Garage Storage Ideas: Find Unused Space

The average garage has more than 150 sq. ft. of unused storage space. We'll show you where to find it.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Miter saw
  • Cordless drill
  • Circular saw
  • Level

The job will go faster with a finish nailer.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 1 x 2
  • 1 x 4
  • 3/4” plywood (1 1/4 sheet per 8' section)
  • 16d finish nails
  • 2 1/2” screws
  • 2” brad nails