Whether you buy in bulk to save money on your grocery bill or you're a survivalist planning for the eventual zombie apocalypse, long-term food storage is likely a top-of-mind issue. To maximize the shelf life of dry goods, it's best to store them in a cool space like a basement. However, if your home doesn't have a basement and you don't have enough space inside your house, you can convert your garage into a viable food storage facility.
If you're like most homeowners, you probably use your garage for storage as much as you do for parking. After all, there is typically plenty of room against the walls and in the corners for boxed mementos, seasonal clothing, holiday accessories, and important family photos. But it can be tough to protect all of your stored belongings from mold and mildew exposure in a drafty space like the garage. Here's how to provide the protection your things need to maintain a healthy condition throughout the years: