Plastic Storage Boxes
One of the best organizational tools in recent history is easily the plastic storage box. Many people refer to these as “Rubbermaid totes” or various other similar terms. They come in many shapes, colors, sizes, and prices. Depending on a consumer’s need, they vary in price from one dollar up to fifty dollars or more, depending on the size or specific intended use.
These totes can be an invaluable tool in neatly organizing nearly anything one can imagine. Not only are they handy, but they offer a sense of security the original, cardboard boxes cannot. They can prevent water damage, bug infestation, smoke stains, etc.
It’s also good to keep in mind that while colored plastic storage boxes may seem more visually appealing at the store, they may be less practical when actually being used. Clear totes offer the convenience of easily seeing the contents without having to unpack it to do so.
In addition to color, you want to keep storage ideas in mind when choosing which size and types of totes are needed. Will they stack nicely? Do the handles align in order to keep them uniformly stored?
There are also specialty containers for very specific items as well. There are wreath, wrapping paper, and ornament containers, as well as many other options for delicate items that can be safely stored within the confines of a plastic barrier.
These storage units can be purchased at nearly any department store or grocery store. Wal-Mart, Target, K-Mart, and many other popular stores offer many different plastic storage solutions.