With summer quickly approaching, families are packing away their winter equipment to make room for the warmer weather. One attribute many seasonal activities share is the amount of gear. This equipment is often stored in the garage and can quickly become unusable if not organized appropriately. Garage storage is often underrated, but can really help you make use of this mixed-use space.
For most households, garages are a space where toys, yard tools, sports gear, and even old refrigerators are commonplace. With all that clutter it can be difficult to find what you are looking for, swap out seasonal items, or even safely walk through your space. In addition, most garages provide more than just storage space. Garages also serve as a conduit between the home and the outside world. This makes them the perfect staging area for many outdoor activities. On the flip side, this accessibility also makes garages vulnerable to disorganization and clutter. For this reason, even simple garage storage solutions can add tremendous value!
The three most common garage storage solutions we provide are; Cabinets, Wall Tracks, and Overhead Storage Systems.
The most common solution comes in the form of custom garage cabinets. While our design possibilities are limitless, cabinets remain a tried and true classic for any custom storage system. Cabinet units can be built to fit into a variety of odd spaces and can add personalization to your space. We recommend doors on most garage units to keep your items out of view so your space looks clean, neat, and clutter-free! In our Northeast climate, it is also common to see garage cabinets floating or freestanding. When designing your ideal garage solution, it is important to consider your environment to protect your gear from water and salt that is prevalent throughout the winter and spring seasons. We will help you address these challenges to make your garage storage perfect!
Wall track systems are one of the most versatile options we offer. These heavy-duty, aluminum-based systems can be placed almost anywhere and support a wide range of functionality. Optional attachments (pictured above) range from hooks for outdoor tools to baskets and bike racks. The storage possibilities with wall tracks are endless! By design, these aluminum track systems are extremely rugged and geared to endure harsh wear and tear. Additionally, these systems can hold quite a bit of weight for your heavier gear and equipment. This means not only are wall tracks perfect for the garage, but they are also equally efficient in sheds, workshops, and even outdoor environments.
One heavily underrated area for extra garage storage starts with a quick glance upwards. Overhead storage systems represent a great option for those who do not have attic space. On top of added storage, these systems provide greater access to items that are used on a few occasions. Overhead bins are also perfect for bulky seasonal items that can’t hang on the wall or fit into a traditional cabinet. Items such as roof racks, larger decorations, or even seasonal tires find the perfect home up above.
Overhead storage systems come with plenty of options for height, weight capacity, and overall storage capacity to make the best use of a limited area. In conclusion, there are a plethora of options available to help reorganize any garage or workshop into the perfect storage and work environment. Whether you are changing your oil or simply grabbing your bike for a summer ride by making your space more efficient you will not only make any activity easier to complete and quicker to get to.
Want to transform your garage storage? Contact us today to schedule your free consultation!
Lake Champlain Closets & Storage Solutions
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68 Randall St, South Burlington, VT 05403