Sterilite Clear Storage Bins & Tubs, 8-Pack

Last updated date: November 17, 2020

DWYM Score

9.1

Sterilite Clear Storage Bins & Tubs, 8-Pack

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We looked at the top Storage Bins & Tubs and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Storage Bin & Tub you should buy.

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Overall Take

With a 56-gallon capacity, these storage bins and tubs can be used for just about anything. They have enough space to hold your son's sporting equipment, as well as room for your daughter's dollhouse furniture. The lids are indexed for stacking and the handles are recessed for easy lifting.


In our analysis of 11 expert reviews, the Sterilite Sterilite Clear Storage Bins & Tubs, 8-Pack placed 4th when we looked at the top 8 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Made using a white plastic lid with clear transparent plastic container for easy viewing of contents. Clear storage totes with lid allows practical, efficient storage for any light duty applications. Ergonomic latches attach the lid securely in place. Integrated handles with contoured ends for easy lifting. Lids feature an indexed surface area for stability when stacking units. Sold in carton quantity. From the Manufacturer Clear storage items feature a see-through base allowing contents to be easily identified by the user. Fashionably contoured end panels create recessed handles for easy lifting and transporting. Secure-fit lids feature comfortable grips and an indexed surface area for exceptional stability when stacking multiple units

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

9.1
2 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

8.7
990 user reviews

What experts liked

Great for storage, moving and more Sterilite 16598008, 56-Quart Clear Storage Boxes help make the task easier. Their transparent design makes it easy to see what’s inside, and their lids snap tight to keep your items secure.
- Baskets, Bins and Containers

What experts didn't like

An Overview On Storage Bins & Tubs

Totes provide an excellent solution for all of your storage needs. Use them in the living room to organize your kids’ toys, the garage to separate your tools or the attic to keep your seasonal items safe until it’s time to pull them out again. As you browse the available totes on the market, you’ll want to consider each of their features.

Size is the first thing you’ll need to review. Smaller totes are ideal for knick-knacks, while medium totes can hold things like craft supplies and makeup. Larger totes are best for storing clothing and stuffed animals. There are even industrial-size totes that can handle items that are a bit heavy.

If you’re in the market for more than one tote, search for a stackable set. The Sterilite Clear Storage Bins & Tubs, 8-Pack comes in an eight-pack and has specially designed lids that allow you to store the totes one on top of the other.

Carrying totes can be difficult if there are no handles, or if the handles are rough around the edges. The Homz Modular Stackable Storage Bins & Tubs has strong molded-in handles that are made for lifting. Other models feature ergonomic handles for added comfort.

Consider how far you need to transport the tote, especially if you’re going to fill the tote with heavy items. Some storage bins and tubs have a set of wheels, so you can simply pull the tote from the house to your shed. If you’re going just a short distance, there are some totes with reinforced bottoms that hold up well to dragging and dropping.

The Storage Bin & Tub Buying Guide

  • Most totes are made of plastic, and therefore are easy to clean. All you need is a little dish soap, warm water and a rag. Should the totes have any type of odor, you can also wipe them down with vinegar or a baking soda paste. Rinse the containers clean and either allow them to air dry or dry them with a lint-free cloth.
  • Depending on the type of items you’re storing in the totes, you may want to pick up a few silica gel packets. Toss several inside each of the totes to protect everything from photos to DVDs to books.
  • The price for totes is dependent upon the size of the tote and how many totes you get in each set. The Prandom Collapsible Storage Bins & Tubs, 3-Pack and the IRIS USA TB-17 19-Quart Stack & Pull Storage Bins are on the lower end of the price scale when you take into consideration the number of totes you get for the price. The Homz Modular Stackable Storage Bins & Tub and the Sterilite Clear Storage Bins & Tubs, 8-Pack are slightly more expensive, as they are larger and have extra features.