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15 Incredible Accessories for a Complete Garage Makeover

There's no easier way to transform that cluttered space in a snap.

For many of us, the garage is the black hole of our house, multi-tasking as a mudroom, workspace, laundry room, storage closet, and, of course, that place where the trashcan lives. And unless you've got a huge amount of cash to spend on a full renovation, making that space more functional—and more attractive—can seem like a difficult proposition. The good news? If you want to freshen up your garage without spending a fortune, these genius accessories are the perfect way to transform it. And for more ways to reimagine that room, check out these 40 Genius Ways to Turn Your Garage into an Amazing Space.

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These cute lockers

gray room with white lockers and chair

Having a mudroom in your garage is a clever way to maximize space; you can park the car, shed layers, and enter the house without tracking dirt in. This double-tiered locker from Lemus adds functional storage for coats, bags, and even sports equipment. And for more great ways to declutter, check out these 20 Gorgeous Pieces of Storage Furniture That Will Save You So Much Space.

$230$100 at Wayfair
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This smart motion sensor

two motion sensors on white background

Garages are often home to some of the priciest things you own, from your cars to your bikes to your tools—and that's why this easy-to-install mounted outdoor NexHT cameras should be part of your garage makeover. With 1080P Full HD video and audio display that you can access from your smartphone, you'll have peace of mind from anywhere! And for more ways to transform your space, check out these 27 Amazing Home Upgrades for Every Budget.

$87 at Wayfair
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This functional utility cart

blue and green activity cart
Home Depot

This genius activity cart, which looks like it'd be right at home in a playroom, is a must-have for your garage. Why? The steel construction means it's durable, plus with storage bins, plastic pouches, and rolling wheels, it's insanely useful for storing everything from tools to outdoor  accessories. And if you want to upgrade your interiors, check out these 25 Kitchen Decorations That Will Completely Transform Your Space.

$104 at Home Depot
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This adorable cast iron boot scraper

dog boot scraper

Man's best friend is right! Get mud off your boots and keep it out of the house with this adorable dachshund boot scraper. Crafted from heavyweight cast iron, this boot scraper from Design Toscano will make you smile every time you use it! And for more essentials from your favorite big box store, check out these 23 Amazing Home Décor Items You Won't Believe Are From Walmart.

$34 at Walmart
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These clever stacking bins

black metal storage bins

Unlike clunky plastic storage bins, these rolling stackable baskets are both useful and attractive. They can house your work gloves, tools, the hose, old paint cans, small plastic containers of nails and screws—the list goes on! And for more great ways to neaten up, check out these 17 Amazing Buys on Amazon That Will Help You Organize Everything.

$90 at Amazon
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This handsome umbrella stand

white umbrella stand
Bed Bath & Beyond

This minimalist umbrella stand is so pretty you'll be reluctant to keep it in the garage—but you'll understand the logic behind it staying there when you need to roll the trashcan to the curb in the middle of a rainstorm!

$25 at Bed Bath & Beyond
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This industrial coat rack

wooden coat rack

Got a garage that doubles as a mudroom? This vintage-inspired wall-mounted industrial coat rack is sturdy, attractive, and convenient. You can even use it for all of your gardening needs by coiling the hose around the hanging rail, hanging tools from the hooks, and storing the watering can on the storage shelf!

$40 at Amazon
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This gorgeous blue planter

blue planter
Home Depot

One easy way to upgrade your garage? Just add some greenery. Place this exquisite blue ceramic planter with some potted flowers or grasses outside your garage door, and your home's curb appeal will skyrocket!

$46 at Home Depot
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These functional shelves

black shelving
Bed Bath & Beyond

These Honey-Can-Do 5-tier black steel shelves are truly the workhorse of any garage. With 350-pound capacity (per shelf!), these can hold large pieces of lumber, shovels, sports equipment, chainsaws, and even tires.

$78 at Bed Bath & Beyond
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This farmhouse light

black farmhouse light

When making over your garage, don't forget about the exterior! A bright outdoor light makes your garage safer and homier. Rockingham's charming outdoor barn light comes in a variety of finishes, meaning there's one that will perfectly fit your taste.

$81 at Wayfair
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This ceiling-mounted storage unit

white ceiling storage rack
Home Depot

Maximizing vertical space is absolutely key in a multi-use space like a garage. This ceiling-mounted storage unit frees up valuable floor space—it's ideal for luggage, coolers, holiday decorations, or seasonal items that would otherwise clutter up the room.

$66 at Home Depot
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This 4-bike storage rack

four bikes affixed to wall-mounted bike rack
Home Depot

Talk about efficiency: This storage rack stores up to four bikes in only four feet of space. This rack, which installs in only fifteen minutes, can carry kids' bikes, road bikes, and even adult mountain bikes weighing up to 200 pounds!

$80 at Home Depot
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This industrial shoe bench

shoe bench

This industrial shoe bench is definitely on trend with its rustic aesthetic, but it also makes good sense in a garage. So, why's it such a smart addition to your space? Its mesh shelves, which accommodate up to eight pairs of shoes, are super easy-to-clean—perfect for managing those muddy boots after a long day outdoors.

$56 at Amazon
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This French country doormat kit

two woven doormats

Want to stop tracking dirt and debris into your home from outdoors? This French country doormat kit comes with two doormats and one boot scraper, giving you tools to clean off wherever you're entering the house from. Better yet, the mats are made of eco-friendly coco coir and are both weather- and mold-resistant.

$38 at Walmart
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This 5-drawer tool chest and cabinet

black metal tool chest
Home Depot

There's nothing more frustrating than having to search for the right tool in the middle of a project. Luckily, you can keep all of those essentials in one convenient place with this compact tool chest and cabinet from Husky. The spacious bulk storage area holds larger tools, while the well-designed toolbox is perfect for smaller supplies.

$89 at Home Depot
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