How to Hang a Mirror

Mirrors are the most soft and delicate things. They are all made of some breakable materials. Generally materials like glass and hence they are so fragile. You should be very careful in handling and during hanging them on wall. There are different weights, designs, shapes and thickness in them. There are also frames around them to protect and to give nice look.

Some frames may be made up of aluminum or metal, while some others are wooden frames. If the mirror is very heavy, then you can use some sturdy material as wood. There is no need for a professional to do that work for you. The following tips will help you in hanging the mirrors on your walls in home safely.

  • First of all, decide the perfect location for the mirror. You need to find the best spot for it to hang on the wall. To get the answer, you must know the purpose of mirror first. You must know the real need of a hanging mirror in your home.
  • You can choose the loveliest place in your room to hang it if you are going to use it as accent or piece of art work in your room. You can place it near the window for getting a nice reflection from it. You can also keep it near the blank wall and it can be near cabinet wherein which you put flower vase.
  • You have to choose the most appropriate and practical place for it, if it is for daily mirror use in your home. Generally it should be a place where a person feels comfortable to reflect himself on mirror side. It should be kept near the things which the person needs everyday to use for his look and personality.
  • You should also remind about the height of that place and it will really depend on its purpose. If it for your personal use, then you must keep it on your eye level it. If it is other purposes, you can keep it at a higher place so that you don’t need to touch it daily.
  • You can place it near other different furniture pieces also to add it more beauty. If you place it on the wall, then it will be alone and there will be more free spaces. It will look odd if you put it like that. You can place it in any different positions until you get the correct spot which matches it. You can also ask others to help to keep them in a right place. You can get their suggestions regarding the place. They will check the beauty of the mirror if you keep in certain place.

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About the Author: Jason Prickett loves to write about home maintenance and stuff you can do yourself instead of hiring any professional. His step by step guides will assist you in completing your home maintenance tasks.

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