How to Install Your Personalized Wood Cut Out Words & Names for a Perfect Home Decor Accent

How to Install Your Personalized Wood Cut Out Words & Names for a Perfect Home Decor Accent

Transform your living space with our personalized wood cut out words and names – a simple yet profound way to add a touch of personalization to your home. Whether it’s your family name, a meaningful word, or a special date, these wooden signs create a unique focal point in any room or event. To ensure a seamless and sturdy installation, we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide on how to attach your new decor piece to the wall using double-sided mounting tape.

Choosing the Right Mounting Tape

While we do not supply mounting tape with our products, we understand the importance of selecting the right type for a secure and lasting hold. We recommend opting for a high-quality, heavy-duty double-sided mounting tape designed for indoor use and capable of adhering to both your sign and the wall surface.

Brands like 3M, Gorilla, and Scotch offer reliable options that work well with various materials and wall types.

Preparing for Installation

Before you begin the installation process, it’s crucial to prepare both the wood cut out and the wall to ensure the tape adheres properly. Here’s how to prep:

  1. Clean the Back of Your Wood Cut Out: Use rubbing alcohol on a clean cloth to wipe down the back of your wood sign. This removes any dust or oils that might prevent the tape from sticking effectively.

  2. Prepare the Wall: Similarly, clean the area of the wall where the sign will be placed with rubbing alcohol. Ensure the wall is dry before proceeding to the next step.

These preparation steps are key to achieving the best hold and ensuring your wood cut out words or names stay in place over time.

*NOTE* Walls that have been freshly painted should be allowed their max cure time before using

Attaching Your Wood Cut Out

Once both surfaces are clean and dry, you’re ready to attach your wood cut out. Follow these steps for a flawless installation:

  1. Cut the Tape to Size: Measure and cut pieces of double-sided mounting tape according to the size and shape of your wood sign. Consider the weight of the piece and the recommended weight limit of the tape to determine how many pieces you’ll need.

  2. Apply Tape to the Wood Cut Out: Place the cut pieces of tape evenly across the back of the sign. For larger signs, ensure the tape is distributed to cover more surface area for a stronger hold.

  3. Secure the Sign to the Wall: Once the tape is in place, carefully position your wood cut out against the wall where you’d like it to hang. Press firmly along the entire surface to ensure each part of the tape makes good contact with the wall. Hold for a few seconds according to the tape manufacturer’s instructions to ensure a strong bond.

  4. Enjoy Your Personalized Decor: Step back and admire your handiwork! Your personalized wood cut out is now a beautiful part of your home decor.

Tips for a Perfect Installation

  • Use Enough Tape: Don’t skimp on the tape. Use enough pieces to adequately support the weight and size of your sign.
  • Apply Pressure: Applying firm pressure when attaching the sign to the wall helps improve the bond between the tape, sign, and wall.
  • Wait Before Hanging: If your sign has attachments or needs additional support, wait a few hours after mounting before adding any extra weight to ensure the tape has fully adhered.

Personalized wood cut out words and names are more than just decor; they’re a reflection of what matters most to you. By following these installation tips, you can ensure your cherished pieces remain securely and beautifully displayed for years to come.

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Don't want to use or you can't use double sided mounting tape? 
Using a nail gun & small finishing nails you can easily brace this to the wall.
Or you can put small finishing nails in the wall & REST/hang the word/name from it's  loops, crevices of the letters. That will hold great without requiring mounting tape.


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