A residential garage has been defined as a room to store vehicle or vehicles. It usually occupies the ground floor or is an associated outbuilding or shed. Space problem being the major reason, we usually end up storing many other things apart from vehicles; things which are remotely related to a vehicle. However, we have the general tendency of cluttering a garage since garages are thought to be ‘out of the house’. Eventually it becomes a dump where you may end up spending quite some time finding things. This can be solved. Ideas and tips are floating all over the internet. There are departmental stores selling furniture and garage improvement re-organizing ideas. Garages have space. They should be utilized properly. Courtney Fernman states that a garage has the potential to become an ‘orderly, attractive and useful part of the house’. This article intends to summarize some of the innovative ideas and furniture to store bikes and sports gear. It can instantly reduce the disordered look of your garage complementing it with an intelligently organized appearance.
Bikes and Sport racks: Bikes and sports gear occupies quite some space. Lying on the floor they may cause accidental bumping and may induce scratches both on you and your favourite bike. Racks and hangers are available those can safely and neatly store these items out of your way, thereby creating additional space in your garage. Furniture with bike hanging options is:
- Heavy duty wall mounted bike hanger from Everbilt: It is made of steel and can hold up to 50 lbs. It is made to hang a single bike. It can be used however to hang more than just a bike. You can easily store lawn chairs, yard and sports gears. The steel is robust or heavy-duty with a black protective vinyl covering. Both vertical and horizontal hanging options are provided. The hook provided with the contrivance screws directly into surface without the usage of additional tools. It can easily bore wood.
- Rubbermaid vertical bike hook from Fast track: This black colored steel hook also has the option of hanging one bike or approximately a 50 lbs weight. The powder-coated steel prevents rusting, chipping and cracking. The locking gripper provides security when the hook is attached to rail. It can be mounted directly to a wall.
- Advanced ceiling mounted claw bike hook from Gladiator: This black coloured ceiling mount for bike is made of high-strength composite material and can hold a weight of up to 50 lbs. The ceiling mount is easily accessible. Closed loop design provides security. The push-lock mechanism of the contrivance makes it easy to open and close.
- Bike storage racks from Monkeybars: This grey coloured steel bike rack can hang four to six bikes or support weight 200 lbs off the ground. This 51 inches wide rack takes only 15 minutes to install it. You need to bore only 4 screws into two studs 48 inches apart. The hooks given slide on bar for easy adjustability.