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Car Organization Tips for the School Year

By August 21, 2018 August 27th, 2019 No Comments

As the school year is coming up, it is essential to keep your car organized, especially when you have people go in and out of it! Sometimes as the day goes on, clutter can start to form either from you or your passengers. There are many DIY organization tools you can create and use to store items in your car. Here are some ideas and tips:

  • Place a shoe organizer on the back of the front passenger seat: this can store so many things such as toys, snacks, writing utensils, and anything else you can think of. These shoe organizers are sold in many stores or online.
  • Remote control holder to store essentials: this can be placed on any seat in the car and is great especially when you have kids in the car. It can store many different items but depends on the size.
  • Store plastic bags in used tissue boxes: after you grocery shop, do you ever have leftover plastic that you do not know where to store? Put them in used tissue boxes and place them in the car! This is easily accessible when a plastic bag comes in need.
  • Use a cereal container as a garbage can: for long road trips, having a garbage can is necessary. Put a plastic bag in the cereal storage container and place it in the back of your car.
  • Keep a laundry basket in the trunk: to make shopping trips more manageable, take a laundry basket with you before you leave the house. When you are done shopping, place all your items in the basket, which will let you handle multiple bags and items with ease.
  • Plastic storage bins: these can be used to keep umbrellas, gloves, tissues, and other small items protected and accessible from the interior of the vehicle. Place them in the trunk or beneath a seat.
  • Organize the center console with a popsicle mold: this mold can comfortably fit in the center console to organize any item that may have been laying in the console and was hard to find.
  • Empty gum container: this is a great way to store extra change. It is hard to find loose change in the car, so keep it all organized and together using an old gum container.
  • On-the-go kits: putting emergency kits together is a great way to save time and organize the necessities. You can use zippered pouches and fill them with snacks, diapers, first aid, and other emergency items you may need.
  • Carabineer clips: these clips can help you secure items like your purse to the back of the seat. It will help keep things in place and insight.
  • Organize reusable bags: sometimes reusable bags can get lost in your car. Keep them organized and together in your trunk by storing them in a plastic bin. They will be easily accessible when the time comes to use them.
  • Q-tip cases: these small plastic cases used initially for q-tips can be helpful for storing small items such as hair ties and bobby pins. Those can get easily lost in the car such as being stuck in between seats or on lost on the ground.
  • File organizer: if you come back from a meeting or appointment with extra papers, don’t just leave them on the seat or ground, store them in a plastic file organizer. This can help you easily keep track of your necessary files.
  • Bungee cord: you can strap this in the drunk to keep all the grocery bags together and upright, so nothing spills.
  • Bins: you can use small separated bins for meals on-the-go. If you are in a rush but need something to eat, you can eat in the car by storing your food in these bins to save a future mess from occurring.
  • Cupcake liners: you can put small cupcake liners in cup holders to keep them clean and to help not lose small items that may be placed in cup holders.

The next step after getting your car organized it to get it clean- both inside and out! At Bee Clean, we provide services to help clean the interior and exterior of your car. Stop by for our FREE vacuums or take a trip through our Bee Clean Car Wash tunnel for just $4.99. Check out our locations to see which is closest to you and come on out today!