Organize My Garage

Organize My Garage

Wall Mounted Cabinets

What You'll Learn

Garage Cabinet Guide

If you are planning to organize your garage you may be wondering if you should get shelves or cabinets. There are certainly arguments to be made for both. Later in this article I drill down more about the different types of cabinets there are and how to choose the ones
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How to Organize Your Garage

Fall is often a great season for clearing out the garage and organizing. It’s generally less wet than spring and cool enough to do manual work.
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Elegant Ways to Store Awkward Garage Items

So how do you store awkward garage items such as kayaks, skis, and fishing poles? What's the best way to store long, heavy and awkward items like bikes, snowboards and shovels? Use a ceiling rack to store canoes and kayaks, but make sure they're hull-side down...
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Couoff Hose Hanger

Couoff Hose Holder

The Couoff is a solid hose hanger but overstates the length of hose it will hold. This sturdy metal hook holds 50 ft. of 5/8 inch hose, even if the hose if full of water. Get a larger hook for larger hoses, this one is great for 50 ft.
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Wrap-It Storage

Wrap-It Storage Strap

Wrap-It is a set of hook and loop straps that hold extension cords, cables, ropes, pool hoses, vacuum hoses and wires. Use the grommet to hang the payload on a hook. Comes 10 to a pack: 2 small, 2 medium, 3 large and 3 extra large. These are made of
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How To Organize the Garage Without Making the Family Hate You

How To Organize the Garage Without Making the Family Hate You

So is it possible for the garage-cleaning adult to get cooperation from the family? Can't we all just clean the garage together? Yes, you should ask for family cooperation, but...
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Can I “Marie Kondo” My Garage?

Can I “Marie Kondo” My Garage?

Clearing way unwanted items is a great start. You’ve probably done it before and felt the benefits. A simple and clutter-free environment is one where peace of mind can exist. It will give you the mental as well as physical space for planning and...
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Move the Generator from the Garage to a Generator Shed

Move the Generator from the Garage to a Generator Shed

Learn how to store a generator so that it doesn't take up garage space; doesn't get exposed to rain and snow; and isn't wicked loud.
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What is the Best Way to Store My Family's Bicycles?

What is the Best Way to Store My Family’s Bicycles?

The best family bike storage depends on your kids' ages. You can use kickstands, floor stands, wall racks, pulleys, elevators, covers or a shed. Kickstands work best for the smaller kids. But kickstands won't work if ...
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A Complete Guide to the RubberMaid FastTrack Storage System

A Complete Guide to the RubberMaid FastTrack Storage System

The Rubbermaid FastTrack rail storage system excels at storing bikes, brooms, nuts, bolts, scooters, toys, baseball bats, and soccer balls. The one thing you might not want to use it for is...
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14 Ways to Store Your Lawn Tractor / Mower or Blower

14 Ways to Store Your Lawn Tractor / Mower or Blower

Garages haven’t necessarily gotten bigger but cars have. So let’s talk about all the ways you can store your lawn mower, tractor and/or snow...
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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
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Proslat wall tools

What Can I Store On a Proslat Wall System? (with Pictures)

Store bicycles, power tools, hardware, and garden tools on the Proslat garage wall organization system.
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How Do I Store a Ladder in the Garage?

How Do I Store a Ladder in the Garage?

You can use hooks to hang the ladder on the wall or the ceiling. You can use a pulley system to lift and to lower your ladder. Just don't use...
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3 Weights You Need to Store Garden Hoses on the Garage Wall

3 Weights You Need to Store Garden Hoses on the Garage Wall

Weigh your hose and cart before hanging them on a garage wall. Hoses can be heavy, especially if there's...
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Sports Ball Garage Organizers that Fix Wasted Space

Sports Ball Garage Organizers that Fix Wasted Space

Where to store sports balls in the garage? Bags are portable, cages are secure, and butlers are ...
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Ceiling Shelf

How Much Weight Can I Hang From My Garage Ceiling?

Regular garage ceiling joists of modern construction can generally support 50lb/sqft. If you have trusses or your joists are supporting more than just sheetrock or your garage is older this number could be significantly...
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Are Fiberboard Pegboards Unsafe? Is Steel a Better Choice?

Are Fiberboard Pegboards Unsafe? Is Steel a Better Choice?

Is the formaldehyde in a garage storage pegboard dangerous to breathe? Yes, but only if the board is cut or deteriorating, exposing you to ...
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How Much Weight Can a Garage Shelf Hold?

How Much Weight Can a Garage Shelf Hold?

The average garage shelving system can hold anywhere from a hundred or so pounds to almost a thousand. There are units that hang from the ceiling, screw into the wall or just stand on the floor, so there are a lot of options depending on...
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The Best Garage Ladder

I have always had a hard time standing on ladder rungs. I don't mind painting the house, but when it comes to standing on the ladder for a long time, my feet hurt too much. We're shopping for a a Little Giant Ladder because you can actually turn it into scaffolding!
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The Best Ladder Storage Ceiling Rack

This is the best ceiling rack to store two ladders up to 75 lb. each.
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The Best Way to Start-Off Your Rubbermaid FastTrack Storage

You could get a track and hooks to see how you like the FastTrack as a garage storage system. I'll show you the best items to consider. Then I'll show you some specific FastTrack items that will help you solve the tool, ball, and general storage problems in your garage.
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The Best Garage Wall Storage

One main principle for garage organizing is: “Keep things off the floor!”
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The Best Generator Shed Products

How to buy our recommended generator and generator shed component parts.
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The Best Family Garage Organizers

Products that will help you organize your garage without your family hating you.
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The Best Konmari Books

Some fantastic books and resources to start your garage de-clutter.
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The Best Ladder Hooks

Our favorite hooks and racks to hang even the largest ladders.
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The Best 17 Ways to Store Awkward Garage Items

Clever storage for bikes, skis, snowboards, lumber, ladders, kayaks, canoes, brooms, shovels, rakes, fishing poles, wheelbarrows, and tractors.
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The Best Ceiling Hoist Winch

Don't screw around with overhead storage! Know your ceiling weight capacity, and only buy the highest-rated ceiling storage devices!
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The 7 Best Ways to Store Your Bicycles

These are the 7 best bike storage products.
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The Best Garage Ceiling Pulley

This is the only manual pulley we recommend.
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The Best Tennis Ball Organizer

Here are two tennis ball carts that you can store in the garage.
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The Best Sports Ball Organizers for the Garage

Best sports ball storage for the garage.
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The Best Sports Ball Hanging Basket

Gladiator makes the best wall-hanging sports ball basket. But be aware, Gladiator is a garage storage system. To hang this basket, you'll need a Gladiator GearTrack wall channel to hang it on.
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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
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The Best Near-Court Ball Storage

The Basketball Butler is the best basketball storage for near the court.
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The Best Lockable Wheeled Ball Cage

The best wheeled cage sports ball storage, locking cable and lock.
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The Best Garage Slatwall Storage System

The best storage systems get garage items neatly off the floor. One of the nicest ways to do that is a "slatwall" system. This allows you to move your storage anywhere on the system with a simple locking hook. Here's our favorite slatwall system.
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The Best Garage Fixed Wall Shelves

If you are going to go through the trouble of installing shelves in your garage you should really get the ones that will last the longest and hold the most weight. You will be happy you took the time to do it right the first time.
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The Best Garage Adjustable Wall Shelves

There are times when a durable, adjustable shelf is just what you need. If you’re in the market for a set of adjustable shelving for your garage, or anywhere you need some sturdy shelving, the Fleximounts 3-Tier Storage Wall Shelves has you covered.
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