HOW TO INSTALL FLOATING SHELF, COUNTERTOP, AND HOW MUCH WEIGHT CAN THE PONOMA® SHELF HOLD?
You can invite a contractor to install a Ponoma® shelves or do it yourself - it is easy!
Heavy-duty 125lb (60kg) test:
-the weight of worker is 125lb. (~60kg). So, you can use our shelves even as a windowsill or a bench if the shelf is mounted on a stone or metal wall.
How to install Ponoma® shelf on drywall and tile over brick, stone wall:
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):
How to install our shelves on tile?
We recommend to cut out tile before installation of heavy-duty Ponoma® shelf for best result:
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:
- we recommend you to use car screwdriver or bit ratchet to install such narrow shelves Ponoma® with comfort :
How to avoid gaps between shelves and cabinets?
You want place shelves above sink or stove between cabinets:
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, so, measure the distance between cabinets and order a shelf of exactly the right size :
As you can see on photo below, 20x8x2 1/2 inches (cm.51x20,3x6,4) shelf Ponoma® holds 50 lb (2 buckets of water) easily. So, it holds 2.5 lb per inch without any problems, so there's normal load capacity = 50 lb (KG22,5) = 2 buckets of water. How to calculate maximum load capacity of shelf Ponoma®? It should be taken length of shelf in inches and multiply it to 5.For example: shelf Ponoma® 20 inches (cm.51) holds up 20x5=100 lb (KG45) = 4 buckets of water maximally. Most walls will not withstand such a load.
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-right, 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 soundbar from heat:
Installation of countertops Ponoma®
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: firstname.lastname@example.org