Televisions are more than just doors to the smart phones, seasons, Blu-Ray and Playstation. They are media centers through which you can view photos, listen to the radio or surf the Internet.
Due to the many additional functions, the former peep tube is becoming an eye-catcher and center of entire rooms as a so-called smart TV.
Modern television sets want to be staged. Wall brackets, which are now available in a wide variety of designs, which also makes the work easier. Or people can get the tv mounting service.
This article will tell you everything you need to know about wall mounting TVs.
The different wall mounting systems
There are many various types of wall mounts available. They differ in terms of functionality and price . The main differences are in the mobility , i.e. in the functionality.
There are no limits to the imagination: whether wall, ceiling or table. There is a suitable bracket for every conceivable attachment of your television.
Rigid systems do not allow any adjustments to the hanging angle or orientation. This contrasts with swiveling systems – with which TVs up to 90 degrees left and right or 30 degrees pivot downward leave
Buy the right system
You must purchase the appropriate fastening system either when purchasing the TV set or afterwards. The latter is useful if you want to find out at home how and where the device should be installed.
You can buy wall brackets from an electronics retailer or home furnishing store you trust.
They are available in different qualities and price ranges . The choice depends on your needs , the local conditions and your budget .
Wall brackets for curved screens
Incidentally, most brackets are suitable for curved screens , as the back of these is not always curved. Otherwise, the TV set manufacturers simply add suitable adapter pieces .
Before you pick up the drill and put dowels in the wall, make sure you have the right material for it. This is usually included with the bracket.
However, the nature of your wall may require special dowels , for example in the case of particularly soft masonry.
Ideally, you should attach the bracket so close to the sockets that they are covered by the device. This will make the tangled cables disappear.
If this is impossible, you can buy plastic cable harnesses in which several cables are bundled in a specialist shop .
Experienced do-it-yourselfers have a wooden panel cut to size. This is mounted between the lower edge of the TV set and the floor so that there is a small distance to the wall.
You can attach cables to the back . Then paint the cover or wallpaper it, just as you like it.
Tips and tricks for assembly
If you want to hang the TV on a wall of wallpaper , you can cut open the wallpaper and unfold it to poke a slot in the wall in which the cables can be hidden. Afterwards you close the wallpaper and stick it back on.
As always with larger work on the wall, you must first check that there are no cables below the desired location.
By the way, you don’t necessarily have to make a slot in the wall. There are special cables that are flat and hardy thicker than a sheet of paper. They can be hidden without a trace behind wallpaper.
You can find these cables in specialist shops – or you can get advice from an installation professional on the subject of wall brackets.