Sunday, April 3, 2011

How to Hang Heavy Paintings or Pictures

By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools: 
50 lb. Bulldog Pro Sturdy Picture Hanger 

Sometime the most beautiful pictures or paintings are the heavy ones, used to be these pictures were difficult to install. Now the hardware companies are listening to their consumers. Today's kits come in all different pictures weights. 

This post describes the six steps to use 50 lb. Bulldog Pro Sturdy Picture Hangers.

Step 1: Purchase at your local hardware store and find the 50 lb. Bulldog Pro Sturdy Picture Hanger which will safely hang pictures that weigh up to 50 pounds. These kits have their own nails.
Step 2: Now decide where you want to hang your picture and measure out the space and mark the spot(s) where you will place your picture hanger with a pencil. Use two hangers if the picture weighs more than 50 pounds.
Step 3: Place the hook on the wall with the nails holes upward and the hook on the bottom.
Step 4: Now place the nails into the top part of the hook just below your marked spot on the wall.
Step 5: If you need another hook just repeat number 3 and 4 to hand the other side of the wall.
Step 6: Now it’s time to hang your picture on the wall.

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