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Wondering how to use Command Hooks? There are so many cool things you can do with them — they can save you a lot of time and help maximize the space in your home to the fullest. We sampled the entire range of Command Hooks and came up with the best uses for Command Hooks when organizing every room of your home. They’re ideal for everything from hanging a holiday wreath (tip #11) to holding trash bags during a long road trip (tip #4). Here’s exactly how to use a Command Hook for most anything you need to hang in your home.

1. Keep toothbrushes in a medicine cabinet with small hooks turned on their sides.
Hold up toothbrushes with Command Hooks


2. Hide cords behind tables.

Hide cords behind tables with command hooks

Stick adhesive hooks to the back sides of a table to avoid showing messy-looking lamp or TV cords. Alternate hook direction to keep cords from slipping out of place.


3. Keep pot lids organized.

Keep pot lids organized with command hooks


4. Hold trash bags up during long road trips.

Hold trash bags during long road trips with command hooks


5. Store oven mitts and hot pads.

Store Oven mitts and hot pads with Command Hooks

When you don’t have enough storage space in your kitchen—especially in drawers—use cabinet doors and adhesive hooks.


6. Keep trash bags in place with upside down hooks.

hold trash bags with upside down Command Hooks


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7. Make rolls of foil and plastic wrap easily accessible.

Hold rolls of foil and plastic wrap with Command Hooks
After measuring and sticking on hooks, one side of the box should easily slide onto a hook. You may have to pull the hook slightly to slide the second side in, but don’t worry: the hooks bend just enough to do this without them snapping off. Boxes without the built-in plastic holders on the sides work best.

Adapted from Ask Anna Moseley.



8. Hang styling tools on the inside of bathroom cabinets.

Hang styling tools on cabinet doors with Command Hooks


9. Stop kids from opening the fridge.

Stop kids from opening the fridge with Command Hooks

Baller bands work just as well as hair ties!


10. Hang baskets.

Hang baskets with Command Hooks

Great for organizing kids’ rooms, bathrooms, or the inside of cabinets!


11. Hang door wreaths with upside down hooks.

Hang wreaths with Command Hooks

Place an adhesive hook upside down on the inside of a door, and use ribbon to hang the wreath.


12. Organize shower accessories.

Organize shower accessories with Command Hooks

Just make sure they aren’t hanging in the direct stream of the shower, or buy waterproof hooks.

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