How to Hang Unframed Art

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(This is #6 in the “How To Optimize Hanging Systems” Series. This guide assumes the reader is already familiar with a separate guide titled “Application Guide, Optimize Hanging System – Manage “Face Forward”.) In our series, “How to Optimize Hanging Systems”, we’ve discussed topics including how to hang framed art, managing face forward of frames, when to use two cables for picture frame stabilization, tips for how to prevent art frames from a teeter-totter effect, and eliminating the dizzying visual … Read more >

How to Fix (Straighten) Frame Tilt

How to Eliminate Picture Frame Tilt by ashanging.com

(This is #5 in the “How To Optimize Hanging Systems” Series. This guide assumes the reader is already familiar with a separate guide titled “Application Guide, Optimize Hanging System – Manage “Face Forward”.) Have you ever tried to hang a framed piece of art or lovely photo and, while the piece itself is wall-worthy, its presentation is less than appealing? It tilts or leans on the wall. Right or left, it doesn’t matter. It distracts from the visual. We’ve addressed … Read more >

How to Eliminate Picture Frame Teeter Totter

Picture Frame Teeter Totter by AS Hanging Display Systems

(This is #4 in the “How To Optimize Hanging Systems” Series. This guide assumes the reader is already familiar with a separate guide titled “Application Guide, Optimize Hanging System – Manage “Face Forward”, #2 in the series). Hanging a single piece of framed art is typically straightforward. While there can be certain aspects to consider when hanging solo pieces, as we’ve mentioned in our first post of this series, the tactical aspects usually arise when attempting to hang multiple pieces in … Read more >

How to Optimize Picture Hanging with Two Cables

2 Cable Attachment Points Frame by AS Hanging Display Systems

(This is #3 in the “How To Optimize Hanging Systems” Series. This guide assumes the reader is already familiar with a separate guide titled “Application Guide, Optimize Hanging System – Manage “Face Forward”, #2 in the series). Since most of the population is familiar and experienced with hanging a frame from the hang wire on the rear of a frame, it is natural for us to do the same when hanging a framed art piece from a hanging system. However, that … Read more >

How to Manage Face Forward in Framed Art

Face Forward Frame Tilt counter weight stabilizer, rear view, 2,

(This is #2 in the “How To Optimize Hanging Systems” Series.) Hanging framed art seems straightforward enough, right? A photograph or art piece, a custom or ready made frame, a nail & hammer. Err … well, scratch the nail and hammer. The Problem – Frame Hangs Face Forward Frames are traditionally prepared with a “hang wire” on the rear. It is typically mounted to the side rails of frames about 1/3 down from the top of the frame. Also, this … Read more >

When Cork Display Rails Fail

School Cork Rail Fail by ashanging.com

How often do we say, or hear someone else saying, “Wow, how times have changed”? This may be a common utterance, especially the older we get or the farther away from something we’re removed. And while it is often profoundly true, it never ceases to amaze me that as much as some things change, some seem to remain the same … whether the status quo is beneficial or not. Here’s a classic case in point … The front of a … Read more >

The Myth of Hanging Aids

Art Gallery Wall using Click Rail System, by AS Hanging Display Systems

Recently an article appeared on Builderonline.com featuring WalabotDIY, a 3D- imaging sensor that “allows homeowners and professionals alike to see behind the walls with an X-ray vision app of sorts.” Many uses for this sensor were mentioned such as “mounting shelving, locating a pesky leak, or drilling into a wall without the fear of hitting a pipe or electrical wire,” and most sound very helpful for your DIY projects. There’s one use, however, which we feel strongly requires a counter … Read more >

How to Hang a Poster in 2016

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Remember back to your teenage years when your walls were smattered with posters of your favorite teenage passion, whether it was rock bands, fast cars, hot girls, hot boys, your favorite sport, what have you? Remember marring that cool poster with all those thumbtack holes or torn corners from putting the posters in just the right spot, only to move them when a new passion or poster was added to the collection? And the holes in the walls, and tape … Read more >

Introducing the Minify™ Clip

Minify™ Clip by AS Hanging Display Systems

You may be tempted to dismiss this little clip without really getting to know it, but that would be a mistake. “Why?” you may ask. Because this little clip, known as the Minify™ Clip has a big job to do. While the majority of our other products are primarily focused on playing a physical role in your hanging solutions, the Minify Clip is more of the social butterfly of the group. Yes, that’s right, this little clip shares the talking points … Read more >

Introducing Pro Side Clamps

Pro Side Clamp, Cross Section View, by AS Hanging Display Systems

We are very excited to introduce the newest members of our extensive hardware fittings product line – Pro Side Clamps. Pro Side Clamps are used to suspend rigid panels and display surfaces in a vertical orientation to create a hanging display system. Each of these clamps is compatible with any of our cables and cords. This results in a wall display that avoids direct fastening to the wall while allowing for endless resetting of the display itself. The main benefit … Read more >