How to Hang a Banner on a Smooth Surface

Below are four steps for how to hang a banner on a smooth or rough surface.

Before getting started, determine whether you need a permit to hang a banner on the surface. You’ll also want to gather the following tools for the job:

  • A rotary hammer drill with correct drill bits for hole penetration.
  • A cordless screwdriver and correct bit according to screw size.
  • Hollow wall anchors and washers and screws to secure the banner.
  • For installing a banner higher than ground level, a ladder will be needed.

Be sure to follow all proper safety precautions, including wearing protective eyewear.

Step 1: You will want to survey the size and length of the wall to ensure the banner first your desired location.

Step 2: You will use hollow wall anchors making sure they correspond with the drill bit size.

Step 3: You then drill the first hole in the center corresponding with the center grommet placement.

Step 4: Insert the hollow wall anchor. Then drill the screw and washer through the grommet. Slightly tighten all screws until all wall anchors are secured.

Repeat this process until all grommets have been fastened. Conduct the final tightening of all screws to evenly fasten the banner to the wall.

Watch the video below for step-by-step guidance:

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