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Install shelves on kitchen walls


We’ve worked together twice now. Such a professional! Highly recommend!

Garage shelf install


Legend!! Great guy

Hang Shelves


Daniel was extremely punctual. He was ready to do work and was eager to complete the various tasks at hand.

Caulking Bathroom+kitchen sink, Remove, fix wall and rehang shelves.


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If you’d like to put up lovely floating shelves without risking a shoddy DIY job, then Airtasker’s shelf-hanging handymen can help you out. Leave all the work to your handyman so that you won’t have to go through tedious tutorials, nor fiddle around with a power drill.

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Top Shelf Hanging related questions

First, choose shelf support brackets and position their pre-drilled fastener holes over the brick (not the mortar in between bricks). Mark the positions of each hole, then drill. Insert masonry sleeves into the holes and hammer them into place. Then, hold the bracket to the wall and attach the fasteners. Finally, lay the shelf onto the bracket. You can also skip the risky DIY shelf hanging job by getting a shelf fitter on our platform.

You can hang shelves using adhesive strips for homeowners who aren’t allowed to drill into the walls instead. It’s best to use light, hollow shelves for this purpose. But, these shelves have their limitations: they can only handle very light loads (usually 1.4kg or less). Shelf hanging typically requires drilling to secure the items on the shelf and prevent the rack from falling. Consider putting up free-standing shelves instead if you aren’t allowed to drill.

For a custom piece that fits your home correctly, choose a cut of wood yourself. Then, get mounting brackets, a power drill, drill bit, stud finder, carpenter’s triangle, and level. Choose a spot for the shelf, mark the holes and drill, install the brackets, then attach the wood. Sounds challenging? You can get a Tasker to help you out with shelf assembly instead.

It’s easy: use a level when you do your shelf hanging job. This nifty little tool makes sure your shelf won’t be tilted when you mount it. As long as you use the level properly and mark the right positions on your wall, you can get your shelf to hang straight. If you need help putting up shelves in your home, you can book a Tasker for shelf hanging.

Putting a heavy shelf up on plasterboard is just like any other shelf mounting job, except that you’ll need a special kind of anchor. Handymen typically choose toggle bolts for projects like these since they spread the weight of the shelf evenly throughout the wall. It’s also important to note that plaster walls are difficult to drill through due to their structure. For safety purposes, it’s best to work with a shelf-hanging expert instead of doing this task yourself.

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this since there are many kinds of shelves: free-standing wooden bookcases, heavy-duty steel ones, floating shelves from your nearby hardware store, and so on. As a general rule, follow the manufacturer’s instructions when you do shelf assembly. You can get a friend or partner to help you out, or you can have a shelf assembly expert do it for you instead.

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What do shelf hanging services include?

Standard shelf installation services include building wardrobe and pantry shelves and hanging wall shelving. Your professional will ensure your shelf has the right fittings, angles and is structurally sound. Popular shelf installation tasks include:

Install a floating shelf

A floating shelf is attached to a wall with no visible means of support, and are popular for their modern, minimalistic look. To begin installing your floating shelf, your handyman will assess the space and use a stud finder to mark the most secure spot for the brackets. They’ll use an electric drill to make a hole and secure the brackets, using a level to ensure everything lines up perfectly. Once the brackets are installed, they’ll measure the space between them and drill into the shelving to fit these exact measurements. Then they’ll slide the shelving into the brackets.

Install a hanging shelf

Your hanging shelf installer will ensure the best nail type is used for your wall material and the best position to install your shelf. They will use a level to install more than one hanging shelf to ensure they’re mounted evenly. Your installer will advise how much weight the shelf will bear and answer any questions you may have.

Install a wardrobe or pantry shelf

Your shelving installer will advise on the best kind of shelving to suit your space - fixed, adjustable, corner, floating, or pull-out. They will then measure the space. If you’re hiring them to make the shelving, too, they’ll let you know how long it will take them to build your custom shelving. Once the shelves are ready, they’ll use their tools to screw your new shelves into place expertly. If you opt for sliding or rotating shelves, they’ll ensure the shelves pull out smoothly.

Install a garage shelf

Getting your garage or workshop organized with shelving can help with storage and productivity. Your handyman will advise what type of shelving will best suit your space and align this with your weight-bearing requirements. With overhead shelving, your installer will attach the brackets to the ceiling where the joists are located -  this is the strongest point in your ceiling. 

Your handyman will properly measure the space for your overhead shelving and make sure it will not interfere with your garage door, lighting, and work area. They will then install your shelving, with the longest part going across the joists, so that your new shelves will have the most support possible and not overburden the joists.

Recent Shelf Hanging tasks

Reinstall shelf


Dallas, TX 75207, USA

Dec 2nd 2023

Need to cut a hole into the TV shelf around the tv mount, and remount into the wall. First pic was with the floating TV shelf with the smaller TV. I mounted the TV directly to the shelf then. Second picture is the new TV mount, already on the wall. Third picture is the back of the floating TV stand that needs to be cut to fit around the TV stand. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, December 2, 2023

Shelf hanger


Savannah, GA 31405, USA

Aug 21st 2023

I need a shelf mounted under my table - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, August 20, 2023

Install Shelf on Dry Wall


New York, NY 10011, USA

Aug 19th 2023

Need someone to drill and mount Elfa base track into dry wall

Picture/ Shelf Hanging


Las Vegas, NV 89183, USA

Jul 19th 2023

10 framed pictures various sizes and 2 small shelves. Installer must have std finder and lee - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, July 20, 2023

Shower shelf install, floor repair


Cypress, TX 77433, USA

Jul 19th 2023

Fix shower shelves. One to be put back up and leveled, the other to be leveled. Floor separation “bump” moves.. I need it to be fixed. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Garage shelf install


Atlanta, GA 30318, USA

Mar 14th 2023

Two overhead shelf installations in garage (4x8), two regular shelf installations (2x6), one small utility rack installation. - Due date: Before Friday, March 17, 2023

We’ve worked together twice now. Such a professional! Highly recommend!

Caulking Bathroom+kitchen sink, Remove, fix wall and rehang shelves.


Hollywood, CA 90028, USA

Dec 22nd 2022

Remove old caulking, put in fresh caulking in Bathroom and kitchen sink. Remove shelves in LR, fill holes, repaint and rehang shelves and 2 pictures, - Due date: Flexible

Daniel was extremely punctual. He was ready to do work and was eager to complete the various tasks at hand.

Remove Cabinet and install shelves


Murrieta, CA 92563, USA

Dec 12th 2022

Remove a broken cabinet and install new shelves

Hang shelves on brick wall


Los Angeles, CA 90029, USA

Nov 25th 2022

hang 3 shelves on brick wall - Due date: Flexible

Help hang shelves


Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA

Jul 28th 2022

Need help hanging floating shelves into dry wall. Will need power screwdriver. - Due date: Before Thursday, July 28, 2022

Shelf hanging


Glenarden, MD 20706, USA

Jun 15th 2022

3 small floating shelf’s please - Due date: Before Friday, June 17, 2022

Mount shelves


Brooklyn, NY 11226, USA

May 4th 2022

I need someone to hang a couple shelves - Due date: Before Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Need to install shelves


North Miami Beach, FL 33181, USA

May 2nd 2022

I need someone to come in and install shelves. The war is about 15 feet wide by 10 feet high. I already have all the shelves. I just need someone to put them up. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Install shelves on kitchen walls


Dallas, TX 75243, USA

Mar 26th 2022

I have 3 boards (5 feet long) and 3 that are 2 feet long (all are 1 inch thick) that need to be installed on my kitchen walls. I have the boards already painted and sealed, and I have the brackets. Each shelf will have two black metal brackets that need to be attached to the boards with screws also. - Due date: Flexible

Thank you!!!!

Remove cabinets in kitchen; install shelves


Dallas, TX 75243, USA

Mar 16th 2022

there are two sets of cabinets (I took the doors out). One is 5 feet long; the other is 3 feet long. They need to be removed. If possible, I would like to install 3 shelves that are 5 feet long and 3 shelves that are 3 feet long. I would like open concept. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, March 18, 2022

Hang shelves


Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Jan 3rd 2022

I have three small shelves that need hanging - Due date: Flexible

Mount shelf


Miami, FL 33137, USA

Dec 13th 2021

Mount two little pedals of wood to wall - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, Dec 13th 2021

Hang shelf


Sayreville, NJ 08872, USA

Nov 21st 2021

Hang floating nightstand onwall - Due date: Flexible

Assemble ikea bed, mount shelves to wall


New York, NY 10280, USA

Oct 14th 2021

Ikea Bed with Luroy slats assembly. 4 ikea shelves mounted to walls (drilling the wall) curtain rod, small towel rod (drilling the wall) - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, Oct 13th 2021

Hang Shelves


Canal Street, NY 10013, USA

Oct 6th 2021

Around 8 small shelves need to be hung over and drilled into the walls. Need someone with a level and knows what they are doing.

Legend!! Great guy