Introduction: Wall Mount Dyson Cordless Vacuum

About: DIY Storage Ideas and Plans Using wood brackets to create shelving systems, wall shelves, hang curtains, hang pictures, store shoes.

Check out my Dyson wall mount plans!

If you are a renter like me, here’s the good news! You can wall hang your Dyson without having to drill holes in the walls. Even if you don't rent you might prefer to keep your walls damage free and avoid having to repair the wall later on (spackle and paint).

You first need to build a 2x4 stud outside of the wall. Then you fasten the Dyson docking/backing station to the external stud (rather than drill into the wall).

I use 2×4 Labrico Adjuster brackets to hold the stud vertically.

The top bracket has a tightening screw which fastens the bracket to the ceiling. Once fastened, the brackets hold the stud in a vertical position.

If you want convenience, you can setup up your Dyson in the kitchen, living area or living space.

Or, if you want to store your Dyson away, you can setup it up in a store room or entryway closet. Just make sure the ceiling in the closet is flat.

Dyson Attachments

There are only 2 attachment slots on the Dyson docking or backing station. That's not enough slots. I have the crevice tool, the mini soft dusting brush, the combination tool and a couple of others I don't know the names of.

By adding metal hooks to the 2x4 stud, you can store your extra attachments in one place for easy access.


Choose a spot near a power outlet

Check your ceiling and floor area are flat and sturdy

The 2x4 Labrico brackets can setup against a wall or be freestanding


To build the framework
  • Metal hooks x 3
  • Dyson docking/backing station (provided with the purchase of your Dyson)
To Stain the wood
  • Briwax wood stain product (I use Antique Mahogany)
  • Rags or cut up old clothes for staining and polishing
  • Sandpaper (fine and medium grit)

Step 1: Choose the Location for Your Dyson

Choose a location for your Dyson wall mount with a power outlet within reach.

Check the ceiling and floor are flat and stable.

Step 2: Calculate the Length of 2x4 Timber You Need

To calculate the length of 2x4 timber you need to buy, use this calculation.

Ceiling height minus 95mm (3.7") = 2x4 length

Tip: The hardware store can cut the wood for free or sometimes they charge a small fee per cut. It saves having to do it yourself.

Step 3: Stain the 2x4 Timber (Optional)

Stain the timber post is optional, but I highly recommend it. With a small amount of effort you can make the timber post look good and it protects the post from drying out.

To stain the timber post I use Briwax. The colour I used for the wood in the photos is Antique Mahogany.

Step 4: Mark a Spot for the Docking/backing Station

Measure 47 ¼” or 120cm from the bottom of the wood post.

Mark the spot with a pencil.

Step 5: Mark a Spot for the Docking/backing Station

With the docking station, align the lower screw hole over the mark.

Mark the two screw holes.

Drill pilot holes.

Step 6: Hide the Cord

Follow this step if you prefer to hide the cord at the back of the timber post

Place the docking station over the pilot holes.

Draw an outline around the square found underneath the 2 attachment holders.

Step 7: Mark a Spot for the Cord

Follow this step if you prefer to hide the cord

Remove the docking station to show the outline.

Draw an ‘X’ to find the centre.

Step 8: Drill a Hole for the Cord

Follow this step if you prefer to hide the cord

Use a ¾” paddle/spade drill bit to bore a hole through the timber.

This is where the cord will feed through.

Step 9: Feed the Cord Through the Hole

Follow this step if you prefer to hide the cord

Push the tip of the charging cord (or jack plug) through the hole – from the back to the front of the wood post.

Step 10: Pull the Cord Through

Follow this step if you prefer to hide the cord

Pull the cord through.

Step 11: Push the Charging Cable Into the Docking Station

Then make sure the charging cable is secured neatly to the back of the docking station.

Step 12: Fasten the Docking/backing Station

Pull the cord slack through the hole.

Using pilot holes made earlier, fasten the docking station to the wood post using 1½” wood screws.

Step 13: Pop on the Labrico Top and Bottom Brackets

Put the Labrico 2x4 Adjuster upper bracket and bottom bracket on the stud post.

The top cap has the adjusting screw.

Step 14: Lift the Post Into Place

Lift the wood post into place.

Double check the cord can reach a power outlet.

Step 15: Check the Post Is Vertical

Check the wood post is vertical by using a spirit level.

Tip: for an online spirit level, download “Bubble Level” for free from the iphone app store.

Step 16: Tighten the Adjusting Screw

Turn the adjusting screw clockwise to tighten.

Don’t over tighten.

Step 17: To Hang Vacuum Attachments, Add Hooks

Attach the hook for the spare vacuum head to the front of the wood post.

Measure 18” from the floor to the first screw hole on the hook. Then fasten.

Step 18: To Hang Vacuum Attachments, Add More Hooks

On the side of the wood post, attach hooks for the smaller vacuum attachments.

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