How to hang a frame on the wall?
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You have chosen a wall decoration with one or more frames, good idea! But how to fix your decorative element to the wall? Everything depends on frame weight ; if it is less than 5 kg, no need to drill the wall, other fixing solutions exist. Conversely, if it is more than 5 kg, you must take out the drill! Follow our tips for hang your frame and choose the proper grip.
Your photo or painting is framed correctly, your artwork is mounted. All you have left ishang on the wall. The process depends on frame weight and some nature of the wall. Here are our advice for a well-posed setting !
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Drill the wall or not?
If your frame weighs less than 5 kg, you will not need to drill the wall to place your frame. Whatever the nature of the wall, there is an easy way to fix a frame to the wall without making a hole. Indeed, many tools can support up to 5 kg load: hooks provided with adhesive strips at the back, Velcro strips, iron wires. Be careful though, these solutions may become less reliable over time!
However, to hang a heavy frame, it will be necessary to drill the wall with a drill, screw a hook and place the frame.
Choose the location of the frame
The choice of the location of your frame is an essential step for a good visibility of the painting or the photo. After having chosen the room, choose the wall on which you will hang the frame taking into account the natural and artificial lights, the color of the walls and the configuration of your furniture, the style of the decoration of the room and the height of the room. look (about 1.60 m).
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What grip to use to set a frame?
Depending on the weight of the frame and the type of wall, you will probably need to choose the tools to hang a frame. To do this, gently tap your wall: if it sounds hollow, you will choose a table hook. On the other hand, if your wall emits a dull sound, choose a Swedish hook that will support both the concrete and stone walls.
For heavy frames, choose an ankle to secure to the wall. The choice of ankle depends on the nature of the wall: a hollow wall will better support a rocking dowel, while a solid wall is suitable for an expanding dowel.
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