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The warmer weather is here and when you’re spending more time on your backyard patio hosting BBQs and movie nights under the stars, it’s time to hide the clutter with an outdoor storage box.
While you love your belongings, you’ll want an outdoor storage box to make room for more people and hide the less decorative items like leaf blowers, firewood, and pool toys.
When it comes to outdoor storage boxes, the choice is yours. From a large outdoor storage box to a small one, there are ways to store all sorts of outdoor stuff in style. And don’t worry about the weather—a waterproof outdoor storage box can withstand heavy downpours.
Here are 12 outdoor storage boxes to organize your messy patio.
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1. Keter Brightwood deck box
This outdoor storage container doubles as a bench. It can hold 120 gallons, which makes for numerous pool toys, lots of garden supplies, or an entire table with seat cushions and tablecloths.
The box is water, UV, and rust resistant, which reviewers love. It is also lockable to keep your items safe. You can easily move the box due to its recessed handles, or leave it in place to create up to two extra seats on your patio.
$180 at Walmart
2. Suncast Outdoor 22 Gallon Resin Deck Box with Seat
This small storage box is perfect for those with small outdoor spaces or someone looking for a box that could double as a side table. The trash can offers enough space to store outdoor bedding, pillows or barbecue accessories.
The outer resin material is water and UV resistant for up to five years, but you can also use this bin in a garage or gazebo. When closed, the square storage box can act as a side table for food and drinks, or serve as an extra seat.
$55 at Walmart
3. Palm Harbor outdoor wicker basket
The West Elm Palm Harbor Wicker Storage Basket will add style to your outdoor space while freeing up space. Stash items like toys and tools in this easy-to-open storage bin.
The bin’s exterior is made of UV-resistant resin mesh, and the legs provide enough buoyancy so you can still clean under the bin. This outdoor storage box is not waterproof so it would be best placed on a porch or under a pergola.
$159 at West Elm
4. Costway 47 Gallon Acacia Wood Deck Storage Bin
This stylish outdoor storage box is made from acacia wood and can hold up to 355 pounds of gardening tools, exercise equipment and kids’ outdoor toys.
The hinged lid makes it easy to load your outdoor mess into this roomy bin that measures 45 inches long, 16 inches wide, and 15 inches high.
It’s a stylish take on a traditional plastic outdoor storage box that you can also use as an extra seat when not in active use.
$170 at Walmart
5. Keter Circa Round Deck Box
Keter’s 37-gallon deck box is constructed of weather-resistant resin. Polypropylene construction helps resist rusting, peeling and denting so you can enjoy this round waterproof outdoor storage box for many seasons to come.
It comes in two colors, brown and black, and is ideal for storing outdoor couch cushions and cushions. Use as an extra seat or place between two Adirondack chairs to use as an outdoor coffee table.
$150 at Amazon
6. Barton Outdoor 51 Gallon Deck Box
A compact outdoor storage box, this UV-resistant option has a 22-gallon interior for smaller outdoor accessories like grilling tools, pool supplies, and extension cords. The wood-look texture is made of weather-resistant resin that withstands seasons of sun, rain, and other types of exposure to the outside elements.
$90 at Walmart
7. Rubbermaid mini deck box
This outdoor storage box is small enough for apartment balconies and other compact outdoor spaces. Made in the USA from durable resin, this box features double wall construction to protect your favorite outdoor items like gardening gloves and bags of bird seed.
This mini deck storage box is ideal for use in hot weather and is UV resistant, as well as cold weather as it is said to be crack resistant in cold temperatures.
$40 at Amazon
8. Keter Solana storage bench
This 70-gallon outdoor bench is weather-resistant and has built-in storage. Sometimes sitting on a storage box isn’t the most comfortable or accessible idea, so a bench with a backrest is a wonderful alternative.
The seat of the bench can be raised for easy access to items such as cushions, blankets, garden accessories or lawn games. Made from weather-resistant, wood-look polypropylene, the bench is a space-saving option for patios and porches alike.
$95 at Walmart
9. Volume side table with square storage for outdoor use
This outdoor side table from West Elm is rustic, minimalist, weathered and practical at the same time. The flat top is perfect for playing, styling with plants, or storing food and drinks. The top lifts up for internal storage, but the stylish design makes it look more like a table than a storage box.
Made from sustainably sourced wood and available in three beach-inspired shades, the bin is sure to match your style.
$399 at West Elm
10. Cosco Home Deck Box
This handy outdoor storage box can hold up to 180 gallons, making it one of the largest on this list. It is ideal for storing your outdoor accessories and is great next to a pool as it is water resistant.
The lid can be locked to keep out animals or intruders, as well as wind or rain. The tan, wood-like exterior is stylish and practical for any climate.
$173 at Wayfair
11. Outdoor Rubbermaid resin storage shed
Although this Rubbermaid resin model is listed as a storage shed, it also functions as a flip-top trash can and takes up just as much space. The design of this storage solution is not only waterproof and lockable, but also has two levels. Keep the front doors closed and use the shelves to stack and store various items. Or open it and leave the lid down for front access.
This outdoor storage box is versatile, has two tiers of space and can store things like cleaning supplies and deck cushions separately to keep everything neatly organized in one place.
$310 at Amazon
12. Suncast resin outdoor storage bench
This outdoor storage bench will add extra space to your patio. The seat raises and offers 31 gallons of storage capacity with a snap-on lid.
The design has no openings, so you can safely store pillows and more without worrying about water or sun damage.
$99 at Walmart
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