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Hanging Mirror on Crumbly Plaster Wall

Postby Cwill » Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:04 pm

I am trying to hang a mirror having just decorated a room in our house. When we drilled into the wall a load of plaster crumbled away and we’ve previously had issues with rawl plugs just pulling plaster away. What should we hang it with?
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Gorilla Glue heavy duty grab adhesive

Postby stoneyboy » Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:22 pm

Hi cwill,
You will need to drill through the plaster and into the brick/blocks behind it. You can then use plastic plugs but use screws heavy enough not to bend in the plaster layer.
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Postby George441 » Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:24 am

Why need to drill a fresh wall?
Leave it...I mean no need to drill anymore.
You can yus this removable adhesive wall hangers. It is able to carry 5 Lbs. I got it from amazon. You may try this... If it doesn't work then try to drill.
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