A mirror on the door is attached generally via two metal hooks on the back of the mirror frame. Hanging a mirror on the door flush to a wall requires the removal of brackets and simple installation. The force exerted on the fastener and heavy wall anchors are not usually necessary. Hanging a mirror on a wall does not require special tools or carpentry skills but it requires the proper attention.
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
Step by Step Instructions
What You’ll Need
- Carpenter’s level
- Chalk pencil.
- Plastic expansion anchors Wall
- Clips mirror with screws
- Turn the face of the mirror against earth on a surface that is flat. A screwdriver can be used to remove the screws that attach the brackets to the door frame of the mirror.
- Hold the mirror on the wall where you want it to hang. Then, draw a faint line on the wall, indicating up, down and around the mirror.
- Measure and mark the positions of the bottom mirror clips. Place the first clip in place on the bottom wall to its surface and align with the mark indicating the level of the bottom of the mirror.
- Push the tip of a punch through the screw hole in the clip mirror and the wall. Remove the awl and mark the position of the second lower screw hole mirror clip. Use the tip of a sharp knife to bore holes to adjust the plastic wall anchors.
- Push the wall anchors into the holes in the wall so their screw holes are aligned with the wall. Aligning a mirror thus its clip screw hole is above the hole of the wall anchor. Use a screwdriver and screws to attach the clip to the wall mirror. Repeat to install the second mirror lower clip.
- Slide the mirror in place, supported by the two lower clips mirror. Placing the clips on the upper mirror corresponds to that on the bottom of the frame. With a punch, screw holes on the wall should be marked then. After that, take the mirror and the mirror clips.
- Install anchors over the wall using the method used to install the lower anchors. Then again position the mirror on the wall, which will be supported by the lower mirror clips. Aligning the screw holes in the upper mirror of the clips corresponding to the wall anchors and secures them in place by screwing.
Tips & Warnings
- Use wings or tilting type wall anchors that securely hang a heavy mirror, such as one made with 1/4 inch-thick glass.
- Through the screw hole in the clip mirror, when you push the tip of the awl in the wall and meet a stud wall, it is not necessary to use a wall anchor points.