5 Clever Ways to Use VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Fasteners

You'll be amazed how many clever uses there are for VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Fasteners around the home! 

From simplifying DIY jobs that would usually involve nails or drilling to providing quick and easy solutions to everyday problems, there are a million and one ways to use heavy duty fasteners.

Read on for five of our favourites and let us know your own clever uses for them in the comments!

Clever ways to use heavy duty fasteners

1) Stop rugs slipping

Rugs and wooden floors are a slippy combination but here's a simple solution! Stick a VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Strip at each end of the rug to fix it firmly to the floor. And when you need to wash the rug, simple peel it off. 

VELCRO® Brand Hack - Stop Rugs Slipping

2) Install a smoke alarm without nails or screws

If the thought of drilling is stopping you installing a smoke alarm, here's a quick and easy way to simplify this DIY project.

Simply fix your smoke alarm to the ceiling with a VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Coin, which will be strong enough to hold the weight of your smoke alarm and make it easy to peel off when you need to change the battery. 

VELCRO® Brand Hack - Put Up a Smoke Alarm Without Nails

3) Stick push lights underneath kitchen cupboards

If you want to install some extra lighting in your kitchen without calling an electrician, try installing push lights under your kitchen cupboards with VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Coins

VELCRO® Brand Hack - Install Push Lights Without Nails

Make a wall-mounted utensil holder

Clear clutter from your worktops by making a wall-mounted utensil holder. 

Simply spray paint some old tin cans and stick them to the wall with VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Strips, which work on a variety of surfaces including painted walls, tiles and wood.

They're strong enough to hold the weight of kitchen utensils and you'll be able to peel the cans off the wall when you need to wash them! 

VELCRO® Brand Hack - Make a Wall-Mounted Utensil Holder

Fix bathroom accessories on tiles without drilling

Are you fed up of clutter around your bathroom sink? Here's a simple solution - stick your toothbrush holder and soap dispenser to the wall with VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Tape!

VELCRO® Brand Hack - Fix Bathroom Accessories on the Wall Without Nails

Pick up a pack of VELCRO® Brand Heavy Duty Fasteners if you'd like to try out any of these life hacks! Or stay on our blog for more ways to simplify home DIY jobs! 


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