How to Mount a Flat Screen TV on a Wall-tv mount installation
Save floor space and create an elegant look in your home after you learn how to mount a TV to the wall.This guide teaches you how to install a TV mount at the right height on your wall.
1.Select a TV Mount Fixed TV mounts keep the television in a stationary position, flush against the wall. Swivel TV mounts allow the screen to pivot to the left and to the right to accommodate viewing from within a room. Tilting TV wall mounts give the ability to angle the screen down for better viewing when installed higher on a wall.Full-motion TV wall mounts allow you to manually adjust the television right, left, up and down for a custom angle.
2.Choose Location and Viewing Height Mounting a TV on the wall requires a little bit of planning. Save time and reduce stress by thinking ahead before drilling holes in your wall.
3.Locate Studs You must screw into studs when mounting a TV on the wall. Do not use hollow-wall anchors as they cannot support the weight of TV wall mount brackets and the television.
4.Position the Wall Mount 5.Drill Pilot Holes Use a drill to make pilot holes into studs along where you’ve made the marks for mounting.
6.Mount TV to the Wall Follow manufacturer’s instructions for mounting a TV to the wall.Double-check that the connection between the wall plate and TV plate is secure.