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How do I hang an object using drywall anchors?

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Hi there.
Sink A Self-Drilling (Threaded) Anchor

  1. Mark your hanging point with a pencil.
  2. Tap the pointed tip of the anchor into the wall with a hammer.
  3. Once the tip is in the drywall, with a screwdriver, screw the anchor in until it's flush to the wall.

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SOURCE: my middle handrail attaching brackets

Handrail brackets should never be installed into drywall--they must be mounted into the studs behind the drywall so that they will support the weight of the person using the rail. Hope this helps!

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SOURCE: How to I remove anchors- get a toggle bolt out of drywall?

unscrew the bolt until the toggle falls off into the wall cavity. Then just pull out the anchor and spackle over the hole.
A molly bolt is a similar type of wall anchor. It's often confused with a toggle, but a molly's "bendable" legs are part of the anchor and will remain in place when the bolt is removed. Sometimes you can straighten those legs out by unscrewing the bolt partway, then pushing it back into the wall cavity. If you're lucky, you might be able to pull the anchor out through its own hole. If not, you'll have to use a punch and hammer to pound the head just below the drywall surface, then spackle over it.
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Dear Sir How to fasten grab bar LR8918P ( page 66 )to the wall. I plan on buying one and attaching it with screws through 1/2 inch drywall and wood studding. Thank you, George


Use a hollow wall anchor similar to this design (This design is my preferred drywall/plasterboard anchor and I use them all the time) -
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If you hit a timber stud inside the wall while drilling the guide hole, simply use an appropriate timber screw to anchor the grab rail mount to. These metal anchors are easy to use and very robust.
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How to I remove anchors- get a toggle bolt out of drywall?


unscrew the bolt until the toggle falls off into the wall cavity. Then just pull out the anchor and spackle over the hole.
A molly bolt is a similar type of wall anchor. It's often confused with a toggle, but a molly's "bendable" legs are part of the anchor and will remain in place when the bolt is removed. Sometimes you can straighten those legs out by unscrewing the bolt partway, then pushing it back into the wall cavity. If you're lucky, you might be able to pull the anchor out through its own hole. If not, you'll have to use a punch and hammer to pound the head just below the drywall surface, then spackle over it.
(http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/asktoh/question/0,,1585873,00.html)

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I have a wooden shelf which I want to hang above my flat screen tv, what type of screws should I be using?


Depending on weight of shelf and contents.
And if you can hit a wood stud.
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I like the plastic zip-it anchor because it is pretty strong for towel rack or shelf with a few books etc, It simply drills flush into the wall and then you can use a regular pan-head or drywall screw to connect shelf to zip it. Later the zip it can unscrew and hole is filled easily.

Wall dog is nice for 1 step into drywall. Lightweight shelf, with 2 small books and vase..

Toggle bolt for heavy shelves, But requires good sized 1/2" hole drilled first, and takes a few skill techniques.

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To locate wood framing in the wall you will need an electronic "stud-finder", which can detect the relative change in density of materials within the wall and will sound an alarm when those materials are encountered. However, the odds the framing is exactly where you want to hang the towel bar is slim. Another option is to use anchors - there are different types of anchors for drywall, for lath and plaster, and for tile/tileboard. There are anchors that will work for your specific application.

The folks at your local hardware store will make sure you get the right type of anchor. Then follow the instructions that come with the anchors and the towel bar.

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My middle handrail attaching brackets were attached to the drywall with plastic anchors - and they are now loose


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