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Monsterrax – 4×8 Overhead Garage Storage Rack Review

The Monsterrax – 4×8 Overhead Garage Storage Rack is a specially designed storage rack that allows you to store more stuff, and at the same minimizes the amount of space wasted in almost every garage. This is because the product comes with a design that allows it to be conveniently mounted on the ceiling; the area in the garage where an unutilized area is usually found.

It features about 24” to 45” drop-down distance from the ceiling that provides ample space for storing items that are commonly left lying on the garage floor and consume a lot of space.

By using this product, you will surely make your garage more spacious, since the crowded floor will be free from any obstruction, allowing you to do a lot of things inside the garage. The product comes with a durable construction that enables it to hold a lot of stuff, and will not collapse, as long as the weight it carries does not exceed the maximum load limit.

On top of that, you can also easily access its contents since it provides ample headroom for convenient movements.

Features

  • Has dimensions of 96x48x45 inches
  • Weighs about 80 pounds
  • Made of industrial-grade steel, along with a powder coated finish
  • Ceiling mounted
  • Comes with an ample amount of storage space
  • Has a 24” to 45” drop-down distance from the ceiling
  • Forms a wide rectangular storage rack when assembled/mounted

Pros

  • Durable and lightweight
  • Can be easily mounted on the ceiling
  • Provides ample storage space
  • Can hold up to 600 pounds of weight
  • Comes with a limited lifetime warranty when purchased from the producer
  • Does not easily bend or break
  • Allows convenient movement when searching for stuff stored in it
  • Has a maximum breaking strength of 1,500 pounds

Cons

  • Product availability is quite limited
  • The limited lifetime warranty is only available when the product is directly purchased from the producer
  • Might not be available for shipping in some countries
  • Does not come with a storage door

Summary

The Monsterrax – 4×8 Overhead Garage Storage Rack is definitely a good option if you wish to add more space to your overcrowded garage, so you can work conveniently inside. By spending about $179.99, you can easily obtain an additional storage space between your garage’s ceiling and the floor since the product is ceiling-mounted.

It comes with a lightweight and durable construction that allows it to hold up to 600 pounds of weight. It can be easily assembled and mounted on the ceiling since it comes with step by step instructions, and a full support center is also available to provide additional instructions.

Comparison

Aside from the Monsterrax – 4×8 Overhead Garage Storage Rack, there are also other similar products worth considering. Out of these products, there are actually two brands that provide almost similar set of features that the Monsterrax does, and these are the SafeRacks – 4×8 Overhead Garage Storage Rack Heavy Duty and the HyLoft 50175-10 60 Inch by 45 Inch Pro Ceiling Mount Shelf, White.

The SafeRacks – 4×8 Overhead Garage Storage Rack Heavy Duty is sold with a ceiling mounted design that makes it a good option for those who want extra storage space on their garage and other places like the attic or basements. It is made of durable steel with a scratch resistant and powder coated finish.

It offers a maximum space, which is similar to the Monsterrax -4×8 and comes with a similar price. With its functional and durable construction, the SafeRacks-4×8 is only capable of carrying a maximum load of about 300 pounds. It can also be conveniently assembled and mounted on the ceiling.

The HyLoft 50175-10 60 Inch by 45 Inch Pro Ceiling Mount Shelf, on the other hand, is also a popular ceiling-mounted storage unit. It is made of reliable stainless, scratch resistant steel with powder coated finish.

The product is admired for its lightweight construction that allows it to be easily mounted on the ceiling of a garage, attic or basement. With its durable design, it is capable of holding up to 300 pounds of load and is much cheaper compared to the other two products.

Verdict

Despite the similarities in the features that the three products provide, the Monsterrax – 4×8 Overhead Garage Storage Rack remains as the best option, since it is capable of handling a maximum weight of up to 600 pounds, while the other two can only carry up to 300 pounds of load.

In addition to that, the Monsterrax is also more heavy-duty compared to the other two. Finally, its drop-down distance from the ceiling is quite sufficient to allow you to stow more valuable objects, without worrying that this might collapse or break any time, since the materials used on the product have a maximum breaking strength of up to 1,500 pounds.

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