1. How to use Command™ Strips for Hanging Pictures
Woman hanging picture frame using Command™ Picture Hanging Strips

How to Use Command™ Strips for Hanging Pictures

Command™ Picture Hanging Strips make decorating quick and easy - no tools necessary. One click tells you Picture Hanging Strips are locked in and holding tight. Best of all, when you are ready to take down or move your pictures, they come off cleanly—no nail holes, cracked plaster or sticky residue.

Application

A step-by-step walkthrough of the proper way to apply Command™ Picture Hanging Strips so they'll work as expected.

Peel. Stick. Press

Important tips to follow when applying Command™ Picture Hanging Strips: wait 7 days after painting before use, do not apply strips to paper or soft surfaces on frame, remove hanging hardware from back of frame, failure to follow instructions carefully may cause damage.

Do not hang over beds or on wallpaper. Do not hang valuable or irreplaceable items. Use indoors 50º - 105ºF.

  • Step 1 - Clean wall with rubbing alcohol.

    Clean wall with rubbing alcohol. Don't use household cleaners like wipes or sprays because they leave behind a slippery residue.

  • Step 2 - Separate the strips.

    Separate strips. Press two strips together until they click. Each pair of strips holds 3 lb.

  • Step 3 - Remove one side of liners and place on the back of the picture frame.

    Remove one side of liners. Place each pair of strips at the top of the frame. Press firmly. If using four pairs, place the bottom pairs 2/3 down from the top.

  • Step 4 - press the frame firmly on the wall for 30 seconds.

    Remove remaining liners and press frame on wall. Press each strip firmly for 30 seconds.

  • Step 5 - Ensure the adhesive holds

    To ensure adhesive hold, grab bottom corners and peel frame from wall. Do not pull straight off. Press each strip firmly for 30 seconds.

  • Step 6 - Wait to reattach the frame to the wall.

    Wait 1 hour to reattach frame. Line up frame with strips on wall and press until each pair of strips clicks.

Removal

Learn the proper way to remove Command™ Picture Hanging Strips so they won't damage your wall. Key tip: stretch straight down, slowly.

Easy off stretch.

  • Step 1 - remove the frame from the wall

    Grab the bottom corners and peel frame from wall. Do not pull straight off.

  • Step 2 - Always pull straight down on the Command strip.

    Never pull the strip towards you! Always pull straight down.

  • Stretch the strip slowly against the wall.

    Stretch the strip slowly against the wall at least 12 inches to release.

Damage-free hanging surfaces

To what surfaces will Command™ Picture Hanging Strips stick?

Painted, stained or varnished wood, glass, tile, metal, painted drywall and other smooth surfaces.

Damage-free hanging surfaces

To what surfaces will Command™ Picture Hanging Strips stick?

Painted, stained or varnished wood, glass, tile, metal, painted drywall and other smooth surfaces.

Damage-free hanging surfaces

To what surfaces will Command™ Picture Hanging Strips stick?

Painted, stained or varnished wood, glass, tile, metal, painted drywall and other smooth surfaces.

Have other surface questions?

How Much Weight Can Command™ Strips Hold?

Don't know which Command™ Picture Hanging Strip is right for your project? Check out the product weight limits to find the right product based on the weight of the item you want to hang.

How Much Weight Can Command™ Strips Hold?

Don't know which Command™ Picture Hanging Strip is right for your project? Check out the product weight limits to find the right product based on the weight of the item you want to hang.

How Much Weight Can Command™ Strips Hold?

Don't know which Command™ Picture Hanging Strip is right for your project? Check out the product weight limits to find the right product based on the weight of the item you want to hang.

Product Weight Limits

Command™ Product Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions? You're not the only one. Read the Command™ FAQs (and the answers) to learn more about using Command™ Picture Hanging Strips.

Command™ Product Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions? You're not the only one. Read the Command™ FAQs (and the answers) to learn more about using Command™ Picture Hanging Strips.

Command™ Product Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions? You're not the only one. Read the Command™ FAQs (and the answers) to learn more about using Command™ Picture Hanging Strips.

FAQs
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