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  1. THINK Technology Museum Hangs with the Best

    THINK Technology Museum Hangs with the Best
    Museums offer insights into multi-faceted cultures, history, and special interests and subject matter of all types. Presenting materials in their purest form, without hindering, obstructing, or distracting the view is very important to the exhibit curator and visitor alike. This technology museum chose to use our Click Rail Track to effectively achieve both of these goals.
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  2. Tips and Ideas for Hanging Pictures and Gallery Wall Layouts

    Tips and Ideas for Hanging Pictures and Gallery Wall Layouts
    Creating a picture wall or art display wall is a stylish way to add personality to a home. When done correctly, the results are timeless. This type of display holds up over time, and you will find yourself satisfied with your picture wall for years to come. Better yet, with the techniques we will reveal to you in this article, you will find you can make changes to the layout and design at any time. No longer must you avoid changing your display because of the damaging holes caused by nails.
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  3. How To Hang Art on a Stone or Brick Fireplace

    How To Hang Art on a Stone or Brick Fireplace
    Recently we had a homeowner inquire with us as to how to hang an art display on a stone fireplace. This person has a beautiful stone fireplace in his home that he didn't want to mar by putting holes into either the stone or the grout work. We love it when these questions are brought to our attention so we can share our solutions.
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  4. Website Launch

    Website Launch
    AS Hanging Display Systems is proud to reveal its new web site at ASHanging.com. In the history of the company this is the third major overhaul and our most aggressive one to date. It is based on a completely new platform and sets the company up for category leadership on the web, well into the next decade. Of course there are many technical advances under the hood, but unless you are a web developer these might sound like so much gibberish. So lets instead investigate the face of the site and how navigation has been transformed.
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  5. Introducing our Main Catalog

    Introducing our Main Catalog
    What can you display with AS Hanging Display Systems? Virtually anything. Framed or unframed art, retail displays, classroom artwork, temporary exhibits. All easily changeable without having to repair and repaint the wall. In fact, you don't even necessarily need a wall. For residential, commercial or institutional, we offer hanging display systems that can change the way you look at everything. The challenge is, how do we communicate this capability to our various audiences. The answer is, in our catalog.
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  6. Strongest Hooks for Your Heavy Wall Hangings

    Strongest Hooks for Your Heavy Wall Hangings
    When you have heavy objects to hang, be it large paintings, framed mirrors, or large wall objects, your hooks have a heavy load to carry. The correct hook to support an item you wish to display may be determined by the type of object, as well as its weight. AS Hanging Display Systems offers several hooks capable of providing the needed support. Note, while we refer to these as hooks, some refer to such hardware fittings as wall hangers, while others refer to them as grippers. Let's review our
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  7. How To Hang Framed Art

    How To Hang Framed Art
    The mere act of changing art and repositioning a display damages the one most valuable asset most of us possess, our home. The repeated hammering of nails leaves holes that need to be filled, patched and painted. This is inefficient, not sustainable and budget foolish, and sometimes the damage is simply not repairable. Think of Venetian Plaster, as just one example. Yet, this repeatedly destructive process need not continue.
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  8. How To Manage Face Forward in Framed Art

    How To Manage Face Forward in Framed Art
    Frames are traditionally prepared with a hang wire on the rear. It is typically mounted to the side rails of frames about 1/3 down from the top of the frame. Also, this wire is traditionally longer than it need be. There is slack in it by some inconsistent amount. When hung from a hanging system cable, or rod, this standard frame preparation will frequently cause the top of the frame to hang away from the wall, what we call face forward.
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  9. How To Optimize Picture Hanging with Two Cables

    How To Optimize Picture Hanging with Two Cables
    Since most of the population is familiar and experienced with hanging a frame from the hang wire on the rear of a frame, it is natural for us to do the same when hanging a framed art piece from a hanging system. However, that experience does not translate to a framed art piece hanging from two cables or rods.
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  10. How To Eliminate Picture Frame Teeter Totter

    How To Eliminate Picture Frame Teeter Totter
    Hanging a single piece of framed art is typically straightforward. While there can be certain aspects to consider when hanging solo pieces, as we've mentioned in our first post of this series, the tactical aspects usually arise when attempting to hang multiple pieces in a vertical format on a single cable or rod. One of these is the Teeter-Totter Effect.
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  11. How To Fix (Straighten) Frame Tilt

    How To Fix (Straighten) Frame Tilt
    Have you ever tried to hang a framed piece of art or lovely photo and, while the piece itself is wall-worthy, its presentation is less than appealing? It tilts or leans on the wall. Right or left, it doesn't matter. It distracts from the visual.
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