Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 4
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by ltwacko It's okay
I thought this shelf would be sturdier since it has a larger bracket/mount than the competition. I'm very experienced with pre-fab furniture. Using the factory screws and holes to secure the shelf to the bracket did not provide a solid connection. The shelf moves around a little. Not that it matters because it's just a shelf. When I get a chance, I'll drill new holes and use sheet metal screws to firmly secure the shelf. With that mod, it'll probably last 10+ years. I just noticed the difference to the "Swedish" store shelf which I've had for about 4 years now and is rock solid to the wall.
August 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by pharmvtx very nice
I bought this about a month ago along with the 36 inch shelves. Very pleased with ease of installation and looks. Using them to display collectibles. The only thing i would change, the bracketry could be a bit more beefy to aid in rigidity. But very pleased with how everything turned out
August 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Lisa Really like these shelves!
I read all the negative reviews before purchasing, but decided to get them anyway because everything I had looked at before on other websites were either way over my budget or was not the right color. I figured if I didn't like them I could easily return them at the local HD store. The two shelves were delivered very quickly and with no defects. They were super easy to install, so I didn't understand the previous review about the plastic anchors; apparently, the hole was drilled to big and the plastic anchor went through the wall. I had no problem installing the shelves and it took me less than an hour to do it. I'm a perfectionist, so it probably took me longer than the average person. The shelves look classy even though they are not expensive. If you're looking for a real wood look, well, you probably need to pay the price and get better ones. These are good shelves and they look nice. If you think people will be inspecting them up close and personal when they come over, then you don't want these. I will be getting more of these shelves, and I would definitely recommend them.
December 8, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Joie WAIT! WAIT! DON'T BUY !! At least before reading reviews!
These shelves will have to go with the house....we will never hang them again. The concept is good, but if the materials used (meaning screws, plastic inserts) are cheap then you have problems. That is what happened in our case. We did the measuring, leveling marking the night before. Today, we started at 11 AM and it is now 2PM and still not finished. Problems were : got the plastic inserts in, but when putting the bracket up, inserting the screws, one of the inserts went right on into the wall, no screw at that point had to use our own plastic inserts with different screw, so we don't know how much weight each shelf will hold. That was just the first shelf. Second shelf, different problem: got the shelf onto the bracket but when time to insert the short screw that prevents the shelf from sliding off bracket, apparently the holes didn't match up so the screw would not go in all the way....we had the screw hanging down 3/4 of the screw. The only possible reason was misalignment of screw holes on bracket pole and shelf.
I'm ranking this very low because even though the shelf and bracket are sturdy...if they are not precise on alignment that in my opinion ruins the whole thing...anytime you have to improvise and substitute, that does not make for good rating.
They were $39.99 each, I used two...value had they worked properly would be excellent...
On a lighter note: now that they are up I like the look, it is exactly as expected. However, I can't recommend them due to difficulty of installation. Again, if I should move...wouldn't take them.
September 5, 2014