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Edsal

Model # UR-245WGB

Internet # 202067997

Store SKU # 351430

48 in. W x 72 in. H x 24 in. D Steel Commercial Shelving Unit

$85.97 /each
  • Assemble vertically or horizontally
  • Adjustable multi-purpose shelves to fit your storage needs
  • Product may vary by store

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Model # UR-245WGB

Internet # 202067997

Store SKU # 351430

You can assemble this Edsal heavy duty steel shelving unit vertically as shelves or horizontally as a workbench for your office or home. Its neutral color goes with everything in your home. You can adjust this multi-purpose unit's shelves in 1.5 in. increments to fit any storage need. It features a rivet lock system that provides strength and rigidity.

  • Total weight capacity of 4000 lbs. (when evenly distributed), enabling you to store a large number of household and personal items
  • Steel beams and shelves with wood grain particle boards and a durable black enamel finish
  • 5 shelves that provide ample storage for bins, boxes, tools, food containers and more
  • Easy installation with just a hammer (sold separately) and no nuts or bolts
  • 1-year manufacturer warranty
  • Assembles with a hammer (not included) and no nuts or bolts are required for easy installation
  • All online orders for this item ship via parcel ground and may arrive in multiple boxes
  • Note: product may vary by store

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SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Assembled Depth (in.) 
24 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
72 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
48 in 
Shelf Weight Capacity (lb) 
800 
Details
Color Family 
Black 
Color/Finish 
Black 
Durability 
Heavy duty 
Features 
Adjustable Shelves,Assembly Required 
Material 
Steel 
Number of Shelves 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Shelf Material 
Wood 
Storage Product Type 
Free Standing Racks and Shelves 
Total Weight Capacity (lb.) 
4000 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty 
1 year 

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Color Family: Black
Shelf Material: Wood
Brand: Edsal
Assembled Depth (in.): 24 in
Assembled Width (in.): 48 in
Assembled Height (in.): 72 in
Price: $50 - $100
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How do you get the upright supports into the couplers? They don't fit!I've been working on it ALL DAY! Really poor design

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Lakewood, Colorado
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I have 8 of these Edsal shelving units, and therefore I have some well earned experience with using these couplers. To begin, they work well! Yes, they can be problematic, but still doable. First, insert the coupler into the bottom vertical piece by hand, roughly 1/4". Align the coupler straight, evenly. Then, LIGHTLY, tap the coupler downward with the rubber mallet. Adjust for any non-alignments as you Read More
I have 8 of these Edsal shelving units, and therefore I have some well earned experience with using these couplers. To begin, they work well! Yes, they can be problematic, but still doable. First, insert the coupler into the bottom vertical piece by hand, roughly 1/4". Align the coupler straight, evenly. Then, LIGHTLY, tap the coupler downward with the rubber mallet. Adjust for any non-alignments as you proceed. Once the 1/2 way mark is achieved, repeat the procedure with the upper vertical piece. If the coupler slips downward on the lower vertical, LIGHTLY, using a large screw driver , tap upwards the coupler until it's appropriate position between the 2 verticals is achieved. Under no circumstances should the coupler be widened using a screwdriver prior to the initial attempt. In fact, after completion of the coupler-vertical attachments, using a plier, squeeze the coupler tightly to each of the vertical pieces. Read Less
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Make sure you have the bottom uprights and they're right side up and you are putting the couplers on right side up and use a hammer. You may have to rock them back and forth as you hammer. It's easiest if you build the first 2 shelves and the 4 uprights - then put the uppers on.
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Morrison , CO
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December 24, 2014
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The couplers are pretty tight right out of the box. I found that taking a thin flat head screw driver and twisting it a bit opened them enough. I wouldn't recommend opening them too much as the design relies on a snug fit. Then aligning and continually realigning the coupler to the supports will do the trick. Using a 2x4 to tap on edge is good. The flat side of the hammer was also working for tapping the Read More
The couplers are pretty tight right out of the box. I found that taking a thin flat head screw driver and twisting it a bit opened them enough. I wouldn't recommend opening them too much as the design relies on a snug fit. Then aligning and continually realigning the coupler to the supports will do the trick. Using a 2x4 to tap on edge is good. The flat side of the hammer was also working for tapping the top support into the coupler below. I was constantly adjusting the tap to the coupler as it did not always go down evenly. Continure to tap them until the top and bottom upright supports connect in the middle of the coupler. Good Luck! Read Less
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July 29, 2014
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Are you following the put together instructions correctly? Did you lay all the peices out and
in the right position for assembly? if the peices look/are correct and the assembly procedure is
correct, you will want to go back to home depot and see if (1) you have all the peices or (2) if
you are actually fitting them together correctly. Get help from the Home Depot Staff in your
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Are you following the put together instructions correctly? Did you lay all the peices out and
in the right position for assembly? if the peices look/are correct and the assembly procedure is
correct, you will want to go back to home depot and see if (1) you have all the peices or (2) if
you are actually fitting them together correctly. Get help from the Home Depot Staff in your
area - I find them exceptionally helpful at the one I shop from.
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Stockton, CA, USA
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July 1, 2014
Answer: 
Hammer
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Long Island, New York, USA
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June 24, 2014
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Insert on the unit first them attach the other section.
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May 28, 2014
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If you have the correct materials from the manufacturer it can be done. It may take some realigning and pressure. The design is typical for such shelving to have one or two piece fit tight.
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San Antonio, TX, USA
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May 13, 2014
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You need to take a large flat head screwdriver and put it into the gap. A slight twist will widen the gap enough so they fit by tapping with a rubber mallet
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Milton, FL USA
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April 15, 2014
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Assemble the bottom and a lower shelf (so that the middle shelf is about 6 inches below the top of the first upright support). Place the coupler on all four posts and use a rubber mallet (or hold a piece of wood on top of the coupler and use a hammer) to force it down until it is set. Once you get them going they slide on fairly easy. Once you have all four set, put the upper vertical support in place Read More
Assemble the bottom and a lower shelf (so that the middle shelf is about 6 inches below the top of the first upright support). Place the coupler on all four posts and use a rubber mallet (or hold a piece of wood on top of the coupler and use a hammer) to force it down until it is set. Once you get them going they slide on fairly easy. Once you have all four set, put the upper vertical support in place and use the same technique to hammer it in. NOTE - Be sure to put the plastic footer on before you start banging away, or can damage your flour and chip the paint (resulting in bare metal than could rust). Good luck! Read Less
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April 2, 2014
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I had the same problem at first. Make sure to assemble the bottom first. That will give you 4 solid legs on the floor. I set the coupler piece in place on the upper end of the bottom supports. Try to line it up. If you can start the coupler so much the better. If not,hold it in place and tap it with a rubber mallet. Once started keep tapping it until it seats itself.
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Line the couplers up onto the lower legs, and tap into place with a rubber mallet*. You may have to slightly bend any legs that are not lining up correctly. Tap them half way down. Then very carefully line up the upper legs. Again, slight bending might be needed.
*If you don't have a rubber mallet, you could place a piece of wood or a folded cloth over the top.
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March 30, 2014
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Just had to keep playing with them . You get one side in an the other pops out. Good luck.
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Macungie, PA, USA
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March 30, 2014
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Alycurl,
I am not sure why you are having trouble getting things to line up. The brackets should fit with little or no problem. Do not use a hammer on the end of the coupler. Make sure they are started straight and tap the upper leg down with a hammer. It is important to soften the top of the upper leg with a block of wood. When you do it this way, the upper leg actually seats the coupler in its final
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Alycurl,
I am not sure why you are having trouble getting things to line up. The brackets should fit with little or no problem. Do not use a hammer on the end of the coupler. Make sure they are started straight and tap the upper leg down with a hammer. It is important to soften the top of the upper leg with a block of wood. When you do it this way, the upper leg actually seats the coupler in its final position.
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Minneapolis, MN, USA
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March 30, 2014
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I had to use a hammer to seat the uprights into the couplers. It's a tight fit. You may also notice that one end will fit better than the other.
I own five units.
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height between shelves

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can I get a 17" box on the shelf and or is there obstructions to prevent it to going in? (plastic bins)
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Arizona
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These can vary as you need them. Measure your boxes or totes FIRST and build the shelves to suit. Good luck.
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Aberdeen, Washington
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January 20, 2015
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The height between shelves is up to you! What makes this unit so great is that the shelves are adjustable to varying heights. And you can even split the unit and have a 'table' style shelf. in the picture, I have varying heights, including a shelf to place my tv on!
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The shelving height is not fixed. You can adjust the height between shelves to meet your needs.
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Uncasville, CT
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November 5, 2014
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Shelf heights are adjustable in 1.5" increments (slot spacing in posts). The coupler does limit putting a shelf right in the middle. I've been setting mine up with larger shelf spacing down below (19") and them smaller spacing for the upper shelves.
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Clinton, NJ
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You can very the height. The holes are 1 1/2" apart. It's easy to change the shelving height.
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Everett, WA, USA
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They are completely adjustable. You can install just the top and bottom shelf if you choose.
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Coatesville, PA
September 29, 2014
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Yes you can fit a 17" box. The uprights are in two pieces and you must use a shelf to join them but the others you may place where you wish.
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Atlanta, GA
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July 1, 2014
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The shelf is adjustable every 1.5" so you should have no problem with a 17" box.
I hope this helps with your purchasing decision.
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Yeah, the shelves are very adjustable. You can pretty much set them at whatever height you want.
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Hey you can adjust the heights of the shelves to your desire.
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Height is adjustable. It is what you make them.
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Can I replace the particleboard shelves with something more durable?

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Uncasville, CT
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Certainly. The shelves just drop in. For new shelves, just lift out the old ones, cut your new ones to size, and drop them in.
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Everett, WA, USA
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Very easily as long as you have a table saw or a circular saw and a straight edge or steady hand! The shelves themselves are 1/2" thick
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Coatesville, PA
September 29, 2014
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The particle board that comes with the shelf will sag under its own weight. Yes, replacement is simple. You can get a 4x8 foot sheet of 1/2" plywood at Home Depot and have them cut it into 4 equal pieces. No waste and you have 4 new shelves.
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Hi Sandy - absolutely - I replaced my particleboard shelves with 1/2" plywood. The shelving units are a good value even considering the cost of the added plywood.
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Of course - just choose the material you want and have it cut to the same size as the particle board shelfs. remember wood is going to be cheaper and metal/plastic much more expensive. I found replacing the particle with good wood cut to fit, works best and lasts a very long time.
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Yes, you could replace them with identical sized materials if you choose.
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They are already pretty durable. As long as material is same size.
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Atlanta, GA
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Yes you can use Plywood from the lumber department. We also provide wire deck that can be purchased.
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Yes, not a problem to cut out a piece of 5/8 OSB of the same dimensions to drop in.
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Plywood or white melamine
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Yes. Even if the "wholes" don't line up it is easy to drill new "wholes" to fit.
I'm thinking about doing the same thing.
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How thick are the shelves? I assume this is pressed particle board?

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September 29, 2014
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Replace the shelves with 1/2" or thicker plywood. They should have offered this unit without the shelving because what they did include is not worth using. Could have saved the cost of the particle board and cost of shipping.
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one inch thick - very sturdy particle board
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The shelves are 3/8" Particle Board. Thanks for your inquiry.
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Close to 5/8"
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If I remember right, it's 1/2" particle board. Might be 3/8". It seems more sturdy than the usual particle board you get with everything else though.
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They are almost 1/2 inch, but yes they are pressed particle board. OK for most items, but I would cut down a piece of plywood is you are storing anything heavy (especially towards the middle).
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It is pressed particle board with a wood looking "skin" over both sides. Quite strong.
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yes pressed board- but what we were using it for out in the garage- worked great!
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I'd say half-inch, and yes, pressed wood
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John,
You are correct on the pressed particle board. The shelves are approximately 1/2" thick. Once in place, they should support anything you put on the assembled unit.
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3/8 of an inch and yes they are pressed. I have already replaced all of my shelves. As I live in Florida and my shelving is in my garage I didn't take long to sag and bow. Spend the extra money for all metal shelves.
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Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 443 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very sturdy shelf This rack is very well engineered and easy to assemble. It stands square without any sway under weight. I would highly recommend it. May 10, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by different configuration I have no complaints with this shelf. I hanged this in my garage. I bought a 16 gauge bracket about 2ft a side. bolted to the ceiling studs and so far so good. hopefully this helps out for later. March 20, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Understand shelve support When Wt. Limit is set on shelves the manufacture is putting the Wt. points at each corner. In this cast the shelves have 100 lbs. placed at each corner = 400lb. Capacity. So under stand this when buying shelving units... June 24, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Good shelf-simple fix For the cost these are decent shelves. As others have mentioned the particleboard is lightweight and will sag over time. When installing I inverted the shelf support brackets and cut 2 X 3's the width of the shelf to help distribute the shelf load and prevent the particleboard from sagging. January 8, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by http://m.homedepot.com/p/Edsal-48-in-W-x-72-in-H-x-24-in-D-Steel-Commercial-Shel Very nice set of shelves. Like the solid shelf for our application. June 14, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good Perchase This product is ez to put together. I bought 6 of them and had them assembled in about one hour by myself. June 1, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by good product poor service from home depot Product is great. Easy to set up, needs two people and a hammer. shelving is not the greatest quality particle board. Not sure how long these shelves will hold up, we'll see. Pretty good value for the price. May 24, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good but pricey good shelves, but pricey, guess there aren't any cheap steel shelves anymore May 24, 2016
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