White elfa Hanging Drawer & Frame
Great Idea, Poor Quality
The Elfa hanging systems are well intended. However, the sliders on these particular units are so cheaply made they break easily. Got kids? Don't even think about these...stick with the basic ventilated shelves (which are strong) and set the wire mesh basket on the shelf. Not only is it less expensive, it's more flexible and will actually last. From an organizational pov, the result (using the shelf + basket) is identical.
What would make this a better value? If Elfa/Container Store sold replacement slide wheels. The frames are thin and cheap, and that leads to wheel mis-alignment which results in the wheel popping off. That sound you just heard? those are the little ball bearings spilling out, in which case you spent another thirty bucks. The wheels are a snap (literally) replace..too bad they aren't available.
July 2, 2014
Elfa hanging drawers have made it possible for my husband and me to share a smaller closet and thereby double the space in our master bathroom! In our old closet, my husband used nearly a quarter of the space to hang his tee shirts, which he wants both visible and easily accessible. In the new closet, his tees will be folded but still visible in the basket-like hanging drawers, requiring just a fraction of the space previously used. Our tiny master bathroom will expand into the old closet. After nearly 4 decades, my dream of having a bathtub will come true!
April 29, 2014
these drawers are really great. But couldn't they come in different depths?
February 14, 2011
Addiction to elfa... LOOK OUT!
I'm definitely addicted to elfa systems. It took just one installation, which I did myself, and I was hooked! Everything fits, everything works, and I keep going back for more. One closet is not enough! Now I look for places all around the house that I can find an excuse to go buy more elfa. The "dealer" I buy from, ...er The Container Store where I shop is great. Their associates really know their product and are extremely helpful. They keep me coming back for more and as a result, I tell everyone I know about the wonderful storage solutions I've found in elfa. Now several of my friends are "hooked" too! I guess I'm an "elfa junkie" but in a VERY good way! Thanks elfa!! You are geniuses, and now everyone thinks I am too.
November 1, 2013