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Nov 3

Typically, a garage offers more than just a space to park. It may also be used as a storage space, sports bar, home gym, workshop, or art studio.

Nowadays, garages serve as an extension of a home's living space, providing extra square footage that is semi-climate controlled when needed, especially during the COVID-19 epidemic.

As a result, spring cleaning your garage may be beneficial. Buying brand-new garage accessories to furnish your garage may be expensive, whether you want to fully use the storage space in your garage or set up a convenient DIY area.

An affordable (and greener!) substitute for these garage necessities may be found at thrift shops, estate sales, yard sales, recycling centers, and other secondhand vendors. In order to determine which garage things are the best used possibilities, we consulted with home stagers. Home stagers spend a lot of time looking for and buying furnishings that will help their customers sell their homes. Read on to discover their favorite vintage garage treasures.


Tools For Gardens And Landscapes

If you own a garage, you almost certainly have a yard. Watering, mowing, raking, and planting are all typical maintenance duties in that yard. John Forslund, proprietor of Unjumbold, a New Jersey home and lifestyle company that also offers home-staging services, advises visiting a thrift shop or a garage sale rather of going to the hardware or garage store to get a new shovel and rake. If they are still in usable condition, old garden tools may be used as rustic garage or outdoor décor.

Both of them don't need to be purchased brand-new since the old ones still function just as well, he continues. Lean them up against the shed or put them up on a lovely wall rack so they may spend their latter days in peace.


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It's a good idea to keep a few essential tools on hand in case of an emergency, even if you intend to hire a handyman for the majority, if not all, of your home repairs and upgrades. Forslund asserts that although it's sometimes preferable to buy brand-new equipment in order to have the most recent safety features, you can occasionally get away with buying used equipment. While you are out thrifting, keep an eye out for conventional, tried-and-true equipment like hammers, screwdrivers, wrenches, and even saws.


Storage Crates And Bins

Garages are the perfect place to store everything, from strange childhood treasures to Christmas decorations. The next time you're at a garage sale or your neighborhood thrift store, Candance Toscano, a home stager in Colorado Springs, suggests keeping an eye out for storage boxes and crates of various shapes and sizes.


Hooks And Shelves

Toscano argues that used shelves, wall hooks, and ceiling hooks are also crucial for arranging the garage.

Since the garage seems to be the catch-all of the house, she writes, "keeping things under control in this space necessitates becoming organized and making excellent use of storage without breaking the bank."