How do I use a wall anchor?

Answer ChoosingChoose the correct anchor for the type of wall where you will use it and the weight of the object that will hang from the anchor. Drywall, plaster and masonry walls all require different ki... Read More »

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How do I use a hollow wall anchor?

Where to UseHollow wall anchors are designed to be installed in hollow walls, not into studs or framing. The side of the anchor that is located inside the wall expands, adding extra strength. This ... Read More »

How do I use a wall anchor screw?

Threaded Drywall AnchorsThreaded drywall anchors, also known as wall anchor screws, spread out behind the drywall to anchor a screw used to hold a heavy object. They are designed to be used in holl... Read More »

How to Put Anchor Screws in a Wall?

You want to hang a heavy picture, you don't want it to pull a nail from the wall, so you use anchors. But how do you install the anchors?

How do I remove a wall anchor?

Toggle BoltsPlace a screwdriver or socket wrench onto the bolt head. Unscrew the bolt until it retracts enough to fall into the wall cavity. Cover the hole with joint compound or plaster as neede... Read More »