Some people store their extra belongings in cardboard boxes or old plastic containers. However, these can be difficult to stack and heavy when complete. Storage baskets are a better alternative, lighter and more mobile than cardboard boxes, yet durable enough to hold all your items securely. Storage baskets come in many different shapes and sizes, with a wide range of materials available for you to choose from. Storage baskets also have a lid that can protect the contents from dust and moisture. Storage baskets can be stored out of sight and stacked neatly on shelves or under beds if necessary. Storage baskets with lids that fit securely help to keep items dry and prevent them from becoming damaged by moisture. Storage baskets made from plastic are waterproof and may be easier to clean than wicker ones, which needs regular dusting or possible spraying with an anti-mildew agent such as vinegar or Lysol. Storage baskets come in a variety of colors, including black, brown, blue, green and red. You can also paint your storage basket if you prefer a brighter color. Storage baskets also come in different textures so you can choose the one that best suits your tastes or fits your home’s decor. Storage bamboo baskets are made from woven bamboo sticks which have been polished to give a smooth finish. Storage baskets can be used inside the home or outside. Some of them have handles that allow you to carry storage baskets easily.. Storage containers with lids that fit securely also come in handy when taking your items out on day trips, vacations or picnics. Storage baskets are available in most discount stores and can be purchased for as low as $10. Storage basket is not suitable for adults over 250 lbs . Storage basket are mainly intended for indoor use only .