How to Put Shelves on the Wall

Here we would like to talk about the decoration for small environments. One of the tips that we always have is to take advantage of the shelves. A lot of people may not know how to put shelves on the wall. Therefore, we decided to show here how to do it.

Place shelves on the wall is a job much simpler than you think and you can put on your own, it’s important to just have attention to detail so that she, for example, don’t get pie.

To plant the shelves you will need some tools:

  • Drill
  • Screws and bushings
  • Pencil
  • Measuring tape
  • Support for shelf fixation
  • Shelves (of course!)

You can use newspaper on the floor to catch. The drill should be specific to the type of surface that will be drilled, wood or concrete. If you are drilling wood, it is not necessary to place the anchors screws. If your drill is great, you will need a screwdriver or Phillips screwdriver to attach the screws (the type of the key depends on the screw you bought).

Start measuring the place where will be placed on the shelf. With the measuring tape, measure the height from the floor to where it is going and mark with a pencil. Do the same thing in another point of support.

Now take the support and place at the bottom where the shelf marked, and select the places where you do the holes. They should be about 10 cm or 15 cm of the edge of the shelf.

Hold the drill firmly and hold it at an angle of 90° in the wall in time to make the hole. Fit the wall plugs into the hole and fasten the brackets with the screws firmly. If the rack has more than 1 meter in length may be needed more supports.

Place the shelf on brackets and then just attach the shelves to the brackets with screws. Ready! You already have new shelves to take advantage of all the space of your walls!

How to install shelves – Video

You can refer to this Youtube video showing a different method, which uses a bubble level (as in the image) instead of measuring tape to prevent the shelf stay pie:

Tags: home decor, interior design, wall decor