Slide 2: How to Hang a Heavy Mirror


What would be the best way to hang a 40-pound mirror?  

Your mirror is too heavy for picture hooks, but for a wall surface made of drywall or plaster, a wall anchor would likely do the trick. A variety of anchors are available these days, each with a slightly different design; all are more reliable than the old-fashioned ribbed plastic plugs. In your case, I would recommend a winged anchor... more

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