But if you mount the TV over the fireplaces theres a high chance that this isnt possible as. TVs over fireplaces look great in a magazine but in reality are not that practical from a viewing standpoint not to mention early death if you use your fireplace.
The ceiling height is 9 feet and the fireplace is 57 inches tall giving me 51 inches above the fireplace with a width of 69 inches.
Tv too big over fireplace. And while many people prefer a. Due to the location of the niche between fireplace mantle and window I also want to use a Dual Articulating Arm 135 Extension TV Wall Mount Bracket. Many dont consider the effects of high-temperature air on electronics when mounting a television or other electronic device above a fireplace.
If your TV is being mounted directly above the fireplace make sure your fireplace is a little wider than your TV. I get the sense that the TV would be too high and I would like your thoughts on the height and distance. One question Escea gets asked a lot is what size fire would be best for my 65inch TV And so weve created this.
Trying to decide what size of TV to mount over our fireplace. It will result in nothing but discomfort while watching. If you put a TV above that mantel it will be too high for comfortable viewing in the average-size room.
If a large TV is important to you and you watch enough of it than it is not uncommon for people to hang a TV that is larger than the fireplace. However caution is key. Basic research says I need to mount a small piece of plywood over the hole to mount the arm to.
Anyway people in the know have said for 1080 HD at 50 inch is the best bet stick with that tv and youll be ok. I have my tv over my fireplace and its not too bad. It would leave about 12 inches on the sides and about 3 inches on top and bottom.
Ive never been a fan of seeing the TV over the fireplace because often the proportions are wrong in the room and the location and thus the viewing. Cons of Placing a TV Over the Fireplace Can Be A Strain to the Neck For an ideal viewing experience the TV has to be placed at the eye level of the viewer. Your best bet is to mount it as low as possible where it is still aesthetically pleasing relative to.
Weve endeavoured to get the TV as low as possible above the fireplace so that whether it is Game of Thrones Suits or The Kardashians we wont judge you wont strain your neck with a TV too far up the wall. Your TV is too high. I have a small livingtv room with awkward angles and with my big sectional on the one side with the chaise lounge end I pretty much just lay back relax and watching TV is pretty comfortable.
The mantel above a traditional wood-burning or gas fireplace is typically 48 or more off the floor. The high-temperature air is just as damaging to the electronic components as water or humidity. The further away your seating is from the fireplace the less of an issue this is.
Was thinking of hanging a 70 inch TV that measures 62 inches wide by 36 high. Youve got the room besides the fireplace you might as well utilize it. In your case you do not have much extra space.
Excess heat and electronics never mix well. But although many people have TV screens that are bigger than their fireplace they usually have a bigger wall of stone too. Placing a TV up high or above a fireplace moves the image youre trying to watch well above eye level which is considered the ideal viewing experience.
Full tutorial including wall mount electrical box and hiding wiresThank you to LG. How to mount a TV above a fireplace and hide wires for wall mounted TV. The sofa is 12 feet from the fireplace.
Barecomp I always recommend against. Tv makers are now making bigger and bigger tvs god knows why as most houses in the UK are victorian where even a 42 inch looks big and i think a 42 inch is about the size of an average window in a victorian house. In my family room the only place I can mount my TV is above a brick fireplace.
The grey space over the mantel measures 85 inches wide by 42 inches high. I want to over-engineer this for future tvs but keep the price reasonable since the TV was. I am also redoing my fireplace right now and that first picture looks amazing.
IMHO a TV should NEVER be placed on top of a fireplace. Eye level is always the best height for viewing comfort but that goes out the window when hanging a TV over a fireplace.