City wants Surrey residents to de-clutter garages

Do you think these garages in Clayton are used for storage or automobiles? - File
Do you think these garages in Clayton are used for storage or automobiles?
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Hands up everyone who can actually park in their home garage.

To those of us who can’t – because there’s just way too much stuff already in there – the City of Surrey is offering an incentive. It’s aiming to get cars off the streets and into people’s garages where they belong.

The Give Your Car a Home contest urges residents to clean out their garages so their vehicles will fit inside.

It runs from April 17 to May 20, and there are weekly prize draws of $50 gift cards to Home Depot for entering. The grand prize is a $2,000 shopping spree to Home Depot.

To participate, take a photograph before and after clearing up the garage. Upload photos to

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