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I needed a shelf unit in my garage to hold all of my kitchen appliances.

I had an open slot between my upright freezer and hot water heater, so I searched for weeks for something matching the dimensions and requirements I had. It had be the same depth/height as freezer, open-sided to keep ventilation flowing around freezer and hot water tank, white to match its potential neighbors, and have as many shelves as possible. Everything I found was too wide for the depth, or too shallow for the width available. I found one industrial shelf that fit the requirements, but it was $375 and only had 3 shelves.

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I saw that the MULIG shelf unit was the perfect width and height, but it was too shallow by exactly half of the available space, so I bought two units and bound them together front/back to create a deep appliance garage. I simply used the included wall anchor hardware to connect them together. Each shelf came with two wall anchors, so I placed one wall anchor couple under the top shelf and screwed them together with a bolt/nut combo, I put the other couple under the third shelf on the opposite side; it has been as sturdy as a single unit from day one and is still working out great a year later. I used different wall anchors from the hardware store to secure it to the back wall. Zero wobble.

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My appliance garage perfectly fit the area available and it cost me less than $75.

I wanted to post this so anyone out there with the same hard-to-utilize space could see a simple and inexpensive solution. This may work well in a deep but narrow pantry area.

~ by Heidi

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