Tag Info

New answers tagged

0

The structure of the wall is gone in the direct vicinity, so moving the anchors you have will not work, and spackle is more a replacement for the paper on the drywall, than the gypsum itself. Most useful, I think: Plan A: How to wire a picture, using 2 hooks. The hooks do not have to be level https://www.flickr.com/photos/some_guy/16751622487/ Other ...


0

You only get one shot on anchor placement, unless your going to move them both to new holes at least an inch away. At this point I'd be looking at modifying the D-rings: string some picture wire between them or make small loops on both. Switching to toggle-bolts would give you an eighth inch of play, no problem. But you'd need a nut and a washer to stand it ...


1

I get a flat screw driver and tap them with a hammer until it is about 1/8" inside drywall. Then just a bit of spackle over the indention.


0

EZ anchor is for sale at Home Depot, Lowes, Ace Hardware. These are rated for 50 pounds. Stanley Supply online also has these. If you can determine the width of your dry wall: it should be 1/2 + 1/2 or 5/8 + 5/8--then your anchor should be a length of 1 to 1/4 inch. If your shelves are not subjected to movement the anchors should hold well. You can also ...


0

Toggles and other heavy weight drywall anchors can be suitable for TV mounts when the mount is flush. Or toggles in to metal studs. Since the load is mostly shear and not pull-out, this is fairly safe. (Provided the drywall is thick enough, the anchors are installed correctly, the wall is properly supported, and lots of other considerations too numerous to ...


1

You may be trying to drill into a concrete or brick wall. you can remove some outlet covers (e.g., electric, cable) on that same wall to be able to get a peek inside and confirm. It's also possible that you are drilling into a stud or even a fire break. Both of the above situations are a good thing if you are trying to hang/mount heavy items. If it is a ...


0

If it is a single metal stud, I would suggest you look into the snaptoggles (aka toggle straps, toggler bolts) that you can attach to metal studs and/or drywall. and if it is a wood stud in the middle, consider using the same snaptoggles for the other 4 corners that are only in drywall since they claim to hold over 200 lbs. in 1/2 inch drywall. I am also ...


2

It's probably double 5/8ths drywall, I'd use toggle bolts. And then washers and 3" deck screws to the stud for safety (not drywall screws), even if you're going to do all four corners with toggle bolts. There should be some one-by inside the cabinet at the top (and possibly the bottom) this is where you want your fasteners penetrating, not just through the ...



Top 50 recent answers are included