Pre-thinking about what your garage needs are now and going forward will help you better organize a space that works the most effectively for what your family 's needs are. Next you will need to think about your groupings and find the best ways to organize and store those items in the most efficient manner possible within your garage.
What Are the Best Organization Methods for a DIY Garage?
Well, this is going to depend mainly on your specific storage needs. However, most garages are used for similar types of storage. Therefore, we are going to give you some the most common garage organization techniques the pros use. This should help you develop a plan that will work for you even if you have to get a little creative here and there.
Storage Shelves. Storage shelves come in a variety of different shapes and sizes. The most common are 1x12 wall shelves that are eight feet long and placed on shelf brackets. These can be easily placed around your garage and they don 't take up much space as they are placed vertically on any …show more content…
You can mount a pegboard system on just about any space then place a shelf at the top of it for additional storage. Then all you have to do is add hooks to it for your rakes, brooms, hoses, baskets, tools, bins for screws, nails and so on. A pegboard system is the most versatile organization method for organizing any garage.
Lockable Cabinets. This method is great for storing chemicals or other items you don 't want little people getting their hands on and they can be placed below your 1x12 shelves. These will also help to avoid spills and other accidents that could pose a danger if accidentally knocked off a shelf.
What Should I Do If I Need More Specific DIY Garage Organization Ideas?
If you have a need for more than just a few simple shelves for storing your things, then you might find you have to do some research into the best ways to organize your garage other than the typical shelving systems. Here are some of the most unique DIY garage storage ideas we have ever seen.
Garage Slat Wall Panel. This system is great of hanging baskets and other items while giving you a wide variety of storage options.
Old School Lockers. If you have a large family with each member needing their own storage space in your garage, old school lockers are perfect for individual storage spaces. You can find these on Ebay, Etsy, Craigslist or local auctions and vintage