3 Reasons to Replace Your Wire Shelving - Bob Vila

3 Reasons to Replace Your Wire Shelving

If flimsy shelves are letting you down, upgrade to this smart, sturdy, simple-to-install solution that adapts to your storage needs.

Walk-In Closet Shelving from EZ Shelf

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Homeowners and renters alike install wire shelving for storage and organizing, only to quickly become dissatisfied. The first problems they notice? For one thing, wire shelves tend not to be very attractive. For another, they’re hard to clean. Another frustration: Since wire shelves must be installed directly to wall studs, you can’t put them where they’d best suit your needs, space, or style. Plus, the setup process often proves tricky and time-consuming, since there are typically many parts and pieces to measure and cut. Then in the end, once you’ve finally managed to get the shelves into position, it turns out they can’t hold much weight—a problem if you’re storing anything heavier than a few folded sweaters!

Fortunately, there’s an alternative to inferior wire shelving—an alternative that goes up in minutes, virtually anywhere, and can be expanded to accommodate your needs as they change over time. Meet the EZ Shelf system. With it, you can organize everything from clothes and linen closets to your kitchen pantry and garage workshop. Constructed of high-strength steel tubing instead of flimsy wire, EZ Shelf boasts a lifetime guarantee and “Made in USA” certification. Precious few alternatives can say the same. But for details on the other ways in which EZ Shelf stands out in the market, read on.

Opt for modular versatility. With EZ Shelf expandable shelving, there’s NO cutting, and you can skip the search for studs. The solution installs in mere minutes with only a few common household tools. You also have the flexibility to install EZ Shelf on any wall (even one with no side walls) in any part of your home. Meanwhile, the expandable, modular design lets you customize EZ Shelf to match your current needs precisely—but if your needs change in the future, the system easily adapts. Start with the popular, all-purpose 40″ – 73″ Expandable Closet Shelf & Rod, or customize a particular, closet, garage, laundry room or office with a shelf system specially designed for the purpose. Organizing has never been so adaptable and convenient.

Garage Shelves from EZ Shelf

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Rely on the strength of steel. The most versatile shelving system in the world won’t do any good if it can’t support much weight. Typically, wire shelving maxes out at around 80 pounds. However, being made of steel, the tough, dependable EZ Shelf can hold up to 200 pounds (without securing to studs in 1/2” drywall) and the EZ Shelf heavy-duty garage shelving can handle even more—a whopping 250 pounds. When secured to studs EZ Shelf can hold 300lbs over a 6’ length. Whether you store stuff on top of the shelf or hang items down from the tubular rods, you can rest assured that EZ Shelf can manage the weight and bulk of everything from bicycles and books to paint cans and home gym equipment like dumbbells.

Clean up with a swipe. Notoriously difficult to clean, wire shelving attracts dust and dirt like a magnet. It’s even harder to maintain if you’re dealing with a spill of laundry detergent, motor oil, or anything else similarly sticky or greasy. What’s more: Wire shelves tend to rust, and when that happens, there’s a risk of damage to anything you place on the shelf, be it a cashmere sweater of a family heirloom. By contrast, EZ Shelf cleans up with nothing more than the wipe of a rag and, being made of steel, the closet system resists rust (mold and mildew, too).

Sleekly designed and available in white or silver finish, EZ Shelf brings style to your space. So, whether you’re ready to retire that wire or you’re simply hunting for a new storage setup, the time has come for EZ Shelf—a sturdy shelving system that installs anywhere, holds everything, and looks great doing it!

 

Silver Garage Shelving from EZ Shelf

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