Once you’ve got your garage floor looking how you want and the right storage solutions installed, it’s time to turn your attention to the finer details.
Things should be looking a lot tidier with the right wall storage, cabinets or overhead storage but there’s still work to do.
What can you do to protect your garage and the prized possessions it contains from the harsh elements we have here in Calgary?
Or protecting your walls and vehicle from that horrible scraping sound of the car not being parked quite correctly (and hitting the wall)?
How about the dim garage lighting that provides little help when you lose your keys?
And, importantly for car and garage enthusiasts in Calgary, how do you keep the space warm enough all year round?
You can do more with your prized space, adding practicality, comfort, and convenience with the right garage accessories.
These items can make life a lot easier, bring peace of mind that your possessions are safe, and make simply parking or working on your car a lot more enjoyable and comfortable.
If your garage is a place you take pride in and you want the best possible space for working in, parking the car, or simply admiring, check out our garage accessories below. Hopefully, they provide some inspiration to take your garage to the next level of comfort and convenience.
Garage accessories cover a broad range of items that go beyond storage, flooring or décor, and solve some practical issues you may be facing with your garage space.
They are usually the additional items you introduce to your garage after the “big picture” items like flooring and storage have been sorted out.
After you have created a clean, tidy, and clutter-free space to move around more freely in and your garage is looking spic and span, you can move onto the extra details that help your garage stand out and encourage you to spend more time there.
Generally, the garage accessories we provide fall into the following five categories:
The accessories you will see featured below can help you deal with problems like the harsh weather we have in Calgary, tight parking spaces, how to access your car to perform maintenance at home, dim lighting, and more.
The following items all help you make more of your precious garage space and the items you store there…
No garage makeover is complete without a few accessories to make things more convenient, comfortable or safe. Before spending money on accessories for your garage, you need to consider the following:
All the garage accessories you see listed above help homeowners solve problems in their garage.
Whether it’s how to deal with the cold, dim lighting, tight parking spaces, keeping out the elements, accessing your care for repairs, or protecting the floor from tire mud and water, the accessories you see all have a specific purpose.
What are the most pressing problems to solve in your garage?
Pay special attention to the quality and resilience of any garage accessories you choose. We need to remember that these items will be partly exposed to the cold, ice, winds and snow that we get lots of in these parts.
High-quality materials and workmanship are required to withstand the battering that we get – and take special care with items that may pose a safety risk, like car lifts. Are you buying a reputable brand that is proven to be safe and reliable?
All of the items you see above are verified for safety and reliability and made by reputable manufacturers, such as ProPark and Frontline. They will not rust or degrade with cold and moisture.
Solving problems will probably dominate your thoughts about which garage accessories to add but homeowners who take special pride in their garage will also want to make sure that they look the part.
We select our products carefully at The Garage Store. The heaters, lighting, parking mats, and other accessories can play a part in your ideal garage by contributing to the overall design aesthetic.