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Old 11-20-2010, 07:10 PM  
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Any ideas on how to hang a closet pole from the ceiling in a room. I am creating a closet in a small bedroom that will eventually be combined with another room to create a master bedroom & want to create a closet to resemble what will eventually be there. I want to hang a pole from the ceiling for now. Eventually there will be a wall to attach the closet rod but for now I want to hang a rod from the ceiling in the same spot where I will hang clothes. How do I anchor it to the ceiling so it will support the weight?
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Old 11-20-2010, 07:17 PM  
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Pipe strap wooks well. Use metal strap and the screws with a larger head. Loop it from the celing to the pole and back up the other side and back to the ceiling. Good Luck. G



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Just use screw eyes and a chain from your hardware store

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Screw eyes into the ceiling joists and chain, cable or rope.

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If the pole placement comes between joists, I suppose I will have a problem with weight. I haven't checked that yet. Any advise if it turns out that way?

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If the pole placement comes between joists, I suppose I will have a problem with weight. I haven't checked that yet. Any advise if it turns out that way?
A piece of 1x4 screwed across two joists with the pole hanger screwed in the 1x4 where required. It's only temporary. Screw holes are easy to patch.
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your screw eyes don't have to come to the very end of the pole and in fact they shouldn't. If we are talking about a very heavy load then the eye should be a eye bolt not just a screw in type, but the hook that goes into the ceiling is fine just make sure there not to light duty.



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