What Is Best For Hanging Pictures?
The simplest and perhaps the most common domestic DIY project is hanging Picture Frames, Posters, or Canvas Art on your walls. These are one of your home decor's predominant parts and require two major points to consider while hanging them up.
One is the stability of the hanging picture frame. The other is the accuracy in the frame's level and angle.
How to hang Picture Frames, Posters, or Canvas Art on your walls?
The following are some of the most popular picture hanging systems that fulfill both the above requirements in hanging the posters elegantly on the wall.
Rails are classified on the basis of their mounting type. While Modern rails are wall-mounted, Sky rails support ceiling mount. Rails are constructed from aluminum, are predrilled, and are super-easy to install.
Basically, hangers can be of two types' viz. cable hangers and rod hangers. As we dig in deeper, cables include J-Hook, Security J-Hook, Cylinder, and many others. They usually have nylon or stainless steel as the basic material.
They are made either of aluminum or stainless steel. There is a wide variety of rod styles available in the market that depends upon the rail type (surface-mount or flush-mount).
While cable hooks come with side-screw and self-gripping mechanisms, rod hooks are also available in different varieties. Both of them are user-friendly, simple to install, and can be easily positioned through the hanger for even more flexibility.
Which tools should you use for hanging Picture Frames, Posters, or Canvas Art on your walls??
After understanding the best tools' broader category, we can now look at different types of tools in each category.
The Click-track Rails are the easiest and most versatile method to hang a picture on your house walls. They basically use fastening clips that secure the click track rail that hangs the picture on almost any wall. As far as the installation is concerned, you'll just have to fix in the clips on the wall and then simply attach the Click-Track.
Security Picture Hook
With the self-gripping cable safety hooks, you can take the safety and protection of your hanging pictures to an altogether different level. These exceptionally safe wall hangers prove ideal for high-traffic areas with higher risks of pictures to fall. Thus, for places like art galleries, museums, etc., these hooks find exceptional suitability.
Stainless Steel J-Hook Cable
Suppose you are looking for a simple and easy method to hang your pictures in a hassle-free manner. In that case, the stainless steel J-hook cables are an ideal and popular choice. These basic tools are compatible with both walls as well as ceiling-mounted rails. All you have to do is to put the J-Hook over the rails and simply hang your pictures on them.
Aluminum J Bend Hanging Rod
The Aluminum J-Bend Rods are among the most classic tools often used by museums and galleries to hang pictures on the wall. These simple tools are among the most aesthetic and secure means to hang up precious arts and antiques for the exhibition. Moreover, they are compatible with both the rail-mount types.
Tensioned Cable Kit – Fixed Anchor Plates
Versatility at its best. The Tensioned cable with its tight fixed anchor plates offers you to suspend pictures and other hanging decorations from ceiling to floor. Besides, with these hanging tools, the user can rotate both the bases 360-degree while the pivot heads up to 180-degree for better usability and convenience.
Considering your walls to be an extra-wide canvas, you can use your artistic mind by adding some of the best suitable frames. Given above are the ideal methods to hang 'em up easily and securely.
The above is a guest post by Jaclyn Thom. She has been involved with interior designing for art galleries for the past 10 years and wants to share her knowledge with others. You can find out more about her at Systematic Art