Homes require wall mounted shelves to organize books and also other knick-knacks, else it would lie strewn in a neglected attic or on a floor. The shelving systems are used in offices, shops, manufacturing facilities, schools, and even the hotel rooms to display and store items. The wall mounted shelves are available in an extensive range of prices, designs, styles, and materials, including metal, plastic, wood, and glass.
Different types of shelves
Fixed Bracket type
The fixed bracket shelves types are individual brackets used as shelving stand-alone systems or also with additional brackets in combination forming a multi-unit system of shelving. The bracket shelving is also known as suspension shelving. The fixed brackets come in wood and metal, and are hinged or attached to a wall or a case directly. They are supported by metal shelf pins or plastic ranging in varying thickness and size. The wood brackets come in decorative styles and are used in home interiors.
The built-in shelving type is the simplest shelving units as wall mounted shelves. They are fitted with the spaces and nooks of a home. The built-in shelving system is a plank of wood horizontally fixed in a wall. These shelves are installed above foundation walls or wall cabinets and also besides a fireplace. These are fitted on-site and assembled or are constructed off-site, in a workshop typically and installed on completion. The built-in shelving system is effective and also flexible to maximize the unused spots.
Floating shelving types visibly display items. These can be attached by visible nails and pins. They appear unattached floating over walls. The floating shelves are supported by internal brackets and made of engineered wood. It is known as torsion-box shelves. They come in different designs, colors, shapes, and sizes making one of the finest interior decorating accessories.
Corner shelving maximizes storage without taking space. They utilize inaccessible areas effectively and the corners in fancy styles. The corner systems are in solid wood, laminated/ engineered wood and plastic that it can be customized to suit any location. The corner shelves can be wall-hung or floor-based. They make a great solution in storing and displaying items.
Top Hung type
Top hung systems are used in storerooms and classrooms to store and display items such as pens, books, and other accessories. These feature metal sections mounted to walls or can be hung as droppers. The top hung system is not appropriate for lightweight walls.
Free Standing type
Free standing systems are suitable for display and storage purposes. They can be shifted and are portable to any area, when there is adequate space. These wall mounted shelves also come in varying sizes, materials, colors, and designs.
Tips worth considering
If you consider replacing wooden shelving with wire racks, here are a few reasons to choose wire racks and they are:
Wooden pantry shelves warp under the heavy items weight over time, when they are not secured properly. These wire racks pose no risk as they are sturdy metal, eliminating warping.
Ease of use
Stacking in wire racks are easy offering more storage space and also are good to prevent damage and stains. Liquids may leak on the floor or lower shelves and it can be wiped away easily.
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