Top Tips for Organising Your Workshop

If you've ever worked in a messy workshop, you'll know how time-consuming, frustrating and potentially dangerous it can be.  

So to help you start your next project in a more organised workshop, we've put together our best workshop organisation hacks using VELCRO® Brand products. 

Take a look and if you have any workshop organisation tips of your own, share them with us in the comments!

How to organise your workshop

How to Organise Your Workshop

Workshop tool organisation

Tools are the most likely items to clutter your workshop so it's important to create a dedicated place for tool storage. 

Try and make the most of wall space by mounting a tool rack on the wall with VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Tape. It's a great way to create extra storage space and make sure your tools are always on hand for when you need them. 

Workshop Organisation - Mount Tools on the Wall

Tools that you need to use regularly, like spirit levels, can be stuck to the wall with VELCRO® Brand Stick On Tape that make them easy to store away and peel off when you need them. 

Workshop Organisation - Spirit Level Storage

Workshop safety equipment

Safety equipment, like first aid kits and fire extinguishers, is an essential requirement in any workshop and for your own safety, it's important that it's easy to reach at all times. 

To make your first aid kit easy to reach at all times, fix it to the wall with VELCRO® Brand Stick On Tape. You'll be able to peel it off easily whenever you need it and stop it cluttering you workshop when it's not in use. (You can also use this tape to stick signage to the wall). 

Workshop Organisation - First Aid Kits and Signage

Fire extinguishers are a legal requirement for any workshop so to keeps yours in an easy-to-grab location, fix it to the wall with VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Tape that can hold up to 7kg per 50mm x 100mm strip.

Workshop Organisation - Mount Fire Extinguisher on the Wall


You never know when you'll need a pen so fix pen pots to the wall with VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Coins to store all your essential stationery. 

To avoid cluttering your workshop with written notes, you could even fix a whiteboard to the wall with VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Tape.

Workshop Organisation - Mount Pen Pot on the Wall

These heavy duty coins can hold up to 2kg per coin, which is ideal for holding up stationery pots.  

Workshop Organisation - Mount Pen Pot on the Wall

Need a calculator to hand? Stick it to the wall with VELCRO® Brand Stick On Tape and peel it off when you need it! 

Workshop Organisation - Calculator Storage Hack

Papers, letters and documents

Stop papers and documents cluttering your workshop by fixing a letter rack to the wall with VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Strips - another handy way to free your workspace of unnecessary clutter! 

Workshop Organisation - Letter Rack and Key Storage

Aprons, jackets and overalls

Don't let aprons, jackets and overalls clutter your workshop - an easy organisation tip is to fix a coat rack to the wall with FIX-PRO® Extreme Mounting Tape and hang them there!

Workshop Organisation Tips

Leave us a comment if you have any other workshop organisation or storage tips! And for more organisation ideas, stay on our blog! 


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