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Is it hard to find anything in your garage? Wish you had room to park your car in there? Here are 5 forgotten garage storage areas you can put to good use!

5 forgotten garage storage areas

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Is it hard to find anything in your garage? Wish you had room to park your car in there? Here are 5 forgotten garage storage areas you can put to good use!

Is it hard to find anything in your garage?  Wish you had room to park your car in there? Here are 5 forgotten garage storage areas you can put to good use!

Let the organizing begin!

1. Use pegboard.

Add hooks and baskets to configure it just the way you like it.  It is so easy to rearrange items on it.  This one only sticks out 5.5 inches! Awesome!

Here’s another:

2. Use the walls.

Add shelving and cubbies, use hooks – get as much up off the floor and onto the walls as possible to save that valuable floor real estate.

This one uses, shelving, cubbies, and bike hooks.

3. Use the wasted space above the garage door.

I like this idea, but I would also add a label of what’s inside to the bottom of each bin.

or this:

This neglected area is perfect to store off-season items like Christmas decorations, pool toys, and other items that don’t get used often.

4. Other ways to use the ceiling.

For bikes:

And ladders:

And fishing poles and other long odds and ends:

Even storing wood and piping.

5. Don’t forget the weird little corners by the garage door!

This can be a great space for storage.  And these are great ideas!

Love that this is a re-purposed old dresser!

This easy DIY ball storage fits nicely in this neglected spot! Made from wood and bungee cords.

And here’s one more tucked into this unused space – adjustable shelves – how awesome!

So, there you go –  5 different areas of your garage that you can use for storage!

Is your garage such a tight space that you keep hitting your car doors on the garage walls?  Here is a DIY bumper you can make to stop the dings: DIY car door garage bumper.

Is your garage a tight fit? Here is a tutorial on how to make a DIY car door garage bumper to protect your car doors when opening them in the garage.

Do you have other great organizing tips for the garage?  I’d love to hear them!

Happy organizing!

~ Pam


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  5. Great ideas!

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