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Ceiling vs Wall Storage. Which One’s Best for me?

Nov 17, 2021
The floor space is ideal for your vehicle with some room left for a workshop or somewhere people could walk to enter and exit your house. So as much as possible you’d want to store your items, lawnmowers, rakes, utility tools somewhere where floor space wouldn’t be an issue. There are two main garage storage options: the vertical or wall space and the ceiling or overhead. Here are some pros and cons of the two when you can’t decide which one is best for your needs.
Vertical Storage or Wall Space
In this garage storage option, the objects will be easier to find and to access. It’s easy to locate whatever you need in just one glance. It’s also easier for you to keep your things organized on shelves and since it’s much more within reach than a ceiling type of storage, it’s easy for you to label and rearrange your items. Vertical storage is also more flexible in the sense that you may mix different storage solutions such as shelves and hooks next to each other. One con of this storage, however, is that it can be limited by open wall space or walls with doors and windows. If you are planning to install something on your wall, you have to keep in mind these open spaces so as to make sure you have enough space for what you have in mind. If you want to create space or an illusion of it in your garage, make it feel more spacious by keeping your floor clean, painting your windows white to brighten your space, and decluttering. You may check out some wall shelving solutions from FlexiMounts:
Classic 2-Pack 2’ X 6’ Wall shelving WR26
This can be installed by one person with all the hardware included in a concrete wall or wall studs. It’s 2x6 in size and could carry 400 pounds in total. The material is powder-coated steel and is guaranteed to be top of the line after undergoing strict quality tests. Worth mentioning is its buckle design with velcros that prevent falling. It also allows for a flexible layout because homeowners may use various combinations and use different stud spacing during installment. This comes in either black or white.
Classic 2-Pack Wall Shelving WR Series
This wall mount shelving solution has a weight capacity of 200 to 400 pounds in total. It’s made of powder-coated steel that is guaranteed to be of top material that has gone through strict tests. It has a buckle design that prevents falling and can be mounted on studs or a concrete wall. Three storage spaces are available for this wall shelf: 2’ x 4’, 1 x 6, and 1’ X 4.’ It comes in black or white.
Ceiling Storage or Overhead Racks
This type of storage will simply keep your stuff out of sight and also out of mind. These are for items that you can’t discard or objects that you just use once in a blue moon but also won’t need anytime soon. Once you’ve stored them high up in the ceiling, there would be less clutter around your garage. This kind of storage solution would give your garage more space for your vehicle/s and people to move around. Obviously, because it’s high up in the ceiling, everything you would store up there is much more difficult to access. You would need a ladder to reach the items or even have to take out your car from the garage just to get something from your ceiling rack. You may check out some ceiling storage solutions from FlexiMounts:
This classic overhead garage storage rack allows for height adjustment from 22 to 40 inches. It can carry a total of 400 to 600 pounds. It’s made of cold-roll steel that is guaranteed to have a safe and high loading capacity. It can be easily installed through a step-by-step instruction and installation template that will come along with the box. It’s also waterproof and can avoid water damage and store seasonal items. Its integrated grid design makes it stand apart from others in the market. Because the wire grid and the frames are welded together, the unit is assured to be sturdier and stable than a regular one.
It’s mounted on the ceiling, sized 4” x 8,” height adjustable from 22 to 40 inches and it’s also made of cold-roll steel. It boasts of high-quality construction that can safely carry a weight totaling to 600 pounds. It’s also waterproof like the GF48F and is perfect as well for storing seasonal objects. It comes with two accessories: 4 pieces of flat hooks (GRH1) and two pieces of utility hooks (GRH3). The integrated grid design just made it, even more, easier to install by oneself. It also keeps the integrated wire grid and frames welded together that resulting in a sturdy and stable storage solution.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals
If you’re seeing this article before Thanksgiving, then you have ample time to go score a deal from FlexiMounts. Black Friday and Cyber Monday only happen once a year and would fall this year on November 26 and November 29 respectively. For Black Friday, FlexiMounts is giving a 10% discount on orders above $300. On-sale items are included in this offer and discounts can be used in conjunction with coupons. FlexiMounts has a wide array of storage solutions with overhead racks, wall shelves, heavy-duty floor shelves, workbenches, bike racks, and hooks (flat, rail, and utility) to choose from. Don’t miss this once-in-a-year event to get quality items from FlexiMounts at a discount.