Outdoor Storage Furniture
When you have pool toys, BBQ tools, yard tools or cushions to store when not in use, finding the right Outdoor Storage Furniture will give you extra seating and piece of mind when finding that right storage solution for your goods.
None of these benches are completely waterproof, some are water-resistant, they will keep your goods dry in mild conditions. Some will not keep your goods dry at all, just out of sight.
Look at the details of each of these storage benches to see what will work for your budget and storage needs.
Keter Eden Outdoor Resin Storage Bench
Price when the article was written: $109
This bench with a back for comfort will come in two colors a beige or brown, both will have a brown seat or lid. The beige with brown seat provides a great contrasting color combination.
The bench will be 54.5 inches long, 23.5 inches deep and 32.8 inches tall at the to of the back. The storage area will be 50.4 inches long, 19.7 inches deep and 15 inches tall.
This bench will support an impressive 770 pounds of weight on the seat. These will be two very big adults. The lid has a latch for locking to secure your goods that are stored.
Some assembly will be required, tools are included in the hardware pack. This is a very nice looking bench that will keep your goods dry except in the most extreme conditions. It is not water-proof, it will be weatherproof when the lid is secured.
- Two-color choices
- Holds 770 pounds for seating
- Provision for a lock
- Boxey look
- Squared off, the seat, back, and arms not very comfortable
Rubbermaid Patio Storage Bench, Olive & Sandstone
Price when the article was written: $142.04
This bench is made from a resin material that has two colors, tan for the middle and dark brown for the bench arms. An arched back with an open design will give this bench its look.
The bench will be 48 inches wide, 25 inches deep and 36 inches tall at the top of the arch. Inside storage, size is 39 inches wide, 10 inches deep and 14 inches tall. The seat will hold 400 pounds, two average-sized adults.
This bench will have some good looks and an average storage room. It will work well for those wanting the great looks of the bench with a little storage out of the weather.
- Good at keeping things dry
- Seat holds up to 400 pounds
- Two-tone color scheme
- Plastic material does not hold up well in bright sunlight
- The arched back, flat seat is not very comfortable
Keter Westwood 150 Gallon Resin Storage Bench
Price when the article was written: $122.31
Made of a resin material that has a wood grain finish look that makes this bench look like it is made from wood. This will give it a rich look of wood with the durability of plastic.
If you are looking for a dry storage bench, this would be my choice, the slate look top is solid and will not let moisture indirectly. Not completely waterproof, this storage bench will keep your stuff dry in most outdoor conditions.
The bench is larger than most in this article at 61 inches long, 28.5 inches deep and 25.4 inches tall. Internal dimensions are 56 inches long, 24.5 inches deep and 22.8 inches tall, it will hold a lot of your pool toys, cushions or yard equipment.
The bench will hold a whopping 660 pounds of seating weight, more than two average large adults. The lid can be locked with a small padlock for storage safety. The lid will have pistons to hold open when needed for getting your things out.
This bench will work well for those who need larger storage solutions that will remain dry and can be locked. Great storage bench for the price.
- Seat holds up to 660 pounds
- Provision for locking lid
- Piston to hold up lid
- Looks like a box
- No back or arms
- Holds out moisture with solid lid
Better Homes & Gardens Camrose Farmhouse Bench with Wicker Storage Box
Price when the article was written: $104.99
A little different with a steel powder-coated frame for the bench and a wove resin wicker drawer for storage. This will give little protection from the outdoor elements as the seat is just a slate design open to the top of the drawer.
This bench will look more like a standard park bench with the drawer underneath. The bench is 50.5 inches wide, 21.5 inches deep and 34 inches tall. The storage box will be 47 inches wide, 17 inches deep and 10.5 inches tall.
Seat height will be 16 inches tall. Seat capacity is a light 250 pounds, not as much as others in this article. The total weight of this empty bench is 48 pounds.
This storage bench would work for those who have a cover over the area where it will sit.
- Slideout drawer for storage
- Can be used without drawer
- Powder-coated steel frame
- Little protection from weather
- Heavier at 48 pounds
- Seat only rated for 250 pounds
Suncast 50 Gallon Resin Patio Storage Bench
Price when the article was written: $99.01
A rather plain-looking bench with a little storage under the seat will give you plenty of room for pool toys or other yard items that do not require storage out of the elements. The resin plastic works well in most cases, it will not be totally dry in wet conditions.
This storage bench will be 52.75 inches wide, 21 inches deep and 34.5 inches tall at the back of the arch. Internal storage will be 47.75 inches wide, 17.5 inches deep and 16.5 inches tall.
Assembly will be easy as it just snaps together with no tools needed. The seat will hold 450 of weight for when you need it for extra seating. A cushion of 46 inches long, 17 inches deep and thickness that your butt desires will give you extra seating comfort. It will weigh 27 pounds empty, so it will be easy to move when needed.
- Snaps together, no tools needed
- Lightweight, easy to move
- Slated wood look
- Plain looking
- Resin plastic does not do well in bright sunshine
Suncast Resin Wicker Bench
Price when the article was written: $169
With panels that have the look of resin wicker, this bench is very durable. In a choice of three colors, dark brown, white or tan, you can match with most outdoor decors. Add some of your cushions and you can enjoy hours of sitting and then put the cushions away for the next time.
At 47 inches wide, 29.75 inches deep and 35.5 inches high at the back, this bench will be about average-sized. Cushion size would be 44 inches long and 19 inches deep, thickness will depend on your butt comfort needs. The seat will be 17 inches off the ground and support 450 pounds.
Inside storage will be 23 gallons of room. Internally it will be 41 inches wide, 18 inches deep and slop from 8 inches high at the front to 6 inches high at the rear of the storage compartment. The total weight of this bench empty is about 50 pounds.
- Made of resin material
- Has the look of woven wicker
- Three color choices
- Looks like plastic
- The sloped seat will make you slide to the back
Danica Wicker Storage Bench
Price when the article was written: $129.33
This backless bench will have a woven resin wicker finish. Arms on each end will give it the Cleopatra look and some style. The seat is arched on the top to help repel water.
Not as big as some others in this article at 42.5 inches wide, 17.75 inches deep and 17.25 inches tall with a seat height of 14 inches. It will weigh only 18 pounds. No capacity for the seat was given, this bench would only work for the lightest people to use as a bench.
No assembly will be required for this bench. It will look great for those who like the wicker look and do not need a big storage solution.
- No assembly required
- Resin Wicker finish
- No back on the bench
- Only 47 inches wide
- Arms do not support arms very well
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What type of bench works for me
When looking at Outdoor Storage Furniture, I like the Keter Eden model that comes in two color combinations. This will keep your goods dry, offer a great weight limit for seating and looks good. Your needs may not be the same as mine, your favorite storage bench may not be the one I like.
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