Music to Your Eyes

Window Display Hanging Instruments Using Ceiling Track by AS Hanging Systems

We are so excited to share with you this “story” by one of our customers, Mr. Twigg, of Twigg Musique, located in Montreal, QC. While we can give you the background of his merchandising challenge, and his creative solution, these pictures truly are worth a thousand words. Mr. Twigg wanted to optimize his square footage and had attempted to use several other techniques to display musical instruments in the windows and throughout key areas of his store, but found each … Read more >

Introducing Short Fixed Piers

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For years we’ve been offering Fixed Piers. Fixed piers are used as a point of attachment when a vertical cable is needed, creating a tensioned, or non-tensioned, floor-to-ceiling hanging display. Our original Fixed Piers were only available in a “long” configuration, just over 2 inches in length and 1 inch at the base. Listening to our customers’ feedback and requests, and finding additional ways in which a “short” fixed pier could be advantageous, we’ve designed our new Fixed Pier, Short. … Read more >

Introducing Our New Mini Hook

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As you may know, we have offered a Mini Hook for some time. We’ve decided it was time to redesign the Mini Hook. Usually when there’s a product I’ve depended on for a long time, or have become familiar and comfortable with its features, I’m rather upset when the manufacturer decides a change is in order. Well, you don’t have to worry about losing your favorite features, in this case. We’re keeping the two classic features that originally defined our … Read more >

Click Rail Makes Great Coat Rack

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I’m so excited to share with you this creative and innovative hanging design. One of our customers, who obviously enjoys implementing outside-the-box techniques, sent us this great photo. He’s taken our Click Rail System and turned it into his hall coat rack. Genius! Using our Panel Hook and Multi-Purpose Hooks, the photo below shows how easily using these hooks can accommodate all the typical “stuff” that gets dropped at the entry way. Coats, hats, gloves, even keys can find a quick-access … Read more >

Lightweight Hooks

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We’re featuring our Lightweight Hooks this week, and we have three to share with you: the Multi-Purpose Hook, the Utility/Special Purpose Hook, and the Mini Hook. Each of these hooks is considered “lightweight” because it is tightened by a thumb-screw mechanism. They also share the ability to be used with either a steel cable or nylon cord. Where they differ is in their unique purposes and applications. Learn more about these hooks and how they can easily become part of … Read more >

Strongest Hooks for Your Heavy Wall Hangings

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When you have heavy objects to hang, be it large paintings, framed mirrors, or large wall objects , your hooks have a heavy load to carry. The right hook for the job can be determined by the type of object, and its weight, that you want to display. AS Hanging Systems offers several hooks (some refer to them as wall hangers while others refer to them as grippers) capable of providing the needed support. Let’s review our Self-Gripping Hook and … Read more >

Tips About Wall Hangings in Lofts and Open Spaces

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The open layout of a loft offers many unique decorating opportunities but, with so much openness and so few walls, you may encounter some aesthetic challenges when trying to put up your wall hangings. Here we’ll look at some useful tips for enhancing the look of your loft and making sure the things you display on your wall don’t give you trouble. Challenge 1: Ceiling Height One of the distinctive features about lofts is the tall majestic ceilings. When you … Read more >