Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How long has Monkey Bars Virginia, LLC been in business?
Are you insured?
Are your installers subcontracted or employees?
Do you charge for in-home estimates?
Do you have a showroom?
Do you have a minimum dollar amount to come out and perform installations?
My garage is a mess, do I have to move everything for your team to install?
You need only move everything 5′ from the walls we will be working on or we can add that to our estimate.
Can I purchase products from you and install on my own?
Will you come and remove my storage items and reinstall in a new home?
What makes Monkey Bars Virginia, LLC different than the other garage enhancement companies?
I don’t know or worry about what other companies do; I want to make sure I am offering the best quality and services that I’m able to.
What are your garage cabinets made of?
3/4″ and 1″ thick melamine. Furniture grade.
Why are the garage cabinets mounted up off the floor?
So it’s easier to clean the floor and keep critters out!
Do all of your garage cabients have full backs?
The only cabinets we offer that feature full-backs are from our Signature Series Garage Cabinets.
Do you recommend full backs on garage cabinets?
Do you provide custom sizes if needed on your garage cabinets?
Yes, on our Signature Series Garage Cabinets.
What about plugs and light switches, do they get covered up by the garage cabinets?
No, we cut out the backs of cabinets to fit around boxes & reinstall covers.
Are your garage cabinets made in North America?
How soon can I get back into the garage once the garage floor coating is completed?
Depends on the time of the year. Typically 72-96 hours.
Does everything have to be out of the garage during the garage floor coating installation?
My home is new, do my floors still need to be prepped, as I would like to save some money and not have it prepped?
So sorry, but yes!
One of your competitors told me that it takes up to three days to do a garage floor.
They work too slow – just kidding! Two days is normal during Spring and Fall. One day in Summer, depending on the size of the floor. Weather does play a factor.
Do you cover the side walls with the garage floor coating?
We can if you would like us to.
Does your garage floor coating cover the area outside the garage door where it meets the driveway?
It certainly can, but just know you will see it with the door down.
What if I drop something and I damage the new garage floor coating?
It’s not likely, but it can be repaired.
How do you recommend we clean our new floor?
Blower, Broom, Pressure Wash or Mop.
Which is better, wall-mounted garage shelving or overhead ceiling racks?
Wall-Mounted Garage Shelving.
What is the weight capacity of your garage shelving?
1000 lbs for every 4 feet.
Do you recommend wired grid shelving or solid surface garage shelving?
Solid, stacking items on top is easier.
Will wall shelving interfere with our vehicles?
No, if installed in the proper place and if it is the proper size.
What if I need more hooks to hang items from the Monkey Bars System?
You can get more at any time.
Overhead Ceiling Racks
How are the overhead ceiling racks secured to the ceiling?
With proper screws to support the weight spanning two ceiling joists per support.
How many connections are there to the ceiling per ceiling rack?
How many joists is the overhead ceiling rack mounted on?
How low can the overhead ceiling racks come down fromthe ceiling?
41″ from the ceiling.
Do your overhead rack platforms have a safety lip?
Can your overhead ceiling racks be mounted to walls?
It mounts to the ceiling, but one or two sides can also be secured to the wall, which increases the load capacity from 750lbs to 1000lbs.
If I want my overhead ceiling racks over my garage door, how much clearance do I need?
Just enough to clear the door & leave room for repairs and maintenance to your door.
Will the overhead racks bow in the middle with weight?
How large can you make a single overhead storage rack?
4′ x Infinity
What if the ceiling joists are engineered joists?
It can still be done.
Is the finish on the slat wall painted on?
Does slat wall protect my garage walls?
What do you do about the seams and cut edges on the slat wall?
Install it with trim.
Does the slat wall cover plugs, switches, electrical panels, etc.?
What accessories fit your slat wall?
You name it! Too many to mention.
Do you stock all slat wall colors?
How is the slat wall mounted to the wall?
1.5″ screws into the wall studs.