Fallout 4 Loot Everything

In Fallout 4, every single item has some use, value, and purpose; looting and storing everything is essential.  You will need a lot of tape, glue, screws, and aluminum for various crafting upgrades for both weapons and settlements.  Therefore, get in the habit of looking around and looting everything.  Bethesda stores items in surprising spots, including Nuka Cola dispensers, containers, picture frames, etc.