Garage Storage Systems

by Lee Wyatt
(last updated July 22, 2015)

Within the walls of your home chances are there are two rooms, or areas, that are in an almost constant state of disarray. One is the laundry room, and the other is without doubt the garage. While it usually depends on the day of the week as to which one of these rooms is the single worst in the home, there is no doubt that these are the two rooms that are typically in the most need of organizational help.

The stated purpose of a garage is to store and house your car or vehicle. Unfortunately, this room typically becomes used as an oversized storage unit rather than what it was designed for. It can often seem to be a loosing battle, but there are now some new weapons to use in this ongoing battle. These new weapons are now known as garage storage systems. There are 3 basic models or types of storage systems. Here is a basic rundown of each that you can use.

  • Cabinets. When someone hears about this kind of unit, they typically think about the kind of cabinets that are found in a bathroom or kitchen. When it comes to the garage though, there have been some changes in recent years. While it is possible to have the traditional cabinets, there is a slight problem with those, since they are not designed to withstand the stresses that come with a garage. You might want to look into some of the new metallic roller cabinets, which are designed to withstand a higher amount of stress, as well as being able to move around easily when the need arises.
  • Overhead. Recently there has been an interesting surge in overhead storage units. These unites are designed to raise everything above the head. Since everything is outside of arms reach, it is a little more difficult to get to. This is a good thing due to the fact that since everything is a little more difficult to reach, you (or your kids) are not going to be getting into your things as often, and therefore create a more disorganized clutter.
  • Wall Units. These are not really the typical built into the wall storage units and cabinets that you might think of. In fact these units actually make the wall itself into the storage facility. Through the use of peg boards, and things similar to them, you can literally hang your items on your wall. This allows you to organize, clean and decorate all at the same time.

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Lee Wyatt

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