Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 94
Rated 2 out of 5 by Glorym Have Changed
The 2 steel color boxes bought are ok but the lids do not fit properly. The 2 dark indigo ones have thin bottoms and tops (you can see light coming through in a few spots). Also, the tops are warped but fit. The few places that carry them in my area were out of stock. Since I had to use them right away, did not send back. Have many roughnecks (some bought over 10 years ago) that are still good. I think the older ones will still be here when these are gone.
Rated 5 out of 5 by loloqpolo Great storage box!
I'm just putting away my Christmas decorations in my Rubbermaid storage boxes. Have been using the same storage boxes for many years and have found it to really keep my labor time to a minimum, plus the added advantage of storing my decorations in a clean, waterproof, rodent proof (yes, sometimes we've had the creatures break-in to our crawlspace!), and good-sized Rubbermaid unit has been a great help!
I highly recommend this product!
Rated 5 out of 5 by Alaska The Best
I have used the rough neck containers to ship all of my belongings between Georgia,
Alaska, Florida and they are still holding up
great and ready to make another move back to Alaska. I have been moving around with the same containers over 8-10 years. I thought they were rough with your belongings in the Bahamas, but Alaska have them beat especially in the bush areas. I have used other containers and none can with stand the moving from state to state like these.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Delano I LOVE my Roughneck Boxes!
I have them in some nifty colors! I got rid of all my other brands, sold the contents and then the tubs, now have ONLY Roughnecks!
It keeps our storage room so tidy and it's so easy to find what we want.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Shell333 My basement is full of these
I hate cardboard boxes and after our move our basement was full of them. I went out and bought a whole bunch of Roughneck Storage Tubs and my basement now looks so organized. I like knowing that my things are protected from water damage (and an angry cat when she is left alone). What a great product
Rated 5 out of 5 by Elle best move ever
my last few moves have been in the winter and this past move I swore would be in warm weather. It was April, but rainy. Everything was packed in the rough necks, green, blue & tan.. everything was protected from the rain and fit perfectly stacked together. I labelled them so it made unpacking easy. I stored all the seasonal things back in the roughnecks. It's the best moving solution.
Rated 5 out of 5 by oldfogey All You Need
The Roughneck Storage Box holds an enormous amount of stuff. The snap on lid makes it easy to move without the lid flopping off. The lid is also sturdy enough that you can put things on top without the lid caving in. Lastly it looks nice enough that you don't need to hide it.
Rated 5 out of 5 Worth the Roughneck
I have returned to Roughneck storage bins. After a few years of buying cheaper "other brands" I have discovered most of the off brands have broken or cracked with cold weather. They become brittle in a cold garage and attic in my Michigan climate. Roughneck storage is worth it's weight in gold, they stay flexible, and I have never broke a single one! My only suggestion is for some (non-pink) girly colors to the Roughneck line! Like peach and soft yellow!
Rated 5 out of 5 by MrOrganized My Go-To-Container
This is my favorite container of the Rubbermaid line. I bought many of these when they where on sale and have been very happy with them. I like that they are very rugged but also seal well. These are VERY stackable too.
Rated 5 out of 5 by coffeeondeck Great Storage Solution
I've bought other storage containers ove the years but nothing comes close to Roughneck Storage Box. The height of the box allows books and albums to be stored upright. Each member of my family has one for keepsakes. Those boxes are stacked four high in my storage room and the bottom two boxes shows no sign of distress from the weight on top. The lid stays on tight and the handles allow you to have a firm grasp on the boxes. I'm also using the Roughneck boxes to store Christmas decorations as I'm not worried about the boxes being "crushed".
Rated 5 out of 5 by Maude Roughneck Storage
This container is perfect for all my Christmas decorations. By wrapping some of the not so breakables individually, I can save space by not having to use so many boxes to store everything. There's no worries about anything getting squished in this container!
Rated 5 out of 5 by ArcticRabbit Dependable Arctic Luggage!
These Roughneck Storage Boxes, we call them totes, are one of the best and most versatile inventions known to man!
THESE ARE MAILABLE AT THE POST OFFICE!
I teach in remote Alaskan fly-in villages, and this is a teaching staple! Most teachers use these boxes exclusively to mail and ship (by air, snowmachine, boat, barge, etc) everything. We drill holes through the lids and lips of the boxes, then use zip ties to close them up! The U.S, Postal Service accepts these, even the 17 gallon size. They are very common and I've never had one break or anything-they are guaranteed! Even in temperatures of 40 below 0, they do not split open or otherwise fail us! I write my name and other "home base" info on the sides in case the address label comes off, which has happened. These boxes can hold a load of things, and while you'll need muscles to move them, they are still taken at the post office.
They are also handy for storing water once you're in a village-an essential in some places. We've used them for a small bathtub, and I think I've stored everything imaginable in them!
I've been meaning to write to Rubbermaid for years, to ask them to drill holes in them for us ahead of time so that they would be uniform, but I've made a template for mine now.
I've seen school district offices use these for books and other teaching supplies, library requests in the Alaskan "Bush". We use them to cart food in when we "go to town". Thousands and thousands of pounds of a variety of things are carted around in these Roughneck boxes in Alaskan villages regularly!
Even when I stop teaching someday, I'll always have these dependable boxes around! They just last and last, don't crack like other brands. THERE IS NO EQUAL TO
THESE ROUGHNECK BOXES!
No adverse weather conditions affect these boxes! They are handled roughly and just keep going and going!
Rated 5 out of 5 by HappyHomemaker Fantastic Buy !!
The Roughneck Storage Box is fantastic. We bought these years ago and they are still holding up. The are very sturdy and strong. They stack on one another just perfect. Very long- lasting.
Rated 5 out of 5 by chaser110 Roughneck Storage Box
I have used these boxes quite often and overall give it 5 stars. The only suggestion I would think would make it better is to have a slot on either the side or front to put a 3x5 paper indicating contents.
Rated 5 out of 5 by LittleMama Sturdiest Container
I've been using these containers for years. I've never had anything break when stored in these containers from Christmas items to children's momentos.
Rated 5 out of 5 by glorioussnookie Best Ever Storage unit
I only use Rubbermaid products. I have found this storage unit to be excellent. I t keeps everything dry one time we had several on the back of our truck and a rainstorm came upon us.When we got home and were able to check the contents- everything was perfect! i LOVE THIS PRODUCT!!
Rated 3 out of 5 by bintford Lid doesn't fit storage perfectly
I was on the market for storage, and someone recommended me this product. I bought 8 of them. When I was at home, I put the lid on every storage, 5 lids would not fit storage box perfectly (they did not lock at all - either the lids were too small or a bit too big). I went to the store to exchange them. Please make sure to put and lock the lid to the storage box to see that they fit before you leave the store to prevent you from having this problem. When I was at the store to exchange this products, I met with 2 customers who had similar problem.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Duckie Best Long Term Storage Solution
I have countless numbers of these in use now and plan on getting more. They keep my items dry and safe. They stack so nicely and I love the color of them (which to some would be unimportant but I'm all about blue!). I recommend these often as they are an excellent value for the money (like almost all Rubbermaid products are).
Rated 5 out of 5 by Hitchens Very durable...
Great storage unit, very durable...hot and cold weather!
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kingwood Greatest Organizer...EVER
I have more than 35 of these Rubbermaid Roughneck Storage Boxes. I use them for all of my holiday storage. It keeps all my decorations clean and dust free. It keep the crushable items safe. They stack and can be labeled easily. I use different colors for each holiday.
In our office, I also use them to store files and all the dreaded papers we must keep.
I use them in the garage to store all of our camping gear. It makes our camping trips a snap - everything is already to go and everything fits perfectly in our car. Weather is no problem, because the containers keep everything dry and ant free!!
I have had some of these containers for over 10 years - and they still are in great condition and still look good.
I would definitely recommend Rubbermaid Roughneck Boxes - they are very versatile. You can literally use them for anything!
Rated 5 out of 5 by CAROLANN The Next Move
In this transient society some of us are always thinking about the next move. These boxes are great for the thinkgs that we can't bear to get rid of but don't use. They can stay packed without worrying about bugs in the cardboad. Speaking of cardboard, the cost of moving boxes goes up and up. These were almost the same price as the comperable sized moving box and they have handles and don't show the wear of repeated use the way boxes do. I can pack non-breakables myself and save a significant amount on the movers bill.
The beautiful display that a quilter's fabic creates in a closet just isn't worth having to refold and reorder over and over again. My craft supplies can have permanent homes in these boxes. A quilting project can be put away at any point (company coming?) in this sized box without worrying about having to re-iron all the pieces because they were jammed into a small box or bag.
Winter clothes/summer clothes, these boxes fit under the hanging garments in he closet or on the shelf. The same goes for linens - flannel sheets and heavy blankets switch with regular sheets and light quilts easily.
The lids may not be as tight as some of the others but it is enough for most purposes. A quick swipe of movers tape around the box keeps things safe during a move.
Two stacked with a tablecloth over them make a neat end table. The linens for when someone sleeps on the couch lives in one and the rest of the do-dads for rotating display fills the other. If you don't like the indentations under the tablecloth, you can get an inexpensive glass top or wood cut to fit. The same set-up in the bedroom provides space for an extra afgan for napping and all those books you keep telling yourself you'll get to. It isn't stylish for nightstands to match so no one will notice.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pooh Useful for more than storage
In addition to storing gardening supplies—compost and potting soil right now—I've discovered the Roughnecks make ideal soaking containers for plastic pots and windowboxes. Fill the container with hot water, cleaning agent (I've used Simple Green), and a bit of bleach to kill any fungus growing on the pots. Let them soak for a few hours, or even days, and you have clean pots for next spring with minimal scrubbing.
Rated 5 out of 5 by dmu332 Excellent Storage
I have used these for my seasonal decorations for over 15 years. They keep them in great shape even when my basement flooded.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Debi Awesome Storage!!
I love the Roughneck Storage Boxes. I have used them for over 25 yrs. They are great for storing seasonal stuff and they were really great when we were moving. They kept everything clean, dry, and in great condition. They are also great because they stack very easily-especially in the trailer. I still have some of the original ones I purchased back in the early 90's. I suggest these to everyone I know.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jule Love this!
I love the fact that I can fill these with off-season clothes, blankets, craft stuff, etc. and when they're stored in the garage, nothing gets dusty! they keep so tightly shut, I don't have to worry about anything!
Rated 5 out of 5 by Merge Outlasted Them All
I have had this container since I was in college of 1998 & I still have it to this day... So you can just imagine the wear & tare it has had on it! It is still storing all my precious memories. Now I would call that durability!
Rated 5 out of 5 by Riverhouse Best Storage Box Available
I have tried a LOT of other storage containers over the years. This is the ONLY one I will purchase now. It is very durable, stackable, and the lids interchange with other size containers. I like that it seals well enough to keep out moisture, spiders, and dirt.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nighthawk Great Product
I buy and use many of these storage boxes. They are sturdy, easy to stack, and, of course, waterproof. Great for safely storing things in the basement if you have an older home (which might get seepage during a heavy storm). Keeps things from getting musty smelling.
I recommended them to son and DIL for storing my granddaughter’s extra clothes and bulky toys while they were in apartment with the idea that they could be used for other kinds of storage when they got a home. The other advantage for moving the toys meant you only had to put the lid on (plus a little tape) and they were ready to move, which did happen. They also bought two more (on my suggestion) to move liquids that could leak during the move. They now are storage for sporting equipment, holding recyclables in garage, and storing outgrown clothes by size.
Rated 5 out of 5 GREAT ITEM!!!
This product is very durablity and realible. I've had most of mine for years and they've held up really well. I continue to use them to this day.
Rated 5 out of 5 by aimdogg79 Roughneck is right!!!
In the summer of 1997, I purchased a bunch of roughneck storage boxes to pack my belongings for college. They have lasted through six moves to various dorms and apartments. Since 2005, I have been using two of my 10 gal boxes as recycling bins. Every now and again, they are blown out into the street where they are bumped and/or run over by the cars on our street. Even flattened and mangled, I can pop them back into shape and they are rarely worse for wear. Today I did a scavenger hunt through the neighborhood to find the bins for our building that were blown away by the wind. The bins my upstairs neighbors used were cracked into pieces and unusable (definitely not Rubbermaid). I found mine dented, scratched, crushed and STILL useable!!!! I reshaped one and brushed the dirt off the other. I can't praise you enough for such a durable product! These containers are practically indestructable!!