Fitting Instructions

By default, all of our picture frames are supplied complete with everything you need such as the glazing, MDF backing and hanging fixtures for the back of the frame.

Wood Frames

Wood Picture frame fitting step 1

Your picture frame will look like this from the rear. Hanging fixtures will be attached to the back of the frame in a bag(fixtures may be grouped together for multiple frames.

Wood Picture frame fitting step 2

To gain access to the inside of the frame you can use a screw driver to bend back the flexible tabs - you do not need to remove them.

Wood Picture frame fitting step 3

Once you have removed the backing board and cleaned the glazing, you can fit your picture in the frame.

Wood Picture frame fitting step 4

Fit the backing board back into the frame and press down the flexible tabs.

Wood Picture frame fitting step 5

The hanging fixtures either slide over the backing board(on thinner frames) or screw into the wood(as photo). They should be positioned about 1/3rd from top on each sides.

wood Picture frame fitting step 6

The cord is then suspended through the two hooks and secured. Your picture is now ready to hang.

Aluminium Frames

Aluminium Picture frame fitting step 1

An aluminium frame components consist of 4 lengths of aluminium moulding, 4 sets of corner brackets, spring clips and hanging clips.

Aluminium Picture frame fitting step 2

Your picture frame will be assembled on receipt. The first stage of fitting your picture will be to remove the spring clips that will be part fitted at the back.

Aluminium Picture frame fitting step 3

Step 2 involves slackening off the screws in any two corresponding corner brackets. You do not need to fully remove the screw.

Aluminium Picture frame fitting step 4

With the two screws slackened off, one piece of the aluminium moulding can be extracted. This will give you access to the inside of the frame.

Aluminium Picture frame fitting step 5

You can now remove the backing board and fit your picture. The glazing may be cleaned with a soft anti static cloth. The backing board will then be refitted.

Aluminium Picture frame fitting step 6

The piece of aluminium moulding can be refitted. Please ensure the corner is held firmly together before tightening the screws.

Aluminium Picture frame fitting step 7

The spring clips need to be refitted in the space between the backing board and moulding. Push them firmly until they are hidden.

Aluminium Picture frame fitting step 8

The hanging clips will clip into the back of the frame, one either side and about one third from the top. Tigthen the screw to ensure there is no movement.

Aluminium Picture frame fitting step 9

The hanging cord can be secured between the two hanging brackets. Your picture is now ready to hang on the wall.