Get control of your gargage with a few simple organization tricks. These people had enough of out-of-control garages. See their simple solutions to common clutter problems:


Use Bungee Cords to Store balls

This is way better than crates and totes. You can see every ball and reach between the cords to pull out just the one you need.

7Designed To Dwell


Use a Magnetic Strip for Drill Bits or Screws

Just like you with kitchen knives you can purchase some inexpensive magnetic strips and use them to organize drill bits or other metal objetcs you want within reach.

2Better Homes and Gardens

Old Tin Cans Make Excellent Organizers

Put all those old coffee cans to good use.

3hi sugarplum

Peg Boards are the ultimate organizer

Pick up beg board at your local home improvement store for just a few bucks. There’s a ton of ways to creatively use peg board to solve organizational problems.


Don’t throw away those plastic jars.

Here’s a clever tutorial here. Showing you how to use them to store nails, screws, etc.

5Chez Larsson

Use Plastic Divider Trays for Small Loose Items

You can find these plastic divider trays for cheap at most home improvement stores.

6hi sugarplum

Old PVC Pipe Is The Perfect Way to Store Shovels, Rakes, Hoes, ETC.

Check out this simple project here.

8Ashbee Design

Crafty Way to Store Storage Tubs for Recycling, Toys or Whatever.

This is so simple two make just wood, screws, measuring tape. Tutorial here. 

The Family Handyman

Build a Simple Bike Rack

When not hung Bikes can take up a ton of storage in garages and sheds.  Create your own Bike rack for under $20 with items from Home Depot or Lowes.

10Bike Forums

Use a paper towel dispenser for large rolls of black garbage bags

Pure Genius!


Wire Baskets make attractive storage bins putting items within reach

You can find the whiteboard in the racks & shelving section of most home improvement stores.

11House & Home

Corral hard-to-store items

Blogger Pretty Handy Girl shows how simple this is to make.

12Pretty Handy Girl

Create your own jumbo tape organizer dispenser.

My new project for the weekend. Love the hacksaw blade right there to cut the tape with.

13Popular Woodworking

Labels are Key

How many times have we looked through box after box wondering which one had the Christmas lights.

14A Bowl Full of Lemons

Use a Bucket to Store Your Hose and Sprinkler

Why did I never think of this!

16Martha Stewart

Use wheels.

Check out these handy cabinets on wheels for all your organizational needs.


Out of Sight Out of Mind

The best place for ladders is overhead. Here’s the tuorial here.

18Wilker Do's

For Lighter Storage Items – Put them Overhead.

Find the tutorial here.