Monday, October 17, 2011

Monday Motivation: Garage Storage Solutions

Almost every client I work with wants help with organizing their garage. After purging all unnecessary items, I help them sort the keepers and find a home for every item. Here are some of my favorite organizing solutions to help control clutter in the garage.

These easy to install tool racks are great for getting tools and accessories off of the floor and within easy reach.  After all, you (or your teenager) are more likely to use it if you can reach it. 

DIY Life project traditional

More vertical storage ahead. . .  These metal storage shelves are sturdy and adjustable. Notice how the heavier items are stored on the bottom shelves.

Marielle kitchen

This garage utilizes cabinets, rolling carts, shoe racks, peg boards, vertical hanging hooks, shelves, and a finished floor.  It's a great use of space.


There is no rule that says you can only put closet organizers into a closet. They'll work perfectly well in a garage too!  Generally, you'll have to put it into a corner so that the shelf brackets have something to attach to. 

Maillardville Manor-Mudroom modern entry

These posts are great for boats and surfboards as well as other bulky or ridged items

Boardshed modern exterior

Click these links if you need to :
     Prepare to organize your garage
     Purging and organizing your garage - the dirty work.


  1. Yeah, we could certainly use help in our garage. If I showed you a picture, you'd break out in hives!

  2. Hi Kelly!

    These pictures look totally amazing! Great job :)

    We are also passionate about organizing, especially garages! We have a blog where we give tips and ideas on how to keep it always pretty neat!

    For instance, one of the biggest issues homeowners face when deciding how to decorate their garages is keeping up with current color trends. If you have to paint the whole thing a new color every year, is it even worth it?

    Here is a tip:The best solution to such an issue is to select neutral colors for your garage. Greys, tans, and browns will work easily with a number of color palettes, and small decorative additions can help tie the garage into the rest of the home.

    This is our blog:

    Happy Organizing and congrats on your blog!!!

  3. There are many ways to go about organizing your closet. Different methods make more sense depending on your space and what you’re storing. No matter which method you choose, these closet storage solutions  definitely helps you to reduce the space usage. Once again great post man! Cheers!

  4. These clever storage ideas combat clutter by using ordinary household items in unexpected ways.


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