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Seven Tips on How to Use Your Garage for Storage

Updated: Oct 17, 2023

Your garage gets a lot of work. You park your cars there. You do your home remodel projects there. Your kids may even play there.


It is also a popular place to store everything! From tools to clothes to signs to mowers and even toys. The garage is the warehouse of your life. Because of this, it can get quite cluttered. So much in fact, trust us we have seen it, that you can barely walk from your car to the door.

Organizing Garage

So, if your garage is massively cluttered and you still want to use it for storage, there are several things you can do:

  1. Clear out the clutter: Before you start organizing your garage, clear out any clutter that may be taking up space. This will give you a better idea of how much space you have to work with.

  2. Plan your space: Determine what you need to store and create a plan for organizing your garage. Consider the type of storage units you will need, such as shelves, cabinets, and hooks.

  3. Use overhead space: Use the overhead space in your garage for additional storage. Install overhead storage racks or shelves to keep items off the ground and out of the way.

  4. Utilize vertical space: Use wall space for storage by installing shelves, hooks, and cabinets. This will help to free up floor space and keep your garage organized.

  5. Group similar items together: Organize your garage by grouping similar items together. This will make it easier to find what you need and help to avoid clutter.

  6. Label everything: Labeling storage containers, shelves, and cabinets will help you easily identify where items are stored. This will save you time and make it easier to maintain an organized garage.

  7. Keep it maintained: Once your garage is organized, make an effort to keep it that way. Regularly clean and declutter your garage to maintain a clean and organized space.

Your garage is an important part of your lifestyle. All it takes is some rearranging and a few weekends to get it done.


If your garage is cluttered and you need to get rid of the junk, call Junk Hauling & Demolition Silver Spring to haul it away for you. Just tell us what you need to be removed or demolished and where we need to go. We’ll take care of the rest. Call (855) 321-2100 for a consultation or appointment.


We serve the Silver Spring, MD area.


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