Organizing a Garage with Concrete or Masonry Walls with a Flat Ceiling

Storing Small Hardware

Storing small hardware is one of the more difficult things to organize in a garage. This article covers many different storage solutions depending on the amount of small hardware you have.

Comparison of Small Hardware and Parts Storage

Organizer Image Price Price Per Compartment Max Compartments Max Length
Storex Literature Organizer Combined with Storage Containers $164.56 $0.23 720 13.625"
Stack-On 60-Bin Plastic Drawer Cabinet #DS-60 $26.39 $0.44 60 5.25"
Plano Molding 974 StowAway Organizer Rack $37.48 $0.39 96
Akro-Mils 64 Drawer Plastic Parts Storage Hardware Cabinet #10164 $33.65 $0.53 64 5.25"
Akro-Mils 64 Drawer Plastic Parts Cabinet + 48 Stack-On Drawer Dividers $26.88 $0.24 112 5.25"

Shelving Options for Concrete or Masonry Walls

Ladder Storage Options

Ladder Storage Hoist

A hoist is best for infrequently used ladders. 


Select Your Type of Ladder

Advantages of Using a Hoist to Store a Ladder When you Have Concrete or Masonry Walls

Disadvantages of Ladder Hoist

Ladder Storage Hooks

Ladder storage hooks work best for storing step ladders or compact multifunction ladders vertically.

 Ladder storage hooks are best used with longer ladders horizontally.

Advantages of Ladder Storage Hooks

Ladder Storage Comparison

Ladder Storage Image Price Weight Limit Reviews Average Customer Rating
Harbor Freight Jumbo Ladder Hook $1.99 50 lb 0
Racor LDL-1B Ladder Lift $44.23 150 lb 397 4.6
Tornado L2000 Ladder Hook, 2-Pack $18.3 70 lb (Pair) 219 4.2
Tornado 30 lb. Steel Ladder Hook #00525 $6.97 30 lb 328 4.53
Everbilt Heavy Duty Padded Arm Hanger #18042 $5.68 50 lb 81 4.8

Options for Hanging Coats and Motorcycle Gear

Organize Items in Totes

Grouping items in your garage into totes will help to keep things organized.

Kayak Storage Methods Ceiling Mount

Price Image

Organize Tools

Choosing a Toolbox

Wrench Organizers

Socket Organizers

Labeling a Toolbox

Options for Labeling a Toolbox

Screw Driver Organizers


Select Your Type of Garage