After: Up, Up, and Away
The fact that it holds random objects is what makes a garage so useful, so you don’t have to ditch everything. But you should aim to get everything off the floor. A fresh coat of paint (blue, because Joe is a Yankees and Giants fan) and a functional floor plan make the space inviting. Chip gave the pegboard a face-lift and created a pseudo area rug from plastic floor tiles to designate a work zone.
To buy: Aura Interior Paint in Bayberry Blue 790, $68 a gallon, benjaminmoore.com. Perfection floor tiles, $80 for eight, hayneedle.com.