Best Storage Cabinet for a Garage 

In this article we review, what we think to be the storage cabinets for a garage, shed or workshop. It's very hard to know where to start here and even harder to know where to end. There are a wide range of different sizes with vastly different uses, so we will try to show you some of the various types you can get and will pick out the best options.

Our best advice is before buying any type of storage for your garage is to have a really good think about what you want to get organised in your garage. Is it somewhere to hold tools, to hold odds and ends such as painting equipment, to hold plant pots and the other many things knocking about your garage.

Once you know that, then buying the most suitable options becomes a great deal easier. In this article we are going to focus on storage cabinets and explain the options available.

What is the Best Storage Cabinet for a garage?

We found that the Best Storage Cabinet is the Fedmax Storage Cabinet in terms of size, quality of build and sheer value for money.

Fedmax Storage Cabinet

84% buyer satisfaction based on 1,700+ online buyer reviews

  • This is a solid steel garage cabinet
  • It has 2 doors and 5 shelves and comes with a lock and 2 sets of keys
  • It measures 70.86” height x 31.5” width x 15.75” deep (inches)
  • Each shelf can support a weight of up to 180 lbs so very solid shelving and ideal for storing heavier items and tools
  • On the bottom of the unit the legs can be adjusted if you have an uneven surface to set it on

Please be aware that this is a heavy cabinet and arrives as a flat pack which will need assembled. It took two of use around an hour to do this, but when finished, this was indeed a solid well made unit that looks built to last. You do need to be patient so set aside a morning to build this properly.

Terry Jline 268 Storage Cabinet Review

76% buyer satisfaction based on 6,000+ online buyer reviews

  • Measures 68x37.5x163.5 cm
  • Made from a hard resin long lasting plastic
  • It has 2 doors and inside are 4 shelves - each shelf can hold a maximum weight of 20 Kg when spread evenly (the shelves are adjustable)
  • The doors will open to 180 degrees and they can be locked using a padlock
  • This is NOT a heavy duty garage cabinet where you can store a lot of heavy tools, but it is a good choice for holding the many bits and pieces that you may have laying around your garage

This is a good general purpose cabinet that can be used in a garage. It takes about 30 minutes to assemble and the shelves can be easily adjusted in height. Please note this is a free standing cabinet and can not be bolted or screwed to the wall so a level surface is very important to set it on.

Seville Classics HD 7 Piece Standard Garage Storage System

92% buyer satisfaction based on 50+ online buyer reviews

  • Not everyone will be able to afford this setup, but if you have enough budget, then this is certainly worth investigating
  • This garage storage is about as good as you are going to be able to buy and top quality for sure
  • It is "commercial" standard with a timber hard wood workbench, overhead hanging cabinets and upright cabinets all made from solid steel (which has been powder coated) with brushed steel doors
  • This is pretty new to the UK market and for quite a time was only available in the US, Canada and Germany
  • All the doors have piano hinges which are known to last

This packages includes: a heavy duty 72" timber top workbench, a 4 drawer timber top roll cabinet, a 2 door timber top roll cabinet, a Standard Size Upright Cabinet, 2 x wall cabinets and a steel peg board with peg kit.

Seville Classics Garage Storage Cabinet

92% buyer satisfaction based on 50+ online buyer reviews

  • This is a high quality garage storage cabinet from the same brand as we have explained above
  • The cabinet measures 91.4W x 46D x 183H cms (36''x18''x72'')
  • It comes with reinforced shelves which are adjustable and the cabinet is lockable to keep your tools safe and secure ( 2 keys are supplied)
  • It sits on wheels which can swivel and can also be locked once in place
  • The cabinet is made from steel which has been powder coated and it has piano hinges for smooth and easy opeing

Best Storage Cabinet for a Garage Buying Guide

There is not too much to know about these tool racks as basically they are pretty simple. What we found to be important is as follows

  • Stainless steel or steel that has been powder coated is always the best option It will be strong enough, won't bend or warp and is very unlikely to rust
  • Door hinges are also an important consideration and you want these to be strong and well made so as they will last for a long time
  • Think carefully and decide the height level of your shelves and what you would actually put on them. (Make sure they are height adjustable)
  • Lastly, don't just start putting up pegs and feeling very happy with yourself. Have a rough plan of what way you want to lay the tools out. Especially with the longer tools like pry bars and saws

We hope you have enjoyed this article and will go ahead and get some of this racking, you won't regret it. Don't forget our best value choice is the HOMCOM 5-Drawer storage cabinet, in terms of size, quality of build and sheer value for money.

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