Rollout shelves and sliding bypass units can make more efficient use of the sidewalls of your garage. The bypass unit adds 50 percent more storage for long-handled tools and all sorts of items that take up too much wall space. You simply slide the shelves to either side to access the stuff behind. Check out more features of this system and get complete how-to-build instructions here.

Monthly, carefully observe the door as you open and close it. If you hear or see anything unusual, take a closer look. The regular motion could loosen up some of the hardware, so take a few minutes to tighten everything up. Also, be sure that tracks, tires, and other moving parts are lubricated. If your door is painted, make sure it isn’t chipped or peeling. Deteriorating paint on a wooden door could let moisture in, which leads to warped doors, while a steel door could rust.

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Even hiding places can be attractive, so he offers a suggestion for tidying up those spaces. For his nursery-bed hiding space he removes the awkward brick pavers and stacks them in an out-of-the-way place behind the fence. Then, he levels the grade of the path with a shovel and a rake. He lays down a layer of landscape fabric, securing it in place with small stakes. Finally, Paul spreads mulch over the landscaping fabric. The new area is revamped.

I have a cheap set of brad point drill bits that I removed from their case. I just cut out a piece of wood that would match their profile to hold them up straight. This holder was screwed to a scrap wood backing.

Big Racks and Little Racks.  Steel Racks and Racks.  We have a storeWALL – Slatwall Rack, Shelf or Platform for all of your garage storage needs.   Since the idea of having enough tools in your garage is a fairy tale, take a look at the wide selection of Tool Organizers we have available to help you organize the tools you have and plan to have in your garage.   Lawn and Garden products are a part of every garage and are an easy target for a garage organization effort with our Lawn and  Garden hangers. All of the items can be used on storeWALL – Slatwall or mounted directly on a standard wall surface.   Every sport has it’s own racquet, ball, helmet or setup.  The garage is the natural storage place for these items and we have a large selection of Sports-specific hangers/hooks to help you.

My wife has a drawer full of old eyeglass cases that she doesn’t use anymore, so I repurposed them to store small things like drill bits and screws. I stick a case in my shirt pocket when I’m working and toss it into a toolbox when I’m done. It’s much easier than digging around for small stuff in the bottom of my tool apron.

The right hooks make everything, from hanging pictures and creating a place for keys to decorating a dorm room, easier. And at The Container Store, you’ll find a seemingly endless selection of hooks to choose from. We offer wall hooks and hook racks in a range of sizes and decor styles. For apartments and dorms, we offer hooks that require no hardware or mounting, including suction hooks perfect for bathrooms and magnetic hooks for keys and gear. Get super-organized with broom holder hooks and heavy-duty tool hooks. And when you’re ready to get creative, we’re here with decorative hooks, picture hangers, screw hooks and anchor kits so you can display family photos or your favorite art.

Shop for tool storage at Sears Outlet! Find rolling cabinets, tool chests, and tool carts, all for sale at cheap prices. If you’re just starting your home renovation project or want to get all those tools in the garage organized, then we have great storage options for you.

While this tool storage device may look like a variation on the Pan flute of Greek mythology, it’s actually a great place to store tools that easily get lost—like chisels, files, pencils, scroll saw blades and hobby knives. For the fatter tools, use PVC cement to join short pieces of 1-1/4-in. PVC pipe side to side into a panpipe design, then add pieces of 1/2-in.pipe along the front of the flute for skinnier tools. Build a simple case around the pipes to create a floor and a back for hanging on a shop wall.