How to Hang Closet Shelving

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Closets can get out of hand pretty fast. Installing shelving is a quick and cost-efficient way to bring some order and functionality to your home. Here are Michael Goldstein’s tips for hanging shelving in your closets:


  • Shelf
  • Brackets
  • Hanger holder
  • Saw
  • Drill
  • Drywall screws
  • Drywall anchors
  • Studfinder
  • Hammer
  • Nails



  1. Locate studs
  2. Measure shelf height
  3. Measure and cut shelf
  4. Attach brackets and check for level
  5. Attach shelf to bracket

Hanger holder:

  1. Determine height
  2. Find stud and mount

This easy project takes just 30 minutes and costs around $15!

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