The Top 5 Tool Organisers for 2018
(See below for comparison table and reviews.)
Anyone who works with tools should have a tool organiser to help keeping everything in order as easy as possible. Regardless of whether you are a weekend warrior or a professional tradesperson, a tool organiser allows you to carry your tools and have everything at your fingertips.
But every year we see a variety of brand new tool organisers come onto the market. This can make it be difficult to figure out which tool organiser is best for you and your particular situation.
Moreover, if you don’t know what you should be looking for in a good tool organiser, this can seem like an almost impossible process. But what exactly should you be looking for in a good tool organiser?
The first thing you need to consider is durability. Tool organisers are often filled to the brim. You should still be able to easily carry your tool organiser without worrying about the thing breaking.
There should also be a variety of pocket types. Even the most novice of DIY enthusiasts have a variety of tools and accessories they need to keep away from their traditional home on the garage floor. These pockets should be suitably sized for conventional tools.
Finally, your tool organiser should be easy to move around. There are a plenty of types available, so it really comes down to which one you prefer.
For example, some might have wheels while others will utilise handles and carriers. Whatever type of model you go for, transporting your organiser should be easy.
Finding a tool organiser that meets all these requirements does take a bit of time and effort. And who has time for that in today’s hectic world? This is why we have done the research for you to come up with our recommendations for the top five tool organisers of 2018.
So without further ado, these are the tool organisers you should be looking at if you are in the market to purchase one.
The Top 5 Tool Organisers for 2018A more in-depth review can be found below the comparison table.
|CLC Custom Leathercraft Bucket Pockets||* Tacked at stress points for extra protection|
* Lots of pockets
* Can be reinforced by fitting it inside a bucket
|* Some of the pockets can be a bit too small|
|Seville Classics Bin Rack Storage System||* Comes with bins of assorted sizes|
* Corrosion proof
* Locking wheels
|* Some shelves are flimsy
* Wheels make it difficult to clean
|VonHaus Wall Mounted DIY Garage Storage System||* Great for those with limited space|
* A selection of small, medium, and large bins
* Made from impact-resistant plastic
|* Difficult to mount bins due to weak tabs
* Is not portable
|Wall Control Pegboard Organiser||* Takes just minutes to install|
* Incredibly strong
* Accepts multiple hook types
|* Hooks do not hold well
* Tools like pliers fall off easily
|Keter New Masterloader Storage Solution||* Central locking system|
* Comes with wheels for portability
* Divider for separating small accessories
|* Plastic construction
* Just a single year warranty
This CLC creation uses some of the toughest material you are ever likely to find. Ballistic polyester is an extremely durable material that all but guarantees a tool organiser that will last for years.
It comes with 36 triple-row outside pockets and 25 double-row pockets on the inside. You will be able to store practically anything, and even the professional will find it difficult to fill each and every pocket.
You can even fit it inside a five-gallon bucket for extra strength and stability. Extra tacking at stress points further adds to the strength of this tool organiser.
- Tacked at stress points for extra protection
- A vast number of pockets
- Can be reinforced by fitting it inside a bucket
- Some of the pockets can be a bit too small
This tool organiser is reminiscent of many tool cabinets, but the Seville Classics Bin Rack Storage System is much more portable. It comes with 22 bins in three different sizes, so it’s capable of storing everything from large power tools to tiny screwdrivers.
You can move this tool organiser around using the attached four wheels. Two of them lock up, so there is no need to worry about accidents happening.
It also has a platinum epoxy finish, reducing the risk of any corrosion occurring. One of the few downsides, though, is that the wheels can make it difficult to keep the tool organiser clean.
- Comes with bins of assorted sizes
- Includes finish to prevent corrosion
- Locking wheels to keep it in place
- Some shelves are flimsy
- Wheels make it difficult to clean
This tool organiser comes in the form of a pegboard. For those who lack the space for a conventional organiser, this wall-mounted system can hold up to 44 pieces and comes with rounded and slotted hooks.
These two back panels allow you to organise the bins with ease. Depending on the layout of your workshop, this impact-resistant plastic will act as the perfect companion.
The big disadvantage though is this tool organiser is not portable, so it may limit its uses for many of those who prefer to have their tools with them at all times. Otherwise, it is a very useful piece of kit.
- Great for those with limited space
- Comes with a selection of small, medium, and large bins
- Made from impact-resistant plastic
- Difficult to mount bins due to weak tabs
- Is not portable
This other pegboard tool organiser offers a slight twist to the conventional pegboard. Its construction makes it an estimated 10 times stronger than the average pegboard.
It comes with a selection of slotted hooks, but it is also possible to use conventional hooks bought from other manufacturers. You can expect a much better quality of pegboard as it is made in the USA.
Some customers have reported that the given hooks do not hold well, and they have had better experiences with hooks bought separately.
- Only takes minutes to install
- Incredibly strong pegboard
- Accepts multiple hook types
- Hooks do not hold well
- Tools like pliers fall off easily
The Keter New Masterloader is a tool organiser that utilises a selection of compartmentalised bins. There is a central locking mechanism for when you need to take tools into public spaces. You can even place the given divider inside for more detailed organisation.
There are two removable bins on the lid and the wheels allow it to be transported directly to your work site.
However, some customers have reported that its plastic construction severely reduces the lifespan of this tool organiser. However, it is one of the cheapest options you are likely to come across, so you are still getting value for money.
- Central locking system for security
- Comes with wheels for portability
- Divider for separating small accessories
- Plastic construction makes it weak
- Provided warranty lasts for just a single year
These are our top five picks for tool organisers to purchase in 2018. Whether you are a professional or a hobbyist, you need to decide what your priorities are in a tool organiser. Not every feature is going to be relevant to your situation.
Now that you have all the facts, you can apply your personal circumstances to your decision. When you do that, you will soon see that this is not such a difficult decision after all.
Which tool organiser were you most impressed by?