Secure Your Computer Monitor For An Earthquake

Computer Monitor
VALUE $275
CONSEQUENCES INJURY, BROKEN COMPUTER
FIX NEEDED SHAKE STRAP
COST TO FIX $10.00 (Buy)

If you have a flat screen computer monitor on a desk in your home, protect it by anchoring it to your desk with a flexible strap of some type. You will not only keep from having to buy a new computer monitor, but you will avoid glass shards on your floor from the shattered monitor as well. It is an easy fix:

Secure Your Computer Monitor For An Earthquake Or Buy Yourself A New One
TOOLS:

  • a flexible nylon computer monitor strap or a computer lock strap
  • alcohol or alcohol wipes
Secure your computer monitor for an earthquake or it might look like this
INSTRUCTIONS TO SECURE A COMPUTER MONITOR FOR AN EARTHQUAKE:

  1. Clean the surface where you will attach the earthquake straps on the desk and monitor with alcohol. Use alcohol pads or alcohol poured onto a terrycloth towel to vigorously scrub the area where the Velcro fasteners are to be attached. Wipe dry with a paper towel as surface must be completely dry to adhere correctly.
  2. Remove paper from the back of the Velcro and place adhesive on the back of the monitor. Do not touch the adhesive. Press firmly and hold for a few minutes.
  3. Attach the straps to the desk in the same manner.
  4. Use two straps for even weight distribution.
  5. Allow adhesive to cure for 72 hours without moving the monitor.

You are done!

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