If you are one of those people who goes to hang something on the wall only to have the wall look like Swiss cheese when you are done, then you need the easy solution to hanging shelves. Incidentally this technique also works well for hanging pictures. Performing this action will make you a pro and probably make your spouse proud of your decorating abilities.
The Tools you Need
Clear tape is the secret ingredient to this whole project
Mounting hardware and a cordless drill is what will attach the shelf to the wall.
How To Hang a Shelf
Make a mark where you want the shelf to go. Place your level on that mark on the wall and trace it with your pencil. Make sure that you do not make the line longer than the shelf.
Place the clear tape on the back of the shelf so that one edge is equal with the top of the shelf. Where the mounting holes are located, poke holes through the tape with your pencil in the center of where the hole are. Remove the tape from the back of the shelf and tape it to the wall following the line you drew before. Insert the mounting screws where the holes are located. Remove the tape.
Take the shelf and push the shelf to the wall so that the mounting screw heads go into the mounting holes.
Press the shelf down to lock it in place.
This is a very simple way to mount a shelf perfect every time. You reputation as a demolition expert will now be changed to the status of interior decorator using this easy to follow method.