Do you have hidden dangers lurking in your garage? Professional organizer Marty Stevens-Heebner told the busy mom in the video above she sees plenty of red flags. Ladders that rest vertically can tip over and hurt someone. Instead, she said, place them horizontally on the ground. Stevens-Heebner also warned people about storing pet food in the garage. “It becomes a five-star restaurant for all kinds of little critters,” she said. Keeping items in a sealed box can keep pests away.