Guidelines for Buying a Flat Panel TV Mount Among the perks of a flat-panel television’s light weight and thin depth is the ability to install it right on a wall in your home. Though all flat-panel TVs come are made with pedestals that let them be positioned on a TV stand, wall-mounting a TV saves space as well as improves the aesthetics of a room. There are currently various types of wall mounts on the market, so there are a few things you should to know before you take your pick. Picking the Right Mount for Your TV To pick the right mount, first decide what type of movement you want your TV to have, or if you’d rather mount it on a fixed spot. Next, make sure you purchase a mount that matches the size and weight of your TV.
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>> Fixed This mount attaches the TV tight against the wall, giving a very clean, sleek and custom look. Clearly, a fixed TV wall mount will not accommodate any position tweak. However, it is best for installations in which you have full control over the lighting, to avoid glare on the TV screen; and for rooms where people are always view the TV from the same spot, preferably centered in front of the TV. As well, these are the cheapest TV mounts. >> Tilting Tilting mounts let you angle your TV vertically, while keeping its position on the wall. They do not permit horizontal movements however. A tilting wall mount is advised for installations where a TV is positioned higher than usual, such as above a fireplace, allowing you to angle the screen down. Tilt adjustment also affords you some control over the glare coming from room lights or windows. >> Full-Motion or Articulating Full motion TV mounts (also referred to as articulating mounts) allow the greatest range of movement for your flat panel TV. An articulated swingarm lets you move the TV towards practically any direction. In other words, full-motion mounts will make sure that your TV is at the right viewing angle at any time. Durability Aluminum, plastic and steel are all standard materials used by mount manufacturers. Common sense will tell us that steel will like be the best for bigger TVs, but do feel assured that whatever materials were used, as long as you have a mount UL-rated for your TV, everything should be fine. Conclusion Lastly, pick a reputable TV mounting service to prevent expensive and frustrating issues with the installation. Although any two or three adults can do the task by themselves, it is always best to leave it to the pros. There’s a reason they’re called experts, and you should take advantage of that.