PODS Phoenix Offers Cleaning Tips in Celebration of National Garage Sale Day

Moving and Storage Company offers tips for selling success at garage sales
By: PODS Phoenix
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PHOENIX - Aug. 2, 2018 - PRLog -- As National Garage Sale Day kicks-off on Aug. 11, people purging their garage of unwanted items and preparing for a successful garage sale. According to statisticbrain.com the US has an average of 165,000 garage sales per week with over 690,000 people in attendance. Held on every second Sunday in August, National Garage Sale Day helps homeowners clear the clutter and sell their unused items to more willing customers.

This year, National Garage Sale Day is Saturday, Aug. 11. PODS® Moving & Storage, servicing the Phoenix area is offering home owners and apartment occupant's helpful tips to start the decluttering process and organize their garages.

§  Do yourself a favor and get organized. Divide the garage into zones: Storage Zone, Charity Zone, Garage Sale Zone and Trash Zone. Relocate zoned items to a PODScontainer while de-cluttering and focus on the items to sell on National Garage Sale Day.

·         If you don't use it, sell it. People often hold onto items that they do not need. Organize your belongings by sentimental value and prune the items you are unsure of. It's possible that the unsure items will sell for top dollar at the garage sale. PODS offers secure, climate controlled warehouses to store those sentimental items you are not ready to part with.

§  Drive a hard bargain. Everything for sale is negotiable. Remember that if someone wants your items, another person may want them too. Drive a hard bargain and get the most for your pre-loved treasures.

§  Anything that doesn't sell can be donated to charity. After the sale is over, make a trip to your nearest Goodwill, Salvation Army, thrift store or donation bin and donate the items that did not sell. You never know who may be able to use the unwanted items you have leftover.

§  Keep it tidy. Set some ground rules now that the garage is clean. These rules include keeping the parking area free from clutter. Sporting equipment and tools should be stored off the floor and in cabinets to keep the garage free from chaos.

"PODS is the perfect solution to help residents prepare for a successful National Garage Sale," says Mike Smith, Vice President of Operations for PODS® Phoenix. "A PODS container gives them enough space to store the belongings they want to keep and help them organize the items they want to sell at their garage sale."

For more information about renting a PODS container, visit: www.phoenixpods.com.

About PODS Phoenix

PODS Phoenix, a leader in the moving and storage industry, provides services to residents and businesses throughout the greater Phoenix area.  With its new second warehouse, PODS provides more than 200,000 square feet of climate controlled storage, 2,500 containers, as well as 15 trucks for quick delivery time for many customers' increasingly active and mobile lifestyles.

Since opening its doors in 2003, PODS Phoenix has donated hundreds of PODS containers to charitable and nonprofit organization throughout the Phoenix community. These organizations include Honoring Arizona Veterans, One Step Beyond, UMOM, Ryan House, Salvation Army, Red Mountain Active Adult Center, St. Jude's Ranch and Phoenix Dream Center.

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