Can Command Strips be used on a cold wall?
Command Strips won’t stick to wallpapered walls and don’t stick well to cold walls in the winter. They should not be used on wallpaper, porous, unsealed, or textured surfaces.
Are ordinary Command strips waterproof?
Yes. The Command Bath Strips are water-resistant and stay put even in humid conditions.
Is it feasible to utilize Command Hooks when it’s raining outside?
Outdoor Command TM Hooks and Clips allow you decorate without worrying about damage. These goods are made for the outdoors and can survive rain, snow, and high temperatures.
Use of Command Hooks outside.
These outdoor hooks, which use a special formulation of the groundbreaking Command adhesive, can withstand temperatures ranging from -20 to 125 degrees Fahrenheit! They disappear without leaving any holes, marks, stains, or sticky residue, just like other Command products, so you may use them again and again.
Command Strips: Useful Hints & Techniques
- Be Aware of Your Weight
Make sure the strips you choose can support the weight of the items you wish to hang. On the front of every package of Command strips or hooks, it says how much weight they can handle.
- Examine the Temperature
When the temperature is above 15°F, you should use Command strips. Obviously, this isn’t a big deal if you’re putting them up indoors, but it could make a difference if you’re hanging them out outside during the winter. As long as the temperature is between -20°F and 125°F, the strips should stay adhered pretty much anyplace.
- What Is the Humidity Like?
In hot, humid environments, sticky materials like Command strips simply don’t work as well (around 80 percent humidity or more). If you reside in a humid environment and wish to hang Command strips throughout your home, a dehumidifier could be able to help.
- Issues on the Surface
The normal Command strips are suitable for use in most indoor environments, while the clear strips are best used on exceptionally smooth surfaces. If you’re going to hang something outside or in your bathroom, be sure you pick strips that are rated for both.
Command Strips Installation
It’s critical to make sure any surface you’re going to use Command strips on is as clean as possible before you begin. Any dust, debris, or residue on the adhesive can make it difficult for it to build a solid bind. It is recommend using a Magic Eraser to clean the area because it’s quick and easy, and it cleans most surfaces thoroughly. Wipe the area with rubbing alcohol after using the Magic Eraser to make it squeaky clean.
Wait for a specific period of time before hanging your item. Waiting for appropriate amount of time can prevent a lot of possible complications.
Without Drilling Holes, Hanging Shades or Blinds
Whether it’s DIY or store-bought window treatments, hanging shades and curtains come in a variety of styles. We hang our curtains on a curtain rod with hardware, but didn’t want to drill any more holes particularly in the window frame region to hang the thermal blackout shades.
There are a lot of fantastic resources for attaching curtain rods without drilling holes in your walls
- Command Hooks can be used to hang blinds.
The use of command hooks to hang no-hole curtain rods is extremely popular. They can even be used to hang blackout blinds. Simply hang a hook on each side of your window, with a third in the middle for added stability.
Then, on the top or back of the shade, sew fabric loops, thread, or ribbon. The loops can be attached with a needle and thread or other permanent glue.
You can use the loops to hang the shade in the hooks once you’ve made them.
- Picture-Hanging Command Strips are used to hang drapes.
Although the command strips have adhesive backs, they don’t attach well to fabric and require some glue. Simply hang your shade by clicking each strip into position once the strips are suitably attached to the wall and the fabric adhesive is dry.
- Make use of magnets
Because the shades may be hung directly to the window frames, they don’t require any additional adhesive or sticky-back hanging.
Disclaimer: Please follow these instructions at your own risk. ZebraBlinds takes no liability for any issues or damaged caused through following DIY methods. Since all blinds and shades are different, we always recommend checking with your blind manufacturer or retailer first before making any modifications to your blinds. As well, if you are uncomfortable on your own, look for the help of a professional.