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Best way to hang mirrors in garage IKEA krabb

Discussion in 'General DIY' started by bettz1, 21 Aug 2018.

  1. bettz1

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    Hi after getting some help on here regarding hanging a Dyson thought I'd give it another shot and see if anyone could help.

    I've 5 IKEA krabb mirrors only 2(must have been the newer ones) have brackets on the back so I've hung them no problem.The other 3 however don't have brackets.

    I've tried using heavy duty velcro which should hold 7kg doing 3 strips on each mirror but they lasted 2 days and 1's fallen off already.

    I've been looking for some heavy duty wall brackets hoping I could just use something to stick them onto the backs of the mirrors
     

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    The surface area they attach too will be far smaller than using adhesive across he entire mirror.
     
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    Is the glue stuff easy to get off or will it mark/damage the brickwork ?
     
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    It may be difficult to remove .
     
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    Drill holes in the mirrors and use screws with a chrome cap, in to wall plugs?
     
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    I'd be afraid of smashing them,would they not crack and smash
     
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    JDs clips are what you need.....solid ones at the bottom, adjustables on the top.
    I used mirror adhesive on some of these darn mirrors - and one of them came down, months later :eek:
    This was on large tiles, above a basin. Could have taken the customers arm off. Never again!
    John :)
     
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    I've got some adjustable clips from ikea but i don't want to drill into the brickwork if i don't have to
     
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    Fit and forget, mate if you want the mirrors to stay up.....hammer drill and 6mm masonry bit required!
    John :)
     
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    If you use clips you will need to pad them out Ikea mirrors as they are only a few mm thick.
     
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