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What is the height of the bottom open shelf?
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I just received this item but there in no manual to help me put it together. can someone send me digital instruction asap
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is it suitable for a microwave with dimensions 24 inches wide 14 inches high 18 inches deep
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Mainstays Mainstays Storage Cabinet, Multiple Finishes

The Mainstays Storage Cabinet makes an ideal storage or pantry solution for your kitchen. This storage cabinet with doors features four roomy storage areas with two adjustable shelves and one fixed shelf. It offers ample space for kitchen accessories such as cookbooks, small appliances, dinner sets, condiment bottles and more. It can also store pantry goods such as rice, canned food, pasta and spices. The elegant finish and accompanying ergonomic handles will complement your kitchen's contemporary decor. You can also place this kitchen storage cabinet in your bedroom, living room, dorm room or garage to expand your storage options. The Mainstays Storage Cabinet requires easy assembly with household tools.
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Questions & Answers for Mainstays Mainstays Storage Cabinet, Multiple Finishes

Question

What is this product made from and how much does it weigh?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Halee
on Mainstays Storage Cabinet, Multiple Finishes
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
it's made of pressed particle board and while it's not real wood, it's still heavy although I can move it around. It isn't sturdy unless you purchase L-shaped brackets to keep it from swaying to the side as it's narrow and top heavy.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Grnifox
answer 2
I don't know exactly how much it weighs... but it is heavy. I am a petite asian woman and I couldn't lift the box from the garage into the house. I had to drag it...
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
old1customer
answer 3
The product if fiberboard with a thin piece of cardboard for the back.
Supposedly it weighs 70 lbs. I don't think it weighs that much. My
friend helped me put it together and we are both female. It was not that heavy when we stood it up.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 4
Probably made from a pressed board. And it weighed roughly 50-60.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
KJones10
answer 5
the cabinet is made of partical board and it weighs 20-30 pounds.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
paintboy32
answer 6
It's prefab wood - you know, the pressed stuff - and weighs about 70 lb. in the box and about 55-60 lb. out the box,
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
jamiedoll
Question

Do you think this could be mounted on a wall??

I have 2 of these & I'd really like to mount them on a wall somehow.
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
JGunner
on Mainstays Storage Cabinet, Multiple Finishes
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Hello-

The unit does come with a Safety strap kit that you use to attach to the wall.
If you did not recieve one you can call the 800 number on the front of your manual and they will be more than happy to ship one out to you.
I hope this helps, but if you have any other questions please feel free to ask.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
AASupport
answer 2
The unit should have come with the hardware to mount it to the wall. I recently purchased this item and had the hardware in mine. If you kept your assembly book there should be a number you can call for missing/ damaged parts.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
loverofagoodbargain
answer 3
I would seriously question the structural integrity of this if you hung it on a wall. I think it needs the support of the floor to work properly.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
ChefMongo
answer 4
yes
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Badgirl48
answer 5
No, this cabinet is not durable enough to hang on the wall. Back panel is very thin and will break if mounted to a wall and items were stored in the cabinet. It's like a bookshelf with doors.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Lilburnmom
answer 6
No way. Built to be put on the floor with rear bracket to add additional stability when attached to the wall, not for hanging
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Versia21
answer 7
It is too heavy to mount to wall. Only 1 small bracket that mounts to wall thru the back piece near the top of the unit. NO way that could hold this up.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
MerchantMariner
answer 8
If you put 'L' brackets on the top & bottom of the cabinet and attach those to the wall (like into a stud), it probably could be mounted up off the floor. The bracket that comes with it is only for stabilizing (so that it can't tip over then you pull open the doors) and that would not be sufficient alone for mounting it up on a wall.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
sgIndy
answer 9
Yes, it has a device that is provided to be able to mount this to the wall.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Debbeverdavis
answer 10
yes, they come with a wall mount at the top of the cabinet.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
kymr93
answer 11
Hi JGunner-

This unit cannot be mounted to the wall. The warranty will not cover it and it really is too heavy to mount.

I wish I could have helped. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
AASupport
Question

Quantity

The furniture is like the picture or is just one
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Mary
on Mainstays Storage Cabinet, Multiple Finishes
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
like the picture - each half has 1 adjustable shelf
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
UConnHuskies
answer 2
There are 2 separate storage spaces just like the picture.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
loverofagoodbargain
answer 3
It is just like the picture-it is one cabinet with 2 levels and a total of 4 shelves.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Ravencall
answer 4
Looks just like the picture
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Badgirl48
answer 5
Hi Mary

This is a great answer another customer wrote. I could not have said it any better. I hope this helps but if you still have questions please feel free to ask.

It is 2 units you attach together to create ONE, 2 section, cabinet. When you open the top doors, you do not see what is stored in the lower part of the cabinet, but the cabinet is all one piece.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
AASupport
answer 6
it is like the picture,
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
kaydeestar
answer 7
Just like picture
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
ValAC
answer 8
It is just like the picture. It looks like 2 stacked, but really is just 1 piece.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
kjk2147
answer 9
It is 2 units you attach together to create ONE, 2 section, cabinet. When you open the top doors, you do not see what is stored in the lower part of the cabinet, but the cabinet is all one piece. I'm not exactly sure what you were asking for with your question but I hope this answers it for you.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
sgIndy
answer 10
exactly like the picture
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
lorudy
answer 11
If I understand you correctly Mary the furniture is like the picture.

I hope this helps, but if I didnt answer your questions or you have more please feel free to ask!
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
AASupport
Question

Does this piece of furniture assemble as one piece or can you create two smaller cabinets?

asked 1 year, 6 months ago
By
RICH
on Mainstays Storage Cabinet, Multiple Finishes
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes you could possibly make it into 2 cabinets.
answered 11 months ago
By
Foxfur
answer 2
just as one piece.
answered 1 year ago
By
GMominTX
answer 3
one piece
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Thuda
answer 4
one piece only.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
old1customer
answer 5
One piece; don't think the top section would have enough bottom support, and the bottom wouldn't have a top piece.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
ditto59
answer 6
One piece and it takes two people to assemble it. Not sturdy either.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Hippydippy
answer 7
one piece only
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
stumped1289
answer 8
Nope-just the one piece!
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
UncommonShopper
answer 9
No... it has to go together. I had wondered that, but you would have to not use half the parts to make it be just a half. There would be no bottom to the top half with out it together.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Seaponey
answer 10
One piece
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
Elaine625
answer 11
Just one cabinet, Target has a smaller cabinet similar to this and half the size (height wise) for about $35, They can be stacked. I bought those 13 years ago in Oregon, I am still using them.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
MesaAZguy
Question

Is it deep enough to use as a wardrobe to hang clothes in, if i put a rod in?

asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
alf
on Mainstays Storage Cabinet, Multiple Finishes
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Not even close. It's a little bit deeper than a family-size box of cereal. And if you put a heavy weight like a rod full of clothes in the top of it, the whole thing would topple over.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
ChefMongo
answer 2
No
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Badgirl48
answer 3
No, unit is not deep enough for hanging clothes. It's great for storing bed sheets, towels and small blankets
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Lilburnmom
answer 4
No
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
ValAC
answer 5
No! But it will hold sweaters and blankets.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
lissel
answer 6
No, not really -- maybe children's clothes -- (small hangers), but it is not deep enough for standard hangers. Also, the center shelf is a 'fixed' shelf & you cannot assemble the cabinet without it so even if you put in a rod, you would not be able to hang anything more than about 26" long in it.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
sgIndy
answer 7
I use mine for small appliances, such as toaster, crockpots, and George Foreman grill. I'm not sure it is deep enough to be used as a clothes closet unless maybe a small child's clothing.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Debbeverdavis
answer 8
There is a fixed shelf in the middle, so it might work for shirts
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
allimay
answer 9
the middle shelf will not come out, it is part of the cabinet. If you arent' hanging anything long, you could probably use it like that.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
kymr93
answer 10
This is a shorter cabinet. Would not work for the purpose you are looking for.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Dash99
answer 11
Hi alf-

The wardrobe would not be deep enough or long enough because there is a board right in the middle of the unit.
You might want to check other units. If you go to Walmarts search engine and type in Ameriwood Mainstays Storage Cabinet. It should pull up all the units we have. I believe there will be one there that might be more of an intrest to you.
I hope this helps. If you have any other questions please feel free to ask.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
AASupport
Question

Could a towel rack be attached to the side

Could a towel rack or coat rack (one with pegs to hang coat on) be attached to the side?
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Judy
on Mainstays Storage Cabinet, Multiple Finishes
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Not unless you could attach it to the very top edge where you have two thicknesses of board to drill through.
answered 1 year ago
By
GMominTX
answer 2
yes
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Thuda
answer 3
Yes,
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Thuda
answer 4
That would not be a problem. I would do what I did to square the cabinet up. I put strip of thin wood at top, bottom and middle to make cabinet more stable and that will also true up doors. Great cabinet.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
1Valuelover
answer 5
I don't think so.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
old1customer
answer 6
Sure. I purchased this storage unit for my new bathroom. Plan to put a toilet paper holder on the side of mine. lol
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
TxTammy
answer 7
yes but you would have to use very short screws the sides are 3/4 inch thick
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 8
Yes
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
CastleQ
answer 9
I would not recommend it.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
cedarsgal
answer 10
Yes-there is room for that and it can be done.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 11
I think there would be room for no more than 2 hooks (possibly 4 if 2 high and 2 low) or @ a 10" rack (2 racks if one high and 1 low).
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
ditto59
Question

question on measurements

The measurements state "Mainstays Storage Cabinet dimensions: 21.31"L x 15.44"W x 59.88"H" - I am assuming that the 21.31"L is really the width and that the 15.44"W is the depth - this is all based on the picture.
Looks like a great product and the reviews support that.
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Mini
on Mainstays Storage Cabinet, Multiple Finishes
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Hello,
The dimensions below I recieved from our engineer. I hope this clears up the question.

Product in Inches (L x W x H): 21.31 x 15.44 x 59.88

I hope this helps, but if you have any other questions please feel free to ask.
answered 2 years ago
By
AASupport
answer 2
you are right - they mixed up the width and depth
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
UConnHuskies
answer 3
Hi Mini

Yes you are correct in your question, but if you have any other questions please feel free ot ask.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
AASupport
answer 4
21 wide 15 deep
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
ValAC
answer 5
You are correct in your assumption. The way they put it, it's confusing. What they need to do instead is use height, width and DEPTH in these descriptions, so it's clear what the measurements actually are.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
sgIndy
answer 6
Yes, the width is 21".
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
PracticalReviewer
answer 7
Yes that is the width 21.31" W
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
NotSoSilentShopper
answer 8
You are right.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
KELLYPB
answer 9
Depth is 15.5" correct. Its good, not great. jmo
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Sparky464
answer 10
That is correct. It's actually much more roomy than you'd expect.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
LisaI
answer 11
Yes, 15.44" is the depth I like this product it holds up really well
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
loveredandblack
 - Cleveland, OH
Question

I Know it has a mounting piece in the back. I meant can it be hung on a wall? I imagine not, due to the lesser quality of the wood.

asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
JGunnr
on Mainstays Storage Cabinet, Multiple Finishes
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I didnt hang this cabinet, but I did fasten it to the stud for stability with the mounting peice. Thats really what it's there for.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Ravencall
answer 2
No so much hung on the wall but it can be mounted to the wall so it doesn't fall forward.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Badgirl48
answer 3
It is just meant to be secured to the wall for safety purposes, not actually hung on the wall.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
DakotaR
answer 4
No it cannot be hung up on a wall. It's like a bookshelf with doors.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Lilburnmom
answer 5
The cabinet is supposed to be mounted to the wall to help with stability. You dont have to mount it to the wall, but it defintiely helps to mount it.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Cashoit
answer 6
out of the box I would say no, the back part is only cardboard, and there isn't really any support to apply it to the wall.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
kaydeestar
answer 7
No to big
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
ValAC
answer 8
Bracket on back for attaching cabinet to the wall to add additional stability to the cabinet not for hanging the cabinet. I didn't use mine because I didn't want to commit this cabinet to that location thus leaving a hole in the wall.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Versia21
answer 9
Jo J-

The unit has a saftey braket to attach to the wall. The unit cannot be attached to the wall because it was not designed to. I do apologize.

If you have any other questions please feel free to ask.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
AASupport
answer 10
No! Do not hang it on the wall! The cabinet is attached to the wall so it won't tip over!
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
lissel
answer 11
I think the bracket is designed just to stabilize the cabinet against the wall so it can't tip over when you pull the doors open. The cabinet is pretty heavy .. not sure I would trust hanging it up on the wall. I suppose you could attach a couple of L brackets on the bottom & attach those to the wall for additional support if you really wanted up off the floor, but the mounting piece by itself would probably not be good enough by itself.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
sgIndy
Question

how deep is it?

asked 3 years ago
By
csca
 - piqua ohio
on Mainstays Storage Cabinet, Multiple Finishes
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
about 15"
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
UConnHuskies
answer 2
Hi csca

Just over 15". The 2 fixed interior shelves are about 14.5" deep & the 2 adjustable shelves are 12" deep

Thanks for helping to answer this question for our customer!
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
AASupport
answer 3
15 deep
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
ValAC
answer 4
Just over 15". The 2 fixed interior shelves are about 14.5" deep & the 2 adjustable shelves are 12" deep.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
sgIndy
answer 5
about 16" deep x 21" wide x 60" high
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
Astro42
answer 6
14 11/16" inside measurement - 15 3/8" outside depth
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
NotSoSilentShopper
answer 7
About 16 inches. Plenty of room. Almost 2 foot wide
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
KELLYPB
answer 8
it's about 15.44" inches deep which is in the product description. Mainstays Storage Cabinet dimensions: 21.31"L x 15.44"W <-- deep x 59.88"H
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
PinkPlaymate
answer 9
The unit itself is 15 1/2" deep. However, the adjustable shelf is only 12" deep.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
jcinidaho
 - Idaho
answer 10
It is about 14" deep
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
CE4535
 - West Covina, CA
answer 11
10 1/2"
answered 3 years ago
By
TRIPPO
 - Charlotte NC
Question

Is this really only 21" wide?

Am I understanding this correctly? Then each door is only about 10" wide?
asked 3 years ago
By
espy25
 - Hershey, PA
on Mainstays Storage Cabinet, Multiple Finishes
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yep
answered 2 years ago
By
UncommonShopper
answer 2
21'' wide 15'' deep
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
ValAC
answer 3
Yes. The cabinet is just a little over 21" wide & each door is about 10.25" wide.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
sgIndy
answer 4
Yes! Very deceiving! This is small!
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
RachelE
answer 5
Hello-

Yes that is correct. I am sending you the dimensions. I hope this helps if you have any questions please feel free to ask!
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
AASupport
answer 6
That is correct
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Opinionater23
answer 7
yes it is 21" wide with each door being 10 1/2" wide. I was thinking, wow, that seems pretty tiny, but it really is pretty spacious...
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
Astro42
answer 8
Yes but when you open the doors, you need additional space to allow for the doors to swing open and the handles are there also. In other words, if you only had a space 21.31" wide you would not be able to fully open the doors. My estimate is you need about a 24" space.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
NotSoSilentShopper
answer 9
Yes but is plenty wide enough for a pantry
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
KELLYPB
answer 10
Yes, its very very small!
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
mojenn2008
 - Tampa, FL
answer 11
Yes, the dimensions listed ARE accurate. I bought this to fit in a very small area and heavily relied on the dimensions to be true and they turned out to be on the money.
answered 3 years ago
By
all320
 - Roanoke, Virginia
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