Updated February 22, 2020 by Christopher Thomas

The 10 Best Hanging Rods

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This wiki has been updated 10 times since it was first published in January of 2020. A great way to reduce clutter in your closet or living space, hanging racks come in an array of shapes and sizes. Our list includes models that can stand alone, others that must be mounted between door jams and some that can be installed anywhere you have wall space. Before loading up the one you pick, make sure it's securely installed to avoid injury and keep your belongings off the floor. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. MyGift Industrial Rack

3. Beokreu Tension

Editor's Notes

February 20, 2020:

The best option for you will largely depend on your space and what you want to hang. If you are interested in installing heavy drapes, the RoomDividersNow 36in-56in may be the right choice for you. If you only have room on the back of your door then perhaps the Simple Houseware Over The Door will suite your needs.

While some options on this list like the Beokreu Tension come with everything you need for set up, many models must be installed with a screwdriver. Make sure you have the proper screws, mounts and tools before you get started putting together your new rack.

This ranking provides a general overview of what's available on the market. If you're specifically searching for a standalone option, our list of garment racks may be of interest. Similarly, if you need extra drawers but don't have room for a new dresser, have a look at our post on hanging closet organizers.

4. Oropy Rustic Rack

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5. RoomDividersNow 36in-56in

6. Simple Houseware Adjustable Closet

7. ClosetMaid 8891

8. Whitemor Closet Organizer

9. Simple Houseware Over The Door

10. John Sterling Closet Pro


Christopher Thomas
Last updated on February 22, 2020 by Christopher Thomas

Building PCs, remodeling, and cooking since he was young, quasi-renowned trumpeter Christopher Thomas traveled the USA performing at and organizing shows from an early age. His work experiences led him to open a catering company, eventually becoming a sous chef in several fine LA restaurants. He enjoys all sorts of barely necessary gadgets, specialty computing, cutting-edge video games, and modern social policy. He has given talks on debunking pseudoscience, the Dunning-Kruger effect, culinary technique, and traveling. After two decades of product and market research, Chris has a keen sense of what people want to know and how to explain it clearly. He delights in parsing complex subjects for anyone who will listen -- because teaching is the best way to ensure that you understand things yourself.


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