So you bought a new towel rack—or some shelving brackets, or a paper towel holder—and you want to attach it to the wall. And you want that rack, bracket, or holder to do its job. You want it not to rip down under the weight of a towel or another non-heavy item. There are a variety of options for securing a rack (or what have you) to the wall. One of the most popular ways is to use an easy-to-install drywall anchor.
Here’s a step-by-step guide to installing one: