March 4th, 2016 1:11 PM by Korene L Clopine-Seaman
Simple Garage Updates to Create Storage
homeowners would never let sports gear, tools and yard equipment clutter up the
front hall where it's the first thing guests see. But they're willing to
clutter their own entrance into the home with a garage stuffed with those
things, plus patio furniture, bikes, holiday decorations and more.
Families today have more stuff than previous
generations did. They decorate for more holidays, have dishes that they only
use on special dinners, and keep photos and sentimental items with the intent
of making scrapbooks. To hold on to these items in an organized way, try making
a few, simple upgrades to your garage.
From cabinetry and shelving to flooring and overhead
storage, there are many new ways to turn a garage into an organized and
attractive space for storage, entertaining or exercising.
To help with organization, many homeowners have
added cabinets to store shoes, sporting equipment and tools. There are cabinets
designed specifically to hold power tools. Other storage products may include
wall-mounted panels with slots that can hold everything from pliers to bikes to
motorized lifts for hanging golf bags and kayaks.
Upgrading a garage with epoxy flooring, an
easy-to-clean coating, can give your space a clean look and turn it into a
space that you can enjoy. Other homeowners have added a nice flooring and
created a work bench to do crafts or pot flowers.
A small investment can help turn your cluttered garage into a
space you can enjoy, without tripping on your way into the house.