My family always have the best intentions for keeping the garage clean and organized. But our busy schedule throughout the year tends to prevent us from staying on top of this task. Now the warmer weather is back, and the kids are ready to try and unearth their bikes, scooters, and go-karts from the massive junk pile heaped around our car.

The garage is where we toss everything that doesn’t have a place in our house. Because it’s a big open space, it’s an easy target for barely used suitcases, bikes that the kids have outgrown, rollerblades and appliances we keep meaning to return to the neighbors.

So I have dedicated some time to find brilliant garage organization tricks that will allow my family to find, use, and store all of our pool toys, sprinklers, and bikes. All without having to climb over a wagon, a recycling bin, and a tool bench in the process. I’ve done my research and I have found some great garage organization techniques.

If your garage is in need of some organizing attention, dedicate a few hours to giving that space an organizational makeover with these 10 garage organization strategies in mind.