Best Fixings for Platerboard with hollow wall behind it

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Hi,

Is there a single best fixing for such situations or does it vary on individual circumstances? In this case, I am putting up some shelves in the airing cupboard and both mounting walls are hollow and have plasterboard on the side I need to shelf.

Thanks in advance.
 
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Is there a single best fixing for such situations

Yes, screw into the studs only!



The following types are rubbish... (OK for hanging a picture maybe)









Then there are the good ones, with various pros and cons...

Gravity toggles


Spring toggles


Toggler




Cavity anchors (my favourite, but you ought to buy the setting tool for them)



Geefix


Grip-it



Any of the good ones will hold up some shelves.

Gaz :)
 
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Also, watch this video...


And this one...

 
Yes, screw into the studs only!



The following types are rubbish... (OK for hanging a picture maybe)









Then there are the good ones, with various pros and cons...

Gravity toggles


Spring toggles


Toggler




Cavity anchors (my favourite, but you ought to buy the setting tool for them)



Geefix


Grip-it



Any of the good ones will hold up some shelves.

Gaz :)

Used M8 Hilti Gravity toggles and M6 Rawl Spring toggles to support ductwork from a sheet metal roof before now. They're decent, absolutely.
 
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Yes always depends on individual situation , any of those listed will work provided they are used correctly.
You could also glue the baton to wall to take shelf or run vertical baton up four corners and fix to that .
The cavity anchors can be fitted without the fitting tool using a claw hammer and thin piece of timber to spread the load while leverage is applied .
 
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