At some point, we all need some form of external storage to keep some of the stuff that we accumulate as we grow up. And let's face it; no one can really live without "stuff" and as we get older we tend to accumulate more of it than we have the capacity to store. One of the best solutions to this is to invest in a storage trunk with lock. If you can't afford to rent out a small storage unit, this is the next best thing. Not only does it provide you with the extra storage you need, but it can also contribute to the visual appeal of your space, depending on the design of the trunk you choose to purchase.
While most people store these trunks in the garage, you can easily keep it in the house as a coffee table that doubles as a storage trunk. Again, this will depend on the type of storage trunk you get. Usually, the ones that come with a lock are available in interesting vintage designs. They actually look more like a large piece of luggage or a piece of furniture than a storage trunk.
Of course, you can always customize your storage trunk as well so that it fits in with your specific design aesthetic. Just keep in mind the materials it's made out of and make sure you only use products that won't compromise its quality and performance.
Overall, this type of storage trunk is an ideal solution for growing families, students, space-challenged homeowners, individuals that are downsizing, or anyone who needs extra storage space.