Frequently Asked Questions
What are the minimum height requirements for installation?
Since authorized SafeRacks™ installers customize the racks in your garage, they can adjust the racks to ANY height you'd like. (1" storage or greater)
What is the storage volume for a SafeRacks™ rack?
On an 8' x 4' rack, with the height adjusted to 46", the storage volume is 128 cubic feet.
Can I install the units myself?
Yes. We recommend that you use an authorized SafeRacks installer or qualified handyman, however, if you would like to install the racks yourself, you will need to let the sales representative know what height you would like the racks to hang. This will allow your local distributor to cut the vertical supports for you prior to delivery.
Notes: The horizontal support hangs 3" below the top of the wire mesh decking. Make sure to leave at least 1" clearance between the bottom of the rack and any objects such as a garage door opener or cabinets. Installation instructions are prepared for homeowners who are familiar with the basic installation of shelves, cabinets and storage racks and who understand and can locate the layout of ceiling joists.
What are the tools required to install the SafeRacks™ Overhead storage systems?
We recommend the following tools:
- Eye Protector
- 8' ladder
- Rubber mallet
- Cordless drill
- 3/16" drill bit
- 7/16" drill nut driver
- 7/16" open end wrench
- Stud finder (deep scan/ electronic)
- Drywall caulking
- Measuring tape
- 1/2" Nut driver
Can I have my SafeRacks™ units installed professionally?
Yes! Contact your Authorized SafeRacks™ Distributor or Dealer and they will provide you with information on local installers. To locate a distributor near you, click here.
What is the SafeRacks™ warranty?
All SafeRacks™ overhead storage systems come with a limited lifetime product warranty to the original purchaser. Proof of purchase must be provided. For a copy of the full warranty, click here.
How long does it take to install SafeRacks racks?
It will typically take an authorized SafeRacks installer ~1 hour per rack to install.
Are your installers insured?
Yes. All authorized SafeRacks distributors are required to carry insurance.
If SafeRacks does not have an authorized distributor in my area, may I still order products?
Yes. SafeRacks can always ship products for you to install yourself, or you may locate a local handyman to support your installation.
Can I become an authorized SafeRacks reseller?
Yes. Anyone may apply to become an authorized reseller. To learn more about becoming an authorized reseller, click here.
What happens if I order the wrong SafeRacks™ sizes and the installer realizes it will not fit in my garage?
SafeRacks™ is available in 7 different sizes and 3 different depths. Authorized installers carry additional sizes and quantities when they come to your house. Should you change your mind on the size or quantity of units, the installer will be able to adjust your order and installation while at your home. You are not required to pay until your racks are fully installed. (Or delivered / shipped)
What do I do if I receive a damaged unit or missing parts?
Contact the authorized SafeRacks™ Distributor or Dealer who sold you the product and they will replace or fix the product.