Are closet rods adjustable?
The Symple Stuff chrome finished closet rod is adjustable from 48-72 inches, and fits most standard closets. Easy to install with mounting plates on both ends (mounting hardware included). A great solution for hanging clothes in your closet for storage and organization.
What lengths do closet rods come in?
Double-hung rods are typically 4 feet long each. Usually, one person takes up about 4 feet of closet-rod length. Whenever you hang a shorter rod, the diameter of the rod may become smaller, so leaning towards the 1 1/4 inch dowel in the case of double-hung rods is normal.
How does an adjustable closet rod work?
Adjustable closet rods have a rod that fits inside a slightly larger-diameter tube. The two pieces slide apart to fit the width of the space. At their shortest, adjustable closet rods are as stable as a solid rod.
How far from the wall should a closet rod be?
For a single rod application, plan 60-inches from the floor for placement. You will need at least 1-foot, 9-inches (24-inches is standard) away from the back wall for hanging. When spanning an opening of more than 48-inches, consider adding a center support to the closet rod for added stability.
What is the standard closet rod height?
A typical closet can include two levels of hanging rods. As a rule, place the top rod 80 to 82-inches up from the floor and the bottom rod about 40-inches up from the floor.
How far should closet rod be from shelf?
A minimum of 10 inches is best, but it’ll depend on the size of your hangers. If there is a shelf above the rod, determine the vertical distance from the rod to the shelf; two inches should be suffice.
How much weight can an adjustable closet rod hold?
Elfa Weight Limits When the top groove is installed with wall anchors and the vertical supports are 24 inches apart, the weight class is 100 pounds per linear foot, 125 pounds per support, or 500 pounds between vertical supports.
Can I cut a metal closet rod with a miter saw?
1. Mitre saw with a stop and a blade appropriate for cutting ferrous or non-ferrous metal, depending on what the rod is made out of. If the lengths are longer than what you can do with a stop attached to the saw’s fence, it is pretty easy to rig up something.