How Do I Use YOUHANGIT with Wire Hardware?

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The wire hanger has got to be the oldest trick in the book when it comes to getting stuff up on the wall. Outside of just ramming a nail right through the front of a Warhol, stringing up some wire to the back of a painting or any other framed wall hanging has got to be the simplest and easiest way to go. Of course, wire hanging hardware is not the best match for hanging every item—for example, you would clearly never hang a sound bar using picture wire (unless you're going for some kind of "Tron" meets "The Muppet Show" look). But generally speaking, for the items it suits best, wire hangers are already in place, or can be added by your local frame shop.

All that talk about simplicity aside, the downfall of the wire hanger hardware is that all it takes is a stiff breeze or a post-glass-of-wine saunter to knock it askew. However, when you hang your picture using our Sexy Metal Hooks and use two of them instead of one, you can ensure your picture will stay level. Simply use the YOUHANGIT to make marks on the wall to hang your picture with the YOULEVEL just as you would in any other scenario. Then tap in two of our hooks that can handle as much as 100 pounds (but we also offer 10-pound, 20-pound, 30-pound, and 50-pound metal hooks for hanging pictures, all of which are available in our Designer Kit!) and you'll have a rig that can handle a framed picture or wire hanger mirror of up to 100 pounds in weight.

  1. The Dot
    Using a pen or pencil centered on the back of the frame, hook the wire and pull upward until wire is tight. Make a DOT on the back of the frame at the apex of the wire.
    How to hang wire hardware with a youhangit step 1 - the dot

  2. Peel
    Peel the blue sticker from the back of the YOUHANGIT marking device.
    How to hang wire hardware with a youhangit step 2 - peel

  3. Stick
    With the sticky side down, align and stick the bottom of the V-groove with the DOT made in Step #1.
    How to hang wire hardware with a youhangit step 3 - stick

  4. 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 #6.
    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 wire hardware with a youhangit step 4 - remove

  5. Level
    With YOULEVEL affixed per instuctions, and the marking device adhered to the back of the frame, gently position the frame in the desired location against the wall, allowing the marking device to contact the wall surface. Level the frame, using the YOULEVEL.
    How to hang wire hardware with a youhangit step 5 - level

  6. Squish - 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 wire hardware with a youhangit step 6 - Squish

  7. Remove
    Slowly and carefully, remove the YOUHANGIT marking device from the back of the frame.
    How to hang wire hardware with a youhangit step 7 - remove

  8. Install
    Position the bottom of the "sexy metal hook", slightly above the mark made by the YOUHANGIT marking device.
    How to hang wire hardware with a youhangit step 8 - install

  9. Hang
    Hang your item on the wall hardware, and confirm accuracy. Use the YOULEVEL for best results!
    How to hang wire hardware with a youhangit step 9 - hang

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