Accessibility Statement Skip Navigation

Ideas & Advice

<< Back to Product care

Anti-Tip Safety Hardware Installation Instructions

List of parts:

  • 2 brackets
  • 2 1 1/4" screws
  • 2 3/4" screws
  • bracket strap

Tools needed:

  • power drill
  • 3/32" drill bit

Note: This hardware is designed to help prevent furniture from tipping over.

Directions:

  1. Determine desired location of furniture piece. Find wall stud behind furniture piece and position one bracket vertically on the stud approximately 1" below the top of furniture piece. Mark and drill pilot hole in the center of the stud with a 3/32" drill bit. Attach bracket to stud with the two 1 1/4" screws. (Figure 1)
  2. The second bracket will need to be attached horizontally to the top of furniture frame. Temporarily move furniture away from wall and place a bracket near top of frame. Mark and drill holes for screws with a 3/32" drill bit. Attach bracket to furniture piece with the two 3/4" screws. (Figure 2)
  3. Move furniture piece into its final position, taking care to line up the wall bracket with furniture bracket. Thread the strap through the brackets as shown in the illustrations. Tighten strap until snug. Note: Do not overtighten.
Figure drawings