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5 Different Types of Garage Appliances

What is the biggest headache in your garage? Is it the clutter? Or do you have that under control? Is it having to leave the garage every time you need a cool glass of water or a cup of coffee? While this may seem like a problem of luxury to some, it can be a concentration killer for many. When you’re working in the garage, you’re in the zone. We get it. So why not have everything you need all in one place and not have to leave the garage for hours?

Having a garage full of appliances you use on a regular basis not only makes work-time easier, but it also declutters your house. Some of the appliances you have inside, you can easily store in your garage, making more room inside your home. So what are the must-have garage appliances? There are many small appliances to choose from when outfitting your garage. Read on to learn more.


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A Garage Ready Refrigerator

Having a garage fridge means more food storage when things start to overflow inside your kitchen refrigerator. It’s also a nice place to keep cold drinks and snacks for the kids. What options are there for a garage refrigerator? You can either go compact for full-size, depending on how much room you have in your garage. Here is one compact option.

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Midea Stainless Steel Compact Refrigerator

Midea 3.1 Cu. Ft. Compact Refrigerator, WHD-113FSS1 - Stainless Steel

Keep everything cold with this compact refrigerator from Midea. It comes complete with both a fridge and freezer section for ample storage for snacks, frozen treats, and produce. Just reach over and grab a cold one without having to trudge to the kitchen, tracking in dirt and debris.

The product boasts storage racks for cans, a crisper drawer, and durable glass shelves. Set the temperature to what you like and take advantage of the manual defrost setting for easy cleaning. It’s also quieter than most brands.

Garage Sink

Don’t skip a beat when getting things done in the garage when you have a sink to wash your hands, paintbrushes, clothing, and other items. Garage sinks are typically deep to keep paint and other chemicals from splashing all over the place. They’re also perfect for filling buckets, watering plants, and any task that requires a deep sink. Here is one popular choice.

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Bonnlo Stainless Steel Utility Sink with Drainboard

Bonnlo 304 Stainless Steel Utility Sink with Drainboard Commercial Sink for Laundry Room, Backyard, Garages - Inner Tub Size 18"L x 16" W x 9"D

Durable and heavy-duty, this stainless steel utility sink is deep and comes with a drainboard, making it twice as convenient. The perfect size and structure for your garage, this garage sink boasts strong, adjustable legs, and it’s easy to put together. Since the product is made for commercial use, you can expect a few surface imperfections.

Coffee Maker

Whether you prefer a Keurig or a more old fashioned type of coffee maker, having one in the garage saves you a trip or two. The garage is also a great place to store small appliances when not in use. For coffee lovers, there are more than a few options out there, including these.

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Gevi 12 Cup Coffee Machine

Gevi Espresso Machines 20 Bar Fast Heating Automatic Cappuccino Coffee Maker with Foaming Milk Frother Wand for Espresso, Latte Macchiato, 1.2L Removable Water Tank, 1350W, White

Make a cup or a full pot in your garage with this handy coffee maker. It will fit easily among other small appliances on a shelf or tucked away behind a garage cabinet. The machine is programmable, easy to clean in your garage sink, and will keep your coffee warm for hours.

Keurig K-Classic Coffee Maker

Keurig K-Classic Coffee Maker, Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Brewer, 6 to 10 Oz. Brew Sizes, Black

Make a cup at a time in your garage with this Keurig coffee maker that brews the most popular sized k-cups. The reservoir holds 40 ounces of water, giving you 6 full cups of coffee.

Garage Freezer

Ever go to take a frozen piece of meat out of the freezer and another one wedges loose and lands on your toe? Face it, your freezer is probably overflowing. To combat this, add a deep freezer to your list of garage appliances. Here is one to check out.

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Northair Chest Freezer

Northair Chest Freezer - 7 Cu Ft with 4 Removable Baskets - Reach In Freezer Chest - Quiet Compact Freezer - 7 Temperature Settings - White

It may be out of the way, but you still want it quiet. The Northair Chest Freezer is as quiet as they come and it has ample storage for bulk items. The product boasts low energy consumption and an adjustable thermostat.

Washer and Dryer

You need ample room to fold and store the laundry and if you don’t have a dedicated laundry room in your house, consider making that spot in the garage. Keeping a washer and dryer, even full size, in the garage cuts back on the clutter in your home. And while you’re folding laundry, have a cup of coffee or a cold drink from your garage fridge. Consider this option.

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GE Compact Front Load Washer and Dryer Combo

GE GFW148SSMWW 24 Inch Compact Front Load Washer with 2.5 cu. ft. Capacity, 14 Wash Cycles, 1400 RPM, Steam Cycle, Plugs into Dryer or Wall in White

It may be compact, but it gets the job done. This GE appliance boasts a 24 front load washer with steam. It also features an internal water heater.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you store kitchen appliances in the garage?

Yes. Small kitchen appliances can easily be stored on shelves in your garage. Larger items, like a washer and dryer, can also be stored, provided you have the room.

What are the basic home appliances?

Basic home appliances include a refrigerator, stove, microwave, coffee maker, sink, washer, dryer, and dishwasher.

What are the best appliances for a garage? The garage is a great place to store small appliances, like a coffee maker. It’s also a good place for a refrigerator, deep freezer, washer and dryer, and deep sink.

Can laundry detergent be stored in a garage?

Yes. Laundry detergent can be stored on a shelf in the garage.

Can you put a kitchen in a garage?

Yes. You can convert a garage into a kitchen.

What is an appliance garage?

An appliance garage is a contraption that houses small kitchen appliances behind closed doors.

Is it legal to convert a garage into a room?

Yes, as long as you stay within building code requirements set by your local government.

Can you store kitchen appliances in the garage during the winter?

This depends on how cold it gets. If you store appliances in your garage during the winter and you experience a freezing temperature, your appliances could freeze.

Can you store paint in your garage?

Yes. You can store paint on a shelf in the garage.

Will converting garage add value?

If the renovation is done well and legally, it can add value to your home.

Do you need planning permission to turn a garage into a room?

In most cases, no. However, it’s always best to check with zoning and coding laws.

Do refrigerators work in the garage?

Yes. However, they will need to be maintained during the winter to prevent freezing.

Should you put a freezer in the garage?

Putting a freezer in the garage is a great way to store extra or bulk frozen foods, like meat and vegetables.

How can you hide your kitchen appliances?

You can choose to store them in the garage or purchase a garage appliance to keep them out of sight on your kitchen counter.

What makes a good top freezer refrigerator?

Top freezer refrigerators are known for longevity. The best ones are the ones that last the longest and have thermostat control.

How can you hide your appliances?

You can hide your appliances out of sight in the garage or with a garage appliance.

Is it ok to mix white and stainless steel appliances?

That depends. If you mix appliance styles in the kitchen, you’re likely to lower your home’s value. However, a mix of styles in the garage is acceptable as this is typically not a living space.

What should not be stored in a garage?

Some things that should not be stored in a garage include propane tanks, fresh food, clothing, and bedding.

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