Garage tips #2

Follow these 38 genius ways at to organize your garage.

Here is a quick summary for you:

  1. Use a slat wall to hang and organize smaller accessories
  2. Or try a pegboard wall one instead
  3. Keep every tool in its proper place with outlines
  4. Have a spare chest of drawers hanging around? Turn ‘em into a workbench
  5. Install a set of old school lockers and assign one to each member of your family
  6. Create extra space and store bikes vertically
  7. Or hang them from the ceiling
  8. Get some air with a sliding screen door
  9. Have a “no shoes allowed in the house” policy? Maximize floor space and store them on a rack instead of the ground
  10. Or use a stack of vintage crates
  11. Repurpose empty coffee cans as miniature recycling centers
  12. Garages can be pretty dreary places—add some color and paint the door that goes into your house
  13. Turn a corner of your garage into a mudroom
  14. Conserve space with a fold-up worktable
  15. Store screws and nails in old gum containers
  16. Use slices of PVC pipe to hold your gardening tools
  17. Put a pallet to work as sports equipment storage
  18. Keep sports balls contained with a wire wall basket
  19. Have an athletic family? Build a rolling sports goods storage cart
  20. Easily move your tools to whatever corner of the garage you’re working in with this DIY caddy
  21. Hang your fishing rods from a ceiling rack to keep them out of the way
  22. Store your spraypaint in a shoe organizer
  23. Construct a storage tower to place in a empty corner
  24. You don’t need to be an expert handyman to build these simple shelves
  25. Install a beam to hang wet jackets and snow-pants on
  26. Don’t leave bicycles and scooters toppled over in a corner—use a rack to safely park them
  27. Or create designated parking spaces for your children’s vehicles using tape
  28. If you really want to house your children’s driving toys in style, make them their own mini garage
  29. Hang up a magnetic strip to hold screwdrivers, wrenches, and scissors
  30. Utilize the space above your garage door with mounted shelving
  31. Use large metal buckets to store children’s outdoor toys
  32. Painting a concrete floor makes it easier to clean and helps protects your garage from mildew
  33. But if you’re stuck with plain concrete, spruce it up with this miracle cleaner
  34. Do a lot of building? Make yourself a lumber cart to organize your supplies
  35. Of course the easiest way to organize scrap wood is to dump it in a bucket
  36. Consolidate leftover paint into jars
  37. After painting a room, save a swatch of the paint color for future reference
  38. And if you can’t find a place for something, put it in a tub