Top Shelving Ideas For All Your Storage Needs

This article is packed with shelving ideas that will inspire you to create some really useful extra storage in your shed, garage, utility area or home. It's important you take time to choose the right kind of shelving, or you could end up with impractical, insecure shelves that don't serve your storage requirements.

Packed with shelving ideas, you'll find information on all the different ways to build shelves and the variety of materials you can use. You could opt for a ready-made kit or decide to build and install your own. If you're using timber, then it's pretty cheap, quick and easy to make a few simple shelves that are perfect for your shed or garage.

This guide full of shed shelving ideas gives you all the information you need to build your own shelves, and some options if you don't have the time or desire to do it yourself.

Ready-made shelving options

If you need a really fast storage solution and don't have the time to build your own or no idea how to build shelving, then buying a ready made shelving kit is a great option. Some of the big shed brands have shelving accessories which you can buy separately to add some extra shelves to your pre-existing shed. Just make sure you check they fit your shed model, particularly if you have a plastic shed which may have specific fixings to hold the shelves in place.

Keter shelving offer far more than just storage accessories for their world famous plastic moulded sheds. They also have a really large range of freestanding plastic shelving units that are very economical, easy to install and provide plenty of space for your tools and DIY equipment.

Rubbermaid are another popular shed brand who also have a comprehensive range of shelving. Using a wide variety of materials, including wire, wood and metal, Rubbermaid shelving comes in so many different styles. There's the functional, freestanding units which are better suited to sheds and garages. Or they have a range of modern, contemporary single shelf units that are ideal for display or in closets, sheds and utility areas. You can also customize their shelving kits to suit your storage needs, with hanging rails, runners, drawers and additional baskets.

Heavy duty storage

If you have a lot of large tools, heavy storage boxes and big pots of paint and household chemicals, then you may need some heavy duty storage shelves. Gorilla shelving are a brand that offer metal, easy to assemble heavy duty shelving that will hold up to 250lb per shelf. Their units come in a variety of sizes and shapes and considering their ability to hold such large weights, they're really economical and easy to assemble and install.

Home Office Shelving

Many people are now using their garden sheds not only for storage, but also to double up as a home office. When it comes to shelving inside your office, wherever it's located, it's important you think about both style and function. This article is packed with home office shelving ideas that will help you get the balance right. Installing the right shelving will help you create a stylish office where you'd be happy to meet customers and business colleagues. Yet it will also ensure you create an ergonomic working environment that will enhance your productivity.

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