Subscribe

>> Blog Home

Posts

Blog Calendar

SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    





Sign Up!
Closet OS Newsletter

Closet Organizing Systems Blog

Vintage Cars In An Award Winning Garage

custom vintage car garageGarages were created to protect cars from the outside elements while we're not driving them. Yet, most garages today are so filled with other household items that the cars are parked in the driveway and the garage is used for storage.

However, some people value their autos so much they build garages around the needs of the cars, and we were lucky enough to design and build such a project.

The owner is a vintage car collector who wanted a showroom quality space that could house not only his cars, but storage for all items needed to maintain the cars, as well as his collection of car memorabilia. And he wanted room to hang out and have “shop talk” as people visited and shared their love of everything automotive.

But when you think “car storage”, you have to go beyond the concept of just pulling your car into the garage. Way beyond. In this project we had to calculate the installation spacing of cars and a car lift system. We also had to  investigate and test a special Linex (TM) coating (which is a durable and liquid resistant countertop surface) to go on top of an MDF (medium density fiber board) core for the countertop.

showroom garage hangout  muscle-car-memorabilia-garage

In addition, we had to design the cabinets and spacing around his existing toolboxes, air and water hoses, and existing “slop sink”. But here's the topper – we also had to plan and build for a urinal cabinet area. Why go in the house when you can go in the garage, right? You know the saying – happy wife = happy life!

We manufactured the cabinetry out of a brushed aluminum melamine and used built-in J-Pull handles that were a powder coated black.

urinal garage cabinet areaThe manufacturing of the urinal cabinet is almost a story unto itself, as it had to have a waterproof lining and be contour shaped so someone could walk into it and use it. But wait, there's more!  We also built in cup holder space because when you're having this much fun, why be without your beer for even a minute?

Does that sound like a dream garage to you? Just give us a call. We can make you one too (and we won't tell your wife!).



Tags

ribbon storage ideas craft storage room led custom closets closet organization tips family activity area reach in closets kids storage and organization ideas Closet Os Overview vintage garage design Closets: Closet Design Tips colorful playroom floor tiles closetos new website design Top Shelf Industry Design Awards bright color home decorating office wall unit antique decorating trends designing around obstacles angie's list award coat hanging shoe cubbies pantry organization vertical and horizontal storage space shoe storage Chicago closet organizers brass hardware home office organization electronics charging station gloss cabinet drawers under stairs bike storage master bedroom closet multi-functional mudroom design built in usb cable stations briefcase storage grouping together food storage items shoe closet walnut and burl inlay closet mirror with storage behind 2014 closet color trends reach-in closets Home Organzing System customer service gift bag storage spaces challenging home organization solutions benches with bins on wheels home and interior design contrasting trends patterned glass and mirrored doors Home and Garage Organization closet lighting,remote controlled closet lightin organized media center ultimate garage mudroom master organizer chalk board paint in kid's space tricks to make small spaces feel bigger create a wood texture look with melamine pre-built cabinets furniture for small spaces shoe carousels Chicago closets garage cabinets shared closet organization closet mirrors multifaceted office design new website layout closet os video task lighting Closet Organizing Systems Awards 2015-2016 bathroom under stairs Best of Houzz Design Award 2016 closet design full length vertical drape small windows create zones with design shoe fences pantry de-clutter Home Office Winning Design beautiful custom storage solutions pull out mirror master closet design reduce clutter in home vacuum cleaner multi-use office entryway Best Of Houzz 2015 Customer Service Award melamine textures custom storage solutions gift wrapping counter top contrasting cabinetry incandescent and compact fluorescent how to use contrasting color in room designs reduce clutter vanities spring closet cleaning multi-use office reorganize clutter Best of Houzz Service Award 2016 garage organization Angies List 2014 Super Service Award Closets Magazine "Finding America's Best Rated Closets Companies" pop of color interior design Kids Room Ideas for Playroom and Bedroom dressing room Carrie Bradshaw shoe closet boutique size walk in closet closet master closet adult and child locker storage office organization open shelving for shoes closet os awards create illusion of more space with mirrors organized closet mahogany melamine look home office design Old World Charm Closet custom cabinets closet organizing systems video pantry storage options multi-purpose storage entryway storage closet lighting mirror placement in design garage shelving closet accent lighting closet organization systems awards cover up computer and lighting wires ways to eliminate clutter in kitchen cabinets custom garage design solutions Zillow Digs closet organization luxurious home office spaces gift wrapped storage station mail station Laundry Room/Mudroom utilize pantry space shoe closet design tips multi-functional entryway staircase sleeping nook fold-out ironing board pantry organization tips Angies List 2015 Super Service Award media storage solutions pullout media cabinets attic storage ideas multi-function furniture interior design trends cordless lighting fixtures Hafele LED drawer lighting build in storage 2014 home decorating ideas utilize space under staircase multifaceted office space contemporary closets LIT from Keeler eliminate electronic cable clutter angled closets closet shoe organization colorful children's space organization Walnut Office Wall Unit contrasting laundry room closet divided by wood tone colors organize shared closet space designing with mirrors under the stairs storage laundry basket storage closet remodeling comtemporary closet design Elegant White Master Closet angies list super service awards hiding wires with design hiding fuse box in closet creative custom closet design Home Organizing Tips drying racks garage design ambient lighting makeup vanities Best Of Houzz 2015 Design Award man cave updates custom wall units home office custom bulit-in media center Master Closet Winning Design multi-functional office and storage bedroom wall unit cedar backed closet organizing tips closet geometry elegant prints fro home cleaning supply storage attic closet solutions kids' closets award winning garage laundry area with sink and chute balancing angled closet design shelving and storage under the stairs maximize closet storage remote controlled lighting
closetos best of houzz design award 2015
closetos best of houzz service award 2015
closetos angies list award
closetos top shelf awards
ClosetOS Zillow Digs