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“The cannabis business is a tough business and most businesses fail. In fact, they fail even though they may have backing money in large amounts. If you do find that you have the acumen and your business will stand the test of time then considering a vertical cannabis shelving unit, that can grow product on an industrial level, is a good thing.”

A truth of the industry that you have realized already, just by searching for this product, is that there is a lot of vertical cannabis shelving. The difference in the products is who the product is made for and, by extension, who should be using it. A lot of the products, or most of them, are meant for beginner growers. They are meant for people who just realized they want to try to grow a product and want to take the plunge. It is also made up of people who live in places where it just became legal to grow cannabis as a product. There are very few of these shelving units that are scalable for future endeavors. If you have the green thumb for growing and the knack for making a profitable living off the business then you might want to avoid these products.

More of this truth is that you see more or less of the scalable vertical cannabis shelving units depending on whether you search for shelving or racking. If you search for shelving then you are going to see more consumer-level products. If you are searching for racking then you are going to see more of the scalable vertical cannabis growing products. Of course, there is a difference in price because of the capacity difference between the two types of products. A consumer-level product usually holds up to 800 lbs of product. An industrial vertical cannabis racking unit can hold up to 2500 lbs per level. It is also much wider and deeper. It usually has more room, level to level, as far as top to bottom airspace is considered.

You may be thinking that another difference is the mobility of the shelving or racks. You are only partly right. The fact is that most of the pallet racking, or industrial cannabis racking in your business, can have wheels installed on them even though they hold up to 2500 lbs per level. They can be just as mobile as the consumer versions which is a good thing if you have a large grow operation or you like to save time. If you like the idea of spinning the product so you can work on the other side of the rack or shelf then making your racking mobile is a good idea. You just need to be aware that you should only grow vertically 2 to 3 levels in order to keep the stability of your system.

“A consumer-level product usually holds up to 800 lbs of product. An industrial vertical cannabis racking unit can hold up to 2500 lbs per level. It is also much wider and deeper. It usually has more room, level to level, as far as top to bottom airspace is considered.”

Another thing to consider is the legality of the rack. If you have industrial level racking in your business then it needs to conform to the standards set forth by your local government. If you live in an area with any type of seismic activity at all then you probably have seismic calculation guidelines you have to adhere to and show for your rack or shelving unit. If this is all new to you then you probably want to deal with a company that has dealt with this before and can help you get what you need in your business. You can have your racks or shelving units and have them be legal from the moment you open instead of waiting for someone to come and inspect your place of business and possibly shut you down.

The real question, as you can see, is how big of an operation you want or can sustain. If you are just a beginner then there is no shame in getting a smaller system until you prove to yourself that you have the chops to make it in this business. The cannabis business is a tough business and most businesses fail. In fact, they fail even though they may have backing money in large amounts. If you do find that you have the acumen and your business will stand the test of time then considering a vertical cannabis shelving unit, that can grow product on an industrial level, is a good thing.

If you are ready to get vertical cannabis shelving in your business then make sure that you are dealing with a reputable company that can handle the permitting process. If you need that in your business then give us a call at 503-536-7218. You can also take a look at this vertical grow rack or mobile grow rack by clicking the links. If you need a consumer-level product then look at this grow light shelving unit.

A truth of the industry that you have realized already, just by searching for this product, is that there is a lot of vertical cannabis shelving. The difference in the products is who the product is made for and, by extension, should be using it. A lot of the products, or most of them, are meant for beginner growers. They are meant for people who just realized they want to try to grow a product and want to take the plunge. It is also made up of people who live in places where it just became legal to grow cannabis as a product. There are very few of these shelving units that are scalable for future endeavors. If you have the green thumb for growing and the knack for making a profitable living off the business then you might want to avoid these products.

“A truth of the industry that you have realized already, just by searching for this product, is that there is a lot of vertical cannabis shelving. The difference in the products is who the product is made for and, by extension, should be using it.”

More of this truth is that you see more or less of the scalable vertical cannabis shelving units depending on whether you search for shelving or racking. If you search for shelving then you are going to see more consumer-level products. If you are searching for racking then you are going to see more of the scalable vertical cannabis growing products. Of course, there is a difference in price because of the capacity difference between the two types of products. A consumer-level product usually holds up to 800 lbs of product. An industrial vertical cannabis racking unit can hold up to 2500 lbs per level. It is also much wider and deeper. It usually has more room, level to level, as far as top to bottom airspace is considered.

You may be thinking that another difference is the mobility of the shelving or racks. You are only partly right. The fact is that most of the pallet racking, or industrial cannabis racking in your business, can have wheels installed on them even though they hold up to 2500 lbs per level. They can be just as mobile as the consumer versions which is a good thing if you have a large grow operation or you like to save time. If you like the idea of spinning the product so you can work on the other side of the rack or shelf then making your racking mobile is a good idea.

“A consumer-level product usually holds up to 800 lbs of product. An industrial vertical cannabis racking unit can hold up to 2500 lbs per level. It is also much wider and deeper. It usually has more room, level to level, as far as top to bottom airspace is considered.”

Another thing to consider is the legality of the rack. If you have industrial level racking in your business then it needs to conform to the standards set forth by your local government. If you live in an area with any type of seismic activity at all then you probably have seismic calculations guidelines you have to adhere to and show for your rack or shelving unit. If this is all new to you then you probably want to deal with a company that has dealt with this before and can help you get what you need in your business. You can have your racks or shelving units and have them be legal from the moment you open instead of waiting for someone to come and inspect your place of business and possibly shut you down.

The real question, as you can see, is how big of an operation you want or can sustain. If you are just a beginner then there is no shame in getting a smaller system until you prove to yourself that you have the chops to make it in this business. The cannabis business is a tough business and most businesses fail. In fact, they fail even though they may have backing money in large amounts. If you do find that you have the acumen and your business will stand the test of time then considering a vertical cannabis shelving unit, that can grow product on an industrial level, is a good thing.

If you are ready to get vertical cannabis shelving in your business then make sure that you are dealing with a reputable company that can handle the permitting process. If you need that in your business then give us a call at 503-536-7218. You can also take a look at this vertical grow rack or mobile grow rack by clicking the links. If you need a consumer-level product then look at this grow light shelving unit.

Proper planning from the beginning is key.

If you are looking for vertical cannabis shelving then you need to keep in mind that you have to do proper planning before you get the shelving. It is especially true if you are trying to be a legal grower within your municipality. If you are trying to grow vertically then you have to be cognizant of your local rules, as far as building a structure that is technically a storage unit, into the airspace above you. It is true that you may not get as high as a laptop dealer would but, in general, most things over 5 feet will have to be permitted in order for you to be able to use them. Therefore, looking overhead at how much ceiling space you actually have is a good thing if you are planning to grow legally. We would also like to say that we do recommend that you grow legally and have all the proper permits to do so. All you have to do is read some of our daily news posts to find examples of people who did not grow legally and got caught. Notwithstanding, if you were going to have a vertical growing apparatus you need to make sure that you have enough room so that you can get the proper permits and your local municipality has no problem with you growing your crops vertically.

Was it really made to be stacked?

There is always a question of whether or not the shelving unit you have chosen is capable of doing what you want it to do. There are plenty a makeshift growing apparatuses in the marketplace new or used that are not good enough to be used for what you want it to do. In fact, a lot of them are made of wood which could be very bad for your yield. It is because wood can attract insects and have mold. Neither of these two things are good for your livelihood or your extra income on the side. Granted, if you are looking at a vertical cannabis shelving unit for which to grow in then you are probably big enough where this is your main income. Even more reason that you should do everything you can to make sure that your grow is protected and that you can make the income that you need.

“It is because wood can attract insects and have mold. Neither of these two things are good for your livelihood or your extra income on the side.”

How much does your local grow shop know about material handling?

This may seem like a really weird question to ask but it is very important. You could go to your local grow shop and try to order one of these shelves. However, what you need to realize is that your local growing shop probably is not well versed in material handling. They will not know the ins and outs of getting a pallet rack and what they should be looking out for as far as permitting and safety. The truth is that most of these pallet racks, which are the vertical cannabis shelving units, come with a safety clip. The safety clip tends to fail over time at what it is supposed to do. The safety clip is there to make sure that the shelving unit cannot come off the rack. However, it does tend to lose the ability to do that over time and use. Therefore, you have to be very careful when using this product because it could come off the rack. The thing to do here is to get a safety pin as that does not fail for the most part unless there is some type of damage, user error, or there was a manufacturing error to begin with in the first place. Using a grow rack beam safety pin drop and a safety clip is probably a good idea in most cases. As mentioned before, your local grow shop is probably not going to know this and cannot mention it to you. They also cannot help you through the permit process because this is not something they do consistently. You are better off going with a company that understands you and your needs so that you, your family, and your employees if you have any, are protected while you work on your business’s yield.

If you want a vertical cannabis shelving unit that is strong enough to bring you to new profits and safe then check out this vertical shelving rack here. Conversely, you can call 503-536-7218 to speak with someone who can help you through the process of getting the rack you need for your business.