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We were able to narrow down the best plastic outdoor storage benches currently selling on Amazon to just 3 selections which should help you easily make a decision about which outdoor plastic storage bench is the best for you.
The first one on our list is hands down the biggest seller and an obvious choice if this is the style of storage bench you are looking for.
The second and third selections are more properly called plastic outdoor storage boxes rather than benches however they both have seating capacity. The second one is a much more popular seller than the third however the third one is in a very competitive category.
It should be noted that totally by coincidence the storage capacity increases as you go down the list. So our best plastic outdoor storage bench has less storage capacity then the others.
So let’s dive in see why these three outdoor plastic storage benches and boxes stand out from the rest…
Keter Eden 70 Gallon Storage Bench Deck Box for Patio Decor and Outdoor Seating, Brown
By far the best selling plastic outdoor bench with storage capacity on Amazon. This bench is very affordable and what you get for the price is true bang for buck. First let’s see how this very popular bench looks…
Now let’s look at some facts about this storage bench as provided by the thousands of customers who have left reviews and/or answered questions concerning this bench…
Is The Seat Height Right For You?
Customers report that the seat height is 18 inches with one customer very happy that it matches their table perfectly.
Is This Plastic Outdoor Storage Bench Waterproof?
As the bench is made from plastic it is waterproof. Customers report that this bench has stood up to heavy rain and everything stored inside has remained dry. However it is not sealed. So if you open the lid after rain and it has water on top it can run inside, So yes it is waterproof and will withstand rain just make sure you wipe the outside dry before reopening.
How Many People Can Sit On It?
This bench can seat 2 adults and has a capacity of 771 lbs.
How Comfortable Is It To Sit On?
Most agree it is comfortable to sit on for short periods. All advise that you should buy a cushion to make it more comfortable as it is plastic and the bench can also get very hot in the outdoor sun if you are using it in garden or pool area.
Does It Need A Cover When Not In Use Such As Winter Time?
This outdoor bench is designed to be durable and survive the elements. There is no need to cover the storage bench however if you want to you can use patio furniture covers to do so.
How Much Storage Does This Outdoor Bench Have?
The bench has 70 gallons storage capacity. Here are two overhead shots of the bench to show how it can be used and an example of what it can hold…
Customers report this outdoor bench has plenty of storage space. Comments include: It holds all everything for my pool, another says it stores all seven patio furniture covers, others say it is really seep and holds a lot, another person said it holds of all the kids baseball equipment, so it has plenty of storage capacity…
Where Can I Use This Plastic Storage Bench?
This is an outdoor storage bench so anywhere outdoors such as garden area, pool area, patio or deck. However you need to be aware that it absolutely must go on a flat surface.
Do You Have To Take The Lid Off To Store Things?
No. This bench has a hinged lid which makes it easy to lift up. It also has a spot midway at the front for a pad lock, so you secure things inside the bench with your own lock if you want to do so
Does This Bench Come Fully Assembled?
No. Assembly is required however most customers agree that it is easy to pout together in under 30 minutes.
All in all this plastic outdoor storage bench is a clear number 1 if you are looking for a great space saving and attractive looking garden, patio, pool or anywhere outdoors bench…
Keter Novel 90 Gallon Plastic Deck Storage Box, Grey/Black
This plastic outdoor storage box is another big seller on Amazon and while it is a box it can also double up as a bench that seats two people. First off here is a picture to see what it looks like…
Now let’s look at some of the facts about this plastic outdoor storage box as explained by the hundreds of customers who have left reviews and/or answered questions concerning this storage box…
Is It Water Proof?
Yes. Most customers have had no problems with water getting in it. Bare in mind that most use this storage box on their patio or deck and slightly under cover.
How Much Storage Capacity Does This Storage Box Have?
This outdoor storage box had 90 gallons capacity with customers reporting it is nice and deep with plenty of storage capability.
Is The Top Flat So It Can Be Used As A Table?
No the top is slightly curved and so would be no good as a table.
Can You Lock The Lid
Yes you can lock the lid with a padlock.
Can You Use This As A Sit On Bench
The answer is yes up to two people however customers report you would have be a light person to do so. Here is a picture with two people sitting on it…
All in all this outdoor storage plastic storage box is an ideal way to keep your outdoor entertaining items close to where they will be used and is ideal for your patio or deck areas. You could also place it at the end of a path or against a garden wall to create a peaceful place to sit…
KOOLWOOM Deck Box, 120-Gallon Patio Outdoor Plastic Storage Waterproof Brown
Our final choice from Amazon for the best plastic outdoor storage benches is this one. It is not as big a seller as the first two however it is the best for the this type of storage bench and is very highly rated bu customers. First let’s see what it looks like…
Let’s look at some facts about this storage box…
- This storage box can seat two people however they wouldn’t want to weigh much with a seating capacity of just 176 lbs.
- It can be locked but you will need to buy your own lock
- This deck box is waterproof
- This has a huge 120 gallon storage space which is the largest of all our choices and it holds a lot of stuff
This outdoor storage box fits in beautifully most outdoor decor…
Every plastic outdoor storage bench above ranks 4 stars or higher on Amazon and have plenty of customer reviews which are well worth reading before you make your final decision.
You may also be interested in our feature article: Different Types of Storage Benches
A lot depends on whether or not you like the style of the first one or not. If you do it’s a clear winner over the others but if you don;t like that style and you need more storage and have place on your patio, deck or in your garden area already in mind then the other two won’t let you down.
Happy plastic outdoor storage bench shopping!