Raised Storage2019-07-04T02:10:43+00:00

Specialists in mezzanine racking and storage in New Zealand. Find out more about raised storage solutions

Now known as an intermediate floor.  Mezzanines or raised storage areas allow for an economic increase of the storage area available. Mezzanine areas can be self supported by its own structure, or by the shelving or racking below.

The main components of raised storage system are below:

Raised storage systems have separate flooring above the main racking.

Floors are of high strength Triboard or Steelwalk plank decking.  Often mesh flooring is used for the walking area to allow light through to the lower level.

Raised storage areas or ‘Mezzanine floors’ are a fully bolt together construction, so is easily disassembled for relocation or extension.

This additional mezzanine can be used for a storage area, process work, or light manufacturing.


NOTE:  A word of warning at this point, before you go too far down the track designing a mezzanine floor, or, now called ‘Intermediate Floor’, check with your local council, as it may be subject to a ‘Building Consent’ and a ‘Fire Safety Report”

Some other benefits:

  • Double your floor area storage space.
  • Make full use of available stud height.
  • Ideal for small parts storage.
  • Each storage system is self supporting.
  • Fully modular and can be expanded at any time.
  • Great ROI value because you are obtaining more effective floor area.


A combination of shelving support and some additional structural steel work.   Mezzanine floors are usually custom built to the customer’s requirement.

This unit is wholly supported by its own structure giving usable space for a variety of operations on the lower floor.

The support shelving often extends to the full height, the mezzanine floor is really no more than a ‘cat walk’ to give access to the higher level of shelving.

Novalok’s engineering team will assist you with the documentation process to enable your organisation’s racking project to be ‘Certified’ as compliant with these local authority standards. Furthermore Novalok assures you that our products will meet all required installation and manufacturing standards, subject to proper use and operation within maximum load ratings.

Please go to the design and compliance sections to view the many warehouse layout combinations that are available, as well as to view all documents related to Seismic and Structural compliance.

Please consider the Novalok range in this section, and when you are ready to discuss your requirements with Novalok, or to receive our technical advice, click here to find the applicable person.

Build it up higher… and make more use of your factory’s cubic capacity RAISED storage is a real money spinner, we know you will find a storage solution from Novalok that will increase your cash flow and profits. No one ever regretted buying Novalok.


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