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How to mount a TV on the wall

If you’re thinking of mounting your TV to the wall, you may have a lot of questions. One of which may be “should I be doing this by myself?”. While some may be able to mount a TV with no problem, there is no shame in hiring a helping hand. After all, the cost of a handyman is going to be way less than the cost of a new TV if you drop it. If you do decide to go ahead, we have tried to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about mounting a TV to the wall. Alternatively, fill our online booking form and get a handyman to hang your TV on the wall.

How do you install a TV bracket?

To install a TV bracket, start by placing the bracket in position and use a spirit level to ensure it is not wonky. Mark the bracket’s screw holes with a pencil then put it down and use a wire detector to check the wires behind the wall. If there are no wires, you may proceed to drill where the four screws will go. Close the bracket back on the wall and drill in place.

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What bracket do I need for my TV?

There are many types of brackets for TVs, including fixed TV wall mount brackets, tilting wall mount brackets and motion wall mount brackets. bracket types depend on your personal preference, however, bracket size is very important and depends on the size of your TV. Make sure your TV is within the weight limit of the bracket that you choose.

Should I get a handyman to put my TV on the wall?

Why not? That’s the real question. Do you have enough free time to do it yourself? Do you know how to mount your TV? If you answered “no” to both questions, get a handyman to install your TV.

If you’re looking for a London handyman to help you mount a TV on your wall, the Handy Squad can help. They have a team of expert handymen, who are always on call to help with any DIY at home improvement tasks in and around London.

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How to mount a TV on a brick wall without studs?

If you want to mount a TV to a brick wall without drilling, you will need to use strong adhesives or a stand to allow you to mount your TV on, instead of the wall. Clip-on adhesives are a good choice, as are toggle anchors or toggle bolts.

Can I mount a TV by myself?

Mounting a TV can be quite tricky, especially if you’re doing it on your own. It is recommended that you enlist the help of a friend or a professional handyman, to ensure you do not damage your wall or the TV.

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How do you mount tv on plaster wall?

To mount your TV on a plaster wall you may need to use weight rated anchors to fasten the TV to the wall. These ensure that the TV does not fall off the wall. You should also use a level to make sure that your TV is not wonky. If you do not feel comfortable fixing your TV by yourself, you should enlist the help of a professional.

Can you mount a TV on any wall?

You can mount a TV on almost any wall, but you need to be careful with stud walls, as they are very thin. You should line your bracket up with the wooden studs in your stud wall. To do this, you can use a stud finder.

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What do I do if I can’t mount my TV on the wall?

If you’re unable to mount your TV to the wall due to a lack of skill, consider hiring a handyman to help with the task. If this is not an option, you may have to resort to buying a TV stand.

What are the benefits of mounting your TV to the wall?

When you mount your TV to the wall, you eliminate the possibility of a child or a pet, knocking it over. You will gain a large amount of floor space that would have otherwise been occupied by a TV stand or cabinet. You are also able to view your television at a comfortable height.

Is there a service for mounting TVs to walls?

Yes, there are multiple handyman services that offer wall mounting services, such as the Handy Squad. Our team of qualified, experienced tradesmen have been fixing TVs to walls in and around London for over a decade. So, you can rest assured that your TV will be in safe hands!

For more information about the Handy Squad and their services, contact our team today. We can be reached on 0800-0 12 12 12 or through our online booking form. Our team can also help with electrics, plumbing, carpentry and more.

 

Disclaimer

At the Handy Squad, we strongly advise that you always take safety precautions into consideration when undertaking a DIY project. We also strongly suggest that you closely read and follow the instructions, that are provided by the manufacturer, of any building materials, products or tools you use for your projects.

Our aim is to provide you with clear and correct instructions, so that you can easily complete any DIY project you desire. However, please note that the information we provide should only be used as a guideline and that some information within the text may not be entirely accurate.

When using our articles for information and advice, please note that it is your own responsibility to determine whether you are capable of undertaking and executing the task you wish to complete.

Before starting a DIY task, it is essential that you inform yourself of any existing building, gas, water and electrical works regulations. If you were to have any further concerns, we recommend that you complete additional research and/or contact the necessary professional body.

We also strongly recommend that a qualified tradesperson completes the relevant safety tests and checks on any DIY work you have completed