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Clean Sweep: Do-It-Yourself Strategies from Garage-Storage Pros

Make room for the cars and corral the clutter with DIY strategies from the garage-storage pros.

By Sarah Stebbins

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Kids' Catchall

The Coles chose a basic shelving unit to house toys and gear belonging to Charlie, 13, and Katie, 10. This rack has a place for bats or other sports equipment such as hockey or lacrosse sticks, and a snap-on bag that's a handy holder for tennis balls, Frisbees, and the like. But any durable shelves will do—combine them with a bat-and-ball rack and hang a drawstring bag.

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