DIY: How to Install a Drywall Anchor - if you're hanging a picture, mirror, curtain rod, etc. on drywall (there's never a stud where you want to hang something), you need to use an anchor - via Bob Vila
Fantastic article about various drywall anchors. Gives weights, drill bit sizes, how to remove - all the things they SHOULD tell you with your new shelf kit, but don& I& saving it as a pdf file in my e-reader.
How to install better drywall anchors. They are self-drilling anchors and can be bought at most hardware store. They screw in and out. Make sure to get the self drilling drywall anchors that are recommended for the weight of the item you are hanging.
"Testing Wall Anchors and Picture Hangers" article which centers around the testing of several anchors and the weight they hold in dry-wall. Chart shows breack down, and pictures to example the types of anchors used.
Easy tip to hang up items on drywall and sheetrock, and no tools, screws or anchors required . ff you hate using screws and anchors to hang up stuff, then you are going to like this . these are called gorilla hooks or monkey hooks .
It’s a big, scary looking thing but once I explain it, it’ll be about as scary as a chocolate covered cotton ball. Which is actually incredibly scary. You’d think it was a nice round chocolate you were biting … Continue reading →