Nothing’s better then going in to fall knowing there’s a place for everything in your garage and everything is in its place. So take the time now while the weather is still nice and save yourself a bunch of time in the future. Don’t know where to start? That’s where we come in! Here are our top ten tips for getting the garage you’ve always wanted.
#1: From the ground up
Start by coating your garage floor to protect it from the elements and make it look a little better.
#2: Peg it to the walls
The name of the game in garage organization is getting everything up off the floor. Use pegboard and hooks to hang everything from tools to towels.
#3: Hang hooks everywhere
For heavier objects, attach hooks directly to the walls in order to secure them for safekeeping.
#4: Stick it to the ceiling
#5: See what you store
Stash items away in clear storage boxes so you can easily see where everything is next time you need it.
#6: Mason jar magic
Use mason jars to store everything small, from loose screws and nails to paint samples.
#7: Labels, labels, labels
Label everything! Use a label maker or a sharpie and duct tape to make sure you know exactly what every container holds.
#8: Put it on wheels
Make your garage mobile. Attach wheels to workbenches, storage chests, and anything else that must sit on the floor.
#9: Invest in organization
If you want to go all out, think about investing in an organization system. Choose the exact drawers and cabinets to suit your needs.
#10: Childproof your garage
If you have kids, the final step in creating your dream garage is to childproof. With the potentially dangerous assortment of things we keep in our garages, taking this extra step is essential.
And there you have it! Ten simple steps to your dream garage. Happy organizing!