Get Organized This Summer

For many of us, summer is the time to take care of home improvement projects. However, if it's not in your budget to address remodeling or renovation tasks, you can start by taking the time to organize a few areas in your home. Think about all of the time wasted searching for things or the money spent on rebuying items you already had but couldn’t find. With this in mind, make it a point to get organized this summer with these suggested items.


The Container Store has some pretty amazing items to purchase to tackle kitchen clutter. You can spend hours browsing their website just imagining all of the organization possibilities. Here are a few products to consider when addressing that kitchen mess.

Gravity Can Feeder
Tired of having canned goods scattered across your cupboard or pantry? Enjoy more shelf space with this can feeder. Adjust the shelves to meet your needs and find what you’re looking for in no time flat. Plus, the moment you remove a can, the next one just slides into place.

3-Tier Acrylic Cabinet & Spice Organizer
Stop fumbling around looking for the vanilla and cinnamon when that craving for French Toast hits on Sunday morning. This simple, yet helpful 3-shelf organizer keeps all of your spices in one place. Place it on your countertop or in a cupboard.

Stackable Baskets
Store everything from onions to packages items with stackable baskets. Use them in a pantry closet or stack them against a wall in your kitchen. Either way, you can store a variety of items in a more streamlined way.


Prepare to be blown away by Wayfair’s choices of closet organization systems. From tie and belt racks to walk-in-closet solutions, Wayfair boasts a good variety of systems to fit small and large spaces.

Rebrilliant Lesly 28” W Plywood Corner Tower Closet System
This heavy-duty closet system is perfect for corner spaces in your closet or room. It has 7 shelves, can be cut to fit your space, and comes with all of the hardware you need to install it. After you assemble and install it, fill it up with handbags, sweaters, and more!

Dotted Line Grid 36"W - 60"W Hanging Closet System
This shelving arrangement can be attached to a wall or connected with other shelving units. By itself, it’s great for small spaces as it comes with 4 shelves and 2 closet rods. It can be cut to fit your space and includes instructions and hardware.

Rebrilliant Cambra 52” W Closet System 
If you’re looking for an uncomplicated and affordable closet system, this is one to add to your cart. It combines multiple organizer units like a shoe rack, 2 closet rods, 3 fabric cubes, and 6 shelves. This can be used by itself or can be assembled inside of an existing closet.

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Order online or visit your local Lowe’s store for these useful storage solutions.

Craftsman 2000 Series 41 W x 37.5-in H 10-Drawer Steel Rolling Tool Cabinet
Having a garage littered with tools and hardware can be frustrating. Luckily, this 10-drawer cabinet can do wonders for all those loose tools. The drawers slide out with ease and can hold up to 100 lbs. apiece. Not to mention, the cabinet is on wheels so you can move it where you need it.

Blue Hawk 18-in D x 36-in W x 56.5-in H 4-Tier Plastic Freestanding Shelving Unit
Made from 99.9% recycled material, this plastic shelf unit is tougher than you think. Each shelf can hold up to 150 lbs. and it’s perfect for storing everything from large totes filled with holiday decorations to detergents and cleaners.

J. Terence Thompson 14-in D x 32.75-in W x 30.25-in H Plastic Freestanding Shelving Unit
Tired of picking up rakes, brooms, and shovels that seemingly fall over every time you step into the garage? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. This clever shelving unit allows you to put all of those items securely into one place. It can hold up to 12 long-handled tools and a few gardening ones for good measure.

Lastly, once you have areas organized, donate unwanted items to places in need. Visit your local food bank to drop off non-perishable food items you don’t need or want and take bags of gently worn clothes to a thrift store or shelter near you.