Laurie Sophie Shelves December 17th, 2017 - 01:22:32
The corner shelf can also be a great place for a small television. You don`t want to put a lot of weight on them but a depending how it was mounted to the wall some can handle up to 50 pounds. Screwing them directly onto the studs can dramatically increase the amount of weight they can bear. So be sure to follow all the manufacturers recommendations and limitations to avoid a disastrous situation.
For those of you that aren`t really familiar with corner shelving units you might assume that they are simply shelves that sit in the living room used to hold a handful of family photographs in nice looking frames and maybe even a few decorations. This is the reason I`m writing this article - it`s so that I can dispel this myth altogether. There are actually are number of ways a corner shelves get used in a family home. On top of this they aren`t just for personal usage. They also often get used in offices.
In the area of hanging shelves you have several choices when it comes to the style of brackets and hardware. A good rule of thumb is to use hardware well suited to the structure of the existing wall. Wall-mounted shelves with ready-made shelves and adjustable brackets are ideal for the laundry room pantry home office or your child`s room.
Wall systems can be freestanding hanging modular adjustable or fixed just to name a few options available. There are corner units floating shelves hanging shelves track systems and fully adjustable wall units. The most flexible system is a track system. You can adjust the height of the shelves to accommodate several different sized items. This type of shelving gives you the freedom to frequently change your displays without too much fuss. You can tailor this style of shelving to fit your specific needs.
The basic parts of a floating shelf package are the internal bracket restraining screw and the shelf with holes that fit the internal bracket. Simple installation process involves measuring where to make holes drilling holes in the wall screw the inner bracket to the holes and last is sliding the shelf to the inner bracket fitting. After installing only the shelf will be visible and make sure to read the maximum capacity of the shelf to avoid accidents.
It`s important to look for shelving made from a durable material. Certain materials can`t bear too much weight and will crack or snap if heavy objects are kept on them so decide what you want to put on your shelves before you choose the material. The strongest shelving is made of steel. Some steel shelving is made with compartments.