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A wide variety of Picture Hanging Solutions

Discover blogs that will inspire you with a wide variety of picture hanging solutions. Discover how to hang art gallery style, how high to hang picture on wall, how to hang pictures on drywall, without any damage to your walls. You’ll learn how to choose the right picture hanging hardware according to picture weight and type of wall or ceiling, all with a choice of different types of picture hangers. Let's get hanging together!


  1. Kids creative activities at home

    Kids creative activities at home
    In view of the exceptional global health situation, take advantage of this moment to organize activities at home with your family! To support our clients and families all around the world, AS Hanging Display Systems has created Kids creative activities at home. Stay safe and hang together!
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  2. How to Hang Pictures on Plaster Walls

    How to Hang Pictures on Plaster Walls
    Here's everything you need to know about how to hang pictures on plaster walls. Learn the differences between hanging on plaster walls vs. drywall, all the different hanging solutions, with their pros and cons. Bolts, adhesive hooks, hanging hooks, double-sided tape, and of course, our AS Hanging picture hanging system!
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  3. How to Hang a Heavy Picture

    How to Hang a Heavy Picture
    Hanging heavy pictures can be quite a challenge! Here you'll learn everything you need to know about how to hang a heavy picture on your wall, without damaging your wall, or the frame itself. You’ll understand how to choose the right hanging support according to picture weight, type of walls, and how to keep your walls looking beautiful. Let's get hanging!
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  4. How to Hang a Picture Without Nails

    How to Hang a Picture Without Nails
    You've probably realized that using a hammer and nails is not a sustainable solution for hanging your pictures inside your home. Not only do nails leave unsightly holes in your walls, they require you to repeatedly patch, sand and paint every-time you want to change your pictures around. Let's look at other alternatives.
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  5. 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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  6. How To Manage Face Forward in Framed Art, Rod Based

    How To Manage Face Forward in Framed Art, Rod Based
    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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  7. How To Hang Unframed Art

    How To Hang Unframed Art
    In our series, "How to Optimize Hanging Systems", we've discussed topics including how to hang framed art, managing face forward of frames, when to use two cables for picture frame stabilization, tips for how to prevent art frames from a teeter-totter effect, and eliminating the dizzying visual distraction of unbalanced picture frame tilting.
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. How To Manage Face Forward in Framed Art, Cable based

    How To Manage Face Forward in Framed Art, Cable based
    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.
    Read more
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