Rubbermaid Vertical Storage Shed 3746-AT-OLVSS

by Terry
(NY)

front of shed with hole

front of shed with hole

I own the Rubbermaid® Vertical Storage Shed (3746-AT-OLVSS). I purchased this handy shed about 5 years ago from a local hardware store for about $250 and it was money well spent.

The shed has a 60 foot storage capacity. The outside dimensions are 4’7” W x 3’1” D x 6’ H. The interior dimensions are 4’1” W x 2’ 7” D x 5’7”H. It was very easy to assemble and no tools were necessary; it all just snapped together. You do need more than one person to put it together because it does get a little burdensome trying to snap in the next part if somebody is not holding it still.

The instructions were easy to follow but I do not think I even used them. It just makes sense putting it together because it is well designed.

I have the shed on top of my deck and it comes in handy for storage of patio cushions, and my outdoor BBQ serving platters and utensils and whatever other junk I have laying around outside. It is very convenient to use and the size does not take up too much space on my deck.

I do have a few criticisms about the shed. It does get brittle specially in the winter and it has developed a hole in the front from trying to close it. The way the shed closes is a bit of a pain and I have since installed a slide latch to the top because I found that in high winds (I live by the ocean) it would pop open unless I put a pad lock on it. Because I am notorious for loosing keys to these type of locks I found it more easy to add the latch.

The other criticism I have about the shed is that it has small holes on the back for the purpose of putting in shelves. I do not use the second set of shelves because the patio cushions I store in there are piled very high in the shed and would not fit if I had the shelf in there. As a result, I get wasp nests in there as you can see in the picture. I have tried to block these holes on numerous occasions but they always get in.

The shed is light weight so I am able to move it around to clean around it. It power washes very easily to clean any dirt that builds up on it, making it look as good as new.

Overall I am very satisfied with this shed and I would recommend it to others.

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