Garages are one of the most important multi-purpose rooms in any home. Their primary purpose may be to store cars, but they often serve as storage areas for garden tools, hardware, bicycles, and other sports equipment. The hard part, of course, is keeping everything organized. Fortunately, there are some great garage storage ideas to help you do just that.
First and foremost, you’ll want to tackle the biggest space waster; the vehicles parked in the garage. To maximize space, try Racor’s ProPark Parking Guide. With just one mat per vehicle, you’ll be able to ensure your car or truck is parked in just the right spot every time.
Home Improvement Items
In addition to parking spaces, garages often double as workspaces for home improvement projects and a variety of home and garden maintenance work. But with so many specialized tools, keeping track of everything can be a real headache. Fortunately, Racor offers a number of excellent garage storage ideas to keep your workspace clean and organized.
The Folding Work Bench offers dedicated workspace without taking up precious floor space, while the Folding Work Station offers the additional benefit of two additional storage racks and two paper towel holders above the workspace. The Can Rack is a great option for organizing lose cans like spray paints, bug sprays, and aerosol sealants. Racor also offers a variety of hooks for organizing large tools like shovels as well as specialty hooks for safely storing expensive power tools.
For gardening enthusiasts, the wall-mounted Garden Tool Rack offers a convenient way to store all of your gardening supplies. From shovels and rakes to trowels and pruners, it all fits neatly for easy access. Larger items like wheelbarrows can be stored sing the Wheelbarrow/ Ladder Hook. Installation is quick and easy, and the results are more floor space and great organization. Keep garden hoses and electrical cords neat and free of damaging kinks with the Hose Rack and Cord Wrap Holder.
Bicycles and Other Sports Gear
Bicycles are great fun, but their storage can be awkward. Racor offers a variety of bike storage options, including ceiling- and wall-mounted racks, hooks, and hangers as well as standard floor racks and stands. Racor also offers a variety of racks and holders for other sports equipment like the Tennis/ Racquet Sports Rack, the Fishing Rod Holder, the Golf Club Rack, and a variety of Ski Racks.
Some of the most challenging items to store are over-sized and heavy items like lawn furniture, large power tools, lawn mowers, and tires. Racor’s Heavy Lift and Heavy Duty Hook make organizing these tough-to-store items a snap. The Heavy Lift’s four by four foot platform can easily be lowered using the included hand crank, improving both organization and accessibility.
Finally, for the really organizationally inclined, multi-tasking storage options are a fantastic garage storage idea. Save space and time with Racor’s Bike and Ladder Lift and Catch-All Basket.
While tackling the chaos in the garage may not be your favorite task, using the garage storage ideas mentioned here will help transform this chore into the opportunity to once and for all organize your garage. From specialty racks to multi-function lifts, Racor’s garage storage ideas will help you make the most of your garage space.