49 Brilliant Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY Projects

Garage organization is not difficult nor is it expensive. It is however, essential if you want a clean space where everything is relatively easy to find. Whether you have a large garage or just a small space, there are many things that you can do to utilize that space and give yourself a bit of additional storage without taking up the area that you need for cars and other items.
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Great Shove Rack for Organizing Garden Tools

Great Shove Rack for Organizing Garden Tools - 49 Brilliant Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY ProjectsGarage organization starts with getting large tools out of the way. You can build a great rack for rakes, shovels and other gardening tools and you only need a few pieces of wood and some nails. Just cut slots for the tools to stand in and you can get them off the floor and make them a bit more organized. Via: FamilyhandymanGarage Storage Project: Shovel Rack

Floor Tile as a Wall Covering

Floor Tile as a Wall Covering - 49 Brilliant Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY ProjectsYou can really clean up your garage space by simply adding something to the walls. Tile is a great choice, and you can find tile pieces really cheap at most hardware stores or you can check your local Dollar Store. Just apply the tile to the wall like you would to the floor and you have a great space that looks much better than it did with concrete walls. Via: HandmadecharlotteWeekend DIY: Simple Tile Flooring For Your Garage

Garage Organization for Real Families

Garage Organization for Real Families - 49 Brilliant Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY ProjectsYou can find tracks with hooks on them at your local hardware store and these are great for organizing the garage. Just hang the track on the wall and the hooks store all sorts of things. They are easily changeable, too so you can keep things organized no matter what the season. Via: MaryorganizesGarage Organization for Real Families

Pretty Up Garage Space by Painting Steps

Pretty Up Garage Space by Painting Steps - 49 Brilliant Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY ProjectsYour garage doesn’t necessarily have to look like a garage. You can paint and add a bit of color if you want to help brighten up that space. If you have steps going into your home for instance, you can paint them a bright color and add a little message to anyone who steps over them. This is a great way to brighten up an otherwise dull and boring space. Via: LandeeseelandeedoGarage Steps Can Be Pretty Too

Easy Storage and Organization Solutions

Easy Storage and Organization Solutions - 49 Brilliant Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY ProjectsA few strategically placed metal shelves and some plastic totes will really help you to get that garage organized. Plastic totes are really cheap and when you label them, you will always know what goes into them so you can find what you need much faster. Remember to stack things that can stack and use totes for things that cannot. Via: BHGBudget-Friendly Bins

Add a Tool Tower Rack

Tower Rack - 49 Brilliant Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY ProjectsA tower rack in the corner gives you the perfect storage solution for brooms and other long handled items. Many of these are on wheels so you can easily roll them wherever you need them or get a stationary one to keep in the corner for permanent storage. Shovels, rakes and other longer tools store perfectly. Via: Amazon.comRubbermaid 5E28 Deluxe Tool Tower Rack with Casters, Holds 40 Tools

Utilize Wall Space for Storage

Utilize Wall Space for Storage - 49 Brilliant Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY ProjectsYou really don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars on a garage organization system. You can make one yourself and save money, plus you get to make it exactly how you need it. Just adding a few shelves will help immensely with storage issues and when you utilize wall space, you have much more floor room for larger items. Via: FamilyhandymanGarage Storage Solutions: One-Weekend Wall of Storage

Hang Everything

Hang Everything - 49 Brilliant Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY ProjectsThe key to keeping your garage organized is having a place for everything. Hanging things takes up little to no floor space and utilizes wall space that is typically left forgotten. Putting up a few shelves and hanging systems gives you a place to store plastic bins with items in them as well as larger items like bikes that will hang right on the wall to save space. Via: NY1Hang Everything

Ceiling Storage Saves Space

Ceiling Storage Saves Space - 49 Brilliant Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY ProjectsOne of the best places to store things, if you want to save floor space that is, is the ceiling. You can easily create a sliding storage system that hangs from the ceiling and saves all of your wall and floor area for other things. A few plastic bins and a tracking system will instantly turn your garage ceiling into the perfect storage and organization solution and this system is easy to build so you can do it yourself. Via: FamilyhandymanCreate a Sliding Storage System On the Garage Ceiling

Build a Mud Room

Build a Mud Room - 49 Brilliant Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY ProjectsIf you don’t already have a mud room, the garage is the perfect place to set one up. A few locker cabinets and some canvas totes give you the perfect place to keep jackets and muddy shoes from entering your home. You can set this system up just inside the garage door and save yourself from mopping every time someone comes in. Via: BHGCubbies for Kids

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