Good Questions: Ikea Broder – Good or Bad?

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Hello AT,

Anyone tried the Ikea Broder shelving system?

I’m looking for a cheaper version of ISS shelving and found this…

I want something that will do minimal damage to my rented plaster walls..

Thanks, Sara

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Dear Sarah,

Take a look at the Broder at Ikea if you must and see what the quality is like. We think that for very little damage you are better off doing Elfa Shelving from the Container Store. All it needs is a few screws into your wall up high and everything else hangs off of that. It is also much more attractive and affordable.

There is also a cool version like Elfa at Ikea that we saw last night at a friend’s house called Dirigent and there is also Stolmen. See this post for details.

Anyone else???

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