How To Install A Floating Shelf

Jul 25th

How To Install A Floating Shelf – Floating shelf are a good idea to have small spaces where you need plenty of storage for various items. Floating shelves are mounted on the wall that makes them seem like they are floating. This is perfect for the living room, library, home, home office or even your bedroom. The installation of a floating shelf is quite easy.

Simple Floating Shelf
Simple Floating Shelf

The first thing you need to do is to plan where to place a floating shelf. Measure how much time you want the shelves to extend. You should also determine the space you will leave on the top and bottom of the shelves. Use the graphing paper for your planning. Use a pencil, a tape measure and level to place any markings on the wall where you install the shelves. After placing marks, go to the other end of the room to see if the marks are straight.

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Get stud finder and use it to look for studs in the wall to install a floating shelf. Drill a few holes on the markings you created earlier while looking for studs. Make sure you drill enough holes to support the entire length of the floating shelves. Fix the brackets. Fix the brackets with the drill and bits. Start at one end and work your way through the length of the shelves. When you are done, you can already start putting items on your floating shelf. Just make sure that the shelf can hold the weight of the items.