How to hang a tv on a brick fireplace. Luckily we already had an electrical outlet on a wall directly next to our fireplace on the right lower side of the brick fireplace. In brownstones many times people want to hang a hdtv or flat panel tv over the fireplace. Working in older buildings many times im asked to hang a tv on a brick or cement wall.
Hanging a flat screen above a mantel or on a brick fireplaces face results in a dual purpose entertainment center that becomes a rooms visual centerpiece. Concrete experts explain how to safely anchor a flat screen tv to a fireplace using sleeve anchors and concrete screws with step by step instruction. Most of the fireplaces no longer function being old coal or gas fireplaces.
Pointing the tv toward the sofa is the only way to ensure picture quality with lcds. We then had a cable company install a cable receptacle on the wall directly to the left of the brick fireplace. Monday may 31 2010.
With multimedia x box and computers becomes more interactive with tvs people seem to but putting their flatscreen in. The fix for this if youre set on mounting above a fireplace is a wall mount that pivots the tv downward. The advent of lightweight streamlined flat screen televisions has seemingly solved the age old tv versus fireplace focal point conundrum.