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Wall damage blue picturePersonalizing your space involves more than just choosing the right paint colors. It is about adding those personal touches that turn your house into a home. However, one common concern we often hear from our clients is how to hang wall decorations without damaging freshly- painted walls. Well, fret not! We’re here to share some expert tips on how to hang and remove decorations without creating wall damage.

1. Eliminate Wall Damage by Choosing the Right ToolsYoung woman hanging picture on wall in living room

When it comes to hanging wall decorations, having the right tools is key. We have been in the painting business for years, and we have seen firsthand how using the proper equipment can save you both time and the hassle of repairs later.

2. Command Strips Minimize Wall Damage

Seattle, WA USA - circa June 2022: Close up view of Command Strip products for sale inside a Lowe's home improvement store.These adhesive strips are a game-changer. They come in various sizes and strengths, and they don’t leave any residue behind when removed. Plus, they’re ideal for lightweight items like frames and smaller decor pieces. (And, no, we do not receive anything for promoting them. We’re just fans.) Gently press the strip onto the back of your decoration and press it onto the wall for the recommended duration. When you’re ready to remove it, simply pull the tab down slowly, and it’ll come off cleanly.

3. Picture Hangers & Wall Damageman hanging blank picture frame on wall

For slightly heavier items, consider using picture hangers. They are designed to distribute weight evenly and minimize damage to your walls. These usually require a small nail or hook to be driven into the wall. Be sure to use a level to ensure your decoration hangs straight.

4. Wall Damage Minimization: Anchors and Hooks

Vintage frame photo painting picture drawing template icons set wall background flat design vector illustrationWhen you’re dealing with heavier decorations or items like shelves, using anchors and hooks provides additional support. Just ensure you choose the right size for your load-bearing needs. For items that require anchors, drill a hole into the wall and insert the anchor. Then, attach the hook or screw, and you’re ready to hang your decoration.

5. Preparation Is Key to Minimize Wall DamageHome renovation crew preparing white wall for painting in the interior

At Adam Roe Painting, Inc. firmly believe in the power of preparation. Before you start hanging your decorations, take the time to plan and measure. Nothing is worse than creating extra holes in your beautifully painted walls due to poor planning.

6. Create a Layout

Happy blonde woman hanging  picture with flowers on wall at homeLay out your decorations on the floor or a table to decide on the arrangement. This will help you visualize how they’ll look on the wall and adjust without damaging your paint.

7. Measure Twice, Hang Once to Reduce the Chances for Wall Damage

Use a measuring tape to ensure your decorations are level and evenly spaced. It might seem tedious, but it will save you from unnecessary repairs later.

8. Hanging Decorations Without a TraceDecorator hanging picture on white brick wall in room. Interior design

Our team at Adam Roe Painting, Inc. is all about leaving your walls as pristine as when we first painted them.

At Adam Roe Painting, Inc., we’re more than just a painting company – we area your partners in creating a beautiful and well-decorated space. With these tips in mind, you can confidently hang your wall decorations, adding that personal touch without worrying about damaging your walls or paint. If you ever need painting services or advice on maintaining your painted surfaces, remember that we’re just a call away.

About Adam Roe Painting in Meridian, Idaho

Building contractor painting grey wall with roller brush, copy space text. Back view of young construction worker renovating houseSince 1985, Adam Roe Painting has provided the highest quality results and best customer service in the industry. Our professional crews can apply high-performance coatings to a wide range of surfaces. We understand the importance of preparing and coating surfaces to meet safety standards and stand the test of time. Our industrial floor coatings protect against harsh environments and corrosive materials often found in commercial settings. We offer custom color matching, a residential exterior warranty of 5 years, and a one-year warranty on commercial and industrial projects. Contact us online or call (208) 306-4240 to discuss your project. We look forward to working with you.