Mount tv above fireplace. A wide mantle below the tv will protect it in some cases but you should use a. The fix for this if youre set on mounting above a fireplace is a wall mount that pivots the tv downward. With smaller vertical dimensions allowing the television to mount in a lower position than.
Tamara leicester of tamara heather interior design argues against placing a tv above the mantel and matt clawson of clawson construction argues in favor. Join us as we run down the list. Placing a tv over a fireplace mounting a television above a fireplace can double your viewing pleasure but the modern media application may not work in every setting.
Matt clawson of clawson construction. Browse mantelmounts collection of above fireplace pull down tv mounts and accessories. Before mounting a flat panel tv above a mantel consider.
The case for a tv over the fireplace arguing for. In general the answer is 60 68 inches above the ground. However this number will vary depending on the height of the homeowner.
Think back to the last time you went to the movie theater and had to sit in one of the front three rows. Echogear full tilt tv wall mount advanced extendable bracket for maximum tilting range on large tvs ideal for mounting a 40 82 tv above a fireplace easy install hardware included eglt2. Shop now and find the perfect pull down tv mount for your home.
Mount large flat screen tvs to a variety of surfaces including drywall stone brick outdoor posts beams and much more. Installing a tv above the fireplace. Fireplaces are already a focal point in most homes so they are often a natural place to mount a flat screen tv but you have to be aware of the temperature.
Placing a tv above a fireplace moves the image youre trying to watch well above eye level. The operating temperature for samsung tvs doesnt exceed 104 degrees fahrenheit. Pointing the tv toward the sofa is the only way to ensure picture quality with lcds.