chica got sick and I had to go pick her up.

In any case, we can now park all three cars and my bike inside once again, and now it's just a matter of getting rid of more stuff by process of eliminations and a little of "Eeny, meeny, miny, moe". At least the pre-cleaning allowed me to find the boxes mi chica needed to start decorating the house and make it feel Christmasy. (More on that on a future post.)

The goal is to have the garage as empty as I can possibly have it. No more using it as a storage place for stuff that will most likely sit there for ever and ever amen. For now I am happy but not satisfied with the immediate results. I think I will use my Saturday mornings to continue sorting out what's in there and trashing/giving away what needs to be trashed or what can be recycled and reused.

What a mess! Where to start? Where to start?

Here is the before.

And here is the after.

Now you know why I had no frames in my house walls. They were all out in the garage.

With this image I tell you that I am officially tired and have a backache.

So, what do you think? It does look good in there now, doesn't it? Next week I'll be starting Phase II, but until then continue having a great Thanksgiving weekend.

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5 comments:

Wanda said...

Jose, I am so downright jealous!!! I want a clean organized garage sooooo bad! But, we will have to wait until January...Cause with Cowboy Christmas in Vegas, and then Christmas with the family...who is going to get into the garage.
I think I will be too embarassed to post a before pic!!!!!!!
Congratulations.... How long will it stay that way????? Just kidding!
LOL:Wanda

Nikki said...

Phase two : GET RID OF THAT GOD AWFUL BRONCO!


ANd LOOOL!!! My word verification: Longgha...HEY what are they trying to tell me?! I call it a baby maaan! ;D

Chely said...

I second the motion. Get rid of that truck. Why do you still have it???

The garage looks good. I can hardly wait to see the final result!

I'll give you a chance to rest a little bit.=D

Chely

Jose said...

My Bronco is gettin it's collector status. That's why it's been collecting dust for years. So... leave it alone, the Bronco has been tamed.

Anonymous said...

im speechless

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