34 DIY Garage Organization Hacks

34 DIY Garage Organization Hacks

As we continue to look at some amazing DIY Garage Hacks, I hope you are finding some inspiration for ways to clean and organize your garage.

It’s far too easy to ignore the garage, unless you are parking in it on a regular basis. But who does that??? Or is not being able to fit the car into the garage just a me thing?


DIY Lockable Pegboard Cabinet

DIY Garage Hacks |  Lockable Pegboard Cabinet

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When organizing your garage, you can utilize the beauty of pegboard combined with the adjustable shelving & security of a lockable cabinet with this inexpensive design.


Standing Garage Storage Coral

Standing Garage Storage Coral

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Perfect for those awkward items that don’t stand up on their own or stack neatly in piles. Use this for gardening tools, sporting goods, balls, brooms, and more.

This really easy to build wall-mounted box only takes a bit of wood (a recycled pallet works VERY NICELY for this DIY garage hack) and a couple of hours to create. For double duty, back it with some peg board for hanging smaller items.


DIY Yard & Garden Tool Organizer

DIY Garage Hacks | Yard & Garden Tool Organizer

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All it takes is a couple of 1 x 4 pieces of wood and some cleverly placed holes to quickly and easily get your yard and garden tools off the floor and neatly stored on the walls.



Build a Mudroom in the Garage

Mudroom in the Garage

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Tired of all the kid’s stuff being strewn around your front hallway? This DIY Mudroom can be created on the inside wall of the garage and is the perfect place to store backpacks, shoes, coats, and more.


Magnificent Magnets

DIY Garage Organization Magnetic Strips

A simple magnetic strip can make a huge difference when trying to find a place to store household and garden tools while keeping them close at hand.

This may be the easiest of the DIY Garage Organization Hacks and a great way to get – and keep – your garage organized.


DIY Fold Up Storage Garage Workbench

DIY Fold Up Storage Garage Workbench

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This space-saving workbench is perfect for providing a place to store your most-used tools and equipment, while simultaneously providing a work space when needed.

When you’re done, simply close it up, fold the legs back into place and it tucks neatly away. Best of all, it can be built in a single day!


DIY Cordless Tool Caddy

DIY Cordless Tool Caddy

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If you read our article on 50 Nifty DIY Storage Ideas, you may have already seen this. But this hack to help keep all of your cordless tools organized and easy to reach was worth repeating.


Slatwall Garage Storage Systems

Slatwall Garage Storage Systems

Example Slatwall Storage System from Wayfair

It’s amazing how much of your garage stuff can be mounted onto the wall with the installation of a Slatwall Garage Storage System. The main DIY part of this project is installing the right elements (slatwall boards, clips, buckets, etc.).

If you have no idea how to pick what you want, you can also pick up complete Slatwall Garage Storage Systems through online shops such as Wayfair or at your local home improvement store.


DIY Recycle Bin Hangers

DIY Garage Hacks | Recycle Bin Hangers

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An easy way to keep your recycling bins from taking up precious floor space in the garage.

With a few pieces of wood and some screws, you can easily create these DIY recycle bin hangers to keep your bins on the wall.


Sliding Pegboard Tool Storage System

Sliding Pegboard Tool Storage System

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Store your home and garden tools in the compact, space saving design that uses both sides of seven pieces of pegboard, which slide in and out of a a compact storage box.

You can customize this design to include however many pieces of pegboard you need based on how many tools you need to store.



DIY Sports Ball Corral

DIY Garage Hacks | DIY Sports Ball Corral

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This clever storage bin features a bungee cord wall that makes it easier to get the balls out from the bottom without having to dig through the entire box of balls.

Plus, smaller storage bins on the side can be used to hold softballs, tennis balls, golf balls, baseballs, etc.


Re-Purposed Kitchen Cabinets for Garage Storage

Re-Purposed Kitchen Cabinets for Garage Storage

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You can use kitchen cabinets in the garage to create attractive and functional storage space.

This project is perfect if you are currently renovating your kitchen and don’t want your old cupboards to end up in the landfill, or you can purchase new or used kitchen cabinet uppers for this project.

The Habitat for Humanity Restores are a great place to find recycled building products that are perfect for DIY projects.

In the above example, the kitchen cabinets were combined with Beadboard paneling, 2 x 12 planks, heavy duty shelf brackets, and a crap-load of hooks.


Sliding Space-Saving Shelf System

DIY Garage Hacks | Sliding Space-Saving Shelf System

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Possibly one of the grandest of our DIY garage organization hacks, this complex system features roll-out shelves as well as sliding bypass units that help you tackle ALL of your storage needs.


DIY Garage Hacks to Help You Clean and Organize

We hope you have found this collection of DIY garage hacks to be helpful and informative.

If you have anything to add, or if you’ve tried one of these DIY garage hacks for yourself, let us know in the comments below!

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