Wire shelving secures chemicals

I installed shelving between the open studs of my garage shop to take advantage of the unused space. This leaves everything in open view and easy to spot. However, it also leaves solvents and finishes within reach of small hands so I needed a way to childproof them. That’s when I found wire closet shelving at the home center. It comes in 16" widths—the same as standard stud spacing—and can be “hinged” using the included hardware, as shown. They can be locked in an out-of-reach spot with a simple swivel catch or an eye-hook lock.
—James Keller, Matthews, N.C.

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