Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I hang map rail?
A: Remove the cork- screw aluminum extrusion to wall with a flat-headed screw appropriate for the wall- insert cork
Q: What is a melamine marker board?
A: A marker board is a durable hardboard core that has been painted and baked and sealed with a heavy duty gloss finish.
Q: Why can't I get a slate board anymore?
A: Slate is a natural rock product that is no longer used for chalkboards. It is very heavy, very expensive and cracks easily.
Q: What is a magnetic board?
A: There is no such thing as a magnetic board. There are boards with a steel backing that accept magnets.
Q: Why won't my chalk board erase?
A: All chalkboards must be seasoned - please click on care and cleaning instructions for chalkboards.
Q: How do I clean my marker board?
A: With commercial products-such as marker board cleaner
- do not use any thing that is abrasive or contains acetone
- do not scrub with an abrasive material
- do not use an eraser that has been previously used on a chalk board.
- if you remove the gloss finish you have ruined the board!
- click on care and cleaning instructions for marker boards.
Q: Can I remove permanent marker from a dry erase board?
A: This substance is very difficult to remove - you can try going over the
permanent marker with dry erase marker as the solvent
in the dry erase marker may remove some of it. Hair spray sometimes works- paint
thinner sometimes works. GOOD LUCK