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Wall storage ideas

Retired Team Member
Retired Team Member

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Utilising wall space is a easy way to add storage to your home and help reduce clutter.

Check out some clever ways Bunnings Workshop members have used their walls to maximise storage space.


1. Add a floating shelf


@ProjectPete's custom floating timber shelf for his son’s nursery is a stylish yet practical addition to the little one’s room.





10 ways to use a floating shelf contains more inspiring ideas.


2. Install a hanging rail


Workshop member @Nkbarfield installed an industrial hanging clothes rail along with a floating wall feature to their laundry wall, providing much needed storage in a busy area. 


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You can build your own hanging rail thanks to the step-by-step Bunnings guide How to make an industrial clothes rail, which includes a helpful video.


3. Build cabinets


Practical and versatile, cabinets can add character to a plain wall while maximising space and storage. Experienced contributor @JoeAzza's elegant glass-fronted custom laundry cabinets provide heaps of storage.


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Don’t miss these 8 inspiring cabinet projects.

4. Use hooks


Community member @mattylara027 used bike hooks and screws to hang his bikes from the garage wall, freeing up valuable floor space.


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Free up valuable storage space in your shed by storing your bicycle on a wall or ceiling-mounted hanger with this simple step-by-step guide: How to hang a bicycle.


5. Add pegboards


Pegboards allow you to display and store tools easily and maximise space. Longtime Bunnings Workshop member @Prawns secured metal pegboards in their garage and was impressed by the amount of weight they could hold.


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Have a look at our Top 10 most popular tool storage solutions for more clever ideas.


How to add storage


The Bunnings team has shared many guides for those looking to utilise their wall space, including How to make a hook rack for your wall and How to make a coat rack.


More inspiring storage ideas from the Bunnings Workshop community


For more inspiration, don't miss the Top 10 most popular storage projects, these 10 kids storage ideas5 clever ways to maximise storage in your home and 5 ways to add more storage to your wardrobe


We also recommend checking out our collection of storage solutions for kitchens, hallways and tools


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Community Manager
Community Manager

More ideas here - 10 practical mud room storage projects.




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