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Bucket Hose Storage

Organizing Good Things 2005

A galvanized paint bucket makes a practical and inexpensive caddy for a garden hose and sprinkler. Drill three holes in a triangular pattern in the bottom of the bucket. Depending on your wall, bolt or screw the bucket to the wall; strengthen the cut edges of the holes with washers.

Comments (7)

  • razzmatazzi 23 Mar, 2011

    This would also work for extension cords and plugs, or pool hoses with pool supplies in the center.

  • Veronica517 23 Apr, 2010

    I thought that was the cutest unique creation. I'm creative.

  • kkaz2006 23 Apr, 2010

    Exactly what I said when I saw it. COOL! But, I wish I knew what Flip Clip Storage kits are.

  • etreske 19 Jan, 2010

    What a cool idea! Another really useful tool I have found is Flip Clip Storage kits. They are quick, easy and affordable and have a ton of uses for garage storage. Just clip them on to an exposed stud and in minutes your garage is organized. Check out their website at

  • Luvz2bhugged 16 Aug, 2008

    I found it amusing to come across this idea today. Yesterday I was having lunch and a drink with a friend and asked the bartender what I had to do to get a Corona "beer" Bucket he gave me one. Got it home and thought ok what the heck am I gonna do with this......NOW I KNOW thanks a million

  • BabettesFeast 26 Jul, 2008

    xack1 - Great idea to use an old mailbox to keep some clippers and gloves handy outside and not have to go hunting around for them in the garage. Thanks!

  • xack1 30 Mar, 2008

    I did this last spring with an old mailbox. The door keeps critters out and I keep all my small garden implements, twine and gloves in it. Never thought to use it to hang a hose as well. Keep up the great ideas.