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Picture hanging on Masonry wall

All of my walls inside the house that are exterior walls are plaster over brick. What is the best method for hanging artwork since I can't see the mortor joints to drill into
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Posted 2015-07-06T21:37:45+0000  by lady lady
Hi Lady,

You may use any standard plastic wall anchors such as, Richelieu Plastic Anchor Kit, these anchors are ribbed and will hold in almost any material. Just drill the hole insert the anchor and install the screw. Each anchor has a specific hole size, check the package for instructions.

Posted 2015-07-06T22:57:15+0000  by Mike_HD_OC
Hi lady,

When you drill, use a masonry bit ... designed to pilot holes in cement and mortar.

Masonry bits have flared tips which act to clear cement dust from the hole.

It also makes drilling much slower than drilling into wood.

Be patient and don't bear down on the bit so much that the bit binds.

Simply apply steady, even pressure and be prepare to take extra time to complete the pilot hole.

Use electrical tape wrapped around the bit to make the depth to which you need to drill.

Stop when the tape touches your pilot hole.
Posted 2015-08-25T20:51:26+0000  by Pat_HD_ATL
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