233 Eclectic Garage and Shed Products

Because of their size and storage ability, garages and sheds can quickly transition from well-organized spaces into oversize junk drawers. When you have a family, or even when you don’t, garages, toolsheds and garden sheds can fill up overnight with sports gear, bikes, tools, automotive equipment and gardening supplies. But with a little bit of work, you can make that overstuffed drop spot look good inside and out, regardless of how much stuff you need to store. Here's how. More 
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Make your garage door or shed stand out.


Instead of sticking with the same old solid-colored wood, venture into new territory by trying a new material or eclectic design. Frosted glass garage doors still keep your space private but provide a nice backlight and a more contemporary feel. If that idea makes you a little wary, you can always opt for a traditional wood door with a trendy carriage design or multicolored paint job. For your shed, try glass, metal or mixed materials for a fresh look.

Store tools and equipment only along the perimeter.


Even though it’s perfectly fine to use part of your garage as storage, keep the stuff to a minimum by placing cabinets, shelves and wall organizers against the sides. You will still have plenty of room to add a workbench or toolbox, but now you can also fit a car or two (what a concept!). While a shed is easy to stuff to the brim, be careful: Leave enough walking room and use storage containers, boxes, modular shelves and cabinets to group like items and keep all your camping, gardening and yard gear organized.

Turn it into a man cave (or something else).


If you don’t need the extra storage, or maybe you have more garage than you can handle, convert the garage into a bonus room. With all the tools and automotive equipment, garages can easily transition into a man cave, complete with TV, stereo and refrigerator. You can even store your workout equipment in there and use it as a home gym. Sheds can often be transformed into another eclectic living space; if built the right way, a shed can be a quiet, secluded office studio, an additional living room or a playroom.

Go for the built-ins.


If you have a lot of stuff to store and nowhere to put it, you can always invest in high-quality built-ins. Line the walls with sturdy cabinets and drawers, and have a builder install wall-mounted hooks and organizers for hanging tools and larger accessories, like ladders and brooms. Don’t forget about your vertical space: Set up overhead garage storage racks for lesser-used items, like camping gear.
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