How To Make a Whiteboard Magnetic

If you've ever found yourself wishing that your whiteboard could do more—like hold magnetic accessories or sticky notes—then you're in the right place. In this blog post, we're exploring the many benefits of magnetic whiteboards and showing you different ways to turn your standard whiteboard or even an entire wall into a magnetic masterpiece. Let's dive in!

Benefits of Magnetic Whiteboards

Why use a magnetic whiteboard? Having a magnetized whiteboard offers many benefits, regardless of where you're using it. 

  • Multifunctionality: Write, draw, and attach magnetic notes all on the same board. This makes it a versatile tool for planning, brainstorming, and organizing.

  • Enhanced Learning: Magnetic whiteboards offer interactive experiences in classrooms. Teachers can use magnetic letters, shapes, or any other learning aids to improve the teaching process.

  • Space-Efficient: Attach papers, notes, or even small supplies directly onto the board, reducing the need for extra storage space.

  • Interactive Presentations: Turn presentations into interactive discussions by allowing team members to attach supplementary documents or notes.

  • Versatility: They're not just for the classroom or office. Magnetic whiteboards can be useful in various settings like workshops, dorm rooms, and even at home.

How To Magnetize a Non-Magnetic Whiteboard

Transforming a standard, non-magnetic whiteboard into a magnetic one can be surprisingly easy. Here are some options:

  1. Magnetic Paint: Apply a layer of magnetic primer paint over your existing whiteboard. After it dries, you can paint over it with standard whiteboard paint. However, the magnetic strength may vary.

  2. Sheet Magnet: Attach a thin sheet of flexible magnet to the surface of the existing whiteboard. Make sure it adheres well so it lies flat.

  3. Magnetic Stickers: These are small magnetic pieces that you can stick directly onto the board. They won't make the entire board magnetic but can hold up notes or small items.

  4. Magnetic Overlay: This is a magnetic sheet that can be placed over your existing board. It offers the advantage of being easily removable.

  5. Adhesive Magnetic Strips: Place these strips on the back of the board to turn it into a magnetic surface. However, this works best for small, lightweight items.

Whiteboard and Chalkboard Resurfacing 

One of the easiest ways to turn your old whiteboard or chalkboard into a magnetic surface is to have it resurfaced. Luckily, Think Board offers whiteboard and chalkboard resurfacing via our peel-and-stick overlays. 

Resurfacing is an affordable, simple way to transform your teaching, learning, or working space for the better. Not only can it improve your organization and save you space, but it can also improve air quality and reduce asbestos concerns in older school or office buildings. 

Why To Choose the Premium Magnetic Think Board

If you're serious about making the switch to a magnetic surface, then the Premium Magnetic Think Board is a must-have, and here's why:

  • High Magnetic Strength: Unlike some options, our magnetic film ensures that your notes and accessories will actually stick.

  • Easy to Install: No need for messy paint or tools. Our film is a simple peel-and-stick operation that you can do yourself.

  • Durable and Long-Lasting: Made to withstand the rigors of daily use, whether in a high-energy classroom or a busy corporate office.

  • Smooth Writing Surface: Our film offers a high-quality writing surface that's easy to clean, so your board will always look brand new.

  • Custom Sizes: Whatever the size of your existing board or wall, our film can be custom cut to fit it perfectly.



Ready to take your whiteboard game to the next level? Purchase a Magnetic Whiteboard Resurfacing kit from Think Board  today.

Make the most of your new magnetic whiteboard by adding some of our high-quality Neodymium Magnets to your order, as well! 

In the end, a magnetic whiteboard offers you more than just a writing surface—it's a complete, interactive platform that encourages creativity, productivity, and engagement. Why settle for less when you can have it all?

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