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20 gal. Clear Weathertight Trunk

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20 gal. Clear Weathertight Trunk


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100% airtight, our Weathertight Trunk is just right for protecting items from moisture, dust and pests. It features a generous capacity and rugged construction. Stack several for larger storage needs.

  • Made from translucent polypropylene
  • Air- and watertight seal made from urethane foam
  • Lockable (lock not included)
  • Not designed to be completely submerged



  • 30" x 16" x 15-1/4" h

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Clear Weathertight Trunk is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 105.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Just okay How are locks supposed to work on this thing? There are four holes in each corner, and if padlocks aren't used on each of the four corners, then it's pointless. What am I missing here? Anyway, these seem to be fairly sturdy and well-made otherwise.
Date published: 2020-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I like it for its simple design and construction. I purchased it for storing winter items, such as down comforter and sweaters. I needed it to be big enough and bug tight, and it met my criterion.
Date published: 2020-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for storage The weathertight container is versatile for all kinds of storage. It is large enough to accommodate a variety of small items or serval larger things such as board game boxes, and keeps it all safe from the elements.
Date published: 2019-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great storage option I've had 2 of these for a couple of years now, and they are amazing. I was able to keep my extra fabric stash for my sewing projects in the basement storage area of our old apartment even though there was a big mold problem there with no issues. You cant tell what fabric spent years in the basement and what was new from the store because these are so air tight. Our new place doesnt have as much closet storage as the old one so I bought another for our soft holiday decor to keep in this basement, I know they will be perfectly protected.
Date published: 2019-09-02
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not completely watertight I'd purchased a few of these trunks to store clothes in my basement. I placed several packs of silica moisture absorber packets inside (just in case) and within a week, the beads within the moisture absorber packets changed color, indicating they're saturated. These trunks do feel sturdy so they'll probably keep everything else out. They are made of hard plastic so they will be easier to crack upon impact.
Date published: 2019-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from trunk Love that its so sturdy and items visible. Easy to carry
Date published: 2019-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sturdy and secure I bought this to store Christmas decorations in. It isn’t too heavy and the lid snaps securely closed. The top is reinforced so I am not worried that it will crack, like other similar containers, when other containers are stacked on top. I will buy more in the future as I replace other containers.
Date published: 2019-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceptional storage solution These are very sturdy trucks meant to be protective of the items you place inside. I like that they seal well and tightly. The trunks when they are empty weigh a few pounds and so, you have to be mindful when packing them that you don't make them too heavy for one person. We are moving from a dry climate to a more humid climate and needed to protect items from the humidity until we can unpack them and deal with them appropriately. The trunks afforded us the ideal solution.
Date published: 2019-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These bins rock!! I have bought 8 of these because I can’t get enough of how amazing they are!! Will keep coming back for more as I get more organized.
Date published: 2019-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Odor Free The trunk case is very well made of sturdy plastic and looks beautiful. When I took out of the box it had a chemical smell, amazingly the smell disappeared in a short period of time. No odor of plastic, reason that I love this product.
Date published: 2018-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Weathertight Trunks This is my second order of Weathertight trunks. They arrived in perfect condition and as I expect from the previous order, will work very well and be appreciated.
Date published: 2018-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from garage storage everything stored stayed dry during bad rain storm.
Date published: 2018-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have MANY!! I don’t even know how many of these that I have...twenty or so, I believe. You can see inside them, which is handy, and they keep a room looking “open.” While not intended to be submerged, I feel better having them in this hurricane state, guarding the things that are precious only to me!
Date published: 2018-08-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Plastic fantastic Very happy except that occasionally the handles will fall off when not engaged. Easy to snap them back in but still a bit of a nuisance when opening and closing. Otherwise seem very sturdy and watertight. Perfect for our need of transporting fragile valuable antique toys.
Date published: 2018-07-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Fragile. Brittle Great bin as long as you treat it carefully. I used one to store my tent and dropped one this weekend only to find it totally broke in the corner. What? surely a $30+ bin should be able to take a light impact. Otherwise, it seems to keep moisture out pretty well.
Date published: 2018-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great storage piece I have purchased several of these and they are great. I stored all my Christmas items and they are outside in our plastic shed. We are in Florida and so far no rain or any issues. I just purchased two more to store our ski clothes as well. Great product.
Date published: 2018-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for Sailboat We use this bin on our sailboat to store various items that need to stay organized, stored dry and yet be accessible at any time. We don't use it on deck, but rather down below. It keeps out the high humidity that one experience on a lake in Minnesota.
Date published: 2017-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great storage trunk Love these bins for storage of holiday decorations While they are not waterproof the seal keeps moisture out
Date published: 2016-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Travels Well We were looking for a bin to use in the back of truck when traveling. We did not want a permanent storage bin. This works perfectly. We have used them on rainy and dusty days with no problem. There are holes in all four corners, so you can secure the top and lock them down with a small padlock. They are big enough to hold lots of gear but easy to move and handle. When the outside gets dirty, we just hose it down. We love these bins.
Date published: 2016-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Bins Ever! I am in love with the weathertight bins. They are well made, sturdy and have a great sealing lid. I am switching all my storage bins to these now. I have recommended them to friends and they have been extremely happy with them too. Well worth the extra money!
Date published: 2016-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bin Heavy duty. Super durable. We bought to deal with moth infestation. Working great.
Date published: 2016-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Storage Totes Love this totes... Great sealing and quality. Not too heavy. I've purchased probably like 25 for my storage unit and keeps things dry, and odor free.
Date published: 2016-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product! Bought three trunks less than a year ago and I am extremely satisfied with them. Have these in my backyard under an awning. We don't have a shed so these bins were the perfect solution for extra storage in the backyard. They're easy to open, keeps the space looking organized, and you can see somewhat what is inside. The bins were exposed to all weather elements and everything inside was dry. I don't write reviews often unless it's an exceptional product. The Clear Watertight trunk is an exceptional product. Bought two more on sale for upcoming projects around the house. Don't hesitate to purchase.
Date published: 2016-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another Great Bin! I love this trunk! Airtight and stacks well. No worries about bugs or moisture. What more could I want?
Date published: 2016-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect It fits perfectly under the bed frame and in fact it fits six perfectly giving me a TON of storage space. Before I only had a couple of things that would barely fit and now with 16.5" of clearance on the bed frame this is PERFECT! It is a little expensive but since I only had to buy six it wasn't that bad. I would still buy them again without hesitation!
Date published: 2016-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect storage for my small apartment I ordered three of these to help corral and organize the many odds and ends in my tiny Boston apartment. These are quality bins and stack great on top of one another! I use one for Christmas decorations, another for all of our winter/ski gear, and the third to house our small collection of hiking and camping gear. Can't wait to add more, will definitely repurchase!
Date published: 2016-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from EXCELLENT ! I have purchased several of these trunks on at least two occasions. I love them! Lots of storage room. Very sturdy. Totally stackable. FAR superior to Rubbermaid. Totally air tight. Has a seal, so nothing can damage the contents: dust, bugs, etc. Easy to carry. Locks tightly on both sides. Worth every penny!
Date published: 2015-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very sturdy container It held a great deal of my fabric, I will need more of them. I found that two of them held a tall cardboard box.
Date published: 2015-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect trunk, durable and well constructed Though I would prefer the trunk to be a rectangular prism (it tapers a little towards the bottom) it fits the items I need to to. The construction is excellent, the watertight feature makes it a necessity and who doesn't love to organize trunks that can stack easily!? I have a Dymo label maker and the labels to not stick well to the narrow side of the trunk so I with there was a place to either put tables or a slot for a label card.
Date published: 2015-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keep the bugs out I have high end antique bears and the moths love the mohair. These air and water tight trunks are perfect for storage when not on display. Great item!!
Date published: 2015-05-04
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Community Q&A

Are these trunks rodent proof?

Asked by: wardsha
Even a heavy duty trash can like those used in schools with the lid on tightly and trash tied as tight as possible with a drawstring can attract rodents and they have eaten through the can. The only thing I know of that they don't eat through are metal tins with tight lids-like a cookie tin.
Answered by: Nonni5
Date published: 2020-05-09

Can these be used as luggage?

Has anyone checked these on a commercial flight? I am making a move out of the country and I'm trying to bring everything I need on the airplane and would like to use something like this. Do you think it would work? Thanks
Asked by: AzLish
I wouldn't recommend checking them. The material, while very good at resisting dust and moisture, is relatively brittle. I ordered 8 of these and 2 out of the 8 trunks didn't survive being shipped via UPS from the Contianer Store (they shattered). And that was inside a large cardboard box. I would recommend using a trunk that has a more pliable/flexible material.
Answered by: 11skier11
Date published: 2018-09-01

Do these containers stack on each other?

Asked by: redwings
Yes, quite well I would say.
Answered by: CvdL
Date published: 2017-03-12

Is this trunk sturdy enough to double as a bench/seat?

Asked by: vwtampa
Yes, though it is not it's purpose. I would use it sparingly for lacing a shoe or a quick sit.
Answered by: CvdL
Date published: 2017-09-13

Do these stack inside each other with the lids removed?

I'm buying a few and would like to know how much space I need to transport them home. Thank you.
Asked by: TangoBravo
Yes, you can stack them one inside the other. These are great!
Answered by: mlorain
Date published: 2017-04-12

Will this container become brittle & crack from the sun?

I've had other plastic containers get brittle and crack after as little as one year in partial or full sun. One cracked even when I covered it from direct sunlight. How well will this container hold up outside in Northern California (very few freezing nights but lots of sun). Thank you.
Asked by: BeeBeeBee
Sadly, mine became brittle and cracked after about 1 year outside in the sun.
Answered by: Dayan
Date published: 2019-07-01

Freezer safe?

Can I store a large amount of boxed macarons in this, in the freezer assured that it is airtight?
Asked by: melcotton
This is a trunk, it won't fit in a freezer.
Answered by: cantusemyname
Date published: 2017-09-13

Can this be placed outside?

I am looking for something to use outside where I can store emergency supplies such as water canned food clothes blankets etc. Would this be suitable? Would it get hot inside or would moisture build up inside?
Asked by: Fimed
I use these for storage in an outdoor shed. It truly is watertight. Everything that I've put inside has stayed moisture free. It would probably get hot though.
Answered by: try8382
Date published: 2014-12-27
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