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How to use Command™ Clear Hooks

Command™ Clear Hooks with clear strips blend in seamlessly, allowing you to show what matters most — your decor and not how it's hung.

How To Apply and Remove Command™ Clear Hook Products

How To Apply and Remove Command™ Clear Hook Products

How To Apply Clear Hooks

A step-by-step walkthrough of the proper way to apply Clear Command™ Hooks so they’ll work as they should.

  • Step 1: Clean the surface with isopropyl rubbing alcohol, wipe gently, let it dry. Don't use household cleaners like wipes or sprays because they leave behind a slippery residue.
    Step 1: Clean the surface with isopropyl rubbing alcohol, wipe gently, let it dry. Don't use household cleaners like wipes or sprays because they leave behind a slippery residue.
  • Step 2: Remove black liner. Apply strip to the wall. Press entire strip firmly for 30 seconds.

    Step 2: Remove black liner. Apply strip to the wall. Press entire strip firmly for 30 seconds.

  • Step 3: Remove blue liner. Press the hook to the strip firmly for 30 seconds. Wait 1 hour before use.

    Step 3: Remove blue liner. Press the hook to the strip firmly for 30 seconds. Wait 1 hour before use.

How To Remove Clear Hooks

Learn the proper way to remove Clear Command™ Hooks. Key Tip: Slowly stretch straight down.

  • Step 1: Hold hooks gently in place.

    Step 1: Hold hooks gently in place.

  • Step 2: NEVER pull the strip towards you. Always pull straight down.

    Step 2: NEVER pull the strip towards you. Always pull straight down.

  • Step 3: Stretch the strip slowly against the wall (at least 12 inches) to release.

    Step 3: Stretch the strip slowly against the wall (at least 12 inches) to release.

How To Remove A Broken Command™ Strip

A step-by-step guide on how to remove Command™ Products when the strip breaks.


Painted walls, painted or varnished wood, painted cinder block or concrete, tile, metal, glass, laminates, or smooth solid surfaces are all approved damage-free hanging surfaces for Command™ Products.

Which Surfaces Do Command™ Products Stick To?

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Command™ Brand Featured Clear Hook Products

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