The combination of mirror and dresser design your bedroom standard and charming. Though often view one piece, the mirror often bends the dresser. You will attach the mirror using both wood and hardware, which supports the mirror strongly.
When you have a dresser and leaning mirror, your mind may question how to secure a mirror on the dresser? To answer your question, I secured the learning mirror on my dresser, and it is very easy for me when I have no professional skills.
Whatever today, I am going to share my experience so that you can also secure your leaning mirror with your dresser.
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How to Secure Leaning Mirror on Dresser?
As I told you in the introduction, I used both hardware and wood with screws to secure the leaning. Keep reading my experience and complete your project.
Use Hardware to Secure the Leaning
Hardware is an awesome piece of equipment that is capable of securing learning. Generally, the hardware used to attach a mirror to the back of a dresser provides your mirror both support and stability. Let’s follow the below steps to use hardware and secure the leaning.
- First of all, flat bracket plates are screwed into your mirror frame at the end of the dresser’s back or back at other ends.
- Secondly, heavy-duty brackets will support the weight of the mirror more than their thickness and size.
- Third, you should measure the shape of your mirror, whether flat, straight, L-shape or T-shape.
- Fourth, line up the mirror with the back edge of your dresser position center of the dresser width.
- Moreover, check out your mirror is balanced or not both side-to-side and back-to-front.
- Note, that the leaning should not anchor backward or forward.
- Finally, hire another person and hold the mirror right position and screw it.
Using Wood and Screw to Secure the Leaning Mirror on Dresser
Are you not satisfied with using hardware to secure the leaning and wanted to use wood to secure the dresser’s leaning? If yes, follow the below section step by step to secure the leaning.
- Step 1: Cut down two, 4 feet pieces of 1 by 2-inch wood strips.
- Step 2: Now, half of the strip’s vertical length will be attached to your mirror, and you need to use another half strip back of the dresser using the wood screws.
- Step 3: After that, measure the mirror width of the mirror frame.
- Step 4: Mark two vertical sizes with mirror frame size on the back of the dresser.
- Step 5: After that, line up 2 feet of the wood strip on the back of the dresser.
- Step 6: Now it is time to screw the mirror frame with a 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 inch wood screw.
- Step 7: Finally, your mirror is secured, and you may successfully secure your leaning mirror on the dresser.
These two methods are scientifically proven, and I also used the methods for my dresser and mirrors. So, you can choose any to secure your leaning mirror on the dresser.
Watch this video to complete the process
FAQs (Frequently Ask Questions)
Q: How do I keep my leaning mirror from sliding?
A: When your mirror slides, that means the mirror is not secure or anchored perfectly. To stop the slide, you should lean on the mirror. How? You should look for D-clips, hanging rings, and wood screws to secure the mirror from slides.
Q: Do you secure a leaning mirror without screws?
A: If you don’t want to use a screw, you need to use something underneath. A rubber or small door line may have done your job. Or you can also use some hardware to lean the mirror without screwing.
Q: Where do you hang a leaning mirror?
A: You can hang your learning mirror in any kind of space. But it is better for you if you use a learning mirror in the bedroom, bathroom, on the dresser, and also use some other place.
The mirror is a piece of sensitive equipment and is dangerous for the family member when it is not secure. However, securing the leaning mirror on the dresser is true to increase the beauty of your space. Overall, you can follow the upper two steps to complete your project.
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Hi, my name is Neale Whitaker founder of homesgys.com. I am an expert in home design and decorator. I researched furniture for around 7-years.