Published On: Wed, Mar 31st, 2021

How To Organize You Garage

Garages aren’t just for cars. Most people store all kinds of things in their garages, such as tools, gardening supplies, sporting equipment, toys and more. Before you know it, your space can get so cluttered that you can’t find anything, let alone find space to park your car. These tips will help you organize your garage, so you never have to go searching for your belongings again.

Storage Containers

Storage containers are a great way to organize a garage, and there are so many types of containers available including bins and cabinets of all sizes. Sorting your belongings into these containers and labeling them will ensure that you always know where everything is. Boxes with lids can also help prevent insects and pests from getting into your belongings.

Wheels

One you’ve filled up large containers and cabinets with all of your things, they can get so heavy that you can’t even move them. Adding tool box wheels to heavy tool boxes, large cabinets and big storage bins before you fill them will make moving things around easy. That way, you can easily change the layout temporarily move things to accommodate various projects.

Shelves

Shelves make it easy to store things in easy-to-find places. Because they utilize vertical space, they help you keep things off the floor, so you don’t have piles of boxes to sort through when you need to find something. When putting items on the shelves, place storage containers so that the labels are facing you, making it easy to find what you need. You can also put the items you use the most at eye level.

Ceiling Shelves

You can also buy or make shelves that are attached to the ceiling. Ceiling shelves are great for storing items you don’t use very frequently, such as holiday decorations. They allow you to keep things out of the way but still easily accessible when you need them.

Wall Hooks

Utilizing wall space to store your belongings can help free up a lot of additional floor space and make things easy to find at a glance. You can hang up items such as umbrellas, gardening tools, sporting equipment and more. You can get traditional vertical hooks, horizontal utility hooks, pronged hooks to hold things like rakes and brooms or a combination of all of there types.

Using these tips to organize your garage will allow you to store all of your belongings in easy-to-find places and still have room to park your car!