How do you mount something to brick?

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by dpaanlka, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. dpaanlka macrumors 601


    Nov 16, 2004
    I have a brick fireplace and want to mount a framed picture onto it. How do I do this? Do I need special tools or something? What is there to consider?
  2. floriflee macrumors 68030


    Dec 21, 2004
    You might be able to use something like this.

    Otherwise, you may need to drill some sort of mounting device into the mortar or brick to hang it up.
  3. bartelby macrumors Core

    Jun 16, 2004
    Just bang a couple of thin nails into the mortar.
  4. ToddW macrumors 6502a

    Feb 26, 2004
    I've mounted a bunch of stuff to brick. I would recommend getting a masonry drill bit that can drill through brick and concrete and drilling a hole and then blow it out with a turkey baster. Then insert your anchors and there you go.

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