If there never seems to be enough room for all your stuff, a garage storage makeover may be just what you need to make the most of your space.
These days, the garage isn’t just a place to park your car and keep the lawn mower — it often becomes a wasteland for items that don’t fit anywhere else.
A well-designed garage storage system can help you get your belongings off the floor, where they can get run over or present a tripping hazard, and allow you to declutter, says Chuck Shoemaker, owner of Ideal Garage Solutions in Cincinnati.
David Linda, owner of SpaceMan Home & Office in Houston, says his company designs and installs garage storage systems to solve organization problems.
“It seems like builders are building bigger and bigger houses with tighter garages,” he says.
Before beginning a project, Linda says he advises customers to go through their garage and get rid of items they don’t want or need.
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“What we recommend is that they take the time to actually go through their stuff and toss [unwanted items],” he says.
Once that’s done, there are unlimited options for stowing your stuff and organizing your space: