Keter Westwood Plastic Deck Storage Container Box Review

The Keter Westwood container box is a product that is designed to store deck accessories and materials during bad weather or over the winter. The box is large and has a 150-gallon capacity. The lid of the gallon closes well and can be padlocked. The length of the product is 61” and height is 25.4”. The flat cover makes it suitable for use as a bench. The durable and strong composition of the box can handle the weight of 2 seated adults; aside from providing efficient storage, the box serves as extra seating for guests.

The storage box is weather resistant and comes with a stainless steel hinge that makes the top gently open and close. The Keter Westwood Plastic Deck Box is sealed tight and will keep water, insects, and dust from entering. The coating of the box is made of UV resin, which keeps the box resistant to melting and corrosion. The product can also be used as a coffee table when placed between lounge chairs on a deck.

Features

  • Made of quality UV protected resin
  • Heavy duty in all types of weather
  • Has length of 61”
  • Height of product is 25.4”
  • 150-gallon capacity
  • Exterior is imitation wood panel
  • Lid is flat and securely closes
  • Can be secured with a padlock
  • Easy to assemble

Summary

This is a storage container box that has so many uses, and it will remain intact after years of service. The look of the product is neat, and will compliment patio or indoor furnishings.

Advantages

The Keter Westwood Plastic Deck Storage Container Box is a well-constructed box that provides a large storage space. The box has a capacity of 150 gallons, so you can store items such as patio cushions, pillows, and blankets. The lid of the box closes securely and keeps items dry and safe.

Insects and termites will not be able to chew through the plastic. The box can be left outdoors and withstand rain, heat, and snow; there is no need to move the box back indoors during rainy days.

The box is durable and has a long service life. The product is made of high-quality resin and will not melt or become distorted. The plastic is also not susceptible to cracking or chipping.

The hinges are well placed and heavy duty, which will keep the top and body intact; the hinges are more superior to those of boxes that are just fastened together. The structure is well-assembled and it can serve as a bench for 2 adults.

The double walls of the product help in keeping the box in place and well-balanced even when holding a full load and acting as a seat.

The box is easy to assemble and comes with easy-to-follow instructions. Users of any skill will be able to put the product together. The product comes complete with accessories and does not need additional parts.

Once the product is put together, the top should be easily to open and give you full access to the box. Average assembly time takes half an hour; you don’t need to use power tools and installation can be done with the use of a screwdriver.

Aside from storage convenience, the box has a wood-like exterior that is decorative and compliments most patio furniture. The UV coating will not fade after years of use.

The product is intended to give a long service life and users should expect that the product will be dependable in any season. The product is good to use even in areas with extremely hot climate.

Disadvantages

The product is not meant to carry loads that exceed 150 gallons. If the weight capacity is exceeded, then the lower deck of the product will drop to the ground; the plastic flooring will form a U-shape.

The product is only intended for storing patio accessories, flatware or plastic ware, gardening tools or yard equipment. The box will not be able to hold if it is used to store grass cutters, large building equipment or iron tanks; the wooden base is thin and will not be able to support bulky and heavy machines. The product’s screws are too short, which complicates installation.

Verdict

The Keter Westwood Plastic Deck Storage Container Box is versatile and can be used outdoors and indoors. The big capacity of the box can fit materials such as patio accessories, cushions, and pillows. The plastic UV coating is smooth and the lid is secured by a stainless steel hinge. The Keter Westwood Plastic Deck Storage Container Box will able to withstand rain and snow, and will not rust or corrode when it gets wet.

The items inside the box are protected from rain and heat, as well as small insects. However, the product’s flooring is thin and has a tendency to sink if the box is stored with heavy materials. The box is only good for storing light materials. The screws of the product are too short and make installation difficult.