It is not an easy task to zero in on the perfect garage storage solution. There are so many things that you need to decide like are you going to build the unit yourself and are you going to purchase a ready to fit unit? Do you prefer garage cabinets or shelves or some other type of garage organizer? All of these have some pros and some cons and this only makes your task more difficult.
Many people prefer garage storage cabinets. The main reason is that it provides a very tidy and organized look when your garage door is open. When people drive by or walk around the neighborhood they see a garage that looks like an extension of the house. Most probably you will want to store many different types of household items in the garage, you can choose from the many types of different cabinets available to find the perfect one for your needs.
Base Garage cabinets are the ones you will find most commonly in use in garages. They are usually three feet high and you should try to go with the one with adjustable shelves. Find out if you will need to pay extra for these shelves.
Garage Drawer Cabinets – These are cabinets that come with drawers, between three to twelve per cabinet. The typical depth is 18 to 24 inches. You may want to consider them for tools or other small parts. If the drawers have dividers so much the better.
Part Bin Cabinets – These are good to keep the little things nicely segregated. Like nuts, bolts and screws. You can also move the bins easily as you work in different parts of your garage.
Garage Corner Cabinets – These use the space in the corner where normal cabinets cannot be joined as that would obstruct the opening of the door.
And if you have still not found the perfect cabinet for yourself, you can also opt for customizable garage storage solutions to bail you out.