Tired of looking for things in your garage? . . . Embarrassed to have your garage door open?
If you answered YES! to either of those questions, you probably still have one other burning question: Where do I begin?
One of the keys to getting your garage in shape and regaining your space, is getting as much as possible off the floor and into designated locations. Using your walls for storage could double or triple your available storage area. When each item has its own assigned place, you can find it easily and put it back where it belongs for next time.
Organization requires a well thought out plan and a flexible solution that can adapt as your life circumstances change. Making the right decisions at this point will be a major factor in whether your garage remains organized or not.
Looking for some ideas?
1. The Practical Garage…
In most cases, you’re not going to need a great big wall to wall, floor to ceiling storage solution to get the garage organized. Take the garage pictured below for example. There are several elements to it that make it simple, efficient, and practical. That’s what I like about it and something the Slaters were going for when they worked with one of our project managers on the design. They came to us with a goal of getting as much stuff off their garage floor as possible and having it neatly organized on the wall instead. Let’s take a look at some of the main features: