Do It Yourself Project Ideas to Organize Your Garage

Last Updated on January 21, 2020 by Ellen Christian

Check out these do it yourself project ideas! Now that the warm weather has arrived, there are so many things that I need to get done around our property. Even if you leave out the gardening and yard work, I’ll be working on these do it yourself garage projects all summer.

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Do It Yourself Project Ideas to Organize Your Garage

Do It Yourself Project Ideas

In addition to my own do it yourself project ideas, I am helping my parents who are in their seventies get organized as well. My parents have a huge Victorian home. And, my father has a large garage that needs some serious attention.

How do I declutter my garage?

The first thing you need to do is to declutter your garage. If your garage has become the place to store your gardening supplies, the kids’ bikes, lawn furniture, leftover project supplies, and things that have no place else to go, stop now.  Shop EasyGarage products now and see how they can help you get organized.

clutter in the garage

Take time to find a place for everything. Like decluttering your home, you need to decide what you do and don’t want to keep. If you no longer want it, you need to throw it away or recycle it. Or, you can donate it to a thrift store or your favorite cause.

Storage for do-it-yourself project ideas

If it’s something that you want to keep that belongs in the garage, you need to find it a home. Store like items with like items. That means pool supplies go with pool supplies. And, gardening tools go with the pots, potting soil, shovel, and rake. Tubs, bins, cabinets, and shelving systems will all work.

woman holding a large box

How do you clean a cluttered garage?

If you want to have room to do your do it yourself project ideas in the garage, you need to declutter it first. The first step is to take everything outside and sort it out. Then, put like items with like items. Then, make decisions about what you need to keep and what you don’t. And, then, find a place to store it all. Finally, learn more about the benefits of decluttering.

bright paint cans nailed to the wall

Cool DIY projects for the garage

If you’re looking for something a little bit different to do, check out a few of these cool DIY projects:

  • Pallet organization. If you have a bunch of pallets you don’t have a need for, why not use them to organize? 
  • Use up leftover paint by painting a fun mural on one wall. Why not let the kids help too?
  • Add empty paint cans to the wall for a fun visual.

Don’t forget to review these DIY project safety tips first.

a man using a drill on wood

DIY projects for home

Of course, there are lots of DIY projects for home and garden you may have on your list. But, one of the most important considerations is having somewhere to accomplish these projects. 

It’s not easy to tackle a large do it yourself project idea if you don’t have somewhere inside to lay out the materials, use the power tools and assemble everything. 

My parents have a huge garage. And, that’s where my father has his workbench and tools. But, it’s also where he stores garden furniture, his grill, materials for projects he wants to do, camper accessories, the lawnmower and whatever else needs a home. It needs to be decluttered and organized so that it’s more usable.

a father and son doing do it yourself project ideas in the garage

Garage do it yourself project ideas?

The easiest place to work on DIY projects is in your garage. I’m not a big fan of using power tools inside unless the project involves re-doing an entire room. But, your garage needs to be usable. That means you need to declutter it first and remove things that are in there that don’t belong. 

You’ll also need to have a workspace and an area for your tools that are organized. That way, you can find what you need when you need it. And, it can be stored safely so that it isn’t damaged when you don’t need it. 

Do It Yourself Project Ideas to Organize Your Garage

EasyGarage offers pre-planned packages that will help you create and organize your garage. Because so many different items are stored in the garage, they have created unique types of packages designed for a specific storage purpose: frequently used items, yard tools, large items, hobby supplies, etc. You can choose a package type for each area of your garage and customize to fit your needs. So, no matter what your project ideas are, you’ll find a configuration that works for you.

Do It Yourself Project Ideas to Organize Your Garage

Packages offer things like slat walls to organize your tools, storage shelves, storage cabinets, workbenches, elevated storage, and more. You can choose elements in tall and thin or wide and low configurations. They offer everything you need to store your sports supplies or work on your do it yourself project ideas.  Finally, Get Your Garage in Gear with EasyGarage.

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