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15 Brilliant Garage Organization and Storage Tips

October 29, 2015

If you have one of the homes for sale in Columbus, GA you may need to spruce up your garage before you put it on the market. For most of the us the thought of cleaning and organizing the garage seems like such an overwhelming task. This transit place often gets over looked when it comes to cleaning and organizing. Here are some great tips on how to bring some organization to the chaos in your garage.



Divide your garage into zones this will make it easier to organize your “stuff” by its use. This is a great example of a garden center. Everything you need for your garden lives here. All you need are some metal shelves to corral the pot, plant food, etc., hooks to hang tool and an easy DIY wooden table to pot your plants.



Metal cabinets, wall storage and shelves with labeled totes are a great way to organize this garden/woodworking area. The cabinets are a great place to store tools, paint or supplies.




To make your garage look a feel cleaner why not paint the floor. You can also add a bit of color or design if you are up for the task!


Plastic cups on peg board is a great way to organize tools, pens, markers and other items. All you have to do is drill 2 holes in each cup and secure to the pegboard using zip ties. Perfect to keep your smaller items organized.


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Dollar store metal planters with large stenciled letters not only look great in the garage they are functional too! Perfect for stashing smaller items like the car wash area.



Don’t throw way your endless supply of diaper boxes or amazon boxes! They are perfect for storing your items away in the garage. All you need is some decorative duct tape to turn those boring brown boxes into colorful storage.



Create a well organized work space. A single corner of your garage can help to organize your space. All you need is your workbench, shelving and your choice of storage. Make sure to utilize your wall space. Think about hanging baskets and hooks on peg board to help you create an efficient space for you to work.




Wall space is usually more plentiful than floor space in a garage so these wall tracks are a great way to keep your tools organized and out of the way. You can hang your items on the wall or ceiling. To utilize the tracks for ceiling storage you just have to mount the track and then add hooks for keeping your larger items like bicycles organized.




Create a recycling area by using peg board, hooks and bins. This is a great way to keep your recycling organized.



Magnetic strips are a great way to hold your metal items from big to small. This is perfect for keeping your drill bits organized.




A metal peg board offers a little more support than the particle board version and is inexpensive as well. This is perfect for tool storage and the metal finish looks great in the garage.


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Create a peg wall to hang your various items. Using various heights will allow for more storage and by keeping your items off of the floor they will appear more organized.




Add a wall organizer to keep your brooms, mops, and other cleaning items handy. This inexpensive organizer mounts to the wall and will keep your items up off the floor.



Don’t have a mudroom? No problem, just build your own. The garage is perfect place to set up your new mudroom. All you need are some locker cabinets and some colorful canvas bins to create your very own mudroom.




If you garage is lacking in wall space then add one of these tower racks to house your racks, shovels, brooms, etc. These are inexpensive and a great way to keep your items organized.

Now is a great time to check out the beautiful homes for sale in Columbus, GA!

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