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Modern electric scooters tend to fold up to make them easy to store, but some consumers may want to further minimize space and may wonder how to hang an electric scooter on the wall or ceiling.
The reasons here are twofold. First of all, consumers may be looking to conserve space and may not have the closet space to hold a scooter, even if it is folded up. Hanging a scooter on the wall or from the ceiling will keep it safe while also keeping it out of the way. Safety is important especially when getting insurance for your e-scooter, because those plans do not cover personal negligence.
Hanging a scooter on the wall or from the ceiling will keep it safe while also keeping it out of the way.
Next, there are aesthetic concerns. It can simply look cool to have a scooter hanging from the wall, particularly in cramped big-city apartments. Depending on how it has been hung, it could be extremely easy to snatch it for rides when necessary.
The process here will not be set in stone, as each scooter tends to boast different designs and there are a number of options when it comes to hanging. We have assembled some useful and universal guidelines and tips.
If you are looking for a custom-built bracket for an unusually designed scooter, you can try Etsy.
Many companies have released wall mount brackets that have been purpose-built for hanging a scooter on the wall. The installation process with these bracks tends to be easy, as some even ship with strong adhesive materials. Please note, these designs may not be appropriate for all scooters and may not be used to be hung from a ceiling. In other words, read the instructions thoroughly. If you are looking for a custom-built bracket for an unusually designed scooter, you can try Etsy. Some companies also sell ceiling mounts that can be used to hang from the ceiling.
There are a number of rubber hooks that can be installed on a ceiling. These hooks can easily be made to integrate with most modern scooter designs. Try to find a rubber hook or a hook made from another type of soft material, as a metal hook could damage the scooter over time. The installation process will vary depending on the hook you end up purchasing, but it will likely not require the use of any specialized tools. This means they can be easily uninstalled for when you need to haul your e-scooter when moving. Be sure to read the instructions thoroughly so you do not damage your wall or ceiling.
Please note, these designs may not be appropriate for all scooters and may not be used to be hung from a ceiling.
Are some scooters too heavy to hang from the ceiling?
Yes. Most scooters weigh between 15 to 30 pounds, which should not cause an issue. Other scooters can weigh much more, making them inappropriate for hanging.
Will hanging a scooter from my ceiling damage the ceiling?
Not if your domicile is structurally sound and you have correctly installed the hook.
Can I hang a scooter from the ceiling if I am renting?
You may want to contact your landlord before you make any changes to your house or apartment. Putting up a hook or a wall mount is not too risky, but any structural change carries some risk.
STAT: It is predicted that around 55 million electric motorcycles and scooters will be sold globally by 2024. (source)