Pro Tips for Making Your Garage Look Good

Is your garage space an outdated, cluttered mess? Getting your garage under control can seem like a daunting task. Once the clutter begins to pile up, it’s hard to stop it from accumulating. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways you can get your garage back in order. Follow a few of these pro tips for making your garage look good again. 

Get Rid of the Junk

Before you do anything to your garage, it’s time to declutter. Go through everything on shelves and in nooks and crannies. Get rid of anything that hasn’t seen the light of day in years. If you haven’t used it, you likely don’t need to keep it.

Add Organizational Structures

Once decluttering is underway, you’ll begin to find plenty of space for organizational structures. Add ceiling racks for large items that take up too much floor space, if the height of your ceiling will allow it.  

Garage walls are also an ideal space to use for storage. Add shelving or consider using old cabinetry if you’d prefer to keep your items hidden away.

Revamp Your Garage Design

Having a clutter-free space with ample storage will undoubtedly make your garage look nicer. But the journey to a good-looking garage doesn’t end there. Add a fresh coat of paint to the walls and consider cabinet painting to spruce up the old cabinet additions. Don’t forget about your floors either. Resurfacing stained or cracked floors is not only a great preventative measure, but it’ll also make your garage look better.

Add Some Décor

Your garage doesn’t have to be a blank slate. Add some lighting features that will make the area look more modern, or use antique wall signs if you want a rustic design.  

Garages can easily become an eyesore after years of clutter and neglect. Try implementing a few of these pro tips for making your garage look good this year.


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Mallory Knee is a freelance writer for multiple online publications where she can showcase her affinity for all things beauty and fashion. She particularly enjoys writing for communities of passionate women who come together for a shared interest and empower one another in the process. In her free time, you can find Mallory trying a fun new dinner recipe, practicing calligraphy, or hanging out with her family.
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Karen Roedding
Karen Roedding
7 months ago

Oh we so need to do this! Our garage isn’t too bad, but it could be better! 🙂