First off I love that you get two racks with this deal at a great price. They have a very modern look with clean lines and minimal embelishments. I put one in the foyer and the other I have in my office at work. They were easy to install, but I used some better quality anchors because the ones provided kept bending. If you use the anchors and install the rack correctly, it is very sturdy. I was able to hang a bookbag that weighed about 25 lbs and it didn't budge, so I think a few coats this winter will be no problem and there is no risk of the rack breaking.