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mokoshakalaka

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#248384 24-Mar-2019 03:35
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I got myself these Ikea magnetic knife racks (https://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/20202083/) that i want to put on a tile wall in the kitchen. I don't want to drill (i'm afraid i might crack the tiles) so i was advised to use silicone instead.

 

Is that a viable option? If so, what sort of silicone do i need? Theres so many types i can see on Bunnings website. Would something like this one be sufficient?

 

https://www.bunnings.co.nz/selleys-300g-clear-armourflex-adhesive-sealant_p00291521

 

Any suggestions would be helpful!

 

Thanks!


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  #2204122 24-Mar-2019 08:55
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I have a similar knife rack and mounted it to tiles using 3M Mounting tape. It's been up for almost 2 years without any signs of losing strength.

 

 





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  #2204305 24-Mar-2019 15:01
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If you're worried about cracking the tiles, which shouldn't be the case if you do it right, tape up the tiles and use the correct type of drill, you can drill into the grout, which is fairly easy and can be patched up with more grout if you ever need to remove it.

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  #2204315 24-Mar-2019 15:16
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Andib:

 

I have a similar knife rack and mounted it to tiles using 3M Mounting tape. It's been up for almost 2 years without any signs of losing strength.

 

 

 

 

That stuff is very hard to get off, but it does come off cleanly. Highly recommended for a job like this.




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  #2204367 24-Mar-2019 18:37
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Tracer:

 

Andib:

 

I have a similar knife rack and mounted it to tiles using 3M Mounting tape. It's been up for almost 2 years without any signs of losing strength.

 

 

 

 

That stuff is very hard to get off, but it does come off cleanly. Highly recommended for a job like this.

 

 

Thanks i might take a look into that mounting tape!


  #2204379 24-Mar-2019 19:27
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Defintely go with the mounting tape. It hold securely and still be easy to clean up when you remove the racks.


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  #2204405 24-Mar-2019 20:12
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Clean it first before putting the tape up. And not with household cleaners that leave a silicone residue.

 

Ive found the "outdoor" 3m tape to be the best of the lot for holding up, the indoor one seems to have the thick part of it deteriorate over time.





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  #2204516 25-Mar-2019 06:32
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richms:

 

Clean it first before putting the tape up. And not with household cleaners that leave a silicone residue.

 

Ive found the "outdoor" 3m tape to be the best of the lot for holding up, the indoor one seems to have the thick part of it deteriorate over time.

 

 

 

 

+1 for the 3M 'outdoor' black mounting tape.

 

Once its there....its there. 

 

NZ safety used to stock it..... about $60???

 

 




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  #2204520 25-Mar-2019 07:10
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The grey stuff goes good. Can't say I've seen the black stuff, any links? Grey stuff: https://www.bunnings.co.nz/scotch-2-5cm-x-4-4m-outdoor-mounting-tape_p00323820


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