How Do I Use YOUHANGIT with Keyhole Hardware?

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Hanging items with keyhole hardware is just one of those things. Not unlike Stonehenge, crop circles, and the sunglasses your mother wore in the 1980s, they just don't seem to make any sense. But those who have worked in the construction and interior design industries can tell you, there's no better asset to hanging wall decor than keyhole hardware. Why? Because it holds stronger, is made for the long haul, and kind of has a reputation for being the workhorse of all wall hanging hardware.

Now, we know what you're thinking—the monster, the serial killer of dreams: the double keyhole hanging system. Shelves come with it, shadowboxes, spice racks, some framed artwork and mirrors, and the list goes on. We know there are people reading this right now who have literally walked away from a shelf, mirror, or other wall hanging they liked just because they looked at its backing and saw double keyholes. It's like finding out your sister has been dating your best friend—no thank you buddy, no thank you.

But all of that melts away when you learn how to use the YOUHANGIT wall hanging system—and by learning we mean having your eyeballs open for a period of roughly 15 seconds and allowing information to travel from your optic nerve to your brain, which you kind of don't have a choice over anyway, so...

Simply put, as you'll see in our videos, animation, the photos to the right, it's a simple matter of peeling off the YHI sticker, applying the YOUHANGIT over each individual keyhole, removing the red sharp, pointy-thing, level your shelf, mirror, or coveted spice rack with the YOULEVEL, squish that baby against the wall, and oula! Job well done. Never fear another keyhole again!

  1. PEEL
    Peel the blue sticker from the back of the YOUHANGIT marking device.
    How to hang with keyhole hardware with a youhangit step 1 - peel

  2. STICK
    With sticky side down, align and stick the bottom of the V-groove with the top of the keyhole.
    How to hang with keyhole hardware with a youhangit step 2 - stick

  3. REMOVE
    Remove the "red-safety-plug" inside the YOUHANGIT marking device(s) with a pen, allowing it to be squished into the wall in Step #5.
    CAUTION: REMOVING THE RED SAFETY PLUG WILL ACTIVATE THE SHARP-POINTY-THING INSIDE, WHICH WILL CAUSE HARM. KEEP HANDS AND FINGERS CLEAR FROM THE PATH OF THE V-GROOVE WHEN SAFETY PLUG IS REMOVED. BE SURE TO RETURN SAFETY PLUG AFTER USE. CHOKING HAZARD-SMALL PARTS.
    How to hang with keyhole hardware with a youhangit step 3 - remove

  4. LEVEL
    With the YOULEVEL affixed per hands-free instructions, or placed on top of the item, and marking device properly adhered, gently position item in the desired location against the wall, allowing the marking device(s) to contact the wall surface. Level the item.
    How to hang with keyhole hardware with a youhangit step 4 - level

  5. SOUISH - It's Genius!
    By squishing the YOUHANGIT marking device into the wall, the "sharp-pointy-thing" inside will leave small marks on the wall, indicating the perfect placement for hooks, nails or screw anchors.
    How to hang with keyhole hardware with a youhangit step 5 - squish

  6. REMOVE
    Slowly and carefully, remove the marking device(s) from the back of the item.
    How to hang with keyhole hardware with a youhangit step 6 - remove

  7. INSTALL
    Using the manufacturer's supplied haredware, place the point of the nail or screw anchor directly into the mark made by the YOUHANGIT marking device(s).
    How to hang with keyhole hardware with a youhangit step 7 - install

  8. HANG
    Hang your item on the wall hardware, and confirm accuracy. Use the YOULEVEL for best results!
    How to hang with keyhole hardware with a youhangit step 8 - hang

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