Disorganized workplaces are unquestionably dangerous and working in a cluttered area with tools scattered around can be frustrating. How much easier are your projects when your tools are well-organized and in convenient locations?
The best way to store tools is to use storage cabinets, containers, peg board systems or drawers that maximize the available space. Also, many people fail to take full advantage of the full height of their garage to store their tools. Keep that in mind.
Clean tools that are easily accessible and in their rightful locations are what we’re all after.
There’s nothing more frustrating that trying to find the right tool for the job and forgetting where you last placed it. How much time do you waste just looking for the right tool? You have many of the same item because you misplaced the original only to find it later.
It takes some planning to properly utilize the space you have to work with. There are some options to consider when trying to find just the right system that works for you.
Cabinets, storage containers and drawers are excellent ways to store tools and equipment. Containers guard you against sharp objects. They also keep their contents clean and many containers are lockable and even waterproof. Multiple storage containers of the same size are typically stackable and can be written on to help identify the contents.
What Are the Newest Trends in Tool Storage?
Over time, tools have evolved from simple hand tools into sophisticated power or pneumatic tools. Consequently, storage options have changed as well. Tool boxes with wheels are very handy as they are easy to move around.Wall Pegboard Organizers
Despite being one of the oldest methods of tool organization and storage, the pegboard is still popular. Hanging tools where you can see them is helpful. A product such as the Wall Control Pegboard is ten times stronger than conventional pegboards. This allows you to hang heaver items.Power Tool Storage Cabinets
Keeping power tools clean helps extend their lifespan. Cabinet and containers are a good option for these.
A power tool cabinet such as the XCSOURCE Power Tool Storage Cabinet has 5 drill hanging slots and a charging station. In addition, you can place your other hand tools such as the tape measure and pliers at the top. Basic cabinets are good for storing chemicals, hand cleaners, shop towels and more.Rolling Tool Boxes
The other trending type of tool organizer is the rolling toolbox. These are ideal when you have to use your tools in different places. If you can bring your tools to you, rather than having to go searching for each item, this can save you lots of time.
A good example is the Keter Tool Box - 241008 Masterloader resin rolling toolbox with removable bins and a central locking system for maximum security.
If you are a DIY guy or a general contractor, this box will serve you well for any project. Most importantly, it allows you to store your big and small tools in one portable unit in an organized manner.
It is Worth the Effort
Well-organized tools make working on projects quite efficient and convenient. In addition, good tool storage and organization reduces chances of injury. We hope this article sparks your creativity with regards to storing your equipment.
Our Condition 1 wheeled trunks are a great way to store power tools. They stack. They're waterproof/dustproof and lockable. See them.