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The 5 Best Cabinet Systems for the Garage


Garage cabinets are a necessity to store items like cleaning supplies, oils and small tools. Here are some great options from least to most expensive.

1. Elfa white utility basement or garage

White utility shelving
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This very flexible system can be used either in the garage or in your basement (if you have one!):

  • Horizontal Top Track is the only piece mounted to the wall
  • Exceptionally durable epoxy-bonded steel construction
  • Drawer Frames feature integrated wheels for easy operation; built-in stops
  • Steel hooks and holders have a cushioning, non-slip coating and hold up to 50 pounds


2. Drawer Storage Cabinet

See-Through Drawer Storage Cabinet
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This is the perfect cabinet can be mounted on a wall or stored on top of a work bench or cabinet. See-through drawers mean you can easily retrieve stored items.

Item Dimensions:

  • 30-drawer storage cabinet great for hobby supplies, workshop hardware, and more
  • Wide gray frame with supports for extra strength
  • Medium-sized see-through drawers with no-spill tab stops and easy-pull ribbed handles
  • Easily mounts to wall or stands on bench or counter top
  • Measures 14-7/8 inches wide by 6-3/8 inches deep by 9-1/2 inches high
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3. Gladiator GarageWorks Wall GearBox

Gladiator GarageWorks Wall GearBox
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Gladiator GarageWorks Wall GearBox comes in either the 24" or 30" size. Gladiator is a brand that gets high marks from professional organizers for it's durability and functionality.

The set includes:

  • 2 shelves
  • 2 mounting brackets
  • 4 carriage bolts
  • 4 hex nuts
  • 4 washers
  • 1 key

This is a great option for those with a large budget.

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4. Closetmaid Gage Cabinet

Closetmaid Garage Cabinet
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A great option if you're looking for a tall, free-standing cabinet. The Closetmaid also locks making it ideal for storing cleaning supplies and household chemicals.

  • Wood cabinet for garage storage
  • Shelf helps provide organized storage
  • 73-1/4 in. high x 32 in. wide x 18-3/4 in. deep cabinet provides ample storage
  • 2 doors have a black finish for a sleek appearance
  • Decorative metal handles offer a finished look
  • Door lock helps keep contents secure
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5. Gladiator Cadet Roller Cabinet

Gladiator Cadet Roller Cabinet
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This rolling cabinet is ultra flexible because it doesn't have to permanently 'live' anywhere, and can be rolled close to whatever project you may be working on.

  • 2 doors
  • Fully lockable with 2-point locking bar and key-coded cylinder lock for added security
  • Includes 2 adjustable steel shelves that can be adjusted in two-in. increments
  • Weight capacity of 50 lb.
  • Steel pegboard side panels allow for hanging storage which is ideal for electrical cords, trouble lights, levels and more
  • Durable MDF work surface
  • 4in. swivel casters, 2 with toe locks
  • All steel construction with treadplate doors
  • Gloss black and silver treadplate baked epoxy paint finish resists solvents and moisture
  • Dimensions: 26 1/2in.W x 16in.D x 34 1/2in.H
  • Fully assembled
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6. Utility Storage Wall Cabinet

Garage Wall Cabinet
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This basic cabinet will look right at home in your garage and can be mounted on a wall to store tools, cleaning supplies and garage odds and ends.

Item Dimensions:

  • Weight: 14 Pounds
  • Length: 18 inches
  • Width:30 inches
  • Height: 17 inches
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