How to Mount a TV

There are few things more exciting than bringing home a brand new flat screen TV. Okay, that’s an exaggeration, but it’s still an amazing feeling to power up a freshly-mounted, perfectly-pixelated monitor. The only thing that could ruin this magical moment is gravity taking over and having your loose or improperly installed flat screen TV fall to the floor.

Avoid this mounting disaster and follow these simple steps from Dynamic Mounting

For this example we’ll use Dynamic Mounting’s easy-to-install Down and Out Swivel Mount. This mount is easily adjustable left to right, as well as up and down. The variations make this mount customizable for any viewing height or angle. Here are the manufacturer instructions for the Down and Out Swivel Mount . Otherwise, stay with us for a basic How-To that will help you plan a safe and secure mount for your flat-screen.

You will need a few basic tools before deciding where to mount your new flat screen. Pull out a tape measure, something to mark the wall with, and a stud finder. These items will help you map out the strongest spot in your room. TV’s above fireplaces are becoming more and more popular, but common mounts can cause neck and back strain if they are placed too high. Luckily, the Down and Out Swivel Mount adjusts to tilt down and left to right to accommodate with any home entertainment layout.

Use the stud finder to locate a sturdy support beam. From there, use your level to determine where you will drill and secure your mount. It’s very important not to drill into wall that doesn’t have ample support. Nobody wants to have a giant hole where their new flat screen should be.

Once you find a sturdy place to secure your television mount, you’ll need to decide whether you want to leave the wires and cables exposed. If you want to disguise them you can drill access holes into the wall or use the mantle to mask some of the tangles (zip ties are great for this too).

Next, you should follow manufacturer instructions to properly install your specific television mount. If you’re choosing an adjustable mount like ones offered by Dynamic Mounting you should have no issue finding a location perfect for your viewing needs, no matter the setup.

 

 

 

REVIEWS

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    AWESOME

    “We couldn’t be happier with the appearance or the way it operates. It’s a little bit overwhelming when you first receive it because it’s such a well-built mount, but if you just follow the directions it’s not difficult to install. A+”


    PERFECT PRODUCT

    “Kurt, I’m very impressed with your product, I’ve mounted it above a fireplace in an old English flat.
    Adding to the complexity; only half of my mount space is solid; but with a few dynobolts, it’s rock solid.”


    SUPER PRODUCT!!

    “LOVE this mount. Easy install and allows our 60″ to clear our 13″ mantel for optimum viewing! Also want to mention the OUTSTANDING customer service we received with this product!! Highly recommended!”

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    DOWN AND OUT MOUNT WITH SWIVEL

    “Order process logical and efficient. Delivery trackable and quick. Packaged well and complete. Installation instructions were clear and concise. After preparing (drilling and placing lags) brick wall over fireplace mantle, the mount was attached to wall in 10 minutes.”


    EASY INSTALL

    “After looking at the diagram and determining our needs, the mount was easy! Just takes a bit of preplanning. Our 60 inch TV moves up and down over the fireplace mantle which is FANASTIC!”


    OUTSTANDING MOUNTS

    We just built a new home and had hired a Low Voltage Specialist to disegn our media system. They offered us wall mounts with a swivel & tilt, but they had nothing that would swivel, tilt and pull down.”

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    ARRIVED QUICKLY, EASY INSTALLATION, GREAT RESULTS

    “Does exactly what expected. We were impressed with the hardware quality and ease of installation.”


    GREAT PRODUCT, WORKS AS EXPECTED

    “The Dynamic Mount works great and is everything that was advertised. The installation process went fairly smooth. We mounted the bracket above the brick fireplace. We decided to use extra masonary screws to be sure it was mounted securely.”


    BEST PRODUCT EVER.

     

    “First of all it arrived within 3 days. I had a professional A/V guy install the TV and speakers. This is all he does and he said it was by far the best mount he had ever used. It was easy to install, works exactly like they say.”

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    AWESOME!

    “We couldn’t be happier with the appearance or the way it operates. It’s a little bit overwhelming when you first receive it because it’s such a well-built mount, but if you just follow the directions it’s not difficult to install. A+”


    PERFECT PRODUCT!

    “Kurt, I’m very impressed with your product, I’ve mounted it above a fireplace in an old English flat. Adding to the complexity; only half of my mount space is solid; but with a few dynobolts, it’s rock solid.”


    SUPER PRODUCT!!

    “LOVE this mount. Easy install and allows our 60″ to clear our 13″ mantel for optimum viewing! Also want to mention the OUTSTANDING customer service we received with this product!! Highly recommended!”

  •  

    DOWN AND OUT MOUNT WITH SWIVEL

    “Order process logical and efficient. Delivery trackable and quick. Packaged well and complete. Installation instructions were clear and concise. After preparing (drilling and placing lags) brick wall over fireplace mantle, the mount was attached to wall in 10 minutes.”


    EASY INSTALL

    “After looking at the diagram and determining our needs, the mount was easy! Just takes a bit of preplanning. Our 60 inch TV moves up and down over the fireplace mantle which is FANASTIC!”


    OUTSTANDING MOUNTS

    We just built a new home and had hired a Low Voltage Specialist to disegn our media system. They offered us wall mounts with a swivel & tilt, but they had nothing that would swivel, tilt and pull down.”

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