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    What is the best way to hang pictures without damaging the plaster?

    Handymen

    Heyy, putting up pics in a rental and I’ve accidentally chipped the plaster while hammering a nail in the wall and don’t want to cause anymore damage. Can someone inform me of the best way to hang pictures without damaging walls?

    Asked by Jenny on 10th Apr 2020
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    JR Property Maint.

    "You should drill the wall first and insert a wall plug is your best bet"

    Answered on 12th May 2020 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    SortIt4u

    "It depends on the type of wall.
    If its a light picture a normal double picture hook would go in easy in partition wall without damaging the wall.
    If item heavy i.e a mirror l would normally use rawplug.
    Different types made for different walls you can buy some that are suitable for any wall.
    Don't drill the hole too big it can be made bigger but not smaller
    Hope this helps
    Brian"

    Answered on 10th Apr 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    Thatssohandy

    "You are probably best to visit your local diy store. There are many types of fixings that you can stick to the wall. Just check you purchase the right ones to take the weight."

    Answered on 11th Apr 2020 - Member since Mar 2018 - report
    DRIVE REFURBS

    "You can use double backed adhesive tape or drill a small hole for a rawplug which can be easily repaired and filled and then re painted."

    Answered on 10th Apr 2020 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
    A.D MAINTENANCE SERVICES

    "Hi, use raw plugs and screws, you will need a drill, and a correct size drill bit to match the raw plug.

    All the best"

    Answered on 14th Apr 2020 - Member since Jan 2016 - report
    Gary William

    "You can get stick-on picture hooks from most hardware and diy shops. No need for nails."

    Answered on 11th Apr 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    H.G.M Property services

    "I would definitely recommend twist nails they’re like screws but actually nails so as they go in they don’t actually damage the wall they will go through anything concrete, mortar, plaster, breeze blocks, metal. You name it there is nothing that these little babies won’t go through."

    Answered on 14th Apr 2020 - Member since Oct 2018 - report

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