We'll let you in for a bit of a secret to maintaining a clutter-free garage: Optimize ceiling space by utilizing overhead garage storage racks. It ain't no magic trick, but it can do wonders to your garage space! We are basically using an otherwise empty and useless space into something we can convert to store your items.However, we know a lot still have apprehensions about using ceiling-mounted racks. For one, the boxes of items are suspended mid-air, which causes fear if ever there may occur falling accidents. And second, the storage solution needs installation done in ceiling joists, which not all garages may have adequate support.These issues are entirely valid. But again, by finding a sturdy and storage system you can trust, you will enjoy the comfort and convenience an overhead garage storage rack can bring in your garage space. And alas, a more accessible and cleaner garage will greet you every time you enter the room.
Fleximounts have an offering of a variety of overhead garage storage racks. Among the bestsellers is the Classic 4′ X 8′ Overhead Garage Storage Rack (With Hooks) GR48-H. This durable and heavy-duty overhead storage system provides a safe place to organize your stuff. It also helps avoid flood damage by storing your things off the garage floor and protecting your treasured items. The overhead storage rack makes your garage look neat and gets away from insects and rodents.Thanks to its heavy-gauge cold-rolled steel construction, the rack can store a safe loading of up to 600 lbs. The unit is sturdy and stable due to its welded together integrated wire grid design and frame. Furthermore, the wire grids, specially designed for easier assembly, underwent strict tests with triple load breaking strength.The height-adjustable ceiling dropdown lets you customize to your preferred height. The height can go from 22" to 40", providing a convenient and safe place to store your stuff.The rack is compatible with securing to either ceiling studs or solid concrete ceilings. The ceiling brackets can be attached to two joists for added flexibility and security. The screws provided are thicker than available products in the market. All hardware has gone through strict tests to prove the top-quality standards.
FLEXIMOUNTS BASIC 4′ X 8′ OVERHEAD GARAGE STORAGE RACK GR48F
Another great overhead garage storage is the Fleximounts Basic 4′ X 8′ Overhead Garage Storage Rack GR48F. It provides safety loading up to 600 lbs with ⅜" plywood or thicker. Meanwhile, the heavy cold-rolled 14 gauge steel construction ensures long-lasting use. The high-quality screws supplied in the box are thicker than industry standards. They have also gone through strict tests to ensure that the hardware is sturdy and stable.You can utilize the height-adjustable feature of the rack to suit your needs, and it can be adjusted from 22 to 40 inches dropdown and provides up to 105 cu ft. The GR48F is beyond compare to other racks available in the market with a maximum of 33 inches ceiling dropdown, with a maximum of 88 cu ft of storage. The rack's dimensions are 96 x 48 x 22-40 inches.Additionally, the Basic 4′ X 8′ Overhead Garage Storage Rack GR48F offers practical installation, and it can work both for parallel and perpendicular installation. Either way, vertical posts should be 48 inches apart. You can check with a stud finder to locate the ceiling joists if your garage's ceiling is finished with drywall.The rack comprises four corner triangles and two frame reinforcement bars. Its specially designed vertical post allows for embedded deck mounting, and it also has multiple mounting points for firmly attaching the deck and frame with tapping screws.In addition, you can also customize the color of the wooden decks you will be using with this Fleximounts overhead storage rack. What's even better is that you can recycle the old wooden boards lying around the house. Quick note, though, that the recommended size is 4'x8' and should have a thickness of at least ⅜". Another option is using the Fleximounts wire grids as a base or deck for the rack. All options provide sturdy storage for all your unused and seasonal items.The template and installation instructions included in the package are easy to comprehend. A newbie can do such a garage project as installing the Fleximounts racks.
FLEXIMOUNTS LIFT 4′ X 4′ OVERHEAD GARAGE STORAGE RACK GL44B
Aside from stationary storage racks, Fleximounts also offers a pulley type or motorized overhead storage, the Lift 4′ X 4′ Overhead Garage Storage Rack GL44B. The rack does away with the need of using a ladder and preventing any heavy lifting, protecting you from potential accidents. You can access the storage by raising or lowering the crank or using a power drill for a smooth and effortless operation. The rack can lift a maximum weight of 300 pounds and a maximum height of 108 inches.The storage lift boasts a safe and secure mechanism, a specially designed safety lock that prevents movement when not in use. Meanwhile, to pull out the safety lock on the gearbox, use the winding pole to pull, and then push back in to lock after use. Furthermore, the heavy-duty steel cables secure the rack in place.The GL44B also is compatible with angled ceilings due to its adjustable length steel cable. To boot, it is universally compatible with different ceiling joists of both wood joists and concrete ceilings–12", 16", and 24" ceiling joist spacing, but it is not fit for metal joists.The Lift 4′ X 4′ Overhead Garage Storage Rack GL44B can likewise be utilized for multiple uses such as lifting hardtops, kayak with straps, car top carrier, and many more.
FLEXIMOUNTS PRO 4′ X 8′ OVERHEAD GARAGE STORAGE RACK GR48M
The Fleximounts Pro 4′ X 8′ Overhead Garage Storage Rack GR48M is built with heavy-duty in mind. Its reinforced hanging garage storage wire deck design assures a high loading capacity of up to 800 lbs. The ample vertical supports more extended ceiling brackets and a larger contact surface for added stability and safety. The screws included in the package are thicker than the others available in the market and went through strict tests to ensure the hardware's quality. The rack is also waterproof, and it protects the stored items from getting damaged due to liquid or leakage in your garage space.The GR48M provides flexible installation. You can mount the garage ceiling storage racks practically anywhere. The Fleximounts smart joist configuration allows you to mount the rack in both wood and concrete at any position, whether it is perpendicular, parallel, and even on slanted ceilings. Just make sure that you maintain a 48-inch distance in between the vertical posts. The stud finder helps you locate the joists if the ceiling is finished with drywall.Additionally, you can expand the garage rack with hooks and clamps to store more items like bikes, tools, cables, and more.