5 Tips for Choosing Garage Storage Cabinets

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Properly chosen garage storage cabinets will transform your garage into a beautiful, functional extension of your home. Choose wisely and your newly designed garage will complement the way you live.

Open your eyes to a variety of new uses for your garage and bring order where chaos previously existed. If that sounds too good to be true, read on.

After employing the use of propergarage organization techniques, you need a place to store your “things to keep.” The right garage cabinets will do just that, and more.

Following are 5 easy tips for choosing wisely:

#1 – Get Enough For Your Needs

Buying or building the right number of cabinets will ensure that you can store everything you need. Garage organization comes first. Then and only then will you know your actual garage storage needs.

#2 – Always Measure FirstWhile overloading your garage with cabinets will limit your usable space, buying or building too few may leave you in a mess. Organize first, discarding anything you don’t need, then choose wisely so you will have a place for everything and everything will be in its place.

When I was a young man, my Dad taught me a lot about building things. He always said, “measure twice, cut once.’ In other words, be certain you measure properly to avoid mistakes.

It’s the same when you buy or build your garage storage cabinets. Measure twice, buy once. In other words, make sure you know exactly where you want to install your cabinets as well as the size and type you need, then make your buying decision.

With an almost infinite number of styles, shapes and sizes, you can design your cabinets to fit just about any space and work around almost any obstacle. You also want to be certain your garage storage cabinets are mounted properly so you can reach inside them to get what you need. By measuring first, you will save time, frustration AND money!

#3 – Choose Garage Storage Cabinets That Fit Your Needs

After completing your garage organization project, think of the things you will be storing in your garage and organize them by order of need and how often they are used. This will help you decide what types of cabinets you will need for those specific things.

For instance, some people store winter or summer clothing when it’s not in use. These “seasonal” items should be stored together. Other seasonal items might include ski equipment or gardening supplies that should be stored in their own area or “zone.”

When you know what needs to be stored, you can select the proper cabinets for your “stuff.” You may want taller cabinets for hanging seasonal clothing or storing skiing or golf equipment. Shorter cabinets can be used to store cleaning supplies or automotive care items.

Organize first, then choose your cabinets. Have you heard that before?

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#4 – Select Cabinets to Complement Your Garage and Lifestyle

With so many sizes, shapes, colors and materials to choose from, it’s pretty easy to meet your specific needs. If you want to see a great selection of garage storage cabinets, check out the Stacks and Stacks website where you will find a wide variety of cabinets and other helpful garage-related items.

Don’t settle for plain white if you really want (and can afford) stainless steel. If black is your favorite color, buy black. Diamond plate? Yep. It’s your garage and it is probably the largest room in your house. Do it right the first time and you won’t be disappointed.

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#5- Set a Budget

What’s the bottom line? It always seems to get to money, and that’s OK. Decide in advance how much money you want to spend on garage storage cabinets and stick to it.

Remember, you really do get what you pay for, so you should try to leave enough room in your budget for quality cabinets. Quality pays in the long run, and a good set of cabinets may last for the life of your garage.

Cheap cabinets, on the other hand, may end up costing you more in the long run if you end up replacing them prematurely. If you ever sell your house, a set of quality garage cabinets will also add to the value of your home.

Garage Storage Cabinets – Final Thoughts

Garage cabinets will add extra storage space to your garage. Obvious. They will also help you transform your garage into a clean, clutter-free environment and reduce your stress when you really need to find something you need. Not so obvious and often overlooked.

With so many options, it is simply a matter of choosing the right cabinets to suit your taste, the space in your garage, and your budget. From simple plywood cabinets to a complete set of customized stainless steel cabinets, the sky is truly the limit.

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