17 Deck Boxes That’ll Instantly Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

updated Mar 15, 2024
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With spring finally here temperatures are warming up, and that means your outdoor space is about to get some serious use. If you’re lucky enough to have a patio, deck, or balcony, you know how important it is to have the right pieces on hand to make the space fully functional. From the perfect patio furniture to accessories, like grilling essentials and gorgeous outdoor string lights, there’s a lot that goes into curating the perfect outdoor space. And with all of these warm-weather essentials comes a need for storage.

Why You Need a Deck Box

Whether it’s to put away cushions on a rainy day or to simply hide your kids’ clutter after a day of play, this is where a deck box comes in handy. Made out of durable, weatherproof materials, these storage boxes are a must for outdoor space fanatics looking to stay organized. That’s why we went ahead and found 15 of the best deck boxes on the market today that offer the storage you need with the style you want.

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Pick up this rattan deck box while it's still on sale to make a serious style upgrade to your outdoor area. The interior is ridiculously spacious and can hold all manner of pool toys, seat cushions, patio furniture covers, hoses, and all your other outdoor equipment that just needs a place to live neatly. We also like that it uses sturdy hydraulic hinges for easy opening and closing.

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was $69.99

If you want to maximize your outdoor space, this small deck box is the way to go. Perfect for small patios and balconies, this box also doubles as a convenient bench or table.

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There's no reason your deck box can't also be a side table or extra chair. This compact deck box comes in two colors and can be used all year round for storage and seating. It's also super affordable, which is hard to come by in quality deck boxes.

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was $169.99

When it comes to deck boxes, there's one name that towers above the rest: Keter. This 120-gallon deck box might look wooden, but it's entirely plastic. Designed to be water-, rust-, and UV-resistant, you can't go wrong with the Brightwood — it's built to last and look good on your deck for years to come.

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was $116.80

When you need your outdoor furniture to do double duty, get this circular deck box. It works as a side table, footrest, or seat, and the interior cavity is roomy enough to fit some outdoor decor (such as throw pillows, blankets, or patio furniture covers) or necessary tools (such as hoses and gardening equipment). Of course, there's nothing stopping you from filling it with ice and turning it into a drink cooler, too!

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If you don't have enough room for a storage bench but still want extra seating, this chair/deck box combo is the perfect fit. It has a backrest and armrests for support and comfort, and underneath the seat, which lifts up on a hinge, you'll find 31 gallons of storage capacity. Super compact and super versatile.

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Home Depot

This multifunctional deck box is the ideal companion to your outdoor grill. It has a food prep area on the top (with additional shelving above) and attachments on the side for hanging grilling tools and opening bottled drinks. Inside are two levels of shelves that can hold outdoor dining essentials, gardening equipment, and everything else you need to set your al fresco tablescape.

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Ballard Designs
was $349.00

Most deck boxes aren't very portable, but this rattan box with wheels on the bottom is the exception. It has a handsome wooden lid that lets you use the storage cube as a side table, and you can easily move it around your space as needed thanks to the built-in wheels. It blends in better than plastic deck boxes and still offers a decent amount of storage space.

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Looking for something that'll blend in with your lighter outdoor furniture? This white deck box from Suncast fits the bill. Offering a 99-gallon storage capacity, this box will complement your existing outdoor furniture thanks to its decorative wicker pattern. Best of all, the reliable resin construction makes it easy to maintain and perfect for year-round use.

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If you've got space and you need a box with a lot of storage, this large deck box from Keter is a great option. Featuring a dual-colored design, it offers a 200-gallon storage capacity, which makes it perfect for storing all of your furniture cushions and outdoor supplies.

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Many deck boxes double as benches, but for one with a more traditional bench look, the Cotswald Wooden Storage Bench is definitely the loveliest one we've come across. This deck box bench is crafted of solid acacia wood and features a full back, a cozy cushion, and a stylish panel design.

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Home Depot

Made entirely of teak wood, this handsome deck box is as functional as it is stylish. The sturdy lid closes gently thanks to hydraulic hinges, and the bottom has an open-slat construction to allow moisture to escape and prevent the inside from becoming musty. This is the kind of outdoor furniture that you'll love for years and will continue to look great over time.

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Pottery Barn
was $899.00

This may be a pricier pick, but it's for a good reason. Crafted of sustainably harvested eucalyptus that meets the standards of the Forest Stewardship Council, this wooden deck box from Pottery Barn is mindfully made when it comes to wood sourcing and design.

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Pottery Barn
was $999.00

Want to add some rattan to your outdoor space? This deck box is made with handwoven all-weather rattan that's been wrapped over a strong, powder-coated aluminum frame to resist moisture and rust. Best of all, it comes in three colors to really customize this piece for your space.

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West Elm
was $899.00

Not into wicker, rubber, and resin deck boxes? We've got a wooden West Elm pick that might do the trick. This outdoor storage box features a coastal-inspired, weathered look but is made to last thanks to its solid mahogany and eucalyptus wood build.

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Ballard Designs
was $1249.00

Want to add some rattan to your outdoor space? This deck box is made with handwoven all-weather rattan that's been wrapped over a strong, powder-coated aluminum frame to resist moisture and rust. Best of all, it comes in three sizes to really customize this piece for your space.

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There's a lot to love about this Keter deck box. Rocking a beautiful natural wood grain look, this round deck box keeps all your items safe while also doubling as a stylish coffee table or — in a pinch — an ottoman!