Storage & Organization
12 Shed Storage Ideas to Organize Your Space At Last
Don’t let your shed become disorganized or overrun with junk! Instead, turn it into a well-lit, useful space that has everything you need at hand. We’ll show you how it’s done with the best shed storage ideas and projects to finally use your shed to its full potential.
Set Up Large, All-Purpose Hooks
Large hooks are inexpensive, take up very little space and work great for organizing large tools and hoses. They are also great for hanging power cords, rope, bungee cords, buckets and much more. Large hooks make use of your shed wall space and free up precious floor space.
Install a Large Tool Hanger By the Door
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Opt for Tough Racks
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Use a Magnetic Bar for Smaller Tools
Peg boards and other traditional methods of organizing tools still work, but we suggest upgrading to a magnetic tool bar. They make it much easier to replace tools once you are done, and you don’t have to worry as much about placement or hanging. Plus, they are very easy to install almost anywhere in your shed!
Have a Garden Hod Ready to Go
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Put Your Old Containers to Work Again
Do you have old planters or baskets that no longer hold plants? Storing them is a good idea, but why not both store them and put them to work? Use these planters to hold common shed goods, such as extra mulch or potting soil, birdseed, fertilizer, packets of garden seeds and more.
Set Up a Calendar Space
Calendars are becoming increasingly popular for sheds for a couple of reasons. First, large, durable calendars with enough room to make notes on are a great way to plan out your landscaping projects or just weekly/monthly tasks that you want to remember. Second, it’s a great way to list out the proper planting/cultivating/harvesting times for all the plants that you want to grow throughout the year, which can be challenging to keep straight. With a big enough annual calendar, you can even tape seed packets to the appropriate dates for planting to save more time.
Add Small Shelves for Additional Items
Pallets Can Be Your Friend
Build a Fold-Down Table for Plant Prep
Need More Space? Add Another Shed!
Remember, You Don’t Need to Keep Everything
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