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Darcy Gordon Outdoor Storage January 14th, 2020 - 13:53:08
The type of outdoor storage boxes you choose will depend on what you need to store and what the climate is like where you live. Outdoor boxes will generally have to withstand lengthy exposure to the sun as well as other elements like rain wind and even snow. Waterproofing is a major concern as you dont want either the box or its contents to be ruined by water damage. Generally plastic and fiberglass offer the best waterproofing allowing them to withstand even the most extreme elements.
Rubbermaid offers patio benches and deck boxes that range from 2.6 cubic feet to 16 cubic feet. These boxes open wide so that you can easily access your stored goods. The boxes are stable and also function reliably as spare seating with Rubbermaids double-walled construction. Some of the patio benches come formed with armrests and back support for a more patio furniture look to disguise your storage.
They are also lightweight which makes them easy to move no matter their size as well as inexpensive. Unfortunately they also tend to fade when exposed to the sun over a length of time. Fiberglass can also become unstable when enduring rapid temperature shifts which can lead to cracking and splitting. One of the more attractive options for outdoor storage boxes is wood. Wood boxes are generally treated to withstand the elements and may cost a little more but are usually the most appealing option from a design standpoint.
Because Rubbermaids products are made from an all-weather resin you do not have to be concerned with splintering on any of the areas you would be sitting or handling. You can leave these benches out in the sun rain and wind all year for many many years without being concerned about fading or rot. The colors are neutral and fit well with multiple styles of patio decor. Medium to Large Outdoor Storage.
If you need lots of storage for your holiday decorations-as well as extra seating space outside-take a look at the Extended Deck Box with Seat. This handsome container offers a 129 gallon capacity so you can pack it full of your treasured wooden yard decorations or holiday throw pillows. A removable storage tray inside makes it even more valuable. The top is 54 inches wide generous enough to seat two or three people comfortably. And the size of this handy storage unit makes it a perfect divider for your deck.
Clutter is not secluded to the household. It is easy to accumulate outdoor tools that will need a specific place to be stored. Outdoor storage benches are the perfect solution to outdoor clutter. Wood or Plastic. Trying to choose between a wooden and a plastic model can be tough. Each material has several beautiful bench styles to choose from. When comparing the two benches many people find that a plastic outdoor storage bench is better for their needs. Plastic benches need minimal upkeep a simple hose down or wipe down generally does the job.