Floating shelves feature with unseen mounting system that save place and beautiful, just like floating on wall. They are an elegant way of displaying collectibles, photos, travel mementos, or other decorations. Here we will show you how to install a floating shelf on wall.
Step 1: Tools Needed for Installation
If you install the floating shelf to cement wall, following tools should be needed.
9/32" drill bit
If wooden wall, only level and Philipines screwdrive are needed.
Step 2: Hardware Included in Packaging
When you buy a floating shelf, there should be following parts included in the packaging at least.
1. one shelf board
2. one metal plate
3. 6 plastic anchors
4. 6 long screws
5. 2 short screws
For some shelves, the supporting metal plate is not one whole piece but two seperated ones, this will cause the installation work much complicated, we do suggest you choose one whole piece metal plate when choose the shelves.
Step 3: Locate Install Space
Step 4: Install Metal Plate to Wall
Step 5: Slide Shelf Onto Backplate
Note: The side of shelf with two small holes should be bottom. Align these holes with holes on backplate tubes and drive small screws through the holes untill shelf is secure to backplate.
Step 6: Install of Other Floating Shelves
By the similar way, could also install other style floating shelf and cube shelf on wall.