4. Plastic office organizers work great in
the garage. They can be used for sand paper, tools, and other small
5. Printer paper boxes are sturdy and stack
well. Check with local offices, they may just give some to you.
6. If your garage is unfinished, use the
space between the studs for shelves. Just cut a 2x4 to size and nail in
place. This works great for small containers and spray paint cans.
7. Baby food jars work great for very small
item such as nails and screws. Just screw the lid to the bottom of a
shelf, fill the jar, and twist into the lid.
8. Use canisters or jars on the workbench to
hold frequently used tools.
9. Staple twine or heavy string to a board
at about one-inch intervals leaving a little slack between staples. The
loops created by the slack work great for storing screwdrivers. Secure
the board to a convenient location.
10. Label Everything! You don’t
need fancy labels, masking tape and a permanent marker work just fine.
An excellent place to look for garage
organizing ideas is in the kitchen. Items such as silverware trays,
dish strainers, spice racks, plus a whole lot more have many potential
uses in the garage.
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