Troy McWhirter owns a townhouse in Ashburn VA. He's perplexed about what might be under the steps that lead up to his front door. Here's what he sent me: "I own a 1999 Toll Brothers townhouse with a brick second level walk up to front door. I want to know what is under those stairs? I […]
Quick Column Summary: Wood-fiber pegboard vs metal pegboard Wood-fiber holes fail Metal pegboard offers holes, slots and shelf hanging Many colors available DEAR TIM: I've tried and tried to get traditional wood-fiber pegboard to work. No matter what I do, over time the holes in the pegboard enlarge, the hooks and hangers get loose and […]
Quick Column Summary: How to attach shelving on pocket door wall Glue and nail cleats for support Use construction adhesive for the best support DEAR TIM: We have a pocket door to our pantry in our kitchen. We plan to install 10-inch-deep wood shelving perpendicular to the pocket door wall. This means we need to […]
Quick Column Summary: How to organize garage for storage Put everything on shelves or hang on the walls Consider a loft over back wall of garage Start project with a clean and purge DEAR TIM: It happens every year. At some point I can park my car in the garage, but then stuff gets in […]
There is a tool wall storage system that keeps your tools organized and you won't lose the hooks. Metal pegboard sheets with locking hooks are available in a wide variety of colors for your workshop. Check these tips for your workbench that will be used in front of this pegboard system.
Cheap shelving can be made quickly and easier but be sure your wood shelving is strong enough to hold your items. You may discover industrial shelving for sale on a classified-ad website or you may discover cheap storage shelves at a home center. Calculate the shelving cost to see what is the best cheap shelving units for you
Garage storage shelving can be quickly and easily made for your garage. Determine the size and tools to be store, then get some plywood and 2x4s to start your storage shelving project. These wood home storage shelving will impress your neighbors
The hooks for pegboard don’t have to fall off when you remove tools. There is a metal pegboard that holds the pegboard accessories and hooks when tools are removed. These pegboard systems come in a rainbow of colors.
A wall cabinet is the second most needed cabinet in a house. Adding a bathroom wall cabinet over the toilet allows for lots of storage. A wooden wall cabinet or a metal wall cabinet can match the style of your home, while adding that extra storage area.