In the garden you know that the tools, as well as the accessories, such as blankets, cushions, etc. They cannot be outdoors. Especially if you want them to last over time. Also, they can be easily lost. Therefore, having a garden chest will not only help you store and maintain the state of your things; you will also have everything organized.
But What garden chest is the most suitable? How do we have to buy one? We are going to talk to you about the keys to choosing one and we will show you varieties so that you have a choice.
Table of Contents
- 1 Top 1. The best garden chest
- 2 Selection of garden chests
- 3 Garden chest buying guide
- 4 Where to buy?
Top 1. The best garden chest
- It has wheels to transport it.
- Capacity of 270 liters.
- Made of 65% recycled material.
- Broken pieces.
- Low quality.
Selection of garden chests
Discover a selection of chests among which may be the one you have been looking for for a long time (or the one you have discovered that solves your problems).
Keter City Box Chest, Wood Effect, 44 x 58 x 55 cm
Made of 100% recyclable polypropylene. Its capacity is 113 liters and it is ideal for storing terrace accessories or tools.
VOUNOT Plastic Storage Box for Garden
Made of polypropylene, it has a capacity of 310 litres. Is Treated to be preserved even outdoors and has integrated handles and wheels to transport it.
Keter Eden Garden Bench – Outdoor Storage Bench
In this case it is not in itself a garden chest, but a furniture with storage. However, the chest part is below. Its capacity is 265 liters and it is made of plastic.
LIFETIME 60089 – Ultra-resistant garden trunk
Made of plastic and with a 440 liter capacity, This chest has a top opening and rigid panels.
It has steel hinges and a controlled closure to prevent knocks.
There is another model of 570 liters.
Keter Store It Arc – Outdoor Garden Shed
It has the advantage that not only opens the lid, but also has front doors for easy opening and loading of heavier items.
It is made of resin and has a capacity of 1200 litres.
Garden chest buying guide
If you are already thinking about spring, summer and everything you need in the garden but you don't want to have to search for where you left it or go in and out of the house to get it, what you need is a garden chest.
And how to buy it? We give you some keys.
The first thing you need to know is the size. That is, if you want it big or small. this normally It depends on the space you have in your house or garden. But you can also consider different designs.
For example, you have garden furniture with storage space that can work well as chests.
In general, all chests, whatever material they are, They will be treated to withstand inclement weather. However, it is true that there are different materials and each one with its pros and cons.
Specifically, you have:
- Steel. It is perhaps one of the safest because it is anticorrosive (it will last a long time) and fireproof (it is safe). As a drawback we will tell you that it weighs a lot.
- Aluminum. It is much lighter and also fire retardant and anti-corrosive. In addition, its price is cheaper.
- Wood. Although you need to apply a treatment every year to avoid inclement weather, it is true that being so decorative draws attention.
- Resin. This does not need any type of treatment and there are models that imitate wood. It is weather resistant.
- synthetic rattan It has the downside that you have to prevent the sun's rays from falling on it because it will deteriorate easily.
Another aspect to consider, although not very relevant, is the color. That is, what color do you want your chest to be. Depending on which one you choose, you could have variety in colors. What is this for? Well, to combine with other elements such as the furniture or the general decoration of the garden (because you want to put it on the terrace or to blend in with the plants.
Finally you have the price and this will depend a lot on the above. Actually, in the market you can find chests from 33 euros (sometimes less) and more than 200 euros. It just depends on which one suits you best.
Where to buy?
Now that you know what are the keys on which you should base your purchase, the next step is to know where to buy a garden chest.
In case you don't know, this one can be find in many stores, at very different prices. So pay attention and we will tell you about some of the stores.
Amazon has the advantage that, by opening up to other sellers and stores to sell their products, it increases its catalog. We are not going to tell you that it has many, because it would not be like that, but you will be able to see variety and thus find the one you are looking for.
In Alcampo, as a garden chest, we have only found one model, at least online. That does not mean that the stores have only one product; they might have more so our advice is to ask.
Quite the opposite occurs at Bauhaus. has many different models, which you can find from 33 euros. It is mainly about trunks and cabinets, but many of the elements that come out in their search are chests.
In Bricomart we have not found proper garden chests. Have boxes and containers, but not a chest which is something more elegant and showy.
That does not mean that it is not a seasonal product and that, when spring and summer approach, they begin to have variety.
In Carrefour something similar to Amazon happens. They have also opened up to other stores to sell through them, so their catalog increases.
Yes, take into account the price and the waiting time, because they are two very important factors. You should always compare with other stores in case it would be cheaper in one of them.
We are not going to tell you that in Ikea you will find many models because it is not like that. In the search for a garden chest, although we have found many results, the truth is that they have come out very few products related to a garden chest.
Have you already found your favorite garden chest?