Best answer: How long can a closet rod be?

How long can closet rods go without support?

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.

How long can a closet bar be?

The maximum pole length is 36″, and the maximum length for a continuous shelf is 40″. Your design consultant can recommend the best design to accommodate any space, no matter how wide, by combining our products to optimize your space.

What length 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.

How long can a hanging rod be?

However, when the slanted ceiling goes all the way to the floor or leaves less than 42-inches of perpendicular wall space you must attach the rod to the ceiling. Unlike traditional closet systems that insert a vertical panel every 48 inches, a single rod installed on an attic ceiling can be up to 8 feet long.

How much weight can closet rods hold?

Aluminum Anodized Elite 1-5/16”: Up to 80 lbs. Stainless Steel 1-1/16”: Up to 95 lbs. Steel Polished Chrome Round 1-1/16”: Up to 110 lbs. Steel Polished Chrome Round 1-5/16”: Up to 170 lbs.

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Can a closet be 20 inches deep?

When designing a closet, consider the specific efficiencies of each different storage element to better serve your closet needs. The comfortable recommended depth of a closet is 24” (61 cm), but closet depths as narrow as 20” (50.8 cm) can be used if desired.

How far should closet rod be from shelf?

Leave wiggle room between closet rods and shelves.

If this is the case, mount the closet rod below the shelf, achieving a distance of at least two inches from the bottom of the shelf to the top of the rod. Without this clearance, the space between the shelf and rod will be too tight to maneuver hangers.

Is a wood or metal closet rod better?

Wood rods use a shelf support and a hook for the rod. Metal rods are integral to the shelf and are supported with various wall anchors. When supporting these, you will get more support and stability when you install into the studs, regardless of whether the rod is made of wood or metal.

How long is a hanger?

Standard-sized adult hangers measure 17-18 inches. Our over-sized hangers measure 19″ wide, giving more support to heavy coats or larger jackets.