Mounting your TV is actually a cool idea regardless if you have bought recently a brand new model, moved into a new home or simply to make your space bigger. If you’ve searched online for information regarding TV brackets and wall mounts on the other hand, you might feel a bit overwhelmed given that there’s so much info available.
One question that homeowners wanted to know is how they can choose the right wall mount for their TV. Well in this article, we will be deciphering the questions that are frequently asked when buying such.
Question number 1. How big is the TV – this is an important question because you need to buy TV bracket that’s durable in holding your TV firmly. Always check the weight limitation of your bracket because if not, then you won’t dare insist on mounting the TV to it.
It is highly recommended that you buy yourself a heavy duty wall mount in the event that your TV isn’t like the average size.
Question number 2. What’s the wall made of – in Australia, the residential homes there are mostly using plasterboard or gyprock for wall materials. Now the cool thing about this is that, it’s pretty easy to attach a wall mount to these materials for the hardware required is already fixed in the wall. If you have a brick, stone or timber walls on the other hand, then you’re likely to get additional hardware that’s compatible with your walls.
Question number 3. Will it be installed on a ceiling, corner or straight wall – you may opt to choose from the standard TV brackets, ones that are designed to be installed from the ceiling or even for the corners. You basically have different options depending on where you want to position your TV. Always consider this before you place an order for wall mount and installation.
Question number 4. Do you want your television swiveling or rotating – today, there are so many flexible wall mount options that are designed for TVs. There are also brackets that lets you swivel and rotate your TV be it vertical or horizontal. This way, you get a chance of viewing your TV at varying angles. On the other hand, if your goal is to just hang the TV at the right height and you don’t think of fiddling with the ports at the back of your television and will not change its angle constantly, you may do well with a fixed wall mount.
Make sure to answer these questions first prior to buying a wall mount.