Using Plastic Milk Crates As Storage
Plastic milk crates are square or rectangular interlocking crates that are made of heavy duty industrial level plastic. These crates are most commonly used to transport milk, but they are also being used to transport and display other products in retail establishments. These milk crates have been used commercially for years, but in recent time, they have been used as storage. So, you may wonder why people would steal crates? After all, at the end of they day they are just containers right? Well, the fact of the matter is that there are many different innovative ways in which you can use these containers as storage in your house. There are different arts and crafts projects that you can try with these crates. These are some ideas that you can use. You can use a milk crate as a bathroom towel holder. Use the different wire grids in the crate to squeeze in towels tightly. If you have space remaining, you can accentuate the effect by placing miniature shampoo bottles, or even decorative elements.
You can also very easily create a book shelf from crates by placing three of them one on top of the other. Use them to as storage to store stationery, books, or to just get things organized. It is also possible to create a laundry hamper using a milk crate. Sew colorful fabric together and line the outside. If you reinforce one side of the milk crate with plywood, you can also use the same as a night stand, with space to keep books and other knickknacks.