FastTrack Closet System is an alternate installation to our Direct Mount system, which uses back clips, support braces, and other hardware. It is much easier to level the shelving and allows you to move shelving as needed.
Below are some tips on FastTrack Closet Installation that should make assembly easier. It is important to know that the 12″ and 16″ FreeSlide and Wardrobe shelving both use a 12″ bracket.
1. Install the FastTrack mounting rail into the wall. Be sure to ensure that the rail is level. It is our recommendation to install into as many studs as possible and to use drywall anchors where studs are not available. * Install the hang rail at least 2″ above the desired height of the top shelf.
2. Hang the FastTrack uprights on the mounting rail. As long as the mounting rail is level, the uprights will be level. The uprights can be installed at a maximum of 36″ apart, but we usually recommend 24″ apart. The uprights can be installed into studs, or into the drywall using a drywall anchor.
3. Attach the FastTrack brackets into the uprights. Hold the bracket at a 45 degree angle and align the bracket slots with the holes in the uprights. Insert the bracket into the upright and slowly angle it down until the bracket is level. You may need to tap it down using a rubber mallet to lock the bracket into place.
4. Install the shelf onto the brackets. Set the shelf on the brackets, aligning the wires from front to back in the bracket slots. Placing your hands on top of the shelf, push down and in so that the line wires (which run left to right) will insert into the notches on the brackets. If one of the line wires is not completely lined up, you will need to pull the whole shelf out and reinstall.
Below is a photo layout of how to install your shelf into the bracket: