Step-by-step guide: how to use Tesa adhesive nails

Tesa adhesive nails are a popular alternative to traditional nails, screws and mounting hardware. They are perfect for renters or anyone who doesn't want to make permanent changes to their walls. In this article we'll provide a step-by-step guide on how to use Tesa adhesive nails.

Prepare the surface

Before applying a Tesa adhesive nail, preparing the surface is essential. The surface should be clean, dry, and free of any dust or debris. If the surface is dirty or dusty, use a damp cloth to clean it and let it dry completely.

To apply a Tesa adhesive nail:

  1. Remove the protective backing from the back of the nail.
  2. Position it vertically on the wall with the blue tab towards the bottom facing the wall.
  3. Press down along the length of the strip with your thumb for at least 5 seconds, making sure to apply firm pressure for a strong bond.
  4. Remove the protective foil and align the nail with the top edge of the exposed surface, ensuring that the nail head is at the top, and fold it down onto the adhesive surface immediately above the grey line.
  5. Apply pressure across the entire surface for 5 seconds at the nail's top, middle and bottom to ensure a perfect bond.

Hang the object

Once the adhesive nail is in place, you can hang your object on it. You can also adjust the height of your object. To make sure it's lined up perfectly with those next to it. Slide the red toggle up, move the nail head to the required position and then slide the toggle back down again to lock it in position. If the object is heavy, you may want to use more than one adhesive nail for extra support.

Remove the adhesive nail

If you ever need to remove the adhesive nail, simply hold the nail head with one hand and then grip the tab at the bottom of the adhesive strip with the other hand. Next, pull the nail straight downwards towards the floor without pressing the nail onto the surface to release the adhesive strip from the wall without leaving a mark.

Tesa adhesive nails are a convenient and easy-to-use solution for hanging objects without traditional nails or screws. By following these simple steps, you can use Tesa adhesive nails to mount a variety of objects securely and easily and remove them without any damage or residue.

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