Awesome Garage Bins for Decorations, Recycling and Tools

Awesome Garage Bins for Decorations, Recycling and Tools

Clear plastic bins with latching lids are best for wrapping paper. A sturdy box with separators is best for Christmas ornaments. Find the largest plastic garbage bins with wheels, but only as large as you can find matching liners. If you can’t find the bags, don’t get that size garbage bin. Use open-topped hanging bins for nuts and bolts. If you can swing it, the best tool bins are the wheeled storage drawers designed specifically for tool organization. Flip-top stackable recycling bins work well so long as you don’t recycle wet items that attract bugs and animals to the garage. If you must store food in the garage, use latched storage to keep the animals out.

ShelterLogic Garage in a Box: Everything You Need to Know

ShelterLogic Garage in a Box: Everything You Need to Know

A “garage in a box” is a pre-fabricated garage that can be assembled quickly and easily. The ShelterLogic Garage in a Box is made of heavy-duty steel frames and waterproof fabric covers. It is designed to protect your vehicles from the elements, and it can be used for storage. The ShelterLogic Garage in a Box is very easy to install, and it can be done by one person in about an hour.

How to Hire Out Your Garage Cleanout and Organization

How to Hire Out Your Garage Cleanout and Organization

A downsizing company sells your stuff. A garage cleanout (or “junk removal”) service hauls unwanted items to recycling or the landfill. A garage organization service helps you plan, buy and install garage cabinets, shelves, slatwall storage and accessories. They also organize your garage items you’ve decided to keep.

1 Simple But Elegant Snowboard and Ski Storage Rack

1 Simple But Elegant Snowboard and Ski Storage Rack

The art is just as much a part of your favorite snowboard as its width and rocker. You wouldn’t put beautiful art in a junky frame. Would you store your board on an old metal rack? If that describes you, then you don’t need a rack to hold the board. You need a rack that shows it off. It’s time for the Pro Board Baltic Birch snowboard rack.

10 Overhead Garage Storage Rack Features to Consider Before Buying

10 Overhead Garage Storage Rack Features to Consider Before Buying

How much does the rack cost
What are the pros and cons of garage ceiling storage?
What is the best garage overhead storage rack for your garage?
Can you handle the rack assembly and installation?
Should you get a stationary or a lifting platform?
How much weight will you need to store on this rack?
How will you arrange the items on the rack for best distribution?
How to add overhead garage storage over the overhead door!
Do you need an adjustable leg feature to account for a ceiling slope?
What is the distance between joists in your garage ceiling, and how does that affect installation?

These NewAge Garage Cabinets Will Make You Feel Like a Confident Homeowner

These NewAge Garage Cabinets Will Make You Feel Like a Confident Homeowner

NewAge Products is raising the bar on garage cabinet quality. Customers are doing happy dances over the quality, engineering and features. You will regret buying your cabinets if you don’t compare your choices to the NewAge Base, Wall and Locker garage cabinet choices. Here are 14 reasons you need to include NewAge in your garage cabinet search.

10 Multi-Bike Wall Rack Questions to Answer Before Buying

10 Multi-Bike Wall Rack Questions to Answer Before Buying

To get the right bike rack, ask questions such as: “Does the rack hold the right quantity of bikes?” Think about dismounting the bikes: “Is there room to get the bike down from a full rack?” Think about the bike widths: “Are the hooks adjustable so you can move the bikes left to right within the rack space?” Think about the bike tires: “Do you need a rack that can handle fat tires, kids’ bikes, or several heavy bikes?”

Elegant Ways to Store Awkward Bicycles, Snowboards, Skis, Kayaks, Ladders and Tools

Elegant Ways to Store Awkward Bicycles, Snowboards, Skis, Kayaks, Ladders and Tools

Store fat tire bicycles on wide bicycle racks. Store multiple bicycles on an adjustable multi-bike rack. Store snowboards on a lumber rack board. Store skis on a ski wall rack. Store lumber on a sturdy arms attached to the wall studs for stability. Store kayaks and canoes on ceiling racks. Store ladders on ladder hooks or using an electric winch as a ceiling storage hoist. Store brooms, shovels and rakes on a spring-loaded tool organizer. Store fishing rods on a garage door fishing rod rack or a floor stand. Store everything in a fabric-sided shed.

The Best Portable Sports Ball Storage

The Best Portable Sports Ball Storage

This sports gear and ball bag easily stores on a garage shelf or hangs from a pegboard or slatwall hook. One of the best portable sports ball storage bags I’ve found is the Fitdom Heavy Duty XL Ball Bag. I wish I could find a gym bag that stands as nicely as this container does. The upright stance and open mouth make it much easier to load and unload gear, compared to those bags that flop over. The firm sides keep the balls from falling out, too.

What’s the Best Way to Store Hazardous and Flammable Materials in Your Garage?

What’s the Best Way to Store Hazardous and Flammable Materials in Your Garage?

The best way to store hazardous materials is in your attached garage and not in the house. A shed would be best, but this is not realistic for individuals that don’t have room for one.  The next best thing is a fireproof cabinet that is ventilated and preferably locked. Store chemicals in their original containers with warning…

How Much  Weight  Can I Hang From My Garage Ceiling?

How Much Weight Can I Hang From My Garage Ceiling?

A Southern Pine garage ceiling with 2×6 joists spaced 16 in. on center has a 4,000 lb. per sq. ft. (psf) weight load capacity. If that garage ceiling will potentially support snow, then the hanging weight for this garage ceiling drops to 2,000 lb.

If those joists are spaced 24 in. on center rather than 16, the clear roof supports 3,500 lb. psf, and the snow roof supports 1,500 lb. psf.