Do Ikea Expedit shelves need wall mounting?
May 7, 2010 7:10 AM Subscribe
I have purchased four Expedite shelves from Ikea for my library. They all come with a wall mount fixture. The problem is I have baseboard so the shelves don't sit against the wall.
I have also stacked two shelves on top of each other. They sort of look like these:
So back to my question: Are they safe without being mounted to the wall or do I need to remove my baseboards and mount the shelves?
I can mount the second shelves (the ones stacked above) because they rest against the wall. But do I really need to?
I had regular shelves from Staples and they were fine i.e. they didn't tip over.
posted by alshain to home & garden (11 answers total)