33 Helpful Garage Storage Ideas

Did you know that the average garage has 150 square feet of unused space? Yes, you heard it right. But the average person still fumbles over why he is not getting enough space to arrange stuff in his garage. Let’s find out why. If you often face something similar and have no idea on how to make a better resource out of your garage, try some of these novel garage storage ideas.

Garages nowadays have evolved greatly from their primary utility of being a storage area for vehicles. They are modern sheds housing tools, bicycles, gardening stuff and much more. So what does it take to make a garage more space-efficient? Just an analytical mind that can imagine optimization. You can put more things than ever on shelves attached to the walls and ceiling. Heavy storage hooks are great for hanging bicycles by the wall and saving some extra space. Also, tools belonging to similar categories must be grouped together to quicken search. Stuff like ladders and wooden frames can be hung horizontally from the ceiling. Safety is a point worth keeping in mind while organizing your garage. Inflammable materials must be stored cautiously inside a garage. Also, hanging tools must be provided the right amount of mechanical support. Using wall storage brackets and embedding and stacking things together will help save a lot of space which can be utilized for storing vehicles or heavy machinery. Follow these simple tips and you would not have to worry about space in your precious garage anymore.

Stackwell

Stacking things close enough seems an obvious way of saving space. In this image, fixtures and shelves provide a great combination.

Stackwell

Stackwell

Ceiling Statement

Heavy stuff that is not regularly used can be stacked up close to the ceiling, as in this image.

Ceiling Statement

Ceiling Statement

Space Over Red

Strong mechanical supports are needed to stack heavy stuff under the ceiling. If there is ample space, there is no need for any more shelves.

Space Over Red

Space Over Red

Neat Garage

Ladders and bicycles are space consuming, unless they are glued to the walls as shown here.

Neat Garage

Neat Garage

Space Engineering

Vehicles take space, and that’s not going to change as of now. So it’s important to keep other stuff arranged in limited space.

Space Engineering

Space Engineering

Overhead

Fixing bicycles along the walls on mechanical hooks saves a lot of space for other hardware products that can be kept more freely for a quick grasp when needed.

Overhead

Overhead

Shelf Art

Shelves are a great way of stacking small objects. Shelves can be attached to the walls and may go right up to the ceiling to stack materials of similar size and use.

Shelf Art

Shelf Art

Big Cabinets

Big shelves are always a plus point. You can keep small and big things alike, leaving the unused space for keeping stuff that require immediate storage in future.

Big Cabinets

Big Cabinets

Veiled

This image correctly shows the power of efficient stacking in managing garage space.

Veiled

Veiled

Nice Stacking

Stacks and shelves can be made using low-cost wooden planks and metal sheets.

Nice Stacking

Nice Stacking

Drawers

An array of drawers can be used in place of big shelves if you have to store small-sized stuff. Vehicles will occupy the usual space.

Drawers

Drawers

Garage Lighting

Proper lighting is a crucial component of good garage design. It should be such that things are readily accessible.

Garage Lighting

Garage Lighting

Behind The Doors

If you want a neat touch to your garage, a cupboard is a great option. You won’t have to worry about the looks.

Behind The Doors

Behind The Doors

Vintage

This is a garage made to look beautiful by inducing a vintage element in it. Although primarily not required, some care a lot about the looks of their garage.

Vintage

Vintage

Used Well

Sometimes your garage can house your pets. A simple garage with hard concrete flooring and minimal arrangement.

Used Well

Used Well

Awesome Presentation

Big tools can be hung from hooks for space optimization and easy access.

Awesome Presentation

Awesome Presentation

Getting Closer

A disorganized garage gives a used look. Although slightly difficult to get quick access of tools, it shows that you have had a work session.

Getting Closer

Getting Closer

Randomizaion

This image shows that garages nowadays are used to store almost anything and everything that you desire.

Randomizaion

Randomizaion

Motorbikes

Vehicles always add to the beauty of a garage; they are the center of attention among all the items.

Motorbikes

Motorbikes

Workbench

A simple low-cost garage space harboring small tools and equipment that need repair in a highly optimized fashion.

Workbench

Workbench

Car Space

If you don’t have much stuff around to keep in your garage, you can just have your vehicle and related hardware in there.

Car Space

Car Space

Spraypainted Garage

Garages can be areas where you spend your leisure time playing with your stuff and enjoying yourself, as these spray-painted walls show.

Spraypainted Garage

Spraypainted Garage

Vintage Elements

A garage with a rustic design. The texture of the walls and vintage stuff captures the sight.

Vintage Elements

Vintage Elements

Ferrari Workshop

A high-end systematically designed garage entirely devoted to automobile storage and repair.

Ferrari Workshop

Ferrari Workshop

Efficient Enough

This image shows yet another way of keeping a bicycle, although relatively inefficient.

Efficient Enough

Efficient Enough

Suzuki Delight

The bike is everything the garage is made for. It certainly is the master and the sole focus of the garage.

Suzuki Delight

Suzuki Delight

Lamborghini Yard

A high-end garage harboring some Lamborghini’s and other hi-tech cars. Simply awesome.

Lamborghini Yard

Lamborghini Yard

Personal Space

As shown here, your garage can double up as your tiny personal office if you wish, allowing you to work in peace.

Personal Space

Personal Space

Auto Care

A typical garage with a used-look and lots of repair-related tools. Almost everything an automobile desires.

Auto Care

Auto Care

American Garage

Heavy stuff can be leaned against the walls or stacked below the ceiling to save space for relatively smaller stuff.

American Garage

American Garage

Black Sedan

An ordinary garage with a black sedan. Interestingly, a shoe-stand is stacked alongside the wall.

Black Sedan

Black Sedan

Sun Fun

Sunlight brings an atmosphere of freshness and positivity inside a garage.

Sun Fun

Sun Fun

Containers Line

A whole stack of similar products. It’s more of a godown-cum-garage area.

Containers Line

Containers Line

 

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