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Are Hanging Garage Ceiling Storage Racks Safe?

Are Garage Ceiling Storage Racks Safe? You know the ones - The suspended-load, hanging metal racks. You’ve seen them in advertisements, packed full and suspended above a car or doorway. Generally speaking, they are made in Asia, from steel, and they go by several different names and sold by many different companies. They seem like a great garage storage solution for people looking to get things off the floor.  Danger! Alert! Warning! Unfortunately, there are HUGE problems with them.    Not just the numerous recalls; the latest of which can be seen here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/Eagle-Industrial-Group-Recalls-SafeRacks-Monsterrax-Overhead-Garage-Storage-Racks-Due-to-Impact-Injury-Hazard-Recall-Alert (That particular recall was the result of at least one person being injured on the  neck and face.) The recall affected the bolts used to attach the...

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