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What You Need To Know About Oak Floating Shelves And Plasterboard Walls

by Freddie Armstrong

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If you’ve ever purchased an oak floating shelf only to get it home and find that the attached fixings are meant for solid walls, when you’re surrounded by plasterboard, you’re not alone.

In the past, installing an oak floating shelf onto a plasterboard wall was difficult. This is because finding fixings that would make the shelf fit sturdily enough so it wouldn’t fall straight back down again was challenging, to say the least.

In fact, many people think if they have plasterboard walls, an oak floating shelf is simply not an option. Actually, this couldn’t be further from the truth…

Fitting oak floating shelves to plasterboard walls

Here at Traditional Beams, we’ve been working away behind the scenes to find the best way to fix our oak floating shelves to plasterboard walls.

After many near misses (literally), we now offer a range of oak floating shelves suitable for plasterboard walls. No longer will you need to worry about installing an oak floating shelf onto a stud wall. This is great news if you live in a new build! As now, we are excited to announce that we will provide you with the ultimate hardware solution for fixing your oak floating shelf to a plasterboard wall.

All of our oak floating shelves suitable for plasterboard walls come with strong and adjustable concealed floating shelf supports. These are manufactured by Hafele. Used in conjunction with the innovative Gripit brown plasterboard fixings, installing an oak floating shelf on a stud wall has never been easier.

What’s more, the back of your oak floating shelf will come pre-drilled with a relief. The fixing will slot seamlessly into place and provide a flush finish with your wall.

In short, our oak floating shelves suitable for plasterboard walls will arrive at your house ready to install. There’s no messing around trying to drill holes in your newly purchased shelf.

Buy your oak floating shelf today

Now that we are offering oak floating shelves suitable for plasterboard walls, You can easily install floating shelves onto almost any wall!

Whether you want another surface space to tidy away some of those photo frames cluttering your coffee table or fancy making a statement shelf display to liven up your living space, having plasterboard walls is no longer a barrier.

Of course, if you want to install an oak floating shelf onto a solid wall, we have those too. You can check out our full range of floating shelves here or shop our plasterboard floating shelves. All of our oak floating shelves come with a fitting kit and easy-to-follow instructions.