Hanging a mirror on the wall can everyone who sets this task for him.
It is not necessary in this case to be a specialist.
You just need to know the installation rules and some of its features when working with mirrors.
How to choose a mirror
In the modern interior, the mirrors have not only practical use.
With their help, various design solutions are implemented - they allow you to visually increase the space, add light and give the room individuality.
It is important to know that before choosing a decorative mirror on the wall, you should determine in which part of the room it will be located. A large mirror in full height is suitable for the hallway.
In this case, it can be fixed not only on the wall, but, for example, inside the cabinet.
For the bathroom, you need to choose mirrors elongated, oval shape. It will be useful to attach the second, additional mirror, which will increase the review.
Since there is always high humidity in this room, it will be better to hang a mirror without a frame on a wall or a special bracket here.
If the frame is desirable, then it should be made of stainless steel or high -quality plastic. Other materials will quickly lose the form and will become unusable.
What you need to know about?
In order for the mirror for a long time left in your house you need to carefully consider its choice and devote time to study quality indicators.
One of the most important characteristics for the mirror is the quality of the coating. silver coating has wonderful indicators and a long service life, but quite expensive. aluminum coating makes the option budget.
When buying a mirror on a wall in a room or other rooms, be sure to view a quality certificate - there should be no harmful impurities in the coating, such as lead and so on.
Attention should be paid to the back of the product. If its color has purple shades, then the quality of the coating is low. Blue-green color scheme guarantee protection against moisture.
The reflective surface should not contain defects. The edge of the mirror should be smooth and not have chips.
If you plan to buy a large mirror on the wall, then pay attention to that the glass is not too thin. Such mirrors are sagging subsequently, and the image is distorted.
Look at the photo of the mirror on the wall, perhaps this will help to decide on the type of product before the camping shop or workshop.
Mirror fastening is carried out in different ways. The choice of one or another option depends on the design, weight of the product and the state of the surface on which it is attached.
You can choose and buy a mirror for a mirror for a mirror separately if it is not provided with a complete set. In our time, gluing the mirror using glue or adhesive tape is considered in our time.
If dimensions and weight allow, then the mirror can simply be glued. This process begins with the preparation of the surface. A coating (wallpaper, tiles or other material that is covered with a wall is removed from the selected area of the wall).
If the glass thickness is smaller than the coating thickness, then it is necessary to build the surface under the mount (it is convenient to apply drywall in this case), put it and align.
Next, you need to decide how to fix the mirror on the wall. It is convenient to do this as using liquid nails, so using glue. In the case when glue is used, you need to carefully remove the excesses that performed at the edges. In this case, it must be borne in mind that the transfer of the mirror to another place is now impossible.
Mirror planting on adhesive tape
To save amalgam, the back surface of the mirror is best covered with water -based paint.
The mounting surface is cleaned and degreased. Then, a bilateral tape is glued to the wall, through equal intervals, and the free place between the stripes is filled with a silicone sealant.
Fastening sequence: First, the mirror is applied to the sealant and aligned, and then tightly crushed to the wall.
This method is convenient if the mirror without a frame or holes for fasteners are not drilled in it.
Large mirrors and their fastening
Large mirrors give the room a special chic. How to hang a mirror on the wall if its dimensions are large enough? In this case, self -tapping screws and a special headset are used.
The holes for the mount should be drilled not perpendicular, but with a slope down - this will add reliability of the structure. In order to decorate the mounting places, various plugs are used.
When working with mirrors, you need to show maximum attentiveness and accuracy so as not to damage the coating.