How do you hang a mirror?


Quick Answer

Hang a mirror by mounting it to the wall with sturdy brackets and a length of wire that is strong enough to support the mirror's weight. Place the mirror on a bathroom scale before hanging to get an idea of how heavy it is.

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  1. Attach D-rings

    Attach two D-rings to the back of the mirror one-fifth of the mirror's total length from the top. Use small screws to secure the rings.

  2. String wire

    Twist a length of wire around one of the D-rings. Loop the wire around the other ring, and then double back to the first, leaving a little slack.

  3. Hang the mirror

    Drill a hole in the wall, and insert a wall anchor and sturdy hook. Place the wire over the hook to hang the mirror.

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