What happens when the wheelbarrow is not in use? How and where do you store it? It is common for most people to leave the wheelbarrow in the garage. Others forget them outside until the next time they need to use them.
Here are a few important factors:
– Keep it out of reach of children– Secure it properly to keep it from falling– Store it in an indoor dry space that will always keep it dry in all seasons– Choose a spot you can see it oftentimes to notice when it falls or become damp
Ceiling storage: If you don’t have much space on the floor, you can suspend your wheelbarrow from the ceiling. You do this by drilling holes on the wheelbarrow bin and setting up a pulley to raise the wheelbarrow up.
Fenceline storage: If your garage or shed space is fully stocked, don’t worry you can store your wheelbarrow on the fence. If you have a wooden fence, you will need some 2x4s, a clothesline, and some screws to secure your wheelbarrow.Create extra storage. If you understand why you need to store your wheelbarrow indoors you will then create more space. Adding more shelves or cabinets will help you use your available space efficiently.
Wall bracket storage: This is one of the most popular ways to store wheelbarrows. You mount it to a garage wall or shed using different hooks designed for hanging this tool. A good set of hooks will allow you to put the bottom lip in before swinging the top to the upper brackets. Removing it from this storage, reverse the process of hanging.
Good storage helps keep your garage or shed tidy. A tidy workplace, garage, or shed is safe because you can see where all the tools are placed.
It increases workflow and due to efficiency saving you time and money. A well-arranged garage or shed makes a tidy workplace that is easy to pull out any tool use it and place it back with less effort and time.
Why Is It Important To Store A Wheelbarrow Safely?
To keep your wheelbarrow in good working conditions for years, it’s best to properly store it. Always clean your wheelbarrow thoroughly before storing it no matter what material it is made of. For metal wheelbarrows, this prevents rusting.