If your footwear is currently in a disheveled heap at the base of your closet, it may be time to consider purchasing a shoe rack. It’ll help keep pairs organized for ease of access and in better shape since they won’t be on top of one another. To ensure you purchase the best possible product, FN did some research and rounded up our favorite free-standing racks on the market. Whether your space is big or small, or you want a rack with or without wheels, one of these durable models is likely to meet your storage needs. Read on to shop them all.
1. Home-Complete Shoe Rack
This shelf has three tiers made of lightweight-yet-strong polymer plastic that can hold up to 18 pairs of shoes.
Pros: No tools are required for assembly.
Cons: Certain heels may fall through the rack.
2. Homebi Shoe Rack
This 4-tier rack is made of metal tubes and plastic parts with a powder-coated finish that won’t rust or corrode.
Pros: It can store 16 pairs of men’s shoes or 20 pairs of heels. The space is big enough between levels to fit size 11 basketball high tops. It doesn’t require tools for assembly.
Cons: Some may find it a little flimsy.
3. Titan Mall Shoe Rack
This four-tier rack has enough space for 12 to 16 pairs of shoes and is made of durable iron square tubes and wire.
Pros: A powder coating finish ensures it won’t rust. There is optimal space in between each level to accommodate taller shoes and boots.
Cons: It may be somewhat difficult to assemble.
4. Seville Classics Shelf
This 3-tier rack can hold nine pairs of shoes and has a sturdy iron frame that can support up to 30 pounds evenly distributed across each shelf.
Pros: You can stack multiple units on top of each other for more storage. The parts simply snap together with no tools required for assembly. You can choose from iron mesh or woodgrain resin slat shelves. The espresso finish provides corrosion resistance in dry environments.
Cons: Some taller boots may not fit on the bottom shelves.
5. Simple Houseware Shoe Rack
This 3-tier rack has a sturdy metal frame with a bronze coating and gridiron wire shelves that can support up to 30 pounds each.
Pros: The shelves are collapsible for convenient storage. With two or more units, you can stack them vertically and expand them horizontally. Assembly should take 10 minutes or less.
Cons: Some may wish it was a bit wider.
6. Songmics Shoe Rack
This rack has 10 shelves and features durable iron pipes, PP connectors and waterproof non-woven fabric tiers.
Pros: The solid surfaces ensures that high heels don’t slip through any holes or slats. You don’t need any tools to set it up. You can split it up into a 3-tier or 5-tier shoe rack. You can remove a layer to accomodate taller boot styles and larger accessories. It’s offered in a black, dark brown and gray finish.
Cons: High heels over four inches won’t fit unless you remove a layer.
7. MaidMAX Shoe Rack
This rack has a supportive metal frame and 10 breathable, non-woven shelves that can hold about 5 pairs each.
Pros: It also comes in a five-tier option. Everything you need for assembly is in the package. Tiers or just the cloth material can be removed to fit taller boots.
Cons: Some may find it doesn’t hold up thin heels steadily.
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