5 Garage Fails You’ll Want to Avoid

updated
October 11, 2023
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Garages are more than just places to park your car…they're versatile spaces often used for storage, DIY projects, your home workshop,and more. That’s some seriously valuable square footage! However, not all DIY organization attempts and cheap garage products end up being successful. In this blog post, we will shed light on five common garage fails that you definitely want to steer clear of. Moreover, we will introduce a few reliable solutions to elevate your garage game and turn it into a functional and organized space.

1. Failed Epoxy DIY Coatings

Epoxy floor coatings, though initially attractive, suffer from durability issues, particularly if applied incorrectly. Problems with epoxy coatings include 

  • Weak adhesion, making it prone to cracking and peeling
  • Poor flexibility, resulting in increased brittleness over time
  • Fading colors due to UV instability
  • Hot tire pickup during extreme temperatures
  • Slipperiness when exposed to oil and water
  • Slow installation and curing process that emits strong fumes
  • Sensitivity to weather conditions
  • The need for professional removal, which is strenuous and time-consuming

In contrast, we use a multi-layered pure polyurea system. At Webfoot, our process involves a 5-part professional installation method, promising durability and a one-day completion for a durable long-term investment.

Failed epoxy coating.

2. Cheap Office Cabinets that Don’t Last

Investing in cheap, low-quality cabinets might seem like a budget-friendly option initially, but it’s a decision that often backfires. These cabinets usually lack durability and end up warping, sagging, or breaking within a short period. Choosing high-quality, sturdy cabinets from Webfoot guarantees long-lasting storage solutions that can withstand the test of time and heavy use.

Disorganized garage with cheap cabinets.

3. Self-Installed DIY Storage Systems

Attempting to install storage systems like wall hooks, overhead shelves, stacked bins, or storage racks on your own may seem easy, but it often results in an unsteady and unsafe setup. A poorly installed storage system not only risks damaging your belongings but can also pose safety hazards. Webfoot's professional installation service ensures that your garage storage solutions are secure, functional, and maximized for space efficiency.

Ineffective DIY storage.

4. Car Mats & Other Flooring Systems that Stain and Fail

Low-quality car mats and flooring systems tend to stain easily and deteriorate rapidly, especially under the heavy use and potential spills common in a garage. These stains can be unsightly and challenging to clean. Webfoot provides premium flooring options that are resistant to stains, easy to maintain, and designed to endure the rigors of a garage environment.

Failed flooring system.

5. Garage Organization that Wastes Space

A disorganized garage not only looks chaotic but also wastes valuable space. Inadequate planning and improper storage solutions can leave your garage cluttered and inefficient. Webfoot offers professional garage organization services, custom-tailored to suit your needs, optimizing space and ensuring everything has its designated place.

Disorganized, cluttered garage

Choosing Webfoot as the Solution

Investing in professional garage organization services is the key to avoiding the common pitfalls of DIY attempts and subpar products. Our expertise, top-quality products, and precise installations can transform your garage into a functional, organized, and visually appealing space. Don't settle for less when it comes to your garage…choose Webfoot for a garage you'll be proud of. Say goodbye to garage fails and hello to a perfectly organized, efficient, and aesthetically pleasing space.

Clean garage floor from Webfoot.

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