How Do I Use YOUHANGIT with Sawtooth Hardware?

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Ah, sawtooth hanging hardware. A classic standby for the backings of diplomas, small framed family photos and mirrors, and so many other great pieces of wall decor. Sawtooth hangers are known for their ease of use most of the time, and work well in most cases with a small nail or screw. Oftentimes in the case of heavier items, of course, we at YOUHANGIT always recommend using screws with anchors when hanging a sawtooth picture that is on the heavy side. But beyond that, hanging a sawtooth picture frame or other item is a cinch, and doing so in a way that your mirror, photo, or painting is level on the wall just got a million times easier with the use of the YOUHANGIT wall hanging system.

By simply following the instructions in the photos on the right, you will easily be squishing that painting or other wall hanging up against the wall in no time. The patented and ingenious YOULEVEL will ensure that your art or anything else with sawtooth hardware gets hung perfectly level—that's exactly why we're known as the wall hanging system that "positions and levels in ONE shot."

We're always happy to answer your questions, which you can direct to us on Facebook or Twitter, but we also highly encourage you to take a look at our video library of how to hang pictures and, well, pretty much anything you can think of with sawtooth hardware or any other kind of hardware.

  1. PEEL
    Peel the blue sticker from the back of the YOUHANGIT marking device.
    How to hang with sawtooth 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 sawtooth 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 sawtooth 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 sawtooth 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 sawtooth 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 sawtooth 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 sawtooth 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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