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Better Homes and Gardens Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer, Multiple Finishes

Get your home organized with this Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer. Featuring multiple square openings, this versatile organizer will help you create the extra storage space you need. This Better Homes and Gardens bookcase will allow you additional storage opportunities and will create a space for you to display photos, books and special mementos.
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Questions & Answers for Better Homes and Gardens Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer, Multiple Finishes

Question

What is the dimension of each cube?

asked 6 months ago
By
Sean
on Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer, Multiple Finishes
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
Each cube is 13" by 13" by 15" depth.
Hope you got that! ; )
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
MrsGrandmaKim
answer 2
Each cube is 13" W x 13"H and 15" D
answered 4 months ago
By
DecoratorMama
answer 3
13" high by 13 1/4 wide by my measurements.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
feistytaurus
answer 4
13"x13"x15"
answered 6 months ago
By
Bovi351
answer 5
13" x 13" x 15.5"
Outside dimensions are 58" x 31" x 15.5"
answered 6 months ago
By
Ozzys
answer 6
13 1/4"x 13 1/8" 15 1/8" depth
answered 6 months ago
By
Qmax
answer 7
Walmart posted the dimension for this product on the smaller unit.

Here is the exact measurements:
Dimensions: 15.35"W x 30.91"D x 57.83"H
answered 6 months ago
By
Holly27
Question

Assembly?

I got the organizer and am super excited! But there are no written instructions on how to put it together. . .help?
asked 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Liz
on Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer, Multiple Finishes
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
You will want to contact the manufacturer.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
You can call 1-800-729-1569 for assistance or view the short video for help. That's what I did! www.huisenfurniture.com and click on video and then the piece that you bought.
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
By
marleu
answer 3
We bought 4 and instructions were in every box. I would call Wal-Mart.
answered 1 month, 4 weeks ago
By
Gargoyle0503
answer 4
I just purchased this. My instructions say to see a video of the assembly go to www.huisenfurniture.com. If you click on videos at the top of the page several storage units come up. Click on the 8 cube organizer and the video will start after a couple of advertisements. I couldn't find printed instructions but there is an email address to contact them. It is admin@jxhuisen.com. I hope this helps.
answered 2 months ago
By
Jmdkerbaugh
answer 5
call the company
answered 2 months ago
By
chere2u
answer 6
call the company and get them......They are very nice to deal with.
answered 2 months ago
By
chere2u
answer 7
My husband put it together in about 1 1/2hours with interruptions. It DOES come with GOOD directions. Can you google the maker (from the box) and ask them to send you another set of directions? I would help more if my husband hadn't thrown directions and box away! He is bad about that and to let you know, always slow putting any of these things together. Lots of interruptions in our house. I don't think calling Walmart will help unless they can get you the phone number of the manufacturer. Make sure you get all the detail before going online or even calling later like model number, anything you can get off the box. Hopefully someone still has the directions still, can copy them and mail to you.
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
MrsGrandmaKim
Question

Espresso color close to black?

Is the espresso color more a chocolate brown or closer to black? I would like this product in black or close to it.
asked 6 months ago
By
AftenL
on Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer, Multiple Finishes
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes
answered 2 weeks, 5 days ago
By
Teach230
answer 2
It's not a chocolate nor a black. My daughter has a bedroom suite from a furniture store. It is considered Expresso in color. This would match her room just fine so I would qualify it as a true Expresso. It would NOT match your black furniture, sorry.
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
MrsGrandmaKim
answer 3
Closer to black
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
By
Nannymoms
answer 4
In my opinion, it is closer to black
answered 4 months ago
By
DecoratorMama
answer 5
It is more of a blended color so it goes with both brown and black. That's why I love it so much!
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
By
nasheil
answer 6
I have this organizer next to a black media tower. You can definitely tell the difference between the two - especially if there's a light close by. Even so, this organizer is a very deep brown, but might be mistaken for black in certain lighting. I'm not sure how helpful that is, but it's my two cents. :)
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
feistytaurus
answer 7
Definitely closer to black. Like the ikea black brown.
answered 6 months ago
By
Bovi351
Question

Can you use this without the shelf dividers?

Can you assemble this without the dividers so that the shelves are not split into two cubes? I would like to store games on the shelves and they are too long to fit in a cube.
asked 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
Joanne
on Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer, Multiple Finishes
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
No
answered 2 weeks, 5 days ago
By
Teach230
answer 2
No, the design requires that you build it only as pictured.
answered 3 weeks ago
By
barginnhuntress
answer 3
I don't think it would hold together without the shelves. It all connects and tighten when all the screws are put together.
answered 4 weeks, 1 day ago
By
Neshab
answer 4
No. The dividers are part of the construction of the shelves themselves Without them there is no full width shelf or way to support it.
answered 1 month ago
By
Siegien
answer 5
No, I don't believe that's possible.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 6
I don't think you can.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
Kiera1
answer 7
Yes, but the strength of the piece will be lessened.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
Bovi351
Question

What size baskets do you buy for the cubes ?

asked 1 month, 4 weeks ago
By
Maggi
on Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer, Multiple Finishes
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
You can get the same brand name baskets the other customers mentioned.

Also, I can confirm the Ikea brand made for Expedit/Kallax works with this shelf.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
pcrpera
answer 2
Check "People who bought this item also bought" on the listing page and you'll see plenty of boxes that fit.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
13LuLu13
answer 3
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Better-Homes-and-Gardens-Collapsible-Fabric-Storage-Cube/33601205
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
By
ChicMomof3
answer 4
Each cube measures 13" X 13" so I'm going to buy that size or 12" X 12" if they have them.
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
By
marleu
answer 5
Hey Maggi, I just purchased the same cubes shown in the picture, Better Homes and Gardens Collapsible Fabric Storage Cube, Set of 2, they come in all kinds of colors to choose from. Hope this helps!
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
By
Wkbreezy
answer 6
The normal size baskets sold at Walmart will do. I have some room on the side if I use the better homes and gardens set of four. The medium to large ones can be used as well depends on what you are storing these are very versatile sturdy units.
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
By
4boyzbusymom
answer 7
Better homes and garden collapsible canvas bins. They are larger then any others.
answered 1 month, 4 weeks ago
By
Gargoyle0503
Question

Can these shelves be used for CDs?

We have a pretty big collection of CDs and DVDs. Will these shelves hold that much weight? We won't pack them full but will want at least one row of CDs on each shelf. Any answers will help us decide if we want to order them. Thank you
asked 5 months, 1 week ago
By
JD
on Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer, Multiple Finishes
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, easily.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
13LuLu13
answer 2
yes 30 # per shelf
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
By
Nannymoms
answer 3
These shelves are very sturdy. I am very pleased. I would think that they would. They are holding my fabric stash and I have a lot!
answered 4 months ago
By
Suzshow
answer 4
Each cube is 13"W x 13" H and 15"D.
The unit comes with special nails that you can attach to the wall for safety purposes.
answered 4 months ago
By
DecoratorMama
answer 5
Yes, the shelves are more than strong enough to use for CDs and DVDs.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Stamperpamper
answer 6
Yes it will hold. I have a 50" TV on it and DVD's under.
answered 4 months, 4 weeks ago
By
JustJJ85
Question

How glossy is the finish?

Looking at the pic of the white shelf, the finish looks pretty glossy. Hard to tell with the Espresso finish. I'm interested in purchasing the white finish but worry that it will look too plastic-like?
asked 2 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Shatzy
on Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer, Multiple Finishes
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
The white is medium. It's NOT shiny, nor is it flat. The darker color actually has a dark wood grain affect which I found quite appealing.
answered 1 month ago
By
Siegien
answer 2
I own two 2x4 and two 1x4 all in white. I was concerned about gloss aswell but they are not glossy at all.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 3
It's not very glossy at all. I would say it is a matt washable surface.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
13LuLu13
answer 4
I don't know about the white but the espresso has sort of a satin finish
answered 2 months ago
By
chere2u
answer 5
It is not plastic like shiny. It is shiny, but more like a normal wood furniture shine.
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
MrAug
answer 6
Looks great! Very pottery barn look.
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Number1Shoelover
Question

Does it come in white?

asked 4 months, 1 week ago
By
jan
on Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer, Multiple Finishes
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, white and expresso. The expresso has a wood grain affect to it, the white is like a semigloss white. It's not shiny nor flat.
answered 1 month ago
By
Siegien
answer 2
I double checked to verify and yes, it does come in white.
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
MrsGrandmaKim
answer 3
yes it does and easier to get.
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
By
Nannymoms
answer 4
Yes, I ordered mine in white.
answered 4 months ago
By
Suzshow
answer 5
Yes, this 8 cube organizer comes in white. It is available in select stores and at Walmart.com
answered 4 months ago
By
DecoratorMama
answer 6
Yes, these are available in white and espresso--see the select options boxes above.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
bhgproductsupport
Question

Is the back finished & will the cubes fit door inserts?

There are conflicting reports on the inner size of the cubes. Will these fit 13x13" door/drawer inserts from that swedish company? Also, does the back of it have the same finish as the front? Meaning, can it be displayed in the center of a room, or is the back raw particle board? Thank you!
asked 1 month, 3 weeks ago
By
CuriousiTee
on Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer, Multiple Finishes
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I can confirm the finish is uniform throughout. And I am using the inserts from the Expedit/Kallax line in this.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
pcrpera
answer 2
Yes, both sides are the same finish. I used the Drona boxes and they fit perfectly.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
13LuLu13
answer 3
The back does have the same finish as the front.
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
By
momofmanygirls
answer 4
Both sides are finished, no exposed particle board. Not sure about the doors. My cubes are measuring close to 13x13, but the width of each is a bit shy of 13. The height is a full 13.
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
By
ChicMomof3
answer 5
The cubes measure 13" X 13." So if their inserts measure a little less than that, they will fit. Also, the back does have the same finish as the front. I have seen this unit advertised as a room divider although I'm just using mine up against the wall. There is nothing raw on it after it is built.
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
By
marleu
answer 6
The cubes are 13 1/8" wide x13" height x 15 3/16" deep. There is not any bare particle board.
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
Question

Can they be stacked?

I want to buy the 8 cube organizer as well as the 4 cube one and stack the 4 on top of the 8 to make a book shelf. Can it be done?
asked 1 month, 4 weeks ago
By
marieco
on Better Homes and Gardens 8-Cube Organizer, Multiple Finishes
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I would not recommend this, as they are not connected and are very smooth. They would probably slip.
answered 3 weeks ago
By
violin412
answer 2
Of course! That would look nice.
answered 4 weeks, 1 day ago
By
Neshab
answer 3
I stacked mine width wise on top of each other to give it a better look rather than looking simply like two shelving units together. If you are talking about stacking them vertically on top of each other I would not recommend it since it would be some 120" tall.
answered 1 month ago
By
Siegien
answer 4
Yes, although putting two 2x4 side by side instead of 1x4 ontop of a 2x4 would look better though & make for a taller bookcase
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 5
As long as your floor is sturdy it shouldn't be a problem. It syas on the instructions that the long edge will take 150lb weight. Personally I would hinge them together and also fix them to the wall for safety.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
13LuLu13
answer 6
I have not stacked them, however they are very sturdy and I will stack the next set I buy. I will put them stacked against the wall. I am going to also put one of the 4 cube in my family room and use as a place to sit with a bench pillow and a piece of wood cut a little shorter in length to use in between the pillow and cube unit for added support. Good luck and let me know how it turns out for you:)
answered 1 month, 3 weeks ago
By
4boyzbusymom
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