I work with an old truck a lot and most of the parts are greasy, dusty and heavy. Old cars are mostly sheet-metal and iron so they have rust on the and you sometimes need a shelf that can hold a couple hundred pounds.
A few months ago I was rebuilding an engine on a 79' Ford pickup and had the entire thing dissasembled on my work bench. Eventually I have to place them on a strudy shelf in my garage. So I went over to Lowes and found a great steel shelf unit that was welded together and was able to hold about 1500 pounds on each shelf. It was perfect since I tend to bang things around and needed something that could stand up to years of likely abuse.
Garage storage units and shelves can really clean up a space and make it more functional and easy to work in. After a few days I could not think how I managed without this shelf unit.
If you're looking for garage storage, then Lowes is worth checking out. Lowes carries a nice selection of garage storage systems by HyLoft, ClosetMaid and Muscle Rack. You can find a wide range of different shelving units such as ceiling mounted garage shelves, industrial steel shelves and bracket shelving. All of these shelves are very durable and sturdy, and made to handle heavy loads.
If you have a small garage, however you have plenty of things to store in it, then it can be very practical to use racks and ceiling mounted shelves. Suddenly you have a lot more storage space that was neglected previously. These products from Lowes feature useful designs and durable materials, which makes them perfect for a garage! So no matter what, Lowes is a great store to visit if you're looking for automotive tools or equipment. Their selection is adequate, however their prices are affordable and they carry a nice variety of well known quality brands.
HyLoft 2-Shelf Wall Storage System
"Storage systems help you make the most of your wasted wall space. Stores up to 400 lbs. per shelf. Multiple units connect easily. Low-profile brackets save space. Fast, easy one-person installation. All hardware for installation included"
HyLoft Adjustable Ceiling-Mounted Garage Shelf
"Provides over 30 cu. ft. of storage space. Holds 250 lbs.. Keeps valuables off the floor. Easy to install. Lifetime warranty"
ClosetMaid 84" Maxload Standard
"1 standard. Hooks onto hang track. Easy to install"
Muscle Rack Industrial Duty Welded Steel Shelving
"Industrial strength for maximum capacity. Ideal for garage, office or warehouse. Max 1,500 lbs. per shelf. Assembles in minutes without tools. Expandable using common posts. Black textured finsh conceals dirt and grime"
These garage shelves can be found at lowes.com