Keter’s Borneo wicker resin storage box equips any home with an effective solution to harbor away a whole range of accessories. Available in either espresso-brown or grey shade, their weather-resistant make-up is attractively molded, producing a smart addition to any indoor/outdoor space.
Borneo Storage Box
We’ve become quite attached to the low maintenance benefits and easy clean advantage these resin style of storage solutions deliver.
Evolving through new developments of resin designs, delivering durable composite mixes & methods of molding procedures, there’s some stylish weatherproof displays entering the market nowadays furnished with plenty of additional features.
Acquiring a low maintenance outdoor storage solution like the composition this Borneo is manufactured with sure beats the headaches outdoor wooden structures entail due to their inability to survive damp conditions. Being unsusceptible to weather deterioration, Borneo’s durable surface can be cleaned in a snap, capturing waves of interest from those wishing to replace hassles with convenience.
Indoors, the Borneo caters for an abundance of storage potential. Whether it’s sat in a homes entrance occupying outdoor wear and boots, the ability for sitting on the box presents no problems due to its sturdy construction whilst accommodating kids toys is another popular service suited by their small height & child-friendly pistons, enabling the delivery of an uncluttered the space in a moment’s notice.
Size: 110 G/416 L
Colour: Grey / Espresso Brown
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Providing a stylish adornment presented in a conservatory serving to squirrel away games and necessities the Borneo is small enough to sit perfectly on a balcony or located within a home’s restricted spaces helping to maintain a clean environment whilst doubling up to serve as a two person seat.
Outdoors the stylistic rattan textured appearance provides the accents to enhance any outdoor space like situated on a small backyard holding gardening tools and plant supplies or a barbecue area accommodating grilling utensils however probably the most popular service represents storing outdoor seating cushions & patio accessories whilst delivering bench seating.
Borneo’s Wicker Composition
The Borneo exhibits either a grey or espresso-brown shade displayed in rattan styling however the beauty lies within the polypropylene resin manufacture and the way the box is designed weatherproof, delivering a safe haven for storage. Inside a dry and ventilated environment provides an ideal atmosphere for storing patio furniture cushions.
Inside the box, you’re not presented with the modern styling Borneo’s outer-surface exhibits, rather a plethora of resin ridges critical for delivering sturdiness and stability to the construction.
Unlike their wooden counterparts, polypropylene is resistant to weather decay. The inherent problem wood represents covering a lid this expanse regards the frequent upkeep duties requiring regular re-varnishing to preserve, the same applies to roofing-felt’s rapid disintegration problems & inability to survive damp conditions. Polypropylene on the other hand is immune from weather attack, requiring no wood-stain, paint nor varnish nurturing projects to conserve.
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Borneo’s only maintenance involves the small task of a wipe-down when dirty to replenish their shine, many just lightly spay-hose the surface down once in a while. Hard to shift dirt is best removed with a soft brush dipped in warm water & mild detergent as this gets into the rattan crevices more easily.
Although the sleek wood-like wicker design complements any outdoor space with modern eye-appeal the composition is robust enough to seat two people. Whether additional seating is on the agenda or a place to sit in a homes entrance whilst tying shoelaces, the Borneo caters for such services.
There’s some wondrous feedback received from Keter products regarding their resistance to fading and cracking when subject to the sun. Technical advances have now evolved to toughen and UV stabilise the polypropylene ensuring resistance to splitting whilst withstanding inherent colour-fade problems associated with unprotected plastic when sunburn attacks.
Polypropylene delivers durability & stylish advantages, there’s no doubt however it’s also environmentally friendly, being 100% recyclable.
Features of the Borneo Storage Box
The lid occupies an automatic opening mechanism assisted by pistons delivering gas pressured entry into the store-box whilst providing support in keeping the lid ajar, aiding access & simplifying the process, especially when hands are full.
Pistons reinforce support to Borneo’s hefty lid weight by their gas pressure held within, creating a child friendly closure preventing the lid’s full weight slamming shut on fingers, making this an ideal indoor/outdoor storage box for kids toys.
The near flat lid design is something we searched for & use daily when the weather’s okay to serve as additional table space, beneficial for drinks and alfresco dining sat on a patio plus the advantages of sturdy bench seating delivers triple services.
Security-wise, the lid is lockable by means of a padlock clasp that adjoins the lid to the body, padlock has to be purchased separately.
One thing to note regarding many deck boxes: If the lid is wet it’s a good idea to wipe away any rainwater before opening the box, many designs can be subject to water entering inside upon opening, best practice to undertake when accommodating cushions.
Measurements of the Borneo Storage Box
This Borneo wicker style box is described as having a 416 L or 110 G capacity which means diddly squat to most of us regarding accommodation room. Here’s a screenshot of the exterior and internal dimensions presented below to measure and compare with storage and desired deck box location.
Borneo Storage Box Assembly
Assembling the Borneo takes approximately 20 minutes-ish, construction couldn’t get anymore straightforward, all the panels making up the floor and sides interlock with each other and snap into place.
10 screws are supplied for fastening the security clasp and pistons to the box & lid and two people are required to ease the attachment of the lid, one supporting whilst the other secures with screws. Voila-done!
Advantages of the Borneo Storage Box
- Stylish wicker effect to enhance any settings
- Weather-resistant resin composition
- Will not rust, rot or decay
- Undemanding to maintain a pristine appearance
- UV protected to resist fading and cracking
- Attractive wicker wood-effect design
- 416 L/110 G storage capacity
- Pistons enable easy opening
- Gas shocks pistons support lid weight
- Lockable unit
- Dry and ventilated interior
- Excellent for cushion storage protection
- Comfortable seating for two people
- Flattish table-top lid design
- Two years Borneo warranty cover
- Easy assembly
- Stylish, functional & convenient
- Abundance of storage potential
- It’s plastic
Borneo Storage Box Competition
Competition-wise in a wicker style there’s the larger 135 Gallon capacity Sumatra Deck Box in anthracite grey or mocha brown shade, then there’s the hugely popular 99 Gallon capacity Suncast Deck Box, not as suited for seating nor flat lid services and lacking a piston operated lid mechanism however it’s ultra stylish.
Compare the abundance of deck boxes below, consisting of various styles and sizes with accents to complement any surroundings.
In very little time, assembly of the Borneo can be accomplished and situated attractively complementing any surroundings with the benefits of having a weather-resistant surface that’s effortless to maintain a spotless appearance whilst protecting storage, keeping it dry and ventilated inside.
Whether intentions are for pool storage, harboring patio accessories & cushions, a stylish addition for a balcony with seating potential or stood indoors attractively enhancing a conservatory or entrance-way whilst serving the purpose for the quickest of tidy-ups, storage potential seams unlimited.
Trumpeting out the advantages written above whilst accompanying a 2 year warranty with excellent feedback received through reviews, the Borneo regards another popular weatherproof storage solution from Keter.
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