I was thinking the same thing. Accidentally bump that and jars come crashing to the floor. I can't imagine why one wouldn't just put up shelves where those metal thingies are and set the jars on a shelf...takes up the same space but a lot cheaper and more secure, plus it would utilize the space that is currently being wasted between the jar hangers.I would worry myself sick over that
We just store ours upside down. Going to be washing those things really good anyway when next we can, so we don't do more than turn them upside down.Since I'm always collecting empty jars for future canning efforts, I do have lots of extras to store. Always on the look out for boxes from the grocer to recycle for jar storage. When a jar goes into storage, I try to always have a lid or plastic over it so it doesn't get dusty inside.