Joanna Labbe Outdoor Storage & Cabinet July 11th, 2018 - 00:36:19
The best way to enjoy the beauty of your landscape efforts is to install a comfortable place to sit. Having somewhere to relax while spending time outside is a luxury that anyone can enjoy. There are several types of benches to choose from and one that becoming more and more popular is an outdoor storage bench. Strategic Placement. An outdoor storage bench puts an end to clutter while offering a place to sit. Many people place their benches in strategic locations to make their outdoor lives more convenient.
They are also lightweight which makes them easy to move no matter their size as well as inexpensive. Unfortunately they also tend to fade when exposed to the sun over a length of time. Fiberglass can also become unstable when enduring rapid temperature shifts which can lead to cracking and splitting. One of the more attractive options for outdoor storage boxes is wood. Wood boxes are generally treated to withstand the elements and may cost a little more but are usually the most appealing option from a design standpoint.
Metal outdoor storage sheds are another common inexpensive option. These sometimes come fully assembled but you can also buy do it yourself kits for them if youd prefer. Metal has a tendency to get dents in it over time and it rusts with prolonged exposure to various weather conditions. Because of this a similar style of storage sheds is growing in popularity but these use vinyl instead of metal.
While exposure to sunlight can bleach wood some people actually like that look so it isnt a huge issue but durability can be. Despite careful waterproofing wood remains highly porous and can still be damaged by water over time. Another option for outdoor storage is aluminum or wrought iron. Wrought iron is most often used in the garden and can be quite decorative. It is extremely durable able to endure rain snow or sun but it is also extremely heavy making it very difficult to move.