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Storage Solutions For Your Outdoor Space

If you were to write a list of essentials for the average modern day homeowner, storage would likely be top of the list. It seems to be that no matter how much we try to declutter and be mindful of what we consume, we somehow always need more storage. But if you’re struggling for space inside your home, why not embrace the great outdoors?  

Investing in outdoor storage solutions can take those unwanted items taking up space to create a more cohesive flow from the inside to the outside of your home. Whether you have a garden, patio or balcony, we’ve got a selection of tips to help you maximise your outdoor space.


Galavanised String Shelving

Instead of cluttering the shed or littering cupboards with all of your outdoor gear, why not invest in a stylish yet durable shelving system from String? Purpose-built for outdoor use, the highly practical, galvanised composition of String Shelving is perfect for storing everything from your watering cans and toolbox to all of your outdoor essentials.

With each component made from galvanised metal and aluzinc panels designed to withstand the elements, the innovative outdoor storage solution is perfect for use in a number of spaces from a back garden and yard to a potting shed or greenhouse.

Adaptable for each season with the option to expand components over time to meet your storage needs, the raw appeal of String will make a timeless addition to your outdoor space for years to come.


Shipton Post Box

According to Feng Shui, the main entrance sets the tone for our entire home so it’s important to keep this space clutter-free. Messy piles of letters disrupting the flow of your living space will be a thing of the past with a handy post box. The ideal garden accessory, its heavy hinged steel lid prevents post from being damaged by rain, and includes two keys for added security.


Ferm Living Planters

If you're struggling for space to store your foliage, why not add a new green dimension to your patio using elevated planters such as this versatile Bau Pot from Ferm Living? Borrowing its expression from the uncluttered lines and industrial surfaces of the Bauhaus architecture, this stunning planter is both compact and suitable for outdoor use, making it a beautiful addition to any modest sized balcony or patio.

Another way to expand your outdoor space is to take advantage of alternative square metres outside your home. Constructed for indoor and outdoor use, the nordic Wall Box from Ferm Living is perfect for small balconies and window ledges.



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