How to hide wires for wall mounted tv over fireplace. Hide wires mounted tv above fireplace begin your project today. P new power outlet. A flat panel tv above your fireplace is very cool until you try and hide the cables.
If your tv is to be mounted on a main floor of a newer house and if the basement is unfinished then basement can be used to route the wires over across the room. We then had a cable company install a cable receptacle on the wall directly to the left of the 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.
Hide your cables so they dont clutter up your fireplace mantel. C existing cable outlet. Pictures below show examples of tv wall mount installation over fireplace with wires concealed behind the wall.
The fireplace prevents running the cables straight down the wall and the stud framing prevents running the cables laterally inside the wall. M new media outlet. You can cut a small hole in the wall behind your television and run the cables behind the wall or you can hide them behind surface mounted channels which you can buy in a variety of colors to help camouflage the wiring.
Im intending to put my non tv media equipment on the right side of the wall and the television above the fireplace.