Most of us don’t think about it, but our garage is one of the most used rooms in our homes. Of course, we use it to park our cars, but we also use it for much more than that. We also throw all of our extra storage stuff in there and simply forget about it until we have to move or find something we need. This, as you probably already know, is a recipe for disaster and frustration.
The good thing is that there is a whole range of solutions to solve this problem, including shelving (both attached and unattached) and built-in garage storage cabinets. The best option for your specific situation really depends on your needs; how many items you have, their weight, and the size of all of the items.
Most of us have our sporting goods store in the garage. Things like our bikes, snow boards, skies, and kayaks are usually haphazardly throw in there after we’re done using them. But these are the easiest things to store in an easier way. Simply install metal shelving along the wall of a low traffic area or placing hooks on the ceiling to securely store your equipment out of the way. If you decide to use the shelving option, you’ll need some bungee cords to make sure the items are secure.
If you’re looking for a clean, uncluttered look, a complete modular cabinet set is perfect. These modular cabinet units fit perfectly against the walls, leaving you more than enough space to park your car and also store other items comfortable in the garage. The garage cabinets come in a wide variety of sizes, so you have space to store both your smaller and larger items.
All of these garage storage system options are specialized so that they conform to the daily functions of your garage, whether you use it as a workshop, laundry room and extra storage space, or as a home gym.
If the built-in cabinet option seems like the best for you, shop around online and different representatives from each cabinet company come in give you an accurate estimate based on your needs and wants. This way you have a realistic understanding of what your budget can get you, and how it would look in your garage. And try to pick a design that is timeless, so you’re not stuck with a weird looking cabinet set in the future that you’ll want to replace.
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