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    28 Outdoor Storage Solutions For Anyone With A Tiny Garage Or No Garage

    Shelving systems, storage ottomans, and sheds to help solve all of your outdoor storage problems.

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    1. A massive outdoor shed to store your garden tools, bike, beach chairs, whatever! It's made from resin plastic and is reinforced with steel, so you'll never have to fret about it peeling, rotting, or rusting.

    the outdoor shed with a side window, double doors, and a shingle roof

    I have a similar shed from Keter I plan to put in my own backyard. I've done a lot of research on sturdy, reliable sheds, and this brand is where I've landed! I can't speak to my experience just yet, but the delivery and packaging of the product was *so* seamless and secure I can't imagine the product itself will be any less impressive. You can even paint it to match your house or add a pop of color to your yard.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love the shed! It was incredibly easy to put together. The fit and finish on this product is top notch. It's so much better than the plastic sheds. The best part is you do not have to maintain it the way you do with a wood one. There’s nothing to paint or have to upkeep in order for it to stay nice. Plus if you want to paint it, the outside is paintable. The doors are really nice and sturdy for being plastic. You will not be disappointed with this shed and it is going to give years and years of storage." —JW tuscon

    Get it from Amazon for $2,419.99.

    2. A storage system with 12 galvanized steel hooks to hold an array of items, you MIGHT just be able to see your shed or garage floor again.

    The adjustable system is 48 inches long and arrives with all the accessories you need to mount it on your garage wall.

    Promising review: "This storage organizer is fantastic. It comes with three 16-inch rails, 12 hooks, able to hold up to 12 lbs. each, and 12 pegs, able to hold up to 5 lbs. each, thus providing plenty of storage. And even more, it helps to remove clutter from your space, be it a work area or a garage. This product gets things up and off the floor, in their place, and helps to eliminate trips and falls. I highly recommend the NZACE Wall-Mounted Storage Organizer. It is well worth the money." —Dr. C

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    3. A corner tool rack that'll hold everything from rakes and mops to hammers and brooms, and is essentially what storage dreams are made of.


    Promising review: "I put this tool rack outside at the corner of my house and fence. I felt it was necessary to secure it to the fence with a bracket. I put all my gardening tools in it and felt it might tip over in the wind. All-in-all it was just what I wanted at a great price." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in three styles).

    4. A handy lil' golf bag organizer to keep your accessories in check until you make your PGA Championship debut.

    a reviewer's golf bag storage system

    Promising review: "This was a birthday gift for my husband. It fits perfectly in our garage, with one side just clearing the rail for the garage door. It holds everything perfectly and is right there, ready to be loaded into the trunk of his car. My husband is not a person who enjoys putting things together...but within 15 minutes he was in the garage working on this. It went together quite quickly and he was so happy with it. It was a great purchase at a good price for the quality." —Karen Simonson

    Get it from Amazon for $59+ (available in two styles).

    5. A small shelving system specifically for your brooms, in case you're actually a witch and your collection of broomsticks has really gotten out of control.


    Promising reviews:

    "This wall mount was so easy to install! I was pleased to see it came with a stencil to pre-mark the screw holes and a website for online video instructions. They provided multiple set of screws, so you can pick the ones for your wall type (online instructions cover which to use). Took maybe five minutes to install. Would definitely recommend and will be purchasing more for garage." —Jill

    "We put this up outside for rakes and shovels. They hold very well." —Michael G

    Get it from Amazon for $13.77.

    6. A place to store wood for your outdoor fireplace that probably inspired the lyrics, "I got racks on racks on racks.", Amazon

    Promising review: "We are very happy with our log holder. I no longer have a pile of wood in my garage. It is neatly stacked and has room under it so I can sweep, rake or vacuum up any debris. I would definitely recommend and would buy again if I need another." —The Rose

    Get it from Amazon for $55.99+ (available in two sizes).

    7. A heavy-duty shelving unit with a weight capacity of 350 lbs. per shelf (WOW!) so you can store all of your heavy duty outdoor yard equipment in one spot.,

    Promising review: "So we have a LOT of stuff and we needed shelving in the garage to go along the sides. I bought eight units and could only put six in the garage at a time. We found uses for the other two. They are not as deep as some, but that makes parking in the garage so much easier. I personally love them. Great for renters, in closets, and for outside storage. I use if for my potting shed and also to hang up all of our amateur radio gear and antennas. Just perfect." —Desiree

    Get it from Amazon for $42.47+ (available in three sizes and two colors).

    8. A tiered shoe rack to provide a space for your muddy, grungy boots you'd rather not actually bring indoors.,

    Promising review: "I've been using two of these racks for a few years; first for stacking clothes in the closet and recently for stacking shoes outside the house. The racks have proven to be reliable and weatherproof, and can be stacked as high and/or wide as you like. I will recommend this product to anyone who is looking for a portable shelf." —nadeem naeem

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in two sizes and packs of two).

    9. A wicker patio storage bin that'll finally create a home for your outdoor furniture cushions, kid's toys, or grill supplies so you won't have to stress about your yard looking like a mess when your patio isn't in use.

    Promising review: "I love these deck boxes. I don't have a garage and was leaving outdoor furniture in the backyard during the winter. I finally decided to invest in two of these boxes, one for my lower deck and one for my upstairs deck. It was fairly simple to put together and only took about 10 minutes. I store cushions, outdoor tools, grill equipment, etc. They seem to be waterproof but I decided to buy the covers anyway and actually just bought a third box. Loved buying online since my car is really small and there is no way one of these boxes would ever fit. Couldn't be happier!" —Randy

    Get it from Amazon for $159+ (available in three colors and with or without a cover).

    10. A storage bench you'll absolutely cherish because not only will it help hide your gardening tools, but it'll also provide extra seating for any neighbor that pops by for a gossip sesh. Can you BELIEVE Brittany planted those ugly flowers in her FRONT yard!?


    Promising review: "I needed a bench for the front of my house that can store kids toys and look nice. It holds way more toys then I was expecting! Feels sturdy when I sit on it. Brown did look really dark to me, like black but over all I'm happy with my purchase." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $229.77.

    11. A pool tube stacker to prevent them from flying all around your yard on an extra blustery summer day — you'll thank me for this one later.

    a t-shaped holder with inner tubes stacked on top of it

    BrothersGibbz is a small business that sells pool storage accessories.

    Get it from BrothersGibbz on Etsy for $64.99.

    12. A resin outdoor storage bin with barn doors that'll make accessing all the outdoor odds 'n' ends you stow away in it easier than ever. It's also leak-proof, so this would be great for storing any chemicals you use in your garden.


    Promising review: "I have several Keter outdoor storage items and love them all. I had no trouble putting this together and it holds more than it looks like. I purchased two wire shelves at Lowe's to fit inside for small items such as gloves and small gardening tools. I was even able to store my electric lawn mower." —Joyce P

    Get it from Amazon for $192.88.

    13. A five-piece outdoor furniture set with a table that opens up to reveal its full size and has storage space in the middle of it for the chairs that come with it — perfect for anyone who with a small balcony or limited outdoor space.


    I received this set as a sample from the Queer Eye collection and am absolutely obsessed! I had a similar kitchen table from IKEA in my last apartment and loved the idea of having something like this for my home's patio. It's the perfect size for a small gathering and it's great that you can store all the chairs right inside the table when you're finished using them. Big fan!

    Promising review: "This table and chairs are very nice. They feel like great quality and have plenty of room when the table is extended out but gets surprisingly small when everything is folded up and stored away. You could even just fold out half of the table if you wanted. The chairs are comfortable and the color of the wood/stain looks really nice. The best part was it required no assembly. You just remove the packaging and it is ready to go. I'm very happy with it and would highly recommend it." —clfloyd

    Get it from Walmart for $599.99.

    14. A tiered plant stand to provide each of your beloved plant babies with a space to call their own — also great for making your small outdoor patio feel like a lush, green oasis.,

    Promising review: "Bought beautiful vases and different colored mini roses. There you have it!. My wife and I love it. It's a refreshing and tranquil addition in my breezy, peaceful, sanctuary small garden. I'm getting rid of the grill because we hardly grill anymore." —Joe

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in two sizes).

    15. Stylish outdoor shelving that'll turn your typical day of hanging by your pool into one that feels like a resort vacation every time.

    a storage unit with multiple cabinets and two shelving units attached
    West Elm

    Get it from West Elm for $849 (available in two colors).

    16. A patio table you can count on to look fabulous with your outdoor furniture while also secretly holding all of your spare pool towels or throw pillows.


    Get it from Amazon for $65.99.

    17. Or a similarly styled side table that'll pop up to reveal it's *gasp* actually a cooler! All you have to do is fill the base with ice and your favorite drinks to transform your outdoor space into a resort.

    a reviewer's pop up table with drinks in the bottom

    Promising review: "What a cool use of space and it a great match for our outdoor set. I store sunscreen and other items when not entertaining. There’s a reason thousands of people purchase this. It’s a functional cool piece." —Mamma 4

    Get it from Amazon for $82.99+ (available in two styles).

    18. A sturdy tire rack your spares can call home instead of being stacked in a corner, only to be covered in dirt and dust.

    four ties on the sturdy metal tire rack

    Promising review: "Installation is very straight forward and all the details you need are in the instructions along with the necessary hardware. Took me less than an hour and it’s very well-secured in place. I tested the weight capacity by doing some pull-ups on it after I was done! I only weigh 180 lbs but it was rock solid so I proceeded to put a set of tires away on it (4 x 225 width with room to spare). I can definitely trust this rack to hold four wheels with tires mounted on them with no worries in the future. I would definitely buy another and recommend this rack to anyone looking to free up some floor space in their garage. I don’t see how someone would pay for similar racks at triple the price." —Marvin

    Get it from Amazon for $53.76.

    19. Overhead storage you can attach to your garage ceiling to finally create a Santa-approved home for your Christmas decorations., Amazon

    Promising review: "This product is great in my opinion. Installing it wasn’t too bad. Though make sure you have the right measurement tools, and you’re doing the measurements with another person. It makes time go by way quicker. What I also love about this product is that my garage looks way less cluttered. We don’t have bikes to hang, but we just have a lot of decorations that need to be stored away and it just makes our lives way easier. We also store my husband's tools on top of it. I was skeptical about the weight capacity and it proved me wrong." —HelloKiwii

    Get it from Amazon for $174.99+ (available in three colors).

    20. An embossed metal pot that'll look like chic yard decor but'll discreetly be where you store your garden hose.

    an embossed copper hose pot

    Promising review: "It is a wonderful product! It is the second one we have purchased! One for the backyard and the front of the house! It’s pretty, sturdy, and the hose fits well in the bowl! It should last for years!" —patricia mercilliott

    Get it from Amazon for $95.96.

    21. Or a hose holder that's a little more low maintenance and can still get the job done.

    a free standing black metal hose holder

    Promising review: "I wanted a hose holder that didn't require drilling into the siding of my house and this was perfect. Took just minutes to put together and install. You don't have to worry about digging any holes since you can use your foot to press down the spikes on the bottom. It holds my standard 50 ft hose with no problems at all." —Aiyana

    Get it from Amazon for $45.99 (available in two colors).

    22. A mini outdoor storage bin that'll be the perfect size to hold your kiddo's pool floaties and sandbox toys so you can continue to hold onto your Most Organized Parent award.

    the small black storage container

    Promising review: "Purchased to place on my porch for smaller packages. I live in an apartment that doesn't have any sort of awning so when it's raining (which is a lot lately) my shipments get wet. As of right now, no signs of leaking inside but I did place a black trash bag inside just in case it leaks towards the bottom." —Jennilyn

    Get it from Amazon for $50.66.

    23. A grill cover, because you likely won't find a bin or box big enough to protect your most-loved outdoor gadget. Cover it up with one of these bad boys and rest easy knowing it's protected from the elements.

    a reviewer's grill covered in a black tarp-like cover

    I have this cover for my grill and it's been fantastic at keeping water at bay during storms. It comes in an array of styles — we also got one to keep our pizza oven protected. The elastic bottom is great because you can pull it taught and make sure the cover is on securely.

    Promising review: "With a new grill, I wanted a nice new cover and this is just right! It is heavy duty and fits my Weber grill perfectly. It has elastic at the bottom to prevent it from slipping or blowing off. I would suggest when ordering any cover to make sure the measurements of the grill and cover are a close match. The covers that were sold with my grill seemed very expensive so I was hesitant going with something so much less in cost, but this cover's quality and fit was a good choice. I also like that there was no product logo branded on it; it's solid black." —Joan B.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in five sizes).

    24. And a grill cart with the ability to fold in half when you're not using it so it won't take up too much of the precious storage you have left in your garage or shed.

    the grill table with two shelves and on four wheels

    It features a food-grade stainless steel top shelf that'll be great for food prep!

    Get it from Novogratz for $389.

    25. A hoist to keep that bike you swore you were going to ride every weekend in a safe place until you actually use it., Amazon

    Promising review: "I had previously purchased these bike hoists to store a couple of mountain bikes in my garage. I have been looking for quite some time for a way to store two kayaks and found all of the kayak lifts to be too expensive. So I got the idea to order these bike hoists and try to use them with my kayaks. I am happy to report they work great and now I have a way to store the kayaks out of the way." —M. Jones

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $29.09.

    26. A fishing rod rack you can attach to the back of your garage door to assure nothing ~fishy~ happens to them.

    a bunch of fishing rods neatly lined up inside the racks

    Promising review: "These racks are AWESOME! I heard about them from an article in our local newspaper. So glad we purchased them. They are really neat riding up and down with the garage door. Keeps the rods and reels safe and are most certainly out of the way! We like them so much we're going to purchase a couple more!" —Doolen102

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    27. A wood storage shed you can use to house your bikes or lawn mower *or* turn into a backyard hideaway you've always dreamt about. I don't care if you call it a man cave or a she shed, just make it yours!

    The Home Depot

    Promising review: "I bought this shed last October and put it up in about a day and a half a half with another person. Someone more skilled than us could probably get it done in a day. It was a great price, easy to read the instructions and I painted it to match my siding and trim. The shelving on the inside is fantastic for smaller items such as lawn care products like grass seed to be out of the way of larger items on the floor. There is plenty of space for all the kids toys and bikes, and all the deck furniture over winter." —Waders2207

    Get it from The Home Depot for $1,529.

    28. And a carport for anyone who simply doesn't have enough space inside their garage for a vehicle (relatable). This tent-like structure will protect your car from getting too hot in the summer and save it from being covered in bird poop.

    a reviewer's car under the car port

    It can also be used as a party tent!

    Promising review: "I'm very satisfied with this product. I purchased it because my mom had recently gotten a new car and we wanted to protect the car paint from the sun as much as possible. It was super easy to assemble. Instructions could have been a little more clear but my fiancé and I were able to figure it out. This carport also helps with all the California fires. Since I'm so close to the Bobcat Fire it helps protect the car from the ashes." —Angel Rodriguez

    Get it from Amazon for $259.99+ (available in four colors).

    People who think they *don't* need outdoor storage options:

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