So youre sitting back one day and you happen to look at your banner. A few kids were hanging off of it earlier in the day and you had to fuss at them to leave it be except now you have a slightly ripped banner and you have a lost grommet. Great HOWEVER, you are in luck. There are a few ways that you can repair lost grommetsyou just have to know what to do!
Get a New Grommet/Find the Other One
First of all, youll need a grommet to repair lost grommets (as you might imagine ). You can find them at a hardware store (Wal-Mart probably wouldnt be your best bet) or you can try to search for your missing grommet on the ground. Make sure that the grommet is completely undamaged if you do find it off the groundthe last thing that you need is to find your grommet and try to use it, only to find out its already damaged. Take the time to make sure its undamaged beforehand. If you dont have a useable grommet, try the store.
Repairing Lost Grommets
Next, you might need to go buy a grommet repair kit for your banner. This will include tape to fix any tears or rips and it will also include a new grommet, most likely. Make sure that you have everything you need in the kit and that the kit has detailed instructions. However, if you arent very handy or you dont see yourself being able to easily repair your banner signs, dont. You have another option. When replacing lost grommets, make sure that you have a decent idea of what youre doing via the instructions before you start.
You can also try to contact the company and see what their policy on repairing lost grommets is. Most companies will allow you to send it back in and then have it returned at your cost. This isnt a half bad deal, but there may be companies that charge. Take the time to decide if its easier for you to repair the vinyl banners or if its better that you send them in. This is something only you will know. However, if you replace the grommets on your vinyl banners and afterwards they fall out or tear again, definitely send them back in. These are just a few tips on how to repair lost grommets and two methods that you can choose from.