November 28th, 2011

Neat Containers Are, Well, Pretty Neat

My work/craft/junk/everything else closet is perpetually a mess, so when I was offered a chance to try out these Neat Containers, I jumped at it.  Actually I crawled at it, from under a pile of fabric, ribbon, wooden popsicle sticks and bottles of glue.  And overall, I will say that it’s the best crawling I’ve ever done.

Neat Containers ( are a patented system of clear, plastic drawer-like containers that build upon themselves to suit whatever shape your closet or storage area might be.  When my box first arrived, the hardest thing about them was clearing out a closet shelf to actually give them a try.  They were very easy to assemble after watching a simple video on their website, and the system went together smoothly and quickly.

I was initially concerned that these stacking containers wouldn’t actually operate as drawers, and that they would stick together and would come apart when I tried to pull one out.  Thankfully, I was wrong.  I’m not sure what kind of engineering genius went into these things, but they do actually work like a set of design-your-own drawers.

Personally, I’m a fan of plastic containers.  I attempt to keep things organized in boxes, so I have collected a myriad of containers over the year.  Different sizes and brands don’t ever seem to go together well and take up so much space compared to these puppies.  If you compare their price to the number of plastic boxes that you would buy (don’t forget the lid!), Neat Containers are truly a bargain.

I pulled out a drawer of something and like a busy mom, left it on the floor while I ran off to do something else.  And then, like a mom with mom brain, I never actually got around to sliding it back into place.  From its spot on the floor, It was stepped on by adults, children, and dogs.  I’m sure it won’t hold up everything that goes on around here, but Neat Containers are actually pretty tough.

In the end, they provide an easy to access and easy to see method of storing things.  Toys, shoes, clothes, craft supplies, etc.  The list goes on and on, and so does the praise for Neat Containers.

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