Garages are great places to store all sorts of tools, equipment and other miscellaneous items, but without careful attention they can quickly become unmanageable messes. Embarking on a full-blown organization project without a clear plan, however, can seem impossible.
Ashley Jones Hatcher, organization and design expert from Neat Method, stopped by TODAY in 2021 to help. Her versatile list of products will help you get your garage in tiptop shape. Whether you’ve got bikes and scooters leaned up against the walls or tools strewn about, she has the solution to your storage needs.
Keep reading to see how you can tackle what might be the worst area to declutter.
Expert-recommended garage storage solutions
If you’ve got a handful of bagged chairs or umbrellas leaning up against a wall, this nylon strap organizer can help you get them out of the way. It can hold up to four items totaling 50 pounds.
Available in multiple sizes starting at just $13, these weathertight totes are made to protect your belongings from moisture, dirt and pests.
Nobody wants to get hit in the ankle by a tipping scooter. Save yourself the pain with these scooter stands, which interlock and come in three colors.
Never worry about loose basketballs or soccer balls rolling under unsuspecting feet or tires again. This mesh storage bag mounts to the wall and makes your equipment easy to see and access.
Organize your tools in style with these 32-inch-by-16-inch peg boards. They come in a wide variety of colors and are made in the United States with solid, metal construction. Plus, it has a powder-coated finish designed to ensure the color stays looking great.
This system comes with three tracks and a variety of J-, S- and L-hooks that can help store your rakes, shovels, hoses and more all in one place.
Bikes are great for transportation and exercise, but they can be a pain to store. This rack doesn’t just give you space to hang five bikes, it also has a shelf so you can keep your helmets and other cycling gear in one place.
This sturdy ceiling mount garage rack from Husky is perfect for bulky items you don’t use regularly. It’s got an adjustable height so it can be modified to fit your needs and boasts an impressive 600-pound weight capacity.
Build out a perfect shelf unit to fit your needs by combining this five-tier freestanding shelf with the small boxes, larger totes and small parts organizer below. It’s the perfect place for your things without a place!
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