TV Wall Mounting
What's included with TV Wall Mounting service?
Installation of 1 customer-supplied TV mounting bracket
Securing the TV and load testing the hardware
Cord concealment within wall using a provider-supplied power cord management kit to create new outlet behind TV
TV cannot be mounted above a fireplace
TV mounting is for drywall only
Mounting brackets requiring assembly by the pro may result in a revised estimate
Will I see TV cords when the service is completed?
TV Wall Mounting includes both hiding the HDMI cords within your drywall, and also adding an outlet behind your TV. When TV Wall Mounting is complete, you'll have the look of your TV floating in place on your wall. Note: building codes prohibit power cords being simply tucked behind drywall, because that's a fire hazard. Instead, your pro will supply a power cord management kit or other flat panel TV connection kit to add a power outlet behind your TV. To use the kit, your pro will typically need to locate your TV above an existing power outlet, drill into your drywall, and place the new outlet to the proper height so that it's hidden behind your TV. You may still have cords showing for connected peripherals, such as a gaming system or cable box, which cannot be left in the wall.
What do I need to do before my TV Wall Mounting appointment?
The TV isn't included in the TV Wall Mounting service. Please make sure you have the TV and its power cord on hand before your appointment. When the service provider arrives to mount your flat-screen to the wall, you'll need to show him the wall where the TV goes and the appropriate outlet (directly below or behind your TV).
Do I have the right kind of walls for TV Wall Mounting service?
Homes with walls made of drywall are covered in this TV Wall Mounting service.
Where should I get my TV Wall Mounted?
The TV installer can help you determine the best location, based on the location of the power outlet, the location of wall studs (to support the weight of your TV), and where you plan to sit or lie down while watching the TV. The pro will want to know if you'll be sitting, standing, or lying down, so that the height of the TV will be comfortable for your neck. And, for that reason, TV Wall Mounting on or above a fireplace is rarely the best choice, even if it doesn't involve drilling through solid brick or stone. A tilting TV mount or swivel mount can help or solve the issue, if you decide a higher location is truly the best option for your room. Tilting and swivel mounts generally cost a bit more than standard mounts.
Why should I get help mounting my flat-screen TV on the wall?
Flat-screen TVs are expensive, somewhat delicate, and surprisingly heavy. A professional tv installation will safeguard the investment you've already made in your TV, as well as safeguarding your back and your drywall. Also, a pro installer can help you determine the best location for mounting, to help make your home theater as epic as possible.