Store your yard and pool items in style with this fashionable storage ottoman. This ottoman functions as both a spacious storage container and a comfortable seat. Stylish brown and stable, this item is perfect for outdoor and indoor use....more
The Wicker storage ottoman should really be called a trunk because of it's large size. The color and quality match the description. It functions well and the lid stays up nicely with the hydraulic arm. It appears well enough made that it should last a while. I bought it to put all the beach towels in so they'd be readily available by the pool. The only con is that it's not air tight. Water and bugs will get into the trunk so I bought a zip up hanging clothes protector at Walmart, lined the trunk with that and then put the towels inside the protector.
No assembly!! Bench arrived within a few days of ordering it, and I could not be happier. It is a nice quality and seems to be well made. The top of the bench is re-inforced so average weight people could sit on it which just adds to the function in a small place. I don't think it could hold up to a lot of weight - it just doesn't look strong enough. We bought this to store cushions and pillows and it is the perfect size for that. The bottom of the bench is an open weave which allows things to get in from the bottom, so we lined the inside of the top and bottom with plastic to keep bugs and such out. Overall, I am very happy and feel it was a great price!
The Santiago Brown Wicker Storage Ottoman arrived is excellent condition. It's very sturdy and will be great for storage. I have other brown wicker pieces that are better quality, (and much more expensive), but find this product is perfect for it's use. I would recommend it to anyone to use for storage or an ottoman. I would avoid sitting on it, however.
Received this fairly promptly. It is really pretty and the color is a rich brown. We bought it cause it's description said it is a bench and storage.It works well for storage...but...it needs an insert or plastic liner for inside. The bottom is open and things could get wet and soiled, But this is an easy fix. As far as using as a bench to sit...well it has a weakness right in the middle. It's easy to tell, if sat on a lot it would eventually cave in. Thinking of adding some sort of support on the underside of the cushion we purchased for it. Overall we are pleased.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? actual color
Please tell us about the quality of the product. quality is good. It is described as a bench? It has a weakness on the top, can't hold a lot of weight.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? accurate
I love this bench--the only problem is that it doesn't hold much. I had to find another, much larger one, to hold my patio furniture cushions. I like this one so much that I decided to keep it for the kid's little outside toys. The dimensions were listed--I just didn't pay enough attention to them and it's also hard for me to visualize actual size from that. If you don't need to store much and could use a couple of seats, this is a great piece!
Overall very happy with the product. after reading the other comments, I was expecting the weakness in the lid and the lack of waterproffness, so purchased cushions for the lid and a protective pillow bag for inside. I will say that it is a bit shorter than I expected, but that is my lack of reading the full description well. Overall a good purchase for the price.
Well made storage bench is a great place to store shoes outside and sit comfortably while you put them on later. This product looked so great that the new owners of our home negotiated for the bench as part of the sale of our home. It should be noted that ours was placed in a covered patio so no water was falling on it.
Well……..this unit is certainly nicer than the plastic white storage trunk we bought from ******. That being said, it is not waterproof. Not even close. If you are buying this storage container to protect towels, etc from the elements this is not the product. Also, I paid $XXX from Overstock.com and then saw the exact unit for sale in ********* for $XXX ……which was kind of a bummer. The fact that I did not have to put the unit together was a big bonus.
No assembly required. Will be used either to store pillows from our outdoor chairs, or dishes and utensils to be used for outdoor functions. Easily covered to protect from the pollen of springtime and matches our wicker furniture well.
Hello, lauramcrealtor. Hope your day is going well. Unfortunately, this item is only available on our site in the color displayed in the photo. We apologize. Thank you for shopping with us and please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.
overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 14, 2013
What is the top of the ottoman? Is it cushioned? Is there a photo of the top?dpbcc on Jul 17, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The top is woven just like the sides. It is not waterproof and it is not cushioned. I put a bench cushion on top and it looks quite cute. In the winter I put is under the eaves and it weathers fine. Placing a tarp over it will keep everything dry in the rain. In Santa Barbara weather, it is a perfect storage bench. After two years it still looks new.sblady on Jul 18, 2013
it is the wicker looking stuff. mine was in the open and lasted less than a yeartxrose2010 on Feb 27, 2014
How many cushions can fit in it. My cushions r 4x2 and 3inches deep and I have 6 cushions. Will they all fit in?cargon on Jun 1, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you cargon for the question about the Christopher Knight Home Santiago Brown Wicker Storage Ottoman. The ottomans size of 15" X 51" X 19.25" should accommodate the cushions that you have to store in it. Thank you for shopping Overstock.com.overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 6, 2013
Is this product waterproof? The answer is yes on 8/6/12 and no on 3/16/12suebi1 on May 22, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello suebi1, thank you for your interest in the Christopher Knight Home Santiago Brown Wicker Storage Ottoman. This is not waterproof. Thank you for shopping with us.
overstockcustomercare1 on May 28, 2013
mine fell apart within a season. the metal rusted awaytxrose2010 on Feb 27, 2014
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