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What are hollow door anchors?

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Hollow-core door anchors are used when hanging items, such as picture frames and bulletin boards, onto hollow-core doors. They come in metal or plastic, and they can hold loads weighing between 10 and 50 pounds.

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To install hollow-core door anchors, pilot holes must be drilled into the door where the anchors are to be placed. The pilot holes are slightly smaller in diameter than the diameter of the anchors. The anchors are gently hammered into the pilot holes so that they are snug. The screw in each anchor bolt is screwed into place using a drill. Hollow-core door anchors are made so that towel racks, shelving and mirrors can be easily installed without causing damage to the door.

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