Room Dividers; How to Use Them Safely at Home - Room Dividers UK
The best way to ensure that your room dividers are secure is to fix them on the walls and even on the floor. To do this, you will only need your preferable room divider, hinges, stud finder where necessary and a drill. Here is a simple guide:-
Examine your room dividers, the wall and the floor on which you want to fix it. This will enable you to know the number of hinges and brackets that you will require for that purpose. By using a tape measure or any other convenient measuring tool at your disposal, measure out where the hinges will be attached on the dividers. The spacing between the hinges should be even.
If your wall has studs, use a stud finder to locate the exact location of the studs especially along the area that you want to fix your room dividers UK. Once you locate a stud make sure that you mark the edges using a pencil. Using a pencil is recommended as it leaves no permanent marks on your wall.
Identify the studs that match with the hinge measurements that you previously made on the divider. Use a tape measure to precisely identify this and mark the various spots in the stud area using a pencil.
Using your drill, screw one side of each hinge into the wall markings that you have just made in step three above.
Starting with the top hinge, place your room dividers against the opposite end of the hinge and screw it in the divider using your drill. Make sure to distribute the weight of your divider evenly by alternating the screwing process to prevent damage on your divider as well as to ensure neat alignment of the divider on the wall.
You can now test your room dividers UK to tell whether it is well secured on the wall. This can be easily done by gently moving the dividers back and forth.
In case you fill that your room dividers need to be more secure, you can screw brackets on the bottom of the divider and fix it into the floor. By evenly spacing the floor brackets as you did with the hinges, you will ensure that your room dividers UK is stable enough.