Why would you want a TV wall mount on your room? Basically this is the question we get when we wanted to to have a TV wall mount, the answer is pretty simple, we wanted to save space. Especially if you’re room is small, you can place your TV on a wall and you’ll have a fixed TV.
You’re TV is save and secure when you used a quality wall mount, this is the concern some people when the y deciding which wall mount to use. Always go for quality.
Having a wall mount TV will make your place a showpiece, it will have a modern look and people love that. Plus you’ll have an atmosphere where you can just relax and watch your TV.
Today, we will show you how to DIY your TV wall mount bracket, this is really easy! You should ask some help when lifting the TV, or hire a professional if you’re not confident to do it.
TV wall Mount Materials
- Lag bolts
- Plastic Spacers
- Electric Drill
- Drill Bits
- Retractable Tape Measure
- Spirit Level
- Stud Finder
First, select the proper TV wall mount. Assess the size and weight of your television, you can refer to the manual included if you’re not sure. Choose the features that you need, there are countless features for a wall mount TV bracket, especially the flexibility.
3 Types of TV Wall Mount
Fixed – For maximum space efficiency.
Tilt Action – This action is to improve the viewing angle and reduce glare which reflects on glass screen during daylight viewing.
Full Motion – For optimal functionality, the screen can be adjusted to almost any angle to obtain multiple viewing positions and increasing usability.
Start by choosing where to place your TV, make sure it’s sturdy and secured. A good suggestion is that viewing distance should be 1 meter for ever 10″ of the said television screen. For example, a 42″ TV should be put 4 meters from the couch. Setting the screen eye level should be checked, always take into consideration when using different wall mount brackets.
3. Mounting bracket on different surfaces such as brick, wood, plaster or masonry
First is finding the wall studs to support the mounting plates, you can use a stud finder to do this easily.Once you have located the wall studs, finalize your desired viewing location and mark the center of each stud with a pencil or marker. Align the wall plate base over the holes and mark the locations where you will drill the bolts.Drill the holes into the studs using the same measurement as on the root diameter, this ensures that you will not split the timber stud when tightening.
If you’re drilling into brick or masonry, ensure that pilot hole is the same size as the outer diameter of the raw plug.
Insert the lag bolts through the base plate and tension carefully using a ring spanner, so you won’t strip the thread through the wall stud.
Now, attach the mounting arms to the rear of the TV using spacers, ensure that the mounting arms do not stress any curved areas that the steel arms may contact when securely screwed to the TV.
You can ask family members to place the TV onto the wall bracket. Or ask a professional if you’re not sure what you’re doing.
Make sure that your TV wall mount is compatible with your television, and your wall is sturdy and capable of handling holes and weight of the TV. If that’s ok, you’re good to go and mount your TV up onto your wall 🙂