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Old 06-26-2017, 05:07 PM   #1
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Has anyone found a fastener , tape, etc to use on the vinyl walls? I want to put a few family photos up-no frames-and am wondering what to attach them with.
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Old 06-26-2017, 05:19 PM   #2
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I'd try rubber cement first. If that didn't work, I'd try earthquake putty.
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Has anyone found a fastener , tape, etc to use on the vinyl walls? I want to put a few family photos up-no frames-and am wondering what to attach them with.
Thanks in advance,
Karen
Attaching things to the vinyl is probably not a good idea. Might make it pull away from the insulation underneath. Maybe if the item is extremely lightweight, and the method of attachment can be removed without leaving any damage. Don't know of one.

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I used some larger Command hooks with heavy duty double stick Velcro behind 'em. The regular sticky stuff they use didn't hold up the "curtain" at all. Nor did the usual tension curtain rod. But the velcro has held it up over many curvy and bouncy roads. And stayed up while I slept in the bed. With the tension rod it would fall down - took me two bonks on the head to realize that wasn't the way to go.

Next month I plan to attend a craft show north of Spokane (not vending, just spending my money hopefully). I'm hoping this one artist is there that doesn't sell on the web. I've seen her work, love it and hope she has some with domestic cats. I plan to put them on the walls of the trailer and use Command hooks/velcro. The prints would be removed while traveling (the above mentioned curtain isn't) as I figured they'd sway too much.

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Rubber cement may eat the vinyl, test it in an inconspicuous spot.
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Attaching things to the vinyl is probably not a good idea. Might make it pull away from the insulation underneath. Maybe if the item is extremely lightweight, and the method of attachment can be removed without leaving any damage. Don't know of one.

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I am inclined to agree with this, There really is not a lot of wall area to use anyway in most models. My concern, like Robert's, is that over time the weight will stretch the vinyl, as behind it is a 3/8" backing of foam, along with another 1/2" layer of foam if you go with the extra insulation. There is nothing there to support weight other than the vinyl layer itself.
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