The Only Garage Storage Ideas Guide You’ll Ever Need

by Friday, July 29, 2016

Garage storage is tricky business. With everything there is to store, where do you even start? I know a thing or two about garage storage, though, so read more for a complete guide to help you organize your garage.

The garage, for many, is basically one big box for storage. So with everything you want and have to store, it can get tempting to just leave all your stuff lying around the garage floor. But an organized garage with lots of useful garage storage options for everything not only looks great but allows you to use your garage as a workspace or a workshop as well.

The Only Garage Storage Ideas Guide You’ll Ever Need

Solve Your Garage Storage Woes

Read on to see how you can organize your garage in no time and store everything in the right place. You might see yourself spending more time in your garage than ever.

 

1. PVC Tool Holder

PVC Tool Holder | The Only Garage Storage Ideas Guide You'll Ever Need

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Wondering how to make garage storage for your longer, bulkier tools? All you need are a few spare PVC pipes, some wood pallets and a bit of light carpentry.

 

2. Repurposed Filing Cabinet

Who knew you can use a filing cabinet in the garage? This is another useful option for long tools. You can even paint it in your favorite colors or patterns.

 

3. Secure Lockers

Store valuables or keep your garage child-proof with this ingenious idea—install some lockers! You can even paint them and add as many as you need.

 

4. Bike Rack

A nifty bike rack gives you garage storage for multiple bikes. It can also be built on any existing floating shelves you may have.

 

5. Work Bench With Storage

Work Bench With Storage | The Only Garage Storage Ideas Guide You'll Ever Need

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Multi-task and keep all your frequently-used tools close to your workstation with this work bench. This flexible garage storage option also comes with wheels, so you can move it around your garage.

 

6. Overhead Racks

Overhead Racks | The Only Garage Storage Ideas Guide You'll Ever Need

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Maximize your garage storage with these overhead shelves. Add a few plastic boxes to have even more organized storage space.

 

7. Rolling Caddy

You’ll come to realize rolling tool caddies are very, very useful storage options for your garage. It’s like a portable workshop and a tool shed in one.

 

8. Storage Wall

One of the best things about garage storage is that you more or less have all 3 walls to fill. Opt for a storage wall that has multi-level shelves and various sizes of plastic boxes. And even some hanging bins on the side.

 

9. Paint Can Storage

Old shoe organizers make for the best paint holders. This garage storage option also lets you group your paint by color, and make sure all your paint cans are easily accessible.

 

10. Rolling Scrap Wood Holder

Rolling Scrap Wood Holder | The Only Garage Storage Ideas Guide You'll Ever Need

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If you love reclaimed wood or wood pallet projects, you need this in your life. All your wood pallets, no matter what size, can be stored in this useful garage storage option.

 

11. Plastic Bins

Plastic Bins | The Only Garage Storage Ideas Guide You'll Ever Need

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Great for storing smaller things or items you use often, open plastic bins arranged in a shelf are super easy and can be used for anything.

 

12. Slatted Wall Panels

Installing slatted wood panels on your wall make it so much easier to mount all sorts of storage options—baskets, bins, hangers, shelves.

 

13. Recycle Bin Hangers

Recycle Bin Hangers | The Only Garage Storage Ideas Guide You'll Ever Need

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Don’t leave your recycle bins on the floor, make some easy wood hangers instead.

 

14. Power Tool Storage Cabinet

Power Tool Storage Cabinet | The Only Garage Storage Ideas Guide You'll Ever Need

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Your power tools are a vital part of your garage, so keep them in their own cabinet! Make special slots and space for different kinds of power tools in one storage.

 

15. Rolling Pegboard Tool Cart

Rolling Pegboard Tool Cart | The Only Garage Storage Ideas Guide You'll Ever Need

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You’ve got rolling tables, rolling tool shelves, now get a rolling pegboard. It’s another garage storage option that gives you lots of flexibility and stores your tools neatly.

 

Watch this video from Monkey Bar Storage for more garage storage ideas:

 

With all the different ways to maximize your garage storage, it won’t be difficult to get your garage in tip-top shape. Make full use of the wide space you have to make a well-organized, functional garage.

 

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