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How to replace a broken towel hook on drywall

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    • Using your Phillips screwdriver, remove both screws that are keeping your current (broken) drywall hook in place.

    • Make sure you remove both screws evenly, to avoid bending and damaging the screws and the drywall around it.

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    • After removing both screws, remove the plastic anchor screws from the drywall.

    • It will leave a big hole, but we will fix that!

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    • After removing the anchor screws, take your spatula and press it flush with the wall. Remove debris from the drywall to make the wall flat.

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    • Take some patching and with your spatula, apply it on and around the holes in order to fill it up to the surface of the wall.

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    • Select a new location for your new towel hook and, with one of the screws, mark the spot where you'll drill the holes.

    • Use your screwdriver to tap the two new locations, to make it easier to screw the anchors onto the wall.

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    • Take your new anchor screws and start drilling on your marked holes.

    • Keep screwing them into the drywall until they're flush with the wall.

    • Don't drill too far, or else it will damage the drywall and the towel hook will be uneven!

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    • Line up your new towel hook with the holes where the anchors are located.

    • Take your screws and start screwing them in manually so they stay in place.

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    • With your screwdriver, continue screwing the screws in until they're flush with the towel hook.

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    • Voila! Your new towel hook is installed!

    • But how about the hole we patched earlier?

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    • Press the sandpaper against the wall and scrub on and around the hole, to level it with the wall.

    • After doing that for a few seconds, your patch should be leveled and your problem, solved!

Conclusão

This guide shows both removing the old, broken towel hook and installing the new towel hook! Hope it helped!

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