As we covered previously, there are a few things you need to do before you install custom cabinets…
Installing Custom Cabinets: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions
First off, you have to be sure about the type of garage cabinets that you want. Choosing between tall cabinets, low cabinets, lockable cabinets, wall hung cabinets, free standing cabinets and cabinets with swinging or sliding doors depends on convenience and functionality. For instance, if you want to install wall hung garage cabinets, you should measure your garage from wall to the car space with an allowance for the swinging of car doors. Tall cabinets on the other hand, are suitable if you have a lot of vertical space. One lockable cabinet is advisable to keep pesticides and harmful tools out of the reach of children, while low and free standing cabinets are great as their tops provide great work space. Although sliding doors are preferable when your garage is small, they offer access to only half the width of your cabinet. Other considerations to make are how many items you will be storing in the cabinets as well as the material of your cabinet. Garage storage cabinets can be made of either plastic/resin, wood or metal. While wood is more appealing to the eye especially due to the laminated top finish, it is highly susceptible to moisture and should be therefore, used only when your area is low moisture and unlikely to leak or flood. Plastic and resin on the other hand is highly resistant to moisture, mostly comes pre-assembled and is light to boot. However, it can not withstand great loads and should be used for items that are not heavy. Most metal cabinets have variety of finishes and may come equipped with wheels which make them convenient for reorganizing and cleaning.
Organizing Your Cabinets
Once you install your cabinets, Boxing the small tools and items such as nuts and screws according to size or functionality is paramount in order to easily reach them as well as avoid clutter in the cabinets. Adjustable drawers in the cabinet provide space for bigger and heavier items and placing hanging hooks on the below or on the sides of the cabinets creates even more options for storage. Needless to say, garage storage cabinets are paramount to a well organized garage. Triton Garage Cabinets & Storage Systems 4185 West Clarendon Ave. Phoenix, AZ. 85019 (480) 456-6667 Contact Us