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surferdan83 09-12-2013 08:35 AM

Hard Door Storage Rack = Done
 
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I'd been toying with an idea to store all four doors up and out of the way somehow in my garage, since I lacked space for a rolling cart and never liked leaving them on the floor (on a sleep mat), easily accessible to my 2.5-yr old's hands.
I'd used the Rubbermaid FastTrack system around the garage, and decided to go with it again for the doors, using a single 48" rail ($10) and 4 ladder hooks ($10/ea) at Lowes. The rail is rated to 1500 lbs, but the weak links are the hooks, only rated at 50 lbs each.
I estimated 2 doors to weigh around 100lbs or slightly less, but with everything on, I was able to put more weight on the system and everything felt quite strong. The rail is secured to 3 studs, 2 screws each. I also added the typical foam insulation to keep the hooks from digging into door window gaskets.
Pics (I apologize for the glare):
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HighandLow 09-12-2013 09:49 AM

Looks Good! Been thinking about something like this. My blown out shoulders won't allow me to lift my doors that high, but I have a nice spot about eye level picked out in the back of my garage.

SilverStreaker 09-12-2013 09:51 AM

Looks good :thumbsup:

Deuskid 09-12-2013 10:58 AM

Great Job!

Source of the hangers?

TMJeep 09-12-2013 01:28 PM

That is a great idea for when the doors come off.

surferdan83 09-12-2013 02:27 PM

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Originally Posted by HighandLow (Post 15937329)
Looks Good! Been thinking about something like this. My blown out shoulders won't allow me to lift my doors that high, but I have a nice spot about eye level picked out in the back of my garage.

Thanks! The rear doors aren't bad, but the fronts were tough to lift high, just no good grip spot.

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Originally Posted by SilverStreaker (Post 15937393)
Looks good :thumbsup:

Thanks!

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Originally Posted by Deuskid (Post 15939289)
Great Job!

Source of the hangers?

Thanks, I picked everything up at Lowes, but I think Home Depot also carries it, and even Walmart I think.

KYgreenYJ 09-12-2013 03:41 PM

These look great, this may be on the list for next week.

Anyone know if there's any long term issues hanging the doors by the sills?

surferdan83 09-13-2013 09:11 AM

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Originally Posted by KYgreenYJ (Post 15948201)
These look great, this may be on the list for next week.

Anyone know if there's any long term issues hanging the doors by the sills?

I'd read a few posts that mentioned potential warping, but read rebuttals from folks who've stored their doors like this for years with no issues.


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