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No hole in the wall: How to hang pictures without nails

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Learn how to hang pictures without nails and make your life much easier when you decorate. Everyone enjoys beautiful pictures on their walls, but taking them down or moving them can leave unsightly holes. These tips will eliminate the problem for good!

Can you really hang pictures without damaging walls?

Adding personal touches to your home is what makes it cozy and welcoming. Many homeowners opt for wall art, such as artwork they have purchased or framed family photos.

Sure, wall art looks great when you hang it. But if you ever decide to move it, you’ll face unsightly holes in the walls—if you have used hardware like nails, that is. Why not choose a simpler method of displaying art and learn how to hang pictures without damaging walls?

This method not only keeps your walls looking like new. It is also convenient for homeowners who do not have or do not want to purchase the tools that are necessary to hang pictures in the traditional way, which include the proper nails, a hammer, and wire.

How to hang pictures on drywall without holes

So how can you avoid using a hammer and nails? Once you start looking for the best way to hang pictures without nails, you’ll find products that will help you skip the hardware. One example is peel-and-stick wall mounting that is specifically designed for hanging pictures on walls without nails. Using this product eliminates the need for hammer and nails, which keeps your walls looking great, even if you decide to move your art. You can also opt for a product like Loctite FUN-TAK Mounting Putty if you are going to hang light and inexpensive objects on your interior walls. It bonds items to most smooth surfaces, such as plaster and glass.

No matter which type of product you choose, you need to read its product information and application instructions to make sure the adhesive can bond with the materials you are using and is suitable for the weight of your wall art.

Hanging pictures on brick walls without drilling

While wood and drywall are typical interior wall materials, some homes feature exposed brick walls as well. If you want to hang pictures on this material, your first reaction may be to drill holes into the brick. The problem with this approach is the holes cannot be repaired without replacing the entire brick, and you’ll also need a specific drill bit to tackle the job.

But this isn’t your only option. Hanging pictures on brick walls without drilling is easy, even if you’re dealing with an oversized photo or irregularly shaped décor. For example, if you’re trying to hang a photo or artwork on a brick wall and you’re looking for something that provides ultimate strength, then Loctite Power Grab Mounting Tape is your solution. This double-sided tape holds up to 110lb per roll and will fix your picture on the wall, whether it’s an interior or exterior surface!

Products used

  • Loctite Funtak FOP carded 2oz
    Loctite Funtak Mounting Putty

    Mounting signs and posters. A safe, easy, removable and repositionable alternative to nails.

  • loctite power grab on a roll mounting tape
    Loctite Power Grab Tape

    Fast and easy mounting and securing. Double sided, super strong, mounting tape.

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