Stoll Floating Shelf FAQs

Stoll Floating Shelf FAQs

Stoll Floating Shelf FAQs

Let’s answer the most frequent questions about Stoll floating shelves. Learn more about the various shelf styles, finishes, and available customizations.

Where can Stoll shelves be used?

Stoll floating shelves can be used anyplace in the home. Many customers use them as fireplace mantles, but they are also popular in kitchens, bathrooms, family rooms, and finished basement spaces.

How are Stoll shelves installed?

Stoll floating shelves feature a truly hidden mounting system, and installation is as easy as 1-2-3. All you need is a drill, tape measure, screwdriver, and a few minutes to install this above your fireplace, in your kitchen, or anywhere else you choose.


Why does it matter that the shelf is non-combustible?

Many fireplaces require relatively high clearances for TVs, artwork, and combustible mantelpieces. Stoll shelves can function as a heat shield above the fireplace, allowing lower TV placement or artwork/décor.

Is there a regulation distance for mounting a shelf above a fireplace? 

The local state and city codes regulate clearances above fireplaces. Different types of manufactured fireplaces and inserts often also have specific clearance requirements for combustible items. For Stoll non-combustible shelves, principles for flammable items do not apply unless otherwise specified. 

Can Stoll shelves be mounted on a brick wall?

The Stoll shelves can be mounted on virtually any wall or material. Please use the appropriate fasteners for your specific wall/material type.

For the transitional shelf, are the wood inserts natural wood? Are these shelves non-combustible?

Stoll’s transitional shelf features combustible composite wood inserts; the rest of the shelf is constructed from steel. If a non-combustible solution is required, our wood grain shelf features a wood appearance but is completely non-combustible.

Is wood grain shelf non-combustible? 

Yes. This innovative shelf is a metal product with an authentic wood-grain look. It can function as a heat shield above the fireplace, allowing for lower placement of the TV.

What color are wood inserts available? 

For the transitional shelf, you may choose from three wood insert colors.


What finishes are available for the wood grain shelf?

The wood grain shelf is currently available in one finish.

What sizes are available? Are all dimensions customizable (depth, height, etc.)?

Stoll custom shelves can be customized to virtually any size and dimension, with only a few limitations on extremely small or large sizes. We also offer a selection of standard sizes; see your local dealer for more information.

What finishes are available?

Stoll metal shelves are available in 14 standard powder-coat finishes, 14 premium finishes, and Stainless Steel.

Can you add speakers and/or lights?

Premium Bluetooth speakers ad LED lights can be added to your custom shelf, providing excellent sound quality and proper lighting.

How much weight will your shelves hold?

This is determined by the type of fasteners, the number of fasteners used, and the material it is fastened to. The steel construction of stoll shelves is exceptionally durable.

Do the brackets provide extra support?

Optional brackets are for decorative purposes only. They are attached to the shelf; no additional wall anchoring is required.

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