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How to Level a Refrigerator

Use Wobble Wedge® refrigerator leveling shims to stabilize your fridge

Does your refrigerator wobble when you open it? Or does your refrigerator door swing wide open when you’re reaching in for the milk? These are signs that your refrigerator is sitting on an uneven floor and needs to be leveled. Commercial and residential refrigerators are prone to wobbling on uneven flooring material, and sometimes, the adjustable feet just aren’t enough (if your fridge has adjustable feet at all)! Wobble Wedge® plastic refrigerator leveling shims will help you level and stabilize your fridge to stop wobbling, rolling, and out of control doors.

Level a fridge on an uneven floor

Refrigerators are large, rigid, bulky appliances. They are incredibly unforgiving when placed on an uneven flooring material. Most floors start to slope and sag over time, especially under the weight of a heavy appliance like a fridge, making it nearly impossible to position a refrigerator on a perfectly even surface. Our Wobble Wedge plastic refrigerator leveling shims are perfect for leveling and stabilizing all four corners of your fridge. Simply slip one of our tapered plastic shims under the corner of your refrigerator for instant stabilization.

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Help! My refrigerator door SWINGS open!

Does this sound familiar? You walk to your fridge and crack the door open about a foot to quickly grab a gallon of milk off the shelf. While you’re grabbing the milk, the refrigerator door violently swings open and slams into the cabinets on the other side. You’re so startled you nearly drop the milk! When a refrigerator door uncontrollably swings open, it’s a sign that your fridge is off balance. Most likely, the corner opposite the hinges of the door, needs to be elevated slightly.

How to level a refrigerator

1. To see if your fridge is off balance, place your palms firmly on the front of the refrigerator (with the door closed). See if you can rock the fridge back slightly. If the fridge has any ‘rock’, tilt, lean, or wobble, this in an indication that it’s sitting on an uneven surface and needs to be leveled.

 2. If your refrigerator rocks or leans, place a level on top of the fridge, place both palms firmly on the front of the fridge (with the door closed), and gently rock the refrigerator into a level position. Have a helper find which corner of the fridge is raised off the ground.

 3. Simply slide a Wobble Wedge plastic refrigerator leveling shim under the corner of your refrigerator until the gap between the appliance and the floor is closed. Our tapered leveling shims are perfect for filling any sized gap. Commercial kitchens will prefer the BigGap leveling wedge for stabilizing industrial sized refrigerators. Renters and homeowners can utilize our standard sized plastic shims, available in a variety of colors to blend seamlessly into your environment.

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How to Level Furniture on a Sloped Floor

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Wobble Wedge® Are Homeowner’s Favorite Furniture Leveling Shims

Our 115-year-old Victorian home had real character, and we loved it, but the floors sloped so badly that all of our furniture wobbled, tilted or leaded precariously. We had leaning bookshelves, wobbly tables, and rattling appliances. After 10 years of using everything from pennies, wooden chips, and matchbooks to level all of our wobbly furniture, we finally came to the realization we weren’t alone. That’s when we decided to invent Wobble Wedges®, the perfect leveling wedge for homeowners. Now, more than 25 years later, we’re still the preferred plastic shim to level furniture on a sloped floor.

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Help! My bookcase is leaning!

Our shelves and bookcases bare a lot of weight holding heavy books, sculptures, and sentimental items. It can be darn right alarming when we notice their precarious lean and can become an outright safety hazard when their are children around or pets prone to climbing. Level your leaning bookcases with Wobble Wedge plastic shims. Place a level on the shelf of your bookcase, and with two hands placed firmly against the bookcase, gently sway it into position. Have a helper use one or multiple, stacked Wobble Wedges to fill the gap between the base of your bookcase and the floor. Our unique, patented design features interlocking ridges that prevent the wedges from sliding or slipping apart once stacked.

Stop end tables from rocking

Put an end to spilled beverages or teetering antiques on your uneven end tables with our intelligently designed plastic shims. Wobble Wedges are available in a variety of colors and sizes to provide a perfect fix while going unnoticed in your unique environment. Standard Size Wobble Wedges are ideal for medium and large sized tables. Use hard plastic Wobble Wedges to level furniture on carpet and soft plastic leveling wedges for items on hard flooring materials. Wobble Wedge Minis are perfect for particularly delicate or antiquitous end tables with slender legs or feet.

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Silence Rattling Appliances

Rigid appliances on uneven flooring can rattle and create an incredibly disruptive noises. Use Wobble Wedge furniture levelers to silence rattling appliances on a sloped floor. Place a level on top of your appliance, and with both hands placed firmly on the appliance, gently sway the appliance into position. Use a Wobble Wedge leveling shim to fill the gap between the base of the appliance and the floor. Click here to browse the complete line of Wobble Wedge plastic shims.

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How to Level & Stabilize Home Appliances

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Wobble Wedge® shims quiet kitchen appliances and stop rattling washing machines

You’re humming away in your kitchen when a sudden and frightening noise descends upon you. Is the washing machine off balance in the laundry room? Or is the dishwasher going haywire? Like an investigator you frantically search throughout the house for the source of the wretched noise. Quiet kitchen appliances and stop rattling washing machines with Wobble Wedge plastic leveling wedge shims.

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Identify the source of the sound

Is your appliance making a sound because it’s positioned on uneven flooring? Wooden floors can become soft and uneven after years of ware and floors can become sloped as houses settle and age. Rigid appliances are incredibly unforgiving when it comes to uneven flooring surfaces. To determine if stability is the source of your sound, place both hands firmly on the appliances and gently attempt to rock the appliance back and forth. If the appliances rocks and rattles, you know uneven flooring is to blame.

Level and stabilize with a plastic shim

Place a level on top of your appliance, and with both hands placed firmly on the appliance, gently sway the appliance into position. Use a Wobble Wedge leveling shim to fill the gap between the base of the appliance and the floor. Wobble Wedges are available in a variety of sizes and colors to seamlessly blend into your environment. Use BigGap Wedges for industrial and commercial sized appliances. Standard Wobble Wedges are an ideal leveling wedge for medium sized appliances like dishwashers and ovens. Use hard plastic Wobble Wedges® for appliances on soft flooring materials and soft plastic Wobble Wedges for appliances on hard flooring.

Patented ridges prevent slipping or sliding

Our patented plastic wedge design features offset ridges that prevent the wedge and your appliances from slipping or sliding from their position. This is especially helpful when silencing a rattling washing machine or any other appliance with a strong enough motor to wobble out of its position. Use a soft plastic Wobble Wedge to level an appliance on hard flooring with a particular propensity for wobbling out of position and creating noise. Click here to browse the complete line of Wobble Wedge plastic shims.

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Keep Christmas Trees from Falling or Leaning

Keep Christmas Tree from falling over

Wobble Wedges® Plastic Shims Stabilize Your Christmas Trees

It’s that time of year again! Boxes of holiday decorations are emerging from storage as classic holiday music wafts through the house. It’s time to put up the Christmas tree! Whether you hunt for the perfect blue spruce or use a decorative artificial tree, there’s one thing you want to make sure of; that your tree doesn’t fall over or lean. Once covered with your precious decorations, a falling Christmas tree could be an expensive and hazardous disaster. Keep your Christmas tree from falling or leaning with Wobble Wedges® plastic leveling shims.

Help! My Christmas Tree is Leaning!

Artificial Christmas Trees seem like they are incredibly prone to leaning in their stands. Especially an artificial tree that has been used for several years, as the screws in the stand start to loosen. Or if your tree is placed on an uneven surface, the tree stand wobbles, and your tree may lean precariously to one side or the other. To straighten a tree that is leaning over, wedge a Wobble Wedge plastic shim between the tree and the stand or to level your tree stand at the base. Wobble Wedges are available in a variety of colors and sizes so you can choose the leveling wedge best for your project. Wobble Wedges are also securely stackable, so you can combine wedges to keep a Christmas tree from falling over.

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Keep a Christmas Tree from Falling

We’ve all seen the hilarious videos of house cats climbing in Christmas trees. It’s adorable when it’s someone else’s tree, but when it happens at home you might feel a bit differently. If you’re ready to cat-proof (or kid proof) your Christmas tree, use Wobble Wedges to stabilize your tree at the base and keep it from leaning or falling. Our BigGap leveling wedges are ideal to fix a leaning artificial tree or add extra support and stability to a real tree. The interlocking ridges give the wedge a non-slip grip so it won’t slide out from under your tree stand.

Cat proof Christmas Tree

How To Stabilize a Christmas Tree Topper

Is your Christmas tree topper leaning to one side or refusing to stay on top of your tree altogether? A soft plastic Wobble Wedge is just what you need. Simply flex the wedge between your fingers and insert it into the base of your tree topper to fill the extra space and force your topper into position. Wobble Wedges are available in black, white, and clear so you can choose a wedge that won’t stand out. Click here to browse all of the Wobble Wedges.

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How to Level Furniture on Carpet

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Hard Plastic Shims ideal Furniture Leveler on Carpeting and Rugs

Remember the feeling of excitement as you moved your furniture into your new house? Mentally arranging the furniture in your mind’s eye as you walk through the empty rooms. Followed by the feeling of dismay as you drag your furniture into position and find it sloping and tilting at all odd angles. Books leaning on the shelves, lamps wobble questionably on end tables, and you’re wondering if that decorative bird might just fly right off it’s pedestal.

Most homes settle over time and floors begin to sag and wear. It was this scenario exactly that inspired the creation of Wobble Wedges®; an old house full of furniture leaning this way and that. Wobble Wedges are specifically designed to level any furniture item. Simply slide a Wobble Wedge into place to level a bookcase, stop a wobbly table, or silence a rattling appliance.

Furniture Shim for Soft Flooring

What about leveling furniture items on soft flooring materials like carpeting and rugs? We’ve got you covered! Our Hard Plastic Wobble Wedges are ideal for leveling furniture on carpet. The hard plastic shim supports your heavy furniture item even on the soft, flexible flooring material. Wobble Wedges are available in a variety of sizes and colors, so you can choose the wedge that will most seamlessly blend into your environment. Our leveling wedges feature unique, patented ridges that allow them to stack and interlock, so you can layer multiple wedges without fear of your furniture shims slipping or sliding. Obtain perfectly level furniture, even on carpet with Hard Plastic Wobble Wedges.

How to Level Furniture on Carpet

Step One: Place a level on top of your furniture item

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Step Two: Add Wobble Wedges until your item is level! Feel free to stack wedges as necessary to level your furniture item.

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Browse our complete selection of furniture shims online or get started with our pack of assorted shims!

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Stabilize a Cutting Board

Stabilize a cutting board with wobble wedges

Level Cuttings Boards with Homeowner’s Favorite Plastic Shim

Wooden cutting boards warp when exposed to water and become wobbly and uneven. Wooden and plastic cutting boards can slip on your counter and cause an accident while you’re chopping. It’s not only annoying, but dangerous to have wobbly, wiggly cutting boards in your kitchen at home. For restaurant owners, or employers in a commercial kitchen space, learning how to keep a cutting board from slipping could prevent a stressful accident or workers comp claim. Luckily, Wobble Wedges® makes it easy to stabilize a cutting board with a flexible plastic shim available in a variety of sizes.

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An Aesthetically Pleasing, Permanent Solution

Some articles online suggest using a damp towel, shelf liner, or rubber bands to keep a cutting board from slipping, but none of these options provides an aesthetically pleasing, permanent solution quite like a Wobble Wedge®. Our patented plastic shims are available in a variety of sizes and colors, so you can choose a wedge that will level your cutting board and seamlessly blend into your kitchen. The unique, interlocking ridges make Wobble Wedges stackable and interlocking so you can fix a warped cutting board without worrying about your shims slipping loose.

Non Slip Grips for Cutting Boards

Non Slip Grip for Cutting Board

Keep your cutting boards from slipping on any counter surface with Wobble Wedges. Our soft plastic shims are flexible and grippable. Place Wobble Wedges under the back corners of your cutting boards to create non slip grips. Wobble Wedges won’t slip or slide as you chop or apply pressure to the board. Our unique plastic shims are also trimmable, so you can cut away the excess wedge material, and leave your workspace looking completely professional and polished.

Wobble Wedges have been used by restaurant owners for years as a professional solution to wobbly tables. Bring the technology of the industry’s favorite plastic shim into your kitchen; stabilize your cutting boards, stop appliances from rocking, level counter tops, and more with Wobble Wedges. Browse our complete line of Wobble Wedges or get started with the Wobble Wedge variety pack!

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How To Level & Stabilize Precast Concrete Steps

If you’re planning to install concrete steps, pavers, or blocks this summer GRAB YOUR WOBBLE WEDGES®! Rigid plastic Wobble Wedges® can help level uneven concrete stairs or blocks and won’t budge or eventually give way to the elements. Wobble Wedges can hold up to 2,000 pounds of weight. Use the interlocking ridges to stack wedges to solve any wobble or gap.

Leveling precast concrete steps or other large concrete objects is often done with stones, sand or clods of dirt. Using Wobble Wedge tapered shims can be faster and more accurate. Here’s how:

Plastic shims for leveling concrete steps or blocks

  1. Dig a pit and install a foundation of cinder blocks in a bed of gravel or sand. Or, lay in a poured concrete pad. Level sand or concrete as precisely as possible.
  2. Place the steps on the foundation and check for level and stability.
  3. Using a sturdy pry bar, lift the steps to insert rigid plastic Wobble Wedges in any combination of sizes needed to level and stabilize the steps.  While lifting with the pry bar gently tap wedges till they fill the gap firmly.
  4. Check once again for level and stability and adjust as necessary. Trim to fit with a strike of a sharp chisel if needed.
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How To Level Concrete Blocks

To build a good looking concrete block wall it is critical to get the first course perfectly level. This can be challenging when the foundation wall is not level. Wobble Wedge tapered installation shims makes this job easy and fast. Here’s how:

Step by Step:

  1. Select hard Wobble Wedges of the appropriate size (see 4 Interlocking Sizes).
  2. Set a level string line on both sides of the block as a guide
  3. Press or lightly tap a Wobble Wedge under both sides of the blocks as needed to bring them squarely up to the guide line.

If needed, Wobble Wedges can be securely stacked to fill the larger gaps.

Wobble Wedges can be used in all block courses to set and maintain and even joint width.

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How To Use Wobble Wedges In The Home

How to Stop the Shaky Cafe Table from Spilling Your Drink With Wobble Wedges®

  1. To stop a wobbly table, slip a Wobble Wedge table leveler into the gap between the floor and the table base.
  2. Whoa! Peace at last!

How to Fix the “Leaning Tower” of Bookcase With Wobble Wedges®

When your bookcase is set on the carpet tack strip close to the wall, it leans into the room at a precarious angle. It looks bad and it’s dangerous! It’s easy to fix, though:

  1. Have a helper push the bookcase back up against the wall so it is plumb. It helps if the bookcase is empty.
  2. Slip one or a stack of Hard Wobble Wedges under the front edge of the bookcase to fill the gap between the floor and the book case base. Make sure the leveling wedges are under the weight bearing part of the bookcase and not under a decorative cover.
  3. Let the bookcase settle down on the Wobble Wedges and check to see if bookcase is level and plumb. Adjust if necessary.
  4. Whoa! What a difference!

How to Fix a Rattling Water Pipe With Wobble Wedges®

  1. Wrap a Soft Standard Size Wobble Wedge around the copper water pipe and wedge it into the hangar strap or hole in framing until pipe is tight.
  2. Add a second Wobble Wedge if needed.
  3. Ahhhhhhh. Silence at last. . .

How to Keep Your Table Umbrella from Spinning in the Wind With Wobble Wedges®

When you’re enjoying a great meal on the patio under your table umbrella, a small bit of wind can spin your umbrella around and cause a ruckus. What to do?

  1. Set the umbrella where you like it.
  2. Jam a Soft Wobble Wedge or two between the umbrella pole and the table.
  3. It’s staying right where I put it. Kazaam!

How to Save Your Wrists when Typing With Wobble Wedges®

When your computer keyboard sits at just the wrong angle for your wrists, what can you do?

  1. Grab two or more Soft Big Gap Wobble Wedges and slip them under your keyboard.
  2. Adjust the tilt of your keyboard to the perfect angle needed for comfortable typing.
  3. Wow, that’s an amazingly easy fix!

How to Open A Bottle of Ketchup With Wobble Wedges®

  1. Wrap a Soft Wobble Wedge around the ketchup bottle cap.
  2. Squeeze and twist.
  3. Whoa! That was easy.
  4. For jars with larger caps use a Soft BigGap Wobble Wedge.

How to Stop the Shaky Cafe Table from Spilling Your Drink With Wobble Wedges®

  1. To stop a wobbly table, slip a Wobble Wedge table leveler into the gap between the floor and the table base.
  2. Whoa! Peace at last!

How to Fix the “Leaning Tower” of Bookcase With Wobble Wedges®

When your bookcase is set on the carpet tack strip close to the wall, it leans into the room at a precarious angle. It looks bad and it’s dangerous! It’s easy to fix, though:

  1. Have a helper push the bookcase back up against the wall so it is plumb. It helps if the bookcase is empty.
  2. Slip one or a stack of Hard Wobble Wedges under the front edge of the bookcase to fill the gap between the floor and the book case base. Make sure the leveling wedges are under the weight bearing part of the bookcase and not under a decorative cover.
  3. Let the bookcase settle down on the Wobble Wedges and check to see if bookcase is level and plumb. Adjust if necessary.
  4. Whoa! What a difference!

How to Fix a Rattling Water Pipe With Wobble Wedges®

  1. Wrap a Soft Standard Size Wobble Wedge around the copper water pipe and wedge it into the hangar strap or hole in framing until pipe is tight.
  2. Add a second Wobble Wedge if needed.
  3. Ahhhhhhh. Silence at last. . .

How to Keep Your Table Umbrella from Spinning in the Wind With Wobble Wedges®

When you’re enjoying a great meal on the patio under your table umbrella, a small bit of wind can spin your umbrella around and cause a ruckus. What to do?

  1. Set the umbrella where you like it.
  2. Jam a Soft Wobble Wedge or two between the umbrella pole and the table.
  3. It’s staying right where I put it. Kazaam!

How to Save Your Wrists when Typing With Wobble Wedges®

When your computer keyboard sits at just the wrong angle for your wrists, what can you do?

  1. Grab two or more Soft Big Gap Wobble Wedges and slip them under your keyboard.
  2. Adjust the tilt of your keyboard to the perfect angle needed for comfortable typing.
  3. Wow, that’s an amazingly easy fix!

How to Open A Bottle of Ketchup With Wobble Wedges®

  1. Wrap a Soft Wobble Wedge around the ketchup bottle cap.
  2. Squeeze and twist.
  3. Whoa! That was easy.
  4. For jars with larger caps use a Soft BigGap Wobble Wedge.
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Wobble Wedges For Furniture

The original and twice patented Wobble Wedges® are precision engineered furniture levelers.

They are used by furniture dealers and ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture dealers to level and stabilize dressers, entertainment centers, television tables, book cases, file cabinets and other types of furniture when installed on uneven floors or over carpet tack strips in the home or office.

Our furniture shims are available in 4 interlocking sizes in both hard plastic for firm support and easy-to-trim soft plastic for cushioned support.

Use Wobble Wedges® to Level All Types of Furniture

Furniture Leveling Shim

Use Hard Wobble Wedges to even out furniture when installed on uneven floors or over carpet tack strip.

Protective Clamping Pad

Use a Soft Wobble Wedge® as a protective clamping pad when parts need to be drawn together with a bar clamp for assembly.

Soft Gripping Pad

Use Soft Wobble Wedges as a gripping pad under furniture that slips too easily across slick floors such as wood or tile.

Floor Protection Pad

Use Soft Wobble Wedges to protect tile, wood or other easily scratched surfaces from heavy furniture.

Self-Cleaning Glue Spreader

Use Soft Wobble Wedges as a wood glue spreader. It spreads glue smoothly and evenly. Once dried, simply bend the wedge into an arc and the glue falls off.

Fix Any Wobble…Fill Any Gap

Unfinished and RTA furniture delivery dealers have relied on the standard sized Wobble Wedges for over 20 years to ensure their furniture is stable, plumb and looks great before they leave their customers’ homes.

More recently, they are beginning to use the new Mini-Wobble Wedge™ because they are so small they don’t compete with the beauty of the new furniture. They are also using the BigGap™ Wobble Wedges for tables and other furniture installed outdoors on lawns and in gardens.

Use any one of the four sizes of Wobble Wedges alone or in combination to fix any wobble or fill any size gap. Learn More>

The original and twice patented Wobble Wedges® are precision engineered furniture levelers.

They are used by furniture dealers and ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture dealers to level and stabilize dressers, entertainment centers, television tables, book cases, file cabinets and other types of furniture when installed on uneven floors or over carpet tack strips in the home or office.

Our furniture shims are available in 4 interlocking sizes in both hard plastic for firm support and easy-to-trim soft plastic for cushioned support.

Use Wobble Wedges® to Level All Types of Furniture

Furniture Leveling Shim

Use Hard Wobble Wedges to even out furniture when installed on uneven floors or over carpet tack strip.

Protective Clamping Pad

Use a Soft Wobble Wedge® as a protective clamping pad when parts need to be drawn together with a bar clamp for assembly.

Soft Gripping Pad

Use Soft Wobble Wedges as a gripping pad under furniture that slips too easily across slick floors such as wood or tile.

Floor Protection Pad

Use Soft Wobble Wedges to protect tile, wood or other easily scratched surfaces from heavy furniture.

Self-Cleaning Glue Spreader

Use Soft Wobble Wedges as a wood glue spreader. It spreads glue smoothly and evenly. Once dried, simply bend the wedge into an arc and the glue falls off.

Fix Any Wobble…Fill Any Gap

Unfinished and RTA furniture delivery dealers have relied on the standard sized Wobble Wedges for over 20 years to ensure their furniture is stable, plumb and looks great before they leave their customers’ homes.

More recently, they are beginning to use the new Mini-Wobble Wedge™ because they are so small they don’t compete with the beauty of the new furniture. They are also using the BigGap™ Wobble Wedges for tables and other furniture installed outdoors on lawns and in gardens.

Use any one of the four sizes of Wobble Wedges alone or in combination to fix any wobble or fill any size gap. Learn More>