Garages are one of the most overlooked spaces in most homes. Most use it as storage space. If you’re looking for garage storage ideas or ways to maximise space in your garage, here’s your go-to guide.
Here are 5 tips to help you start organizing your garage:
1. Add hooks for easy access
Hooks can be one of the easiest starts to optimising space in your garage. Hook your tools off the ground and beyond the reach of children. Easy access to tools is a practical way to store your tools.
2. Overhead garage storage
The garage ceiling is a perfect place to store some of your tools and important outdoor items. To avoid a disorganised and cluttered garage space, overhead storage racks are a sensible way to make the most of the space in your garage.
Pro-tip: Use an easy-to-use pulley system for easy access.
3. Invest in garage storage cabinets
Storage cabinets can hang on the wall or you can choose a free-standing option. They can help you to keep the garage looking uncluttered while still looking practical with easy access to everything you need. When choosing storage cabinets always opt for lockable ones and you can keep sharp and dangerous items safe from children.
4. Adding Pegboard Wall
This is simply a panel of material like wood or metal with space holes in it to make an easier for for hanging tools. Pegboards are incredibly versatile, as they can be used in a variety of settings. They are good in helping you see the smaller items easily as they will be hanging on the pegboard, making them a great DIY option for garage display. One of the main reasons people use pegboard is for their flexibility. When space is scarce, these solutions are incredibly useful when it comes to maximising what little area you have left.
5. Build your garage tool caddy
Easily one of the most cost-efficient ways of DIY your garage space. You can make your garage tool caddy, making it a tool to stack up your larger tools. They help to store and organise tools in an exposed manner so that tools are easy to identify, retrieve, and return to their place.
You don’t need a lot of extra space or too much money to make sure your garage is well and efficiently organised. You can always declutter your garage on a budget.
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