17 Garage Essentials for Organized Storage You Can Be Proud Of

Updated: Mar. 14, 2024

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Power Tool Organizer shelf
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Power Tool Organizer Shelf

This garage storage unit allows you to keep your power tools neatly organized, which is why it’s at the top of this list as one of the best garage accessories you can invest in to store all of your must-have garage tools for quick access. The bottom compartment holds up to five handheld drills that hang upside down. It also has shelves for smaller items.

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Garden Tool Organizer accessory
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Garden Tool Wall Organizer

Thanks to this inexpensive organizer rack, you won’t have to deal with all those garden tools falling over. Use it to keep rakes, shovels, brooms and mops upright, as it holds up to 35 pounds, and is easy to install (screws and anchors for mounting are included).

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Garage Storage Hooks for Large Tools
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Wall-mounted Storage Hooks

These top-rated heavy-duty hooks help make the most of your garage storage space. These hooks are a smart option for organizing hard-to-store items, such as ladders, bikes, chains/ropes and even some power tools. They have an anti-slip surface, so items will be held firmly in place. The sheer versatility these hooks provide make them a no-brainer option for organizing all your must have garage tools.

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Garage Shelving for Tools
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Overhead Shelving

When it comes to garage storage, look up! This large shelf organization system is a favorable option for storing bulk items, such as camping gear, plastic bins and anything else that you don’t want to get wet and don’t need on an everyday basis. The shelf holds up to 50 pounds and fits on the Rubbermaid FastTrack Rail System.

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Sports Equipment Rack for Garage
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Sporting Equipment Rack

Store your sporting equipment in one spot with this garage storage rack. It holds balls, helmets and even athletic shoes. It also has adjustable hooks to hold gloves, hats and clothing.

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Garage Ceiling Net
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Ceiling Hanging Net

Create additional overhead garage storage space when you hang a cargo net from the ceiling or rafters and store oddly shaped sporting goods or seasonal decor. You can store lightweight items that would otherwise take up floor space.

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Bike Storage Rack for Garages
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Wall-Mounted Bike Rack

Get those bicycles out of the way and free up some garage floor space with this wall-mounted storage rack. It fits most bike types and allows you to store bikes in a horizontal position, allowing for convenient storage and removal. It’s easy to install and adjustable for bicycles of nearly all sizes.

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Kayak Hoist for Garage
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Overhead Kayak Hoist

Kayaks and canoes can be difficult to store, as they take up a lot of spaceTry these overhead hoists. They come in a two-pack and each has a 125-pound capacity. The hooks have a rubber coating to protect against scratches and ensure your kayak or canoe will not fall. Just mount them to your ceiling joist or rafters.

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Garage Wall Organizer System
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Adjustable Wall Organizer

Get all those tools and accessories in order with this wall organizer for your garage. Much more than a pegboard with hooks, this garage essential has bins for loose hardware and other small items.

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Freestanding Garage Storage Cabinet
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Freestanding Cabinet

This Rubbermaid storage cabinet is the ultimate garage storage solution. We like that it comes with locking doors for added security, unlike many similar units. It has four large-capacity storage shelves inside and holds nearly 700 pounds of tools, equipment and more. This cabinet is part of a larger Rubbermaid storage system, so you can customize and create a whole storage wall in your garage.

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Rolling Garden Organizer for Garage
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Rolling Garden Organizer

Instead of an organizer that stays in one corner of the garage, this rolling garden organizer makes it easy to bring all your tools from the garage to the yard and then back again. It features numerous slots for tools, along with places to store extension cords.

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Attic Decking Panels
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Attic-Decking Panels

To maximize the storage space above garage rafters, install attic-decking panels to create a useable and accessible surface for storage. Before you start this project, though, consult a knowledgeable building professional to make sure your rafters are rated for the extra loads.

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Battery Organizer for Garage
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Battery Organizer

This battery organizer keep all those batteries visible and in easy reach, unlike when they’re in a drawer in the garage workbench. This organizer holds six different size batteries and a total of 93 if it’s completely filled up. It also includes a battery tester.

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Standing Corner Tool Rack
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Corner Tool Rack Stand

This corner tool rack tucks into that often unused space of the garage. It organizes up to 30 tools and is lightweight so you can move it around easily. Corner solutions let you make the most of any storage space!

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Canvas Storage Bags For Garage Storage
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Durable Canvas Bags

Protect seasonal decorations, like artificial trees and wreaths, from garage dust and dirt by storing them in canvas storage bags. Tuck a dryer sheet in before zipping to deter insects and critters.

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Chair Storage Rack for Garage Wall
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Chair Hanging Rack

This adjustable chair storage rack mounts to the wall and allows you to get those folding chairs, camping chairs and beach chairs off the garage floor. There’s also extra storage space above to organize boxes and bins.

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Garage Storage System Tool Hanging Kit
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Tool-Hanging Kit

With plenty of versatility, this garage tool-hanging kit provides reinforced security when hanging supplies by attaching hooks to a rail. Store all those gardening tools, your sporting equipment and tools on this Rubbermaid FastTrack System. The design makes it easy to attach, remove and reposition items as needed.

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