Book trusted wall mirror installation in Richmond upon Thames
Fill in a short form and get free quotes for a professional mirror hanging service in Richmond upon Thames
To work with professional mirror hangers near me
- Mirror hanging
- Wall mirror installation
- Professional mirror hanging
- … or anything else
Up to 50% cheaper than franchise dealers
No job too big or small
Free insurance coverage
Secure cashless payments
Same day or next day service at no extra cost
Best rated mirror hanging contractors near me
"What we thought would be a simple enough task, turned out not to be, but Nasser got the job done. Worked incredibly hard..."
What is Airtasker?
Post your task
Tell us what you need, it's FREE to post.
Get offers from trusted Taskers and view profiles.
Get it done
Choose the right person for your task and get it done.
The West End
What does a mirror installation service include?
Your mirror hanging service includes all the steps needed to get your mirror off the ground and safely mounted on the wall. Some of the most commonly requested mirror installations include:
Mirror wall mounting
Your installer will first check the weight of your mirror to choose a suitable hanging solution. They’ll also assess your walls to see how much weight they can support. Depending on the result, they’ll either choose hooks, cleats or adhesive to hang your mirror. Your installer will also confirm the best location for your mirror based on eye height, the room layout, studs, and wall space. They’ll mark the spot with a pencil.
If they’re hanging the mirror using hooks connected to the mirror’s D-ring or wire, they’ll measure the spot where the hook needs to go in order to achieve the appropriate height. Then they’ll use a drill to attach the hook(s) to the wall. Your mirror installer may choose to add a wall anchor if your mirror is reasonably heavy and they’re unable to screw into a stud. Finally, they’ll hang the mirror and clean the surface to remove fingerprints.
Bathroom mirror installation
The first step of bathroom mirror hanging is to prep the surface by wiping the wall down and removing dirt and dust. Next, your installer will measure and mark out the position of the new mirror, ensuring the edges match up with the splash-backs and/or the mirror sits centrally above the vanity. Then they’ll attach double-sided adhesive tape to the back of the mirror, before removing the backing and pushing the mirror onto the wall so that it lines up with the markings. Finally, your bathroom mirror will be finished off with silicone around the edges to help strengthen the bond to your wall.
Heavy mirror hanging
Hanging heavy mirrors involves some extra care to ensure the wall and fixings are strong enough to hold up over time. Aside from looking for appropriately rated hooks and wire, the biggest difference involves using a stud finder to mark out the location of any studs. From there, your mirror installer will choose a suitable spot for your mirror that has good access to a stud. They’ll ensure the screws securing your hooks to the wall go straight into the studs. Then they’ll hang your mirror, ensuring the wire slips over the hook and adjusting your mirror to straighten it.
Magnifying mirror wall mounting
Wall-mounted magnifying mirrors are popular for bathrooms and powder stations for shaving and makeup. Fortunately, these mirrors are relatively simple to install. Your handyman will mark out the height and find the nearest stud. They’ll drill holes and screw in the mirror’s mounting plate.
Recent Mirror Hanging tasks in Richmond upon Thames
St Margarets, Greater London
20th Oct 2022
Hello, I live on TW1 1QE and I need a handyman to hang 2 mirror and a lamp (no need intervention of electricity). I need that he brings the drill because I don’t have. I would like a quotation for this service and the availability to come Tks Maria - Due date: Flexible
Install ceiling light and mount mirror on wall
Richmond, Greater London, TW10
18th May 2019
Install ceiling light with cable, 32cm x 40cm, 9.8kg Mount heavy floor mirror on wall
Extremely professional, high quality work, good attention to detail, very friendly, conscientious (cleaned up after), would highly recommend.
Hang mirrors, painting, lamp shade etc
Richmond, Greater London, TW10
14th Feb 2019
Basic handy man stuff - help with hanging 2 mirrors, 1 painting and a lamp shade.