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DONE ~ 2015! Use better quality drywall anchors! Don't use the ones that come with whatever you purchased unless they have deep ridges.

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from The Turquoise Home

Quick Tip: How to Get Rid of Unwanted Dry Wall Anchors

Come find out how to remove dry wall anchors easily, without tearing up the drywall. It is so much easier than you think!

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Fantastic article about various drywall anchors. Gives weights, drill bit sizes, how to remove - all the things they SHOULD tell you with your new shelf kit, but don't. I'm saving it as a pdf file in my e-reader.

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Information on what hardware to use for hanging anything on different types of surfaces at http://www.dannylipford.com/how-to-hang-anything-on-anything/

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Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/listing/196003765/14-hand-painted-wood-ship-anchor-wall

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from The Surznick Common Room

Pegboard Organization

When hanging pegboard, you want to make sure that the board is sitting 1/3" or so away from your wall so that the hooks, pegs, etc. can fit behind the board without damaging your wall. To do so, we put 7 washers on our screws to keep the board from the wall. You can also purchase little plastic spacers to go on your screws, but washers were a pretty cheap alternative. We also made sure to use wall anchors when hanging our pegboard, just to be safe and ensure that it can support the weight of…

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