Find Ceiling Storage Solutions Here at FlexiMounts
Dec 02, 2021
Gone are the days that garages are just used to park family vehicles. In fact, in the United States, more homeowners aren’t able to use their garages as a car storage area and instead use their driveways. This is because many have started using the garage to store items that aren’t used every day. Some garages have even taken the function of basements or attics—probably because it is more accessible and spacious than the other two areas.Because of this, floor space in the garage is even more coveted. Aside from wanting to park the car in the garage to serve its primary purpose, homeowners also want to be able to maximize the garage’s storing capabilities. This can only be done by making use of other free areas such as the ceiling or the walls. Walls are used for items homeowners need easier access to items while the ceiling solutions are for seasonal belongings such as holiday decor or athletic equipment. We zoom in on ceiling racks that make the garage look tidy and neat and protect your items from insects and rodents.Today, the market has many overhead or ceiling-mounted storage solutions. One company that sells great quality overhead shelves is FlexiMounts. So far, it has four offers available to order online. We dig through all four here so that you could choose what’s best for your garage.
CLASSIC 4′ X 8′ OVERHEAD GARAGE STORAGE RACK GR48
Price: $229.99This overhead garage storage rack is 4’x8’ in size. It’s made of cold-roll steel and uses thick screws, both guaranteeing the product to be sturdy and safe to hold up to 600 pounds.This also stands out in the market because of the integrated grid design that enables it to be assembled easily. It all comes in one box with the hardware and instructions included in the package. Most people will encounter problems during installation but this one’s easy to install by following the package’s step-by-step installment instruction and template.What we love about this storage rack is it’s waterproof. You can avoid damaging your seasonal items from water or if water leaks in your ceiling when the rain falls hard in your town.Moreover, this garage storage rack is height adjustable. Each tier can be adjusted from 22” to 40” that can be entirely customizable to you.
CLASSIC OVERHEAD GARAGE STORAGE RACK GR SERIES
Price: $139.99 – $189.99This ceiling solution comes in four storage sizes—4’x6’, 3’x8’, 3’x6’, and 2’x8—and two colorways, white and black. It’s also made of cold-roll steel that ensures a safe and high loading capacity of 400 up to 600 pounds. It also has an integrated grid design that is welded together with the frame, providing sturdy and stable storage space. It is also waterproof and can be easily installed following a thorough instruction template. Oh, and it’s also height adjustable from 22” to 40.”
Price: $259.99This overhead storage rack comes with four pieces of flat hooks (GRH1) and two pieces of utility hooks (GRH3). Everything arrives in one box including the hooks. The height can be adjusted as well from 22 to 40 inches. It’s 4’x8’ in size and has a weight capacity of 600 pounds. It is also waterproof and can protect your belongings from water damage. Adding the hooks gives this storage solution additional storage capacity. Note that this uses top-quality M8 screws that go through strict tests to ensure sturdiness and stability.
BASIC 4′ X 8′ OVERHEAD GARAGE STORAGE RACK GR48F
Price: $129.99This storage rack is sold as a frame where at least 3/8″ thick plywood could be mounted as a deck. You have the option to customize the color of your wooden deck or you could recycle your old wooden boards. If you do not want to use wood, you may always buy FlexiMounts wire grids. You could install it either in a parallel position or a perpendicular placement. The vertical posts should be 48” apart. Check also if the ceiling is finished with drywall because you wound need to use a stud finder to locate the joists in the ceiling. This item also boasts a design featuring 4 Corner Triangle and 2-frame reinforcements bars that are designed that way to allow vertical post embedded deck mounting. Lastly, this rack is made of heavy cold-rolled gauge steel and has high-quality screws that could safely load up to 600 pounds.
LIFT 4′ X 4′ OVERHEAD GARAGE STORAGE RACK GL44B
Price: $259.99To be restocked in January 2022, this overhead storage rack is made of alloy steel that supports 300 pounds. It’s 4’x4’ in size and can be lifted vertically with a maximum height of 108 inches. It is created with high-quality parts including heavy-duty steel cables that make sure the rack is secured in place. It is not recommended to attach hooks to it.
PRO 4′ X 8′ OVERHEAD GARAGE STORAGE RACK GR48M
Price: $199.99This ceiling rack is 4 x 8 in size with a height adjustment of 22 to 40 inches. It is made of cold-roll steel that could safely load items that are up to 800 pounds. This uses a FlexiMounts smart joist configuration that allows you to mount the garage storage racks at any position including perpendicular, parallel, and on slanted ceilings. The vertical posts should be 48” apart. To expand storage capacity, use FlexiMounts hooks and clamps for bikes, tools, and more items.
Your house has a garage for a purpose. Maximize its space by using it to store your belongings and your car. Use every vacant corner to organize your items for a more convenient garage life. Ceiling storage options help free up space and items off the floor. It’s typically used for items that are seasonal and aren’t needed regularly.