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“To install them is to love them.”  That’s exactly how you will feel once you have sliding shelves in your cupboards. There are so many great reasons to love your sliding shelves, from helping you save time and money to feeling proud that you can support a Canadian company. Read on to find out the 11 reasons to love your sliding shelves and then contact DIY Shelfworks to order your own. We are sure that once you try them, you’ll have reasons of your own to add to ours!

pull out shelves

1. They Help You Save Money

Installing sliding shelves is a great way to give your kitchen cupboards that update that they need without the costly investment of purchasing brand new cupboard drawers. They give you the same great ease of access to all of your food items, kitchen appliances, and utensils at a fraction of the cost. DIY Shelfworks also sells directly to the consumer, cutting out the need for a middle-man so that we can pass those savings on to you. We also offer free shipping anywhere in Canada – another huge savings for our customers. Click here to see what a great value DIY Shelfworks sliding shelves are.

2. They Help You Save Time

Do you find that you are constantly taking extra time pulling out the items at the front of your cupboards to reach what is on the back of the shelves? Or maybe you spend time just trying to locate the items that you need. Think how much easier it would be if you could simply pull out your shelves and quickly see everything at a glance. That’s an amazing benefit of DIY Shelfworks pull out shelves.

before and after sliding shelves

3.They Keep Your Cupboard Organized

Once you have pull out shelves, you won’t believe how much easier it is to keep your cupboards organized. When you can access every part of your shelf, it is so much easier to find things, put them back in their proper place, and keep them neat and tidy. No more bending, stretching, or tossing items inside out of frustration. Simply glide out your shelf and select what you need.

4. They Give You Easy Access

Unlike regular shelves, sliding shelves pull out all the way to allow you to view every item, even those at the very back. They’re great because they do away with the need to get down on your hands and knees to get the hard-to-reach things. Just pull out the smooth gliding shelf and select what you need.

Sliding Shelves Vs Regular shelves

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5. They Are Durable

Our Baltic Birch shelves are made from 9 ply Baltic birch with baked on manufacture finish lacquer to make them resistant to both moisture and dryness. Their full-extension steel rails can support up to 100 lbs of weight when they are fully extended. Our economy melamine shelves are also incredibly well made and durable. They can support up to 70 lbs of weight fully extended.

steel arms

 6. They Are Easy To Measure

It is very easy to accurately take the measurements for your new sliding shelves. Using a tape measure, measure the opening of your cabinet in inches. Subtract one-half inch from your measurement. For example, if your cabinet is 25 inches wide, then write down 24. 5 inches. Measure the depth of your cabinet from front to back in inches. Subtract one-half inch from this measurement too. That’s it. How easy is that! Watch the video below to see for yourself how it is done.

7. They Are Easy To Install

Once your new shelves arrive, you can easily install them yourself by following the simple steps in the following videos. This first video shows you how to install them on a base cabinet or full upper shelf.

The second video shows you how to install your sliding shelf on a short upper shelf.

8. They Are Custom Made To Fit Perfectly

Our rolling shelves come in three convenient depths: 3″, 5″, and 7″. Each shelf is handcrafted to fit the exact measurements of your cupboards. You won’t have to worry if your shelf will fit or not because our shelves are custom made. You can either choose to install them yourself or, if you prefer, you can have our partner,, do the installation for you.

sliding shelves

9. They Are Guaranteed

We are so confident in the quality of our shelves that we offer a lifetime warranty.  DIY Shelfworks guarantees their premium custom made Baltic Birch rolling shelves to be free from manufacturer’s defects for as long as you own your shelves and live in your home. Our economy melamine shelves have a two-year warranty.

10. They Are 100% Canadian

DIY Shelfworks sliding shelves are all manufactured in Canada from the highest quality materials with the finest craftsmanship. If you are purchasing products that are made in Canada, not only are you helping to strengthen and support our economy, but you are also avoiding paying extra import taxes which are placed on goods coming into Canada from the United States. For more information on the import taxes placed on goods coming into Canada, take a look at the following article from

11. They Are Delivered Fast and Free

After you have placed your order online for your new sliding shelves from DIY Shelfworks, they will arrive within 2 to three weeks. Because we are a Canadian company, we are proud to ship our products through Canada Post and we also provide FREE SHIPPING within Canada! Once your shelves have left our warehouse, we will also provide you with a tracking number by email so you can monitor their progress.

Canada post

Get Sliding Shelves From DIY Shelfworks

DIY Shelfworks would love to help you get your kitchen sliding with convenient, custom-built drawers that easily slide out. All of our DIY kits are made in Canada from the highest quality materials and they are priced lower than other DIY pull out shelf kits. DIY Shelfworks uses 9 ply Baltic birch to better withstand moisture and dryness. It won’t warp or split. If you have any questions at all, please contact our friendly and helpful staff. We will always take the time to answer you.