How to install floating shelf, countertop and how much weight can the floating shelf Ponoma® hold?

Heavy-duty 125lb (60kg) test:


-the weight of worker is 125lb. (~60kg). So, you can use our shelves as a windowsill or a bench if the shelf is mounted on a stone or metal wall.


The installation on drywall with SnapToggles:



How to install Ponoma® shelf on tile over brick, stone wall

with our standard hardware (customer video):



How to install Ponoma® shelf on brick, stone wall

with our standard hardware (customer video):



How to install floating shelves Ponoma® on sheet rock

with SnapToggles® (customer video):



Standard hardware (stainless steel screws with 5/16 inch (mm.8) plastic anchors for brick, stone walls is included: 



 Additionally, we offer special hardware SnapToggles® to install our shelves on drywall (also known as plasterboard, wallboard, sheet rock, gypsum board, gyprock or gypsum panel):





You can invite a contractor to install a Ponoma® shelve or do it yourself - it is easy:




 How to install our shelves on tile?

We recommend to cut out tile before installation of heavy-duty Ponoma® shelf for best result:

how to install floating shelf on tile

My custom shelf Ponoma® has deep 4-8 inches.

How to install it ?

You can install shelf Ponoma® with regular screwdriver. But if you bought narrow shelf, e.g. four inches like 30 1/8 x 4 x1 1/2:


shelf Ponoma above cook


- we recommend you to use car screwdriver or bit ratchet to install such narrow shelves Ponoma® with comfort :

bit rachet for instal shelves Ponoma has deep less 8 inchesbit ratchet

 How to avoid gaps between shelves and cabinets?

You want place shelves above sink or stove between cabinets: 


floating shelves above sink


33 x 10 x 2 1/2 inches shelves Ponoma® placed between cabinets with gaps - customer's contractor used insertions. It looks not so good as variants below:


floating shelves Ponoma above sink


36 x12 x 2.5 inches shelves Ponoma® placed between cabinets without gap (customer photo from Tina from Lahaina, Hawaii, USA). 
Please don't forget: you can place order of any custom size you need without any gaps !



shel Ponoma above stove


36 1/4 x 4 x1 1/2 inches shelf Ponoma® placed between cabinets without gaps (customer photo of Peter from Spring, Texas, USA).


high load capacity of shelf Ponoma

Please note, maximum and normal load capacity are achieved only when used all mounting holes:

You can install shelf Ponoma® using 3 mounting holes only: left-center-rigt, if you will use it with minimal load:


Please don't forget to check what's behind your wall

before drilling with wire detector:

Ponoma® shelves are non-combustible, and you can use them as a thermal shield to protect your TV or sounbar from heat:

how to install shelf over porcelain tile


Installation of countertops Ponoma®  

Installation of countertop Ponoma


Apply silicone glue (with neutral PH only!) and silicone caulking gun to the 

edges of the cabinets edges per instructions on the glue’s packaging. 


Put and stabilize the countertop by applying pressure on the top to prevent it from moving. 


Leave for 1 day and test after that.

Please don't hesitate email us if you have any question about installation process: info@ponomasteel.com