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Fixing items with more than one anchor point

If you’ve dabbled in DIY you’ll notice that many wall mounted items have more than one anchor point (e.g. curtain rails or toilet roll holders). If you’ve got a strategically placed stud, this poses no problem at all… but what happens if the studs don’t align with your DIY vision and that toilet roll holder […]

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Child safety anchors for furniture

In November of 2017, Ikea re-announced its recall of 17.3 million chests of drawers (Malm range) after receiving 186 reports of furniture tipping over, posing a risk of serious injury. Of those incidents, 91 involved young children and 8 of those were fatal. Young children can pull on, and climb up open drawers, destabilizing the […]

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How to re-fix and repair failed plasterboard fixings

GeeFix fixings are not only of unrivalled strength, but can also be used to repair an installation where another type of fixing has failed.               1. Remove the installation and the original fixing then fold in the failed plasterboard. Place a guide, made from an off cut of wood, […]

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How to Fix a Curtain Pole onto a Plasterboard Wall

Securely mounting a curtain pole to a plasterboard wall can be a problem, so we are always glad to hear from customers who find that GeeFix fixings do the job! Dave came across our website and after reading the independent reviews decided to try out our fixings to mount two curtain rails and two heavy […]

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Wattle and Daub

Wattle and daub

What is wattle and daub? Wattle and daub is a building material used for making walls, in which a woven lattice of wooden  strips called wattle is daubed with sticky material usually made of a combination of wet soil, clay, animal dung and straw. Many historical buildings include wattle and daub in construction.     […]

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How to hang a mirror on a plaster wall

You will need a picture  hook such as these below and one GeeFix fixing per bracket.                                   Method of Installation Drill a 25mm hole in the wall using a spadebit or holesaw. Thread the blue pull cord through the 2 […]

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Lath & Plaster

Lath and Plaster Cavity Walls

What is lath and plaster? Lath and plaster is a building process used to finish mainly interior walls and ceilings in Canada and the USA until the late 1950s. After the 1950s, drywall began to replace the lath and plaster process in the USA . In the UK, lath and plaster was often used for […]

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Plasterboard Fixings for Heavy Objects

GeeFix are the perfect plasterboard fixings for heavy objects. Whether you are a building trade professional or a keen DIYer, you’ll know that the plasterboard fixings available had serious limitations. Some of them are tricky to fix, some are prone to fail, and most just aren’t reliable enough for heavy objects, until now!  GeeFix is […]

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Heavy Duty Plasterboard Fixings

Heavy Duty Plasterboard Fixings

From their conception, we’ve known that the GeeFix fixings would outperform our competitors because of their large, flat, solid load bearing back-plate. Many popular fixings have a hollow channel-shaped back-plate, the sharp edges of which cut into the plasterboard. Over time, these incisions diminish the plasterboard’s integrity, causing the fixing to become loose and ultimately […]

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TV Mounting on Plasterboard

Mounting TVs on Plasterboard Review

We are always interested to hear how the GeeFix cavity wall fixings perform on the job, and we appreciate those customers that drop us a line to share photographs of how GeeFix has helped them solve the age old problem of securing heavy items to walls in the absence of studwork. We received some fantastic […]

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