Garage with zone for tools.
Garage with zone for tools.

When organizing your garage, set up specific areas or zones to store different types of items and equipment.

Common Garage Zones Include:

  • Lawn and garden tools and supplies.
  • Automotive tools and products.
  • Bike racks and hangers for helmets.
  • Sporting equipment and balls.

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Allen Lyle: One great way to simplify your life and maximize the available space in your garage is to organize the area by creating different zones for different uses.

It only makes sense, for example, that all of your lawn and garden tools and accessories would be stored near each other. In addition to tools, like your mower, use this area for supplies like fertilizer and potting soils.

Whether your car lives in the garage or not, it needs a place for the stuff associated with it. Car waxes, cleaning products, chamois, and brushes need their own spot, as do motor oils and other fluids for use under the hood.

Transportation for the kids usually takes the form of a bicycle, and there are lots of different solutions for storing those. But don’t forget to store the helmets, bicycle pumps, and other accessories nearby.

If the kids are involved in sports, storing all of that associated equipment in one place will help reduce the chaos before and after each practice or game.

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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