The Best Space-Saving Garage Storage Solutions

Put every inch of your garage to work with these clever buys that max out your storage potential.

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January 19, 2023

With warmer weather finally here, it's time to tackle the chaos of the garage with oh-so-smart storage essentials that will bring order and functionality to the most cluttered area of the home. Keep scrolling to see our ideas for using every available surface — floors, walls and ceilings — for the ultimate in space-saving solutions.

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Keep your bicycle safely stored and out of the way with this folding wall hanger. The rack features cushioned contact points, a shelf for a helmet or accessories and a 50-pound load capacity. When not in use, the rack folds flat against the wall.

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Keep all your small parts — nails, screws, nuts and bolts — contained in one handy cabinet. The unit contains 30 small drawers and nine larger drawers for organization that's totally customizable. Bonus: Clear fronts make it a breeze to find what you're looking for.


Avoid knocking over that stack of camping chairs with this convenient hanger. Made from 100 percent nylon, the straps feature adjustable Velcro loops and can hold items up to 50 pounds such as camping chairs, beach umbrellas or sports equipment.


Maximizing every available surface in the garage, these clever racks make use of the back of the garage door. They easily clamp on to the door's existing hardware and conveniently store yard tools, such as rakes and hoes, or fishing rods.


Get those gardening and cleaning tools off the ground with this easy-to-assemble tool tower. Storing and organizing up to 40 tools, the unit features four caster wheels for easy mobility and won't rust, dent, rot or peel.

$99.99 $79.99

No more tripping over extension cords piled on the floor or dealing with tangles upon tangles. This handy reel keeps an 80-foot extension cord neatly wrapped up, easy to tote and has a built-in circuit breaker. Plus, four grounded outlets can connect to power tools or electrical lawn equipment.

$59.99 $45.34

Let's face it: sporting equipment is unwieldy and takes up a lot of room in the garage. Say goodbye to the normal hassle with this utility storage rack that tucks neatly against a wall while conveniently housing an array of balls and equipment. The side grid is ideal for accessories such as hats, shoes and gloves.

$109.99 $84.99

Take your ladders, kayaks or surfboards overhead with these heavy-duty ceiling mounts. The two sides can hold multiple items (up to 150 pounds) while foam padding holds them securely in place.

$125.90 $117

Get your garage under control with this simple but oh-so-useful shelving unit. With a 4,000-pound weight capacity, the durable steel unit is ideal for storing bins, tools, gardening supplies and more.


This clever solution takes your storage overhead, freeing up the floor space below. For items you don't need to access all the time — such as holiday decorations and seasonal equipment — this ceiling-mounted rack gets them out of the way. It's available in multiple sizes to fit the storage needs of your space.

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