How To Video: Installing Shelves

In this latest episode of Handy’s How To series, learn how to put up an open shelf!

Check out the video with our instructions below. Or click to book a professional handyman from the Handy platform to take care of the job as soon as tomorrow!


What you need:

– Studfinder
– Tape Measure
– Spirit Level
– Power Drill & Drill Bits
– Screwdriver & Screws

How to put up a shelf:

1. Check for electric cables
2. Mark the center of the shelf
3. Insert drill bit with Hammer mode + fast speed setting
4. Drill the center hole
5. Insert a drywall anchor
6. Screw the bracket into the anchor
7. Use a spirit level to mark the remaining holes
8. Drill the holes and insert the anchors
9. Screw in the rest of the bracket
10. Fit the shelf
11. Tighten screws underneath

That’s it! The job’s done.

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