Make sure this fits by entering your model number.; The easiest way to securely hang pictures, mirrors, frames, plaques & small shelves Unique-design hanger inserts in wall – NO hammer or drilling needed; set of 10 hooks Hang anything, anywhere without tools! Leave the drill and screwdriver in the garage, and do it with Super Hooks! Super Hook is a wall hanging system that holds up to 80 lbs! General Guidelines for The Right Height to Hang Shelves. Since we have painted and upgraded the house a little, I have been very careful with making the right choices for hanging things on my walls. I still remember when we lived in our first house – the first project we tackled was improving our closet. I remember Hubby patiently showing me how to find a stud, drill a pilot hole and hang something properly from the wall. The right way to put up cabinets with tight joints, flush frames, and perfectly aligned doors Looks, good! I built myself some shelves in the garage using some leftover 2x3s and plywood. They’re hanging off the wall and the ceiling, so I used lag bolts instead of just wood screws. .
Most of the handy devices for hanging things on our walls were designed for drywall, not plaster. Everything from how to find a stud in plaster walls to what type of fasteners your should use is different. Everyone wants to decorate their walls, so learning how to hang things on plaster walls is important for every homeowner to learn. Installing drywall is not rocket science, but it will go faster and look better if you learn the fundamentals before you start (instead of after you’re done). Fasten wood backing wherever drywall ends have no support within 4 in. Make sure to check corners and ceiling/wall joints. Measure from the Threaded Toggle: These self-drilling fasteners are an improvement over standard toggle bolts since the shaft of the fastener fits tightly in the hole. Threaded toggles are easy to install, though they can be a bit tricky to remove, and safely supported over 200 pounds in drywall in our tests. Adding new shelves is a great way of saving valuable floor space and showing off accessories such as pictures, family photos or books. There’s a range of options for you choose from, and you can even create your own rustic shelving with reclaimed wood. .