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I'm planning on putting a bathrobe/extra towel hook on the back of my bathroom door, but I'm pretty sure it's hollow wood. Can I just use the standard screws that come with the hook kit, or do I need something else?

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You'll need hollow door fixings - something like these

Expanding wings grip securely in hollow doors, thin skin partitions, plywood and fibreglass. Ideal for the home, boat and caravan.

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I ended up using these. Thanks for getting me on the right track of looking specifically for hollow door anchors. –  Doresoom Jul 17 '12 at 19:58

It sounds like you already purchased a hook, but I can recommend 3M Command products. They use a removable, non-damaging adhesive strip.

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I've actually got a few nice-looking Command hooks, but the hook I'm installing matches the rest of the fixtures in the bathroom. –  Doresoom Aug 9 '10 at 14:35

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