Does your home look like a mini-tornado went through selective areas, throwing things all about, leaving rooms a cluttered, disorganized mess? If this may be more true than you care to admit, some organization is in order. One means of doing this is to obtain some storage shelf units.
Steel shelving units and storage racks are inexpensive, durable, fit in well in most every area of the home, shed, and garage, and may be your best means of organizing and keeping inventory of just about everything you own.
Check out the following units and see if there is one or more that may be suitable for your needs:
1. Whitmor Supreme 5-Tier Chrome Storage Shelves; Industrial Grade Steel, NSF Approved For Commercial Use
Whitmore Supreme 5-Tier Storage Shelf. This chrome rack is ideal in any room in the home, business, or office. Adjustable shelves can accommodate up to 350-lbs. when weight is distributed evenly. This NSF certified unit requires no tools for assembly, allowing you to put it together in minutes. The leveling feet will help keep everything in proper balance.
2. PayLessHere Black 5 Shelf Adjustable Steel Shelving Systems Wire Shelves Garage Shelving Storage Racks
PayLessHere Black 5-Shelf Steel Shelving System. The commercial grade wire shelves are adjustable at 1″ increments, and have a weight capacity, evenly distributed, at 250-lbs. per shelf. This heavy-duty steel unit is NSF rated for food safety, has foot levelers, and comes with wheels. No tools are required for assembly.
Muscle Rock UR184872-R 5-Shelf Steel Shelving Unit. Constructed from industrial strength steel, the wire shelves can be adjusted in 1.5″ increments. This is really ideal for heavier objects, as each shelf can hold up to 800-lbs., with the whole unit able to hold up to 4000-lbs. (2 tons) of total weight. There are no nuts or bolts, so assembly is quick and easy.
Seville Classics UltraZinc 4-Shelf NSF Wire Shelving System. This is made with commercial strength Zinc-plated steel. The shelves, adjustable at 1″ increments, on adjustable leveling feet, can hold up to 350-lbs. per shelf. No tools are required for quick assembly.
5. World Pride 3x 5 Tier Storage Rack Heavy Duty Shelf Steel Shelving Unit
World Pride 3×5 Tier Storage Rack. This heavy-duty Steel Shelving Unit measures 27″x12″x60″ per unit. Materials in this unit consist of powder coated rust-proof galvanized steel and chipboard. The shelves are adjustable at every 4-cm., giving this piece a great deal of flexibility in holding a wide variety of items. One unit has a total load capacity of 1650-lbs., at 330-lbs. per shelf.
Furinno WS15004 Wayar Heavy-Duty Wire Shelving System. This 4-Tier unit is constructed of heavy-duty matte-black coated steel, and has been salt and heat tested. Adjustable shelf height is in 1″ increments, with adjustable leveling feet. Each shelf can accommodate up to 250-lbs. No tools are needed for assembly.
Honey-Can-Do SHF-01442 Adjustable Industrial Storage Shelving Unit. This 5-Tier unit is constructed of heavy-duty steel, with a brilliant chrome finish. Each shelf can hold up to 200-lbs. when items are evenly spaced. No tools are required to assemble this product.
8. Finnhomy 5 Shelves NSF Adjustable Steel Wire Unit Shelving Wire Shelving Storage Rack with Wheels
Finhomy 5-Shelves Adjustable Steel Wire Unit Shelving Storage Rack with Wheels, Black. This can accommodate per unit 150-lbs. on wheels, and 350-lbs. on its leveling feet. The shelves are adjustable in 1″ increments. This package includes 4-solid wheels (2 with a brake), and 4-free leveling feet.
Alera SW504824BL Industrial Wire Shelving Starter Kit. This unit, coming in black, is NSF food equipment certified, an ideal storage piece for commercial or industrial use. Coming with strong wire construction, it’s unique in that it can be set up as 2- 2 tier racks, or one 4-tier single rack. Weight capacity is 5000-lbs. total at 1250-lbs. per shelf.
10. Seville Classics SHE04226 4 Tier Mesh Square Tower Shelving
Seville Classics SH04226 4-Tier Mesh Square Tower Shelving. This unit is made with an iron frame with mesh shelves in a finish of satin Pewter. The adjustable shelves can be used to connect 2 units horizontally, making this a customizable shelving system. At a maximum weight allowance of 90-lbs. per shelf, this unit may be more suitable for indoor storage use, though outside garage storage is fine if lighter objects are what you’ll be putting up on the unit.
It may be a bit difficult to quantify what may be the “best” shelving unit and storage rack on the market. Due to the very wide variety of different uses these racks provide, the consumer would be best served by determining what items will be placed on the rack, and narrow down potential units from there.
If you’re planning on storing light items, it doesn’t make much sense in spending the extra money on a unit that can accommodate about 1000-lbs. or more. Likewise, if you’re not altogether certain what items you may put on the rack (garage storage is a good example), you may not want to go too “low” on a rack with lesser weight allowances.