Garage storage solutions are about more than just keeping the place tidy – it’s an important part of maintaining safety in the home. Tools, garden implements, fishing equipment – whatever you’re storing in your garage, it has the potential to become a trip hazard, block exits, and create injuries. To keep your family and possessions safe, put a bit of time and effort into sorting out your garage storage with the help of our helpful articles.
Garage storage tips
- All dangerous chemicals (such as paints, cleaning products, and weed killers) should be stored out of reach of young children or are inside locked cupboards.
- All storage should be kept clear of moving parts (such as doors and garage door openers) and leave clear spaces for exiting in an emergency.
- Always keep safety in mind with drilling, nailing or screwing into walls - identify electrical lines and turn off the power at the mains.
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