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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. How To Hang a Poster

    How To Hang a Poster
    Remember back to your teenage years when your walls were smattered with posters of your favorite teenage passion, whether it was rock bands, fast cars, hot girls, hot boys, your favorite sport, what have you? Remember marring that cool poster with all those thumbtack holes or torn corners from putting the posters in just the right spot, only to move them when a new passion or poster was added to the collection? And the holes in the walls, and tape residue that just wouldn't peel off of the paint - or would take the paint with it? Well, your penchant for plastering posters all over your room may have changed, but posters are forever. Maybe, now you're thinking of your college student's dorm room? It needs posters, right? Don't pay a damages fee just because your kid needs some style of his/her own.
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  2. How To Create a 3D Art Display

    How To Create a 3D Art Display
    This post explores how to create a 3D art display, which has been very cleverly designed using our Tensioners. I absolutely love the playfulness in this art exhibit. The Library of the city of Boucherville worked in conjunction with the Quebec Province Department of Education to create an interactive media room in the library as a space where various art displays can be presented on a 3 - 4 times per year rotation.
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  3. How To Hang Art in Earthquake Zones

    How To Hang Art in Earthquake Zones
    As someone who grew up in an earthquake zone in southern California, I have personal first hand experience with shake, rattle, and roll of Mother Nature's occasional convulsing. Besides a multitude of less memorable shakers, I have experienced the following significant quakes: 1971 6.6 San Fernando/Sylmar quake |  1987 5.9 Whittier Narrows quake |  1991 5.6 Sierra Madre quake |  1994 6.7 Northridge quake | 
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  4. How To Hang Art on Brick Walls

    How To Hang Art on Brick Walls
    Maintaining the natural beauty and integrity of brick walls, such as those often but not exclusively found in historic architecture, can pose challenges when it comes to hanging art or signage. With a mounting surface of brick, as opposed to drywall, it is nearly impossible to fill, patch, or repair nail hole damage once it has occurred. Over time, the results of repeatedly hanging and repositioning objects on brick walls create an unsightly Swiss cheese effect
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  5. How To Hang 3D Wall Art

    How To Hang 3D Wall Art
    Today, we're excited to show you how integral our hanging system can be in showing off another style of three dimensional art. These sculptures are anything-but typically hung flat art. Check out how this clever resin climbing man, nicknamed Goal Achiever by sculptor Ancizar Marin.
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  6. How To Use a Hanging System to Display Plaques or Awards with Keyhole Slot

    How To Use a Hanging System to Display Plaques or Awards with Keyhole Slot
    Perhaps you own a laminated photo.Or maybe graduation plaques from your child's school?Or recent awards from your business success. On the back side of many of them, you find a common keyhole slot. Has this left you contemplating how to hang a picture or plaque when one of these slots is present?
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  7. Determining Safe Weight Limits for Hanging Art or Large Photos

    Determining Safe Weight Limits for Hanging Art or Large Photos
    Knowing the correct weight capacity of your hanging system is critical to creating a proper design, but also to ensuring that your beautiful display will remain beautiful where you place it. In this photo, four popular tracks are shown. From left to right they are referred to as Classic Wall Track, Classic Ceiling Track, Click Rail Track, Contempo Track®.
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  8. Using Frame Stabilizers to Create a Professional Wall Display

    Using Frame Stabilizers to Create a Professional Wall Display
    A Frame Stabilizer becomes a useful tool when the top of a frame hangs away from the wall, and the bottom of the frame tilts inward towards the wall. This is caused by the way in which the average framed art piece is prepared with a hang wire on the rear side of the art. To easily solve this problem, place a frame stabilizer on our hanging cable (or rod, pictured) and hide it behind the lower rail of the offending frame.
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  9. Difficult Walls, Part 2: Masonry and Glass Walls

    Difficult Walls, Part 2: Masonry and Glass Walls
    In this second entry of our three-part series, Difficult Walls, we address the challenge of hanging art, photos, or objects on walls made of masonry or glass. Our first photo shows an example of how we've solved the dilemma of creating displays on masonry walls, while it also re-emphasizes the point made in our first post regarding curved walls as well.
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