Garage Shelving Ideas To Clean Up Your Storage

by Monday, July 18, 2016

Garage shelving options are endless. With all the design and storage possibilities for your garage, you’ll never run out of options. Read on for useful shelving ideas to help you stay organized.

Garage Shelving Ideas To Clean Up Your Storage

Life-Saving Ideas For Every Garage Shelving Dilemma

It’s true that the garage is one of the easiest parts of your home to organize and buy furniture for. After all, you’re starting with an empty room and you’re only limited by how high the ceiling is. But a lot of us, after spending so much effort decorating the rest of our home, end up just dumping everything in the garage.

Which is why we’ve put together a list of life-saving garage shelving ideas for every organization dilemma you may have.

 

1. Freestanding Steel Garage Shelving

Freestanding Steel Garage Shelving | Garage Shelving Ideas To Clean Up Your Storage

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The great thing about freestanding shelving is that you can easily move the units around, so they’ll fit in any garage. Get one in a study material like metal, and they’ll last a lifetime.

 

2. Storage System Garage Shelving

Storage System Garage Shelving | Garage Shelving Ideas To Clean Up Your Storage

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An even easier way to stay organized, opt for shelving that already comes with cabinets. You’ll spend less, and your garage design will be seamless.

 

3. Tower Garage Shelving

Get into those tricky corners with this tower shelf. It’s also great for storing smaller items or tools you use often.

 

4. Storage Wall Garage Shelving

With all the space you have in your garage, what’s one wall filled with storage shelves? A layout like this is especially useful if your garage doubles as a workshop.

 

5. Screwdriver Garage Shelving

Screwdriver Wall Garage Shelving | Garage Shelving Ideas To Clean Up Your Storage

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We’ve all lost a screwdriver or two, especially in big garages with lots of clutter. This easy to DIY screwdriver shelf will do just the trick. Get the instructions here.

 

6. Corner Garage Shelving

Corner Garage Shelving | Garage Shelving Ideas To Clean Up Your Storage

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A big problem with shelves is that if you put two against a corner, you’ll always have a tiny bit of wasted space. These DIY corner shelves from Kenarry are the perfect solution.

 

7. Power Tool Garage Shelving

Power Tool Garage Shelving | Garage Shelving Ideas To Clean Up Your Storage

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Power tools can be cumbersome to place in boxes, and peg boards aren’t sturdy enough for larger equipment. A custom power tool shelf will make sure your precious equipment stays safe and organized.

 

8. Garage Door Garage Shelving

When it comes to a garage that’s used for storage, every single piece of space matters. The top of your garage door is often overlooked, but it’s just waiting for you to use it for storage.

 

9. Charging Station Garage Shelving

Charging Station Garage Shelving | Garage Shelving Ideas To Clean Up Your Storage

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With all the power tools and wires in a garage, you need to keep them neat as well. A small wall-mounted shelf like this one can serve as a charging station.

 

10. Plastic Bins Garage Shelving

Take your shelving a step further by adding plastic bins. Especially if you’re storing all sorts of different things, this is a great idea. Label each bin for optimal organization.

 

11. Sliding Garage Shelving

Keeping your garage neat can be tricky, but these sliding shelves (with pegboards!) can help. Just slide them together to hide all your clutter!

 

12. Industrial Pipe Garage Shelving

Combine style, function, and recycling with these industrial pipe shelves. They’re great for lighter storage, or as a work station.

 

13. Mason Jar Garage Shelving

Add even more storage space to your existing shelves. This DIY mason jar storage attaches under floating shelves and lets you keep small things like nails and bolts. Learn how to make it with this tutorial.

 

14. Paint Can Garage Shelving

Have spare gutters at home? Mount them on your garage wall for an easy, inexpensive paint can shelf. It’s as easy as that!

 

15. Repurposed Garage Shelving

Repurposed Garage Shelving | Garage Shelving Ideas To Clean Up Your Storage

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Even old things just lying around your home can be used as shelves. Old containers, wagons, anything you can mount and use as shelves.

 

16. Hanging Tire Garage Shelving

Hanging Tire Garage Shelving | Garage Shelving Ideas To Clean Up Your Storage

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This simple hanging shelf is perfect for organizing tires, and you can even repurpose old or reclaimed wood to make it.

 

17. Lumber Garage Shelving

Lumber Garage Shelving | Garage Shelving Ideas To Clean Up Your Storage

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Ladder shelves aren’t just for decor—this multi-level lumber shelf is proof. Organize your wood by height, and you can even slide this shelf around the garage.

 

18. Double-Decker Garage Shelving

Double-Decker Garage Shelving | Garage Shelving Ideas To Clean Up Your Storage

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Every garage should have double-decker storage. It’s a simple and ingenious way to make the most of your space, and create storage for whatever you need to keep.

 

Watch this video from Better Homes and Gardens to learn how you can DIY your shelving:

Shelves are always a good addition to your garage. If you’re completely renovating, or if you just want to add a few things to make your garage even better, shelves give you flexible storage options and help you organize all your things. Pick your favorites, and get organizing!
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