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How to use the tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nail for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg.
Using the tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nail for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg

Using the tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nail for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg

The smart way to mount objects on textured and sensitive surfaces.



Step-by-step video tutorial

Click through the tabs in this step-by-step video to see how quick and easy it is to get your projects – and your possessions – off the ground.

Using the tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nail for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg

It’s always a bit nerve-wracking hammering nails into textured or sensitive surfaces. Now, however, you don’t need to. These strong Adjustable Adhesive Nails are removable, reusable and they don’t leave a mark even on sensitive surfaces. Not suitable for vinyl wallpaper or non-stick surfaces such as silicon or PTFE).

01

Cleaning the surface

Cleaning your surface with a dust-free cloth will ensure optimal holding power. Always test the load-bearing capacity of your surface before mounting.

Cleaning the surface.
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Cleaning the surface.

02

Peel the Adhesive Strips from their backing

Taking care not to touch the adhesive surfaces, detach 2 strips from their backing using the tabs provided. Place them vertically on the wallpaper with the blue tabs at the bottom, facing the wall.

Applying an Adhesive Strip.
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Applying an Adhesive Strip.

03

Activate the Powerstrips® Technology

Press down firmly on each strip all over for at least 5 seconds to activate the Powerstrips® Technology.

Activating the Powerstrips® Technology.
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Activating the Powerstrips® Technology.

04

Now attach the nails

Remove the protective foil where you see the Powerstrips® emblem and align each nail with the top edge of each one, ensuring that the nail heads are at the top – then fold them down onto the adhesive immediately above the grey line.

Attaching tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nails for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg.
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Attaching tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nails for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg.

05

Secure the nails

Use your thumbs to press down firmly for 5 seconds at the top, middle and bottom of each nail.

Securing tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nails for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg.
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Securing tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nails for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg.

06

Adjusting the nails

To make sure your picture’s going to be hanging perfectly straight, slide the red toggles up and then adjust the precise height of each nail head. Slide the toggles back down again to lock them in position. Whether you’re mounting pictures, shelves or ornaments, you’ll be amazed how useful it is to be able to adjust the height of these things.

Adjusting tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nails for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg.
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Adjusting tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nails for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg.

07

Mount your picture

Each Adjustable Adhesive Nail can hold 1kg – or 2kg if you use two of them – and is perfectly suited to non flat-backed objects. And because they’re removable and reusable, moving them around takes just a moment or two when you want a change of scene.

Mounting with tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nails for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg.
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Mounting with tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nails for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg.

08

Removing an Adjustable Adhesive Nail

Take hold of the nail head with one hand and the exposed tab at the bottom of the Adhesive Strip with the other. Now, without pressing the nail onto the surface, simply pull straight downwards towards the floor (NOT away from the surface or diagonally). This gently releases the thousands of tiny bonds that form the adhesive surface.

Removing tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nails for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg.
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Removing tesa® Adjustable Adhesive Nails for Wallpaper & Plaster 1kg.