Mounting wall hooks

What you will need

  • Stud finder tool
  • Leveling tool (optional)
  • Hammer Painter’s tape or Scotch tape
  • Power drill
  • 1/8” drill bit
  • 3/16” drill bit
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • #8 x 1-1/4” screw(s)
  • #8 x 1” drywall anchor(s)
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The keyhole on each back of the hook varies in height so the supplied paper templates will ensure that your hooks line up with each other. These instructions are for reference only. MAGSZILLA is not responsible for damages due to improper mounting of the hooks.

 

  1. Note this step is critical, so double check to make sure this is the spot you’d like to place the hooks. Tape all 4 corners of the paper template to temporary hold it to the wall, un-tape and tape to fine tune. Stand 4-6 feet away and see if it looks good. Use a leveling tool if you want to be more precise and measure from the bottom of the hook. If you would like some hooks to be vertically centered with the rest of the hooks, adjust to that accordingly.
  2. Use the stud finder tool to check what you want to drill into. You can either find a wood stud to screw into, which will add to the strength of the hook. Or you may want to avoid the stud and drill into drywall only. A drywall anchor is not needed if you drill directly into a wood stud.
  3. Use a hammer to gently tap the point of the screw in the center of the crosshatch marked on the paper template. This will mark exactly where the screw goes.
  4. Remove the paper template(s) from the wall
  5. THIS STEP IS FOR MOUNTING INTO DRYWALL ONLY. Use a 3/16” drill bit and make a 1-1/4” deep hole in the wall. Push the drywall anchor into the wall and gently use a hammer to tap it further into the wall. The anchor should sit flush to wall, if not, use a hammer to gently tap the anchor so the lip is pushed into the wall so it’s flush. Be careful not too tap it too hard where the anchor goes entirely into the wall!
  6. THIS STEP IS FOR MOUNTING INTO A WOOD STUD ONLY. Use a 1/8” drill bit and make a 1-1/4” deep hole in the wall.
  7. Use a Phillips screwdriver and slowly screw in the supplied screw into either the drywall anchor or directly into the wall and leave around 1/2” protruding out.
  8. Place the hook onto the screw and pull down as this will lock the hook into the screw preventing it from falling out. If it doesn’t fit into the keyhole, your screw is too tight and it needs to be loosened. If it feels too loose, tighten the screw. Repeat these steps until the hook sits snug and tight against the wall.

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