Hang a hook shelf on the wall
Keen on losing your keys? Never again!
If you never know where your keys are when you need them, learning how to hang a shelf may be the solution for your problem! Forget about throwing your keys in a different place everytime you get home, with this nice hook shelf you'll have the perfect place to organise them and save you from those stressful moments.
WHAT YOU NEED
- Construction adhesive (e.g. UniBond One For All)
- Piece of wood
- Cartridge gun
- Waste box
- Paper roll
Get the materials
You will need a construction adhesive (e.g. UniBond One For All), a cutter, a cutting board, a cartridge gun, a waste box, a paper roll and a cloth.
Clean the surfaces
You may want to start right away with the gluing part, but first you need to clean the surfaces. With a cloth, clean the wall and the back of your hook shelf to assure they are free from dirt and dust. Having clean surfaces guarantees a better adhesion of the product - you'll do anything to avoid your shelf to fall, won't you?
Prepare the cartridge gun
Using a cartridge gun is useful, but you need to prepare the cartridge as well. Put the cartridge tip on top of a piece of wood to stabilize it and cut it with the cutter.
Extrude some product
Sometimes, the first centimetres of product inside the cartridge are not in their best conditions due to packaging. Therefore, make sure to extrude 5 cm of adhesive into the waste box to avoid possible damaged product that could lose the adhesion properties. The remaining product will work perfectly for all your DIY projects.
Prepare the cartridge nozzle
The preparations are almost over! Screw the nozzle onto the cartridge and use the piece of wood to cut it. You should try to cut where you can have a hole of around 6mm, which is the recommendable diameter for the product application.
Apply the product
Put the cartridge into the cartridge gun and let the fun start! Apply construction adhesive (e.g. UniBond One For All) to the back of the hook shelf, in vertical lines. Lay continuous beads of adhesive and don't press them too hard to avoid flatting them. Always try to apply the same amount of adhesive in every bead.
Hang it on the wall
The result is here! Stick the hook shelf on the wall next to your door house and press gently. Check the final position to make sure it's aligned.
Let it dry for 24 hours and there you go - you've learned how to hang a shelf for your keys! You don't have any more excuses to lose them, because they will be always on hand, above your nice flowerpot made of coins.