Garden Tool Organizer – Rubbermaid Tool Tower

Are you tired of looking for your gardening tools in a pile of other tools? Your pile of gardening tools taking up more space in your garage. They are  falling on your head or your shiny new car.

Rubbermaid Garden Tool Organizer Feature Summary

  • Ideal for long-handled garden tools
  • Stores up to 40 tools
  • Casters for easy mobility
  • Front clips and new curved tubing 
  • Easy to assemble

If you like keeping your gardening tools organized, the Rubbermaid Tool Tower is your solution.

Save Space with Rubbermaid 5E28 Deluxe Tool Tower Rack

Ideal for organizing the long handled tools like shovel, rake, cultivator, snow shovel, sidewalk scraper etc. The tool organizer can store short handled tools as well. Specifically, the Rubbermaid 5E28 Deluxe Tool Tower Rack can store up to 40 tools. This is not to say that this model will hold 40 long handled tools. It will have to be a mix match of short and long handled gardening tools or swimming pool cleaning accessories. It only takes (37″x18″) about 5 square feet of space.

Front Clips for Easy Storage

Rubbermaid 5E28 Deluxe Tool Tower Rack with Casters The Rubbermaid Tool Tower comes with front clips that allow easy slide-in storage from side. The front clips simplify access and storing of the long handled tools like shovels and brooms and allow head-down storage, making the tower rack bottom heavy which makes it more stable. The front clips are also useful if you do not have enough head room and if the tools are wide on both ends. The base of the tower has a grid pattern to keeps the tools in place, so they do not slide into other tools or slide off.

If you have too many long handled tools, you may need enough clearance above the rack in order to slide the tool handle through the holes in the rack from the above. There are several sized holes for different types of tools.

Due to the varying sizes of the holes, not all tools will fit in every hole and all the tools will not go through the holes either. Keep in mind that certain tools will go in certain way and there may be some tools that will not fit in a hole. For those items you may need different type of storage option.


The Rubbermaid Tool Tower takes only about 5-10 minutes to assemble. You do not need any tools to assemble it. All the parts snap into place for easy assembly.

Moving Around

The tool tower comes with 4 casters for easy mobility. It’s easy and convenient to transport 40 tools from one place to another on this garden tool rack rather than having to move them individually. And when you have chosen your right spot for the garden tool storage rack, locking 2 of casters will keep the unit in place. It is not advised to move around the rack full of tools too much.

Final Opinion

The Rubbermaid 5E28 Deluxe Tool Tower Rack will help you to organize your garden tools; you never have to look through a pile of tools. This rack is the best storage rack for your long handled garden tools.

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Rubbermaid Tool Tower

Rubbermaid Tool Tower

Easy to Install


Easy to Maintain




User Experience







  • Durable
  • Very stable
  • Easy to install
  • Lots of storage space
  • Mobile - comes with casters
  • Good storage for long handled garden tools


  • Not suitable for outdoor storage
  • Not stable with the top heavy equipments

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