Updated March 11, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

The 10 Best Shelf Liners

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Since the initial publication of this wiki in February of 2017, there have been 15 edits to this page. Whether you bought a piece of furniture at a yard sale that looks perfect except for its dinged up shelves or you've moved into a house with pantry shelves that have seen better days, these liners can quickly and cost-effectively breathe new life into older armoires, vanities, drawers, and more. Some even come in fashionable colors to give interior spaces a bit of a facelift. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best shelf liner on Amazon.

10. Quartet Cork Roll

9. Magic Cover Natural

8. HityTech Multi-Functional

7. Duck Select Grip

6. Warp Brothers PM210-C

5. DII Non-Adhesive

4. Gorilla Grip Original

3. Trinity Frosted Plastic

2. Con-Tact Grip

1. Macbeth Collection M-79820

Editor's Notes

March 09, 2019:

We realize that not everybody needs the same type of shelf liner. Those who are looking to protect kitchen shelves or drawers from damage would probably be best served by a foam option, such as the Con-Tact Grip, Gorilla Grip Original, Duck Select Grip, and HityTech Multi-Functional. The DII Non-Adhesive is also a great option for places that might be at a high risk of spills, since it can be tossed in the washing machine for easy cleaning. Since it is made from a polyester-viscose blend fabric though, it won't provide as much surface protection as the foam options. Both the Macbeth Collection M-79820 and DII Non-Adhesive come in some striking prints and patterns, making them the best options for adding a bit of style to an otherwise blasé interior. If you are looking for something a bit more durable for a tool shelf or utility room rack, consider the Trinity Frosted Plastic and Warp Brothers PM210-C, or the wood-based Quartet Cork Roll.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on March 11, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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