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Old 09-28-2020, 05:37 PM   #1
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How do you attach things to the wall?

My command strips didn't hold up to the heat. What's the next best way to attach things, such as a clock, to the wall of a new RV? What kind of fasteners do you rivet if you go that route?
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Old 09-28-2020, 05:42 PM   #2
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I have some command strips that have lasted for 5 years in our RV.

If its something heavier I'll usually drill a small hole and glue the screw in with some wood glue.
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Old 09-28-2020, 05:50 PM   #3
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I tried the command strips they they failed on heavy objects so I now installed two small screws with double sided heavy duty tape on the back of the object. So far they are still on the wall.

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Old 09-28-2020, 06:13 PM   #4
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Command Strips here, and they all have held up well!
We prep the surface with rubbing alcohol before attaching them
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Old 09-28-2020, 06:16 PM   #5
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I have some command strips that have lasted for 5 years in our RV.

If its something heavier I'll usually drill a small hole and glue the screw in with some wood glue.
Did the same!
If 2 command strips appeared to be able to hold the object I'd use 4, if the object was heavy add several. Worse case put a nail/screw in wall + the command strips.
Full-timed for 10+ years & never lost anything off the wall.
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Old 09-28-2020, 07:42 PM   #6
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My command strips didn't hold up to the heat. What's the next best way to attach things, such as a clock, to the wall of a new RV? What kind of fasteners do you rivet if you go that route?

Works for us, cut to size!

Amazon.com: Strenco 1 Inch Self Adhesive Hook and Loop Strips - 5 Yard Set - Black Sticky Back Tape Fastener - Light Weight: Home & Kitchen
https://www.amazon.com/Strenco-Inch-.../dp/B00FQ937NM
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Old 09-28-2020, 09:14 PM   #7
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I'm old fashioned. I drill holes and use screws wherever needed.
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Old 09-28-2020, 11:37 PM   #8
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Mostly command strips, but for things like wall clocks I use screw in anchors and screws.
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Old 09-28-2020, 11:41 PM   #9
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Wall clocks?!?
We camp so that we don't have to look at clocks...
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Old 09-28-2020, 11:49 PM   #10
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Wall clocks?!?
We camp so that we don't have to look at clocks...
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Old 09-29-2020, 12:48 AM   #11
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It works so well, we removed the clocks at home.
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Old 09-29-2020, 01:23 AM   #12
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Now THAT'S a plan!
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Old 09-29-2020, 01:29 AM   #13
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Command strips in motorhome and regular home.
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Old 10-03-2020, 06:45 PM   #14
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I use plastic drywall anchors where the walls are hollow, I have different sizes and get them at Lowes. If there is a wall stud I can use I predrill and use screws.
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Old 10-03-2020, 06:46 PM   #15
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I've got the same problem in the desert. Glue failure might is likely heat related since (it appears to me) many of the people stating they have no issues do not experience a 110+ degree heat for extended periods of time. It's gets extremely hot (it's a dry heat lol) where I live and inside the coach probably reaches another 20+ degrees. I'll be looking at some of the stronger hook and loop products with better glue as mentioned here.
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Old 10-03-2020, 07:17 PM   #16
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My command strips didn't hold up to the heat. What's the next best way to attach things, such as a clock, to the wall of a new RV? What kind of fasteners do you rivet if you go that route?
You have gotten lots of feedback...Command Strips have worked for us for many years. I always wipe the area with rubbing alcohol .. allow to dry...then attach the strip...have never had failure.
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Old 10-03-2020, 07:26 PM   #17
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Pop Rivets

We have pop rivets holding towel racks and it works great. Certainly not temporary though.
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Old 10-04-2020, 12:06 AM   #18
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I've got the same problem in the desert. Glue failure might is likely heat related since (it appears to me) many of the people stating they have no issues do not experience a 110+ degree heat for extended periods of time. It's gets extremely hot (it's a dry heat lol) where I live and inside the coach probably reaches another 20+ degrees. I'll be looking at some of the stronger hook and loop products with better glue as mentioned here.
Yep! I agree. I tried to hang a clock with a command hook. It wouldn’t hold. I gave up.

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Old 10-04-2020, 12:10 AM   #19
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You'll need some 20 penny nails, and a big hammer..
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Old 10-04-2020, 12:15 AM   #20
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Mr. Beaumont, this is completely off topic, but I see you’re from Texas. My husband and I live in Beaumont, Texas. I had to mention it

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