35+ DIY Garage Storage Ideas To Help You Reinvent Your Garage On A Budget

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Making the best of the available garage storage space is easier said than done, especially if you are passionate about mechanics and you love to fix common problems all by yourself, without taking your vehicle to the local repair shop. However, storing all your tools and other common household items is not as easy as one might think, this is why you should come up with some basic hacks designed to help you maximize the available space, without having to invest in extra cabinets or adding more square footage to your garage. That being said, here you will find more than 35 different DIY garage storage ideas that you should definitely try!

35+ DIY Garage Storage Ideas To Help You Reinvent Your Garage On A Budget

1. The Jumbo Tape Dispenser!

  The Jumbo Tape Dispenser

This is a lovely, time-effective and cost-effective DIY project that is both pleasant and entertaining. Just as the name suggests, this is a Jumbo tape dispenser that will help you get just the right amount of duct tape, whenever you need it. No matter if you need it for isolating the wires on your car or for any other basic task, you can always count on your tape dispenser to do that. You will never have to worry about having forgotten the end of the duct tape ever again!

Project Source and Tutorial – popularwoodworking

2. Create A Sliding Storage System On The Ceiling Of Your Garage!

  Create A Sliding Storage System On The Ceiling Of Your Garage

Another great DIY garage storage idea that will certainly help you save a lot of space and trouble is this one: how about creating a suspended, sliding storage system where you could keep all your tools and other goodies? This way, you will always know they are in a place where you can easily reach them, and all you have to do is to grab the handle of your newly implemented storage system and to drag it down!

Project Source and Tutorial – familyhandyman

3. Lovely Bike Shelf

Lovely Bike Shelf

If you are the type of woman who always loves to take her bike out for a ride, then you certainly know just how challenging it is to store all the essentials (a small snack, your water bottle and so forth). Regardless of whether you plan on going on a short trip or if you want to go and buy groceries, this is a smart, affordable and space-effective storage hack that will definitely come in handy for you, next time you take your bike out of the house!

Project Source – daily.sightline

4. Screwdriver Coat Rack

  Screwdriver Coat Rack

The screwdrivers are undoubtedly one of the most important tools for every mechanic or just a simple car owner – you do not need to be a professional handyman to know that a small multi-functional screwdriver can take you a very long way! However, the actual problem arises when you are trying to store the screwdriver, especially when you have too many of them! Here is a lovely alternative to the classic screwdriver rack, as we all know it.

Project Source and Tutorial – homemade-modern

5. Organize Your Tools With PVC!

  Organize Your Tools With PVC

If you feel that you got more tools than you can handle, then look no further than this lovely storage idea that involves only a few pieces of PVC! Smart, efficient, durable and quite affordable, this is an outstanding tool organizing idea that you can easily implement in your own garage. Even if you have not done any similar DIY project in the past, you will still find it very easy to follow this one – it is simply that comprehensive!

Project Source and Tutorial – ashbeedesign

6. Shovel Rack Storage Idea!

  Shovel Rack Storage Idea

If you are passionate about gardening and you would like a waterproof, weatherproof and perfectly sealed place to store your shovels, your lawn mower and all the other gardening tools, then look no further than this amazing project that features a shovel rack. Here you will find a simple, step-by-step tutorial that will help you make your own shovel rack, on a budget.

Project Source and Tutorial – familyhandyman

7. Make Use Of The Extra Studs!

  Make Use Of The Extra Studs

For years, people have been trying to hang their bikes, tools and utensils vertically, on the walls of their garage – and for a good reason, and this is actually the best way to store all your belongings, without having to worry too much about them! Here is a lovely and thoroughly detailed tutorial that will show you just how easy it is to make the best of some studs.

Project Source and Tutorial – designedtodwell

8. Create Some Recycle Bin Hangers!

Create Some Recycle Bin Hangers

This is the perfect idea for storing nuts, screws, bolts and other small tools that commonly get lost around your garage – you no longer have to spend hours looking for that one piece that simply seems to have vanished in thin air! This is a very simple and super practical tutorial on how to organize your garage the proper way, using some recycle bin hangers.

Project Source and Tutorial – familyhandyman

9. Easy Garage Storage Solutions

  Easy Garage Storage Solutions

If the thought of investing in some Ikea cabinets or storage bins does not particularly appeal to you and you want to make the best of the available garage space, then here you will find several affordable and hassle-free garage storage solutions that will certainly redefine the way you see your old garage. With a minimal budget and only some basic tools and materials, you can make your own storage solution in less than an hour – and here you will find out how!

Project Source and Tutorial – familyhandyman

10. Do Not Ignore The Unused Space

  Do Not Ignore The Unused Space

If has happened to all of us at least once to ignore all the unused space in our garage, yet to still complain about how cluttered the whole place is, and how we never have enough space to store our favorite items. Fortunately, this will never be the case with these extraordinary garage storage ideas that will help you take the unused space in your garage to a whole new level. Check it out and find out more about this idea by clicking the link above!

Project Source and Tutorial – familyhandyman

11. Store Your Stuff In A Practical And Efficient Manner!

  Store Your Stuff In A Practical And Efficient Manner

Never underestimate the efficacy of a few crafty, well-thought and properly implemented DIY storage projects for your garage! Regardless of whether you want a place where you can store your old clothes or shoes, or one where you can store the household chemicals and items out of the sight of your children, here is an outstanding DIY storage idea that will change the way you see your garage.

Project Source and Tutorial – diydesignfanatic

12. Ingenious Garage Storage Ideas For The Crafty Mother!

  Ingenious Garage Storage Ideas For The Crafty Mother

If you are a single mother, then you certainly know how difficult it is to organize your garage without the help of a man – do not despair, though! Here you will find some of the most efficient and ingenious garage storage ideas that will help you store all of your belongings in an efficient and space-effective manner, without spending too much on unnecessary equipment or pieces of furniture that would otherwise serve the same purpose. Learn to store your goodies cheaply and intelligently with these lovely and super creative garage storage ideas!

Project Source and Tutorial – familyhandyman

13. DIY Attic Storage

  DIY Attic Storage

Your garage is not the only one who should be adjusted so that it meets all your storage requirements – as a matter of fact, your attic can be equally useful if you know just how to make the best of it! Here you will find some of the cheapest, easiest and most inspired DIY storage ideas that you should certainly try to keep in mind next time you organize the available storage space in your attic!

Project Source and Tutorial – iheartorganizing

14. Garage Gold Caddy!

Garage Gold Caddy

This is another great storage idea that you should consider, if you feel that there is simply not enough space in your house to store all of your belongings efficiently. This is a very simple and super durable storage project that does not require any advanced carpentry skills, and that allows you to store all your clothes, utensils or gardening tools in a safe and efficient manner. Check it out and see for yourself!

Project Source and Tutorial – popularwoodworking

15. Easy And Economical Garage Shelving

  Easy And Economical Garage Shelving

The garage shelves can take you a very long way, especially if you know how to implement them and how to efficiently store your belongings on them. However, the main question here is: why invest in a garage shelve when you can make your very own, from scratch, with very little effort? If you have decided to do so, here are some of the steps you will need to follow.

Project Source and Tutorial – ana-white

16. Overhead Garage Storage

  Overhead Garage Storage

If you feel that there is simply not enough storage spage on the sides of your garage, and that the shelving areas have already been exploited to the maximum, then the last resort measure is an overhead garage storage. The only downside of this form of storage is that it is very difficult to implement, but other than that, it can truly benefit you in the long run.

Project Source and Tutorial – ana-white

17. Folding Garage Workbench

  Folding Garage Workbench

This workbench is super creative and versatile, and what makes it a great choice for those who want to maximize their garage storage space is that it can double both as a workout bench, which can be used for your weight training, and as a working bench where you can do your basic mechanic jobs and such. It’s a win-win!

Project Source and Tutorial – ana-white

18. Cheap Garage Storage – Truss Shelves

  Cheap Garage Storage – Truss Shelves

If you are on a very tight budget and you do not want to overspend on storage ideas, then look no further than these practical, useful and super crafty truss shelves that you can use. You would be amazed to see just how much you can accomplish with several dollars, and this tutorial will show you just how easy it is to push your carpentry skills to the limit and to make the best of what you got.

Project Source and Tutorial – ana-white

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