Goodbye dark wall cabinet, hello white Ikea floating shelves! See how this easy switcheroo was a huge functional and beautiful improvement in our kitchen. What is the weight limit on the Ikea shelves that you used? I recall the shelves having the same weight limit on them, but I consider the bj rnum shelves to be sturdier. For LACK’s I found that using butterfly wall anchors corrected my sagging problems; three years later it is still solid. I have always loved Lack shelves, I love their clean and simple design. Instead I’m going to share with you what Ikea doesn’t explain in the picture-book manual: how to hang Lack shelves on a wall with no studs! How much weight do these approx. hold?
Most of the ones I’ve seen online, such as the ikea Lack style, are 2 thick. There are these from PB that have up to a 100 weight limit. Com/us/en/catalog/products/70159100/ /10159099 it said fasteners in wall not included. What will i need in able o mount this in the wall? thanks. The lack shelf is pretty bad, I see them on display at Ikea all the time and they tend to sag after some time. The shelves should have a max load number on them? Concrete wall is fine, the floating style bracket is fine, the standard rawl plugs and screws probably aren’t.
After two years, I finally decided to tackle the IKEA LACK shelf. The side of the shelf attached to a wall stud does not need anchors. The issues you bring up are common to any project in which you have to install a load bearing shelf or cabinet. The love affair started 10 years ago and I still love this shelving system: because of its concealed hardware mounting system, LACK shelves become part of the wall. I do agree with your comments about the weight limit and the tilting. I also had two Ikea Lack shelves in the den that needed to be removed, and re-mounted in the other room. The reason why you want to mount into a stud is so that your shelf won’t fall off due to the weight. What you do with these is drill a pilot hole into the wall, and screw these in.
Shelter: Help! The Ikea Lack Shelf
IKEA – LACK, Wall shelf unit,. Package measurements and weight. People & Planet. Good to know. This furniture must be secured to the wall with the enclosed wall. Fine-threaded screws lack the gripping power needed. Then add up the total to get a conservative, but safe, shelf weight limit. I was wondering whether IKEA’s Lack shelves would do the job. It should also be said that shelves on concrete walls will hold more weight than shelves drilled into drywall. If going into drywall, you’ll want to hit as many studs as possible. Those BILLY shelves are begging to do so much more. Sarah from Woodland Hills, CA installed these floating Ikea shelves for her two cats Wendy and Casper. The shelves were hung using the wall studs, and anchors. I believe the shelves she used are the Lack shelves from Ikea. I’d hate to make the investment in this shelving system only to discover they won’t hold the weight of my cats.
Shelter: Help! The Ikea Lack Shelf
Single Track Brackets are an economic, adjustable shelving solution for utility and decorative use. Rated 2 out of 5 by GPratt from No Screws It's a great product with one huge exception: The screw holes in the uprights and their lack of countersinking, the lack of screw specifications and the lack of screws. I am a veteran of wall shelf systems but this one has me stumped. The only thing I’d like to have is some sort of recommended weight limit available. When you install floating shelves or any other type of wall hanging, be sure to affix the shelves to a supportive base, typically wall studs. Anchors are rated for how much weight they can support, but to be safe, it’s best to stay on the low end of an anchor’s max weight rating. This single track upright is ideal for use in your light to medium duty shelving projects. The only thing I’d like to have is some sort of recommended weight limit available. 0 by GPratt No Screws It’s a great product with one huge exception: The screw holes in the uprights and their lack of countersinking, the lack of screw specifications and the lack of screws. So my shelves would not be the nailed to the wall as the top shelf on board and batten. My assumption is that weight limit applies if mounted into studs.
Ridgeway Corner Wall Shelf by Wade Logan. The laminate finsih has some kind of ‘residue’ (for lack of a better term) smeared all over each and every single piece. A: The weight limit of this shelf is 15 lbs.