Getting the Garage in Order

Organizing pro Kristin Long uses her expertise to shape up one family's garage.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionNow the garage is an organized space the whole family can enjoy.
Objects that used to be tossed on the floor, which boasts a new brightly painted surface, now have proper homes. And there's room once again for a car to be parked inside.

Products from The Container Store:

17-gallon totes with clear lids
wide medium Akrobins in black
wide large Akrobins in black
narrow medium Akrobins in black
See & Store containers and strip
Our Sweater boxes

Products from Case Logic:

tool and accessory organizers in 16" x 10" x 7" and 24" x 16" x 4"
extra-large garage organizers, 32.75" x 26" x 11.5"

Products from Organize Everything:

ceiling bike lift, The Hoist Monsters
Bungee Buddy Organizer

Products from Stacks and Stacks:

tool kit with folding cart

Products from Schulte:

Shoe Cubbies storage system

Products from Dynotile:

garage flooring system, Matador and Sahara

Sherwin-Williams paint colors used:

three gallons Exterior Super Paint (flat) base, White (for the ceiling)
two gallons Exterior Super Paint (semigloss) base, White (for the trim and doors)
six gallons Exterior Super Paint (satin), Ecru, SW 6135

Products from Improvements:

two Magnifying Twin Light Desk Lamps

Products from Portable On Demand Storage:

storage unit, 8 x 8 x 16