Why to Buy Wheelie Bin Storage and What are the Options

Wheelie bins are certainly not the most aesthetically pleasing (nor the best smelling) of garden features, despite being invaluable to every home.

Furthermore, if the proper garden storage of wheelie bins is neglected, they can cause even more unpleasantness.

This is the reason why wheelie bin storage is such a sound investment.

Think we're exaggerating? Then please read on...

Why You Need Wheelie Bin Storage

fox raiding a bin

Firstly, urban foxes and rats love nothing more than rummaging through wheelie bins on the hunt for an easy meal.

This problem is exacerbated if you’ve forgotten to put the bins out and they’re now overflowing with rubbish – not exactly the best way to endear yourself to the neighbours.

CCTV of a wheelie bin thief

Secondly, drunken fools and silly pranksters think nothing is funnier than kicking over an innocent wheelie bin, leaving its contents strewn across your driveway.

Some may even steal your bin. This is no laughing matter when councils charge up to £20 for a replacement.

Toppled Wheelie Bins

Thirdly, strong winds can easily topple a wheelie bin, rendering them instantly susceptible to pests on the lookout for food.

So, what’s the solution to these ever-present problems? Yes, you've got it...a wheelie bin store, of course.

Which Wheelie Bin Storage Unit is Best for Me?

The 5'x2'7 Rowlinson Double Wheelie Bin Store, situated on a patio, with 1 door ajar.


Wooden Bin Stores

Wooden bin sheds are certainly visually appealing, blending seamlessly into your garden against the backdrop of fence panels and complementing your beloved garden shed.

Most of our wooden bin stores are pressure treated, so they come with a fantastic 15-year anti-rot guarantee.

Of course, another benefit of wooden wheelie bin storage units is that they don't make a noise when the heavens open in the middle of the night.

The 4x3 Suncast Resin Kensington Plastic Bin Store, situated on a lawn, with doors and lid open, and 2 green wheelie bins inside.


Plastic Bin Stores

If you prefer a lightweight and portable bin store, it may be wise to opt for a plastic wheelie bin storage unit instead.

Easy to move around the garden, yet strong enough to withstand the elements and aforementioned pests, plastic wheelie bin stores are becoming increasingly popular.

As with all plastic garden storage, these bin stores are designed to stand the test of time and virtually maintenance free.

The 7x3 Lotus Anthracite Grey Metal Triple Bins Store, situated on a patio, with doors open and 3 wheelie bins inside.


Metal Bin Stores

Metal bin stores are also easy to maintain and, once bolted down to the ground, exceptionally hard to tamper with.

The metal bin shed on the left offers triple wheelie bin storage, is built from galvanised steel, secured by padbolt and backed by a 15-year guarantee. What more could you want?

Our metal bin stores are sleek, modern options that cater perfectly for all of your wheelie bin storage requirements.

With summer on the way, now is the perfect time to look after your bins. Simply click here to view our fantastic full range of bin stores.


Updated 23.05.19 by The Shedstore Blog Team