This fireplace TV installation infographic shows how understanding the type of walls and all the different kinds of televisions provides better design considerations and improves safety measurements. Additionally, it evaluates all the different types of TV installations based on the TV types that you may want to install over the fireplace. And then, covers the basics about the tv or wall mount that you may want for your project.
A fireplace TV mounting is aesthetically pleasing, fully functional, and adds to the decor of the room. So here is the deal:
Safely mounting a TV above the fireplace mantle can be challenging. Knowing all the types all walls a TV can be mounted on is crucial when installing a television over the fireplace. Luckily, we also covered all you need to know about wall types here:
How to Mount a TV on 8 Types of Walls
Now on to the next one.
Some of the typical TV types are 8K, 4K, QLED, LED, AND LCD.
All of these can be safely mounted above the fireplace. If you ever wonder what type of TV manufacturer we recommend? After installing thousands of TVs at home and businesses, we believe “Samsung” is the TV that provides the best value.
The best part of mounting a TV over the fireplace is that almost using any wall mount looks great.
Tilting mounts are the most common. However, you may also like to evaluate if a flat, articulating, motorized, ceiling, MantleMount, or video wall mount is also a good fit.
We wrote a post called TV mount guide that covers what you need to consider when shopping for the perfect tv mount for your fireplace.
Our guide includes all the different types of TV mounts available, and their capabilities explain why a UL-certified TV mount is better, and also how to select a TV mount based on TV size and viewing distance.
It includes all the different types of TV mounts available, and their capabilities, explains why a UL-certified TV mount is better, and also how to select a TV mount based on TV size and viewing distance.
Careful evaluation of these factors is essential since TV size and viewing distance play an indispensable role when installing the TV above the fireplace.