Apart from looking good in your lounge room and being able to hide the cords and cables from any children in the house, surely there would need to be more reasons to wall mount your TV? Depending on the type of television you own, there are many benefits to mounting your TV to the wall. If you’ve upgraded to a flat screen television there some very good reasons to mount it onto the wall. Firstly, it saves space – you don’t need to worry about using a stand or cabinet (which also then saves on dusting the area). Wall mounting provides also provides a really good, clean look to your lounge room while still allowing airflow around the TV.
One thing about wall mounting your TV is that there is an optimal viewing angle. If you are unsure as to what this is, a company that specialises in home theatre installation is your best option. They will be able to determine the best viewing angle and install the wall mount and your TV at that angle. While wall mounting your TV can be an easy task, you have invested a lot of money into your new TV, so spending a little extra on having a professional do it for you can take away some of the risk involved.
If you are looking at a home theatre installation wall mounting your TV will provide a better looking room. There are however, a number of options for wall brackets and you should get some expert advice as to what bracket will suit your TV and your room best. The main types of brackets include: a full motion bracket which allows you to move and tilt your TV to get the best viewing from any angle; a tilted bracket which is great for any TV you are installing above eye-level as it can be tilted to minimise any glare; and a fixed bracket which is perfect for eye level viewing when seated.
But it’s not just your TV that can be wall mounted. The last thing you want when you buy a home theatre system is to have your speakers sitting on the floor. By wall mounting the speakers, you can get a better surround sound feel but you will need to consider how big the speakers are and whether there is a chance that vibration will eventually loosen the brackets from the wall.
Many TV systems and the best home theatre Brisbane systems come with a wall mounting bracket however these sometimes don’t look too stable and don’t look like they would hold the weight of your TV for too long. If this is the case, you can get wall mounts custom made that will give you the extra peace of mind needed when you’ve just made a huge investment.
If you are after a neater, cleaner look for your lounge room, a professionally installed wall mounted TV may just be the way to go.