The 10 Best Tool Storage Racks

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This wiki has been updated 27 times since it was first published in October of 2015. If you're tired of wasting time looking for tools lost in the mess of your garage, one of these storage racks can help you get things neat and organized. We've included some models that roll, a few you can mount to a wall, and a couple of freestanding units, so you can find the perfect solution for taming your clutter. These options can hold everything from power tools to mops and brooms. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Berry Ave

2. Rough Rack 4x4

3. Wall Control Pegboard

Editor's Notes

August 03, 2019:

The best storage rack for you will depend in large part on what tools you're looking to store. Brooms, mops, and other implements with long handles will do best on something like the model from Berry Ave, as it can hold them up where they're both out of the way yet convenient to access.

A pegboard, like the one from Wall Control, is better for smaller handtools like screwdrivers and hammers. The big advantage that these have is that they're extremely customizable, so you can keep altering them to meet your needs.

There are other models listed here, like bins, magnetic strips, and simple towers, each with its own pros and cons. For our purposes, we ranked them according to how well they fulfilled their intended purpose, and assumed that users would simply decide on the best one that met their particular needs. However, many professional shops (and cluttered private garages) may need several different varieties to truly tame their clutter. If things are extremely out of hand, in fact, it may be best to go with a garage storage system instead.

Special Honors

Sharkcage T-Rax These stackable models can hold over 5,000 pounds apiece, making them a smart choice for industrial shops and warehouses. It's wide enough to accommodate two pallets side-by-side, so it should fit any tools you have on hand.

Triton Products LocBoard The only thing more convenient than a stainless steel pegboard is a stainless steel pegboard on wheels. This mobile unit is a great way to ferry tools around the shop, and it's dual-sided to give you even more storage space.

Huot Supertower This 135-piece monster holds everything at a slight downward angle, allowing you to clearly see every tool at your disposal. It's versatile as well, as you can add casters to it, stack multiple units, or attach it to another storage item.

4. Favbal Heavy Duty

5. Master Magnetics Heavy-Duty

6. Seville Classics Commercial

7. Ultrawall Rack

8. Suncast Rolling

9. Rubbermaid Long-Handle

10. Plano Molding

Quincy Miller
Last updated by Quincy Miller

After getting his bachelor’s from the University of Texas, Quincy Miller moved out to Los Angeles, where he soon found work as a copywriter and researcher, specializing in health and wellness topics for a major online media brand. Quincy is also knowledgeable about home improvement, as he’s had extensive experience with everything from insulation to power tools to emergency room trips, sometimes in that order. Sharing a home with three dogs and a couple of cats has forced Quincy to learn as much as he can about pet supplies, animal nutrition and, most importantly, the best ways to tackle the mountains of fur that accumulate in every corner of your home.

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