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About the Narrow Picture Rail Hook

• Brass finish narrow rail hook

• 1 3/4" long x 3/16" wide

• Thickness 1/8 inch

• Maximum picture weight using 1 hook per picture is 25 pounds

• Picture rail hooks are designed to fit tightly against the S-curve profile of traditional wood Picture Rail Moulding (sometimes called "Ogee" or "OG" moulding)



1) Two picture rail hooks per frame should be used.

2) A second person to assist in hanging can be very helpful.

3) Start by checking the fit of the hooks on your picture rail moulding. If necessary, hooks can be bent slightly for a better fit.

4) Strap Hangers or D-Ring Hangers should be installed at the top corners of frames to be hung, aligned vertically just below the top edge. Position the hangers down just far enough from the frame's top edge so that they will not be noticeable from the front side when the frame is hung.

5) Attach lengths of picture wire to the bottom (smaller) bends of two picture rail hooks, each length long enough to extend down from the Picture Rail Moulding to where the top of the frame will be on the wall. To attach wire to a picture rail hook: make 2-3 tight loops around the picture rail hook bottom bend about 4" down from one end of the wire; wrap the wire around itself to form a tight, compact coil about 1 to 1 1/2" long just below the bend; then clip off any excess wire.

6) Place the top (larger) bend of the picture rail hooks in position on the picture rail moulding, spaced apart roughly the same distance as the width of the frame to be hung. Let the loose ends of the wires dangle down.

7) Insert the wire from the picture rail hook on the right-hand side through the picture hanger on the right-hand side of the frame and raise the frame on the wall to roughly the height you want it to be. Support the left-hand side of the frame with your left hand or, better still, have someone help you hold the frame in position.

8) Temporarily loop the picture wire around itself at the picture hanger to hold the right-hand side of the frame in position.

9) Repeat Steps 7 and 8 on the left-hand side.

10) Make any necessary adjustments to the position or spacing of the hooks on the picture rail moulding. The two wires should be parallel.

11) As necessary, unloop the wires at the picture hangers and adjust the wire height up or down on either side until the picture is at the correct height and is level.

12) Final-wrap the wire at each picture hanger, making tight, compact coils. Clip off any excess wire.

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    Kim A.
    United States United States

    Love them!

    Great for hanging my sun catchers on the window blind rail. They are pretty too! Very sturdy, I wouldn’t hesitate to hang pictures on a picture rail using these S hooks. And did I say they are pretty too


    Picture Hang Solutions

    Hi Kim, Thank you so much for your review. We are happy to hear that you found them pretty and sturdy. I have no doubt your sun catchers look fantastic! If you have any questions and concerns, please feel free to contact us. We are happy to assist. Sincerely, Rain Picture Hang Solutions

    Lisa G.
    United States United States

    Looked for this item for years

    Looked for this item for years Didn’t know what they were called other than a picture hanging hook, or an S hook. Finally typed in crown molding hooks and they popped up. Love them, but perhaps updating the search words in Google would provide a faster way to find them.


    Picture Hang Solutions

    Hi Lisa, Thank you for the great review. We are so happy that you found us and the product that you have been looking for. Also, thanks for the tip we will work with the team to improve the keywords. If you have any questions and concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us. We are happy to assist. Sincerely, Picture Hang Solution

    Sasha V.
    United States United States

    Fast shipping, exactly as described

    Well made, good quality hooks. They look great too!


    Picture Hang Solutions

    Hi Sasha, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are grateful to hear that you like the picture rail hooks and that they arrived right on time. We can't wait for you to use the rail hooks! Sincerely, Picture Hang Solutions

    RENA S.
    United States United States

    Great service.

    I have not use the ones I just received but have used this style before. Work well in my older home.


    Picture Hang Solutions

    Hi Rena, Thank you for the great review! We always strive to give our customers the best service. We hope you'll have a great experience using our product and we can't wait to hear more stories from you after you've used them. Don't hesitate to send us a message if you have any inquiries. We are always happy to help. Sincerely, Picture Hang Solutions

    Monica O.
    United States United States


    This company had exactly what I needed. Shipping was fast, the hooks are a wonderful value, and I’d definitely buy from them again!

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    Picture Hang Solutions

    Hi Monica, We are incredibly grateful that you took the time out to leave us a 5-Star review. We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience with us and you loved the hooks. If you need help or have any questions and inquiries, please don't hesitate to send us a message. We are happy to help you. Sincerely, Picture Hang Solutions