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January 9, 2020
When you feel like you’rerunning out of space in your garage, the only options might seem like throwing items away or renting a storage unit. However, with a bit of creativity and some patience, you just might be able to find a spot for all of your belongings within your existing garage. In this article, we’d like to take a look at a few creative garage storage ideas to help you organize your space and find room where you thought none was available.
Of course, you may reach a point where you simply can’t fit anything else in your garage. When that happens,turn to American Steel Carports, Inc. for a new metal garage. Our structures are affordable and can be installed quickly, giving you a cost-effective solution for storing everything you need. Use our Build & Price tool to create a fully customized building and receive a free quote today.
There’s nothing wrong with buying stock shelves and installing them in your garage – but you might get better results if you are willing to build some yourself. By building your own modular shelves, you can design them specifically to meet your storage needs. If you have items that need to be stored that take up odd amounts of space, measure them and build the shelving around those dimensions. It will take a bit more time to do it this way, of course, but the resulting storage should serve you better in the long run.
If you like to decorate around the house based on the season, you probably have a lot of décor in your garage that comes in and out as the weather changes. Obvious examples of this include Halloween decorations, holiday lights, Thanksgiving plates, and more. Rather than making space to store every single item among your collection of seasonal décor, plan on having one set of decorations in use in your house out at all times. The way the seasons overlap during the year should make this task no problem at all.
For those who like to handle DIY projects around the house and in the garage, it’s easy to accumulate a lot of loose ends. All the various supplies you have left after a project just tend to pile up in the garage, and they are rarely organized. Pieces like screws, nails, nuts, bolts, and more can easily overrun your garage if you don’t have a plan for them.
To win this battle, consider using some other items from around the house that may have outlived their useful life for their original purpose. For instance, if you have some muffin tins that are losing their coating and can no longer be used in the kitchen, place them in your garage to collect small parts on your workbench in an organized manner. Or, use pie plates the same way for slightly larger items. Also, you can repurpose plastic kitchen storage containers – the kind that are used for leftovers – as handy little garage organizers as well.
It’s easy to be overwhelmed by this kind of project. As you stare blankly into your crowded garage and wonder where everything is going to go, don’t give up hope – progress on this task starts by taking one step in the right direction, and then going on from there.Pretty soon, you’ll have a clean and organized garage space that is welcoming rather than intimidating.
We hope you’ve found a solid starting point with these creative garage storage ideas to organize your space. However, if you’ve come to the conclusion that there really is no more room available, consider adding a new garage on your property from American Steel Carports, Inc. With our Build & Price tool, you can customize every aspect of the structure to fit your exact storage needs. We look forward to assisting you with this project!