Installation method for wall mount flat screen Plasma TV’s (for stud walls)
A flat screen Plasma TV wall mount is a comparatively trendy way to install you television set on the wall. Flat screen TV wall mounts save lot of space in the room and eliminate the need for a TV stand or cabinet. These wall mounts allow adjustment of the screen to different angles and enable you to watch TV from anywhere in the room in which you are sitting.
In order to enjoy viewing your big screen Plasma TV, you need to mount it properly on the wall. If you are confident enough about installing it on your own, the following steps will help you in accomplishing this important task.
STEP 1. Locating studs in the wall
After selecting a suitable wall mount for your TV and deciding about the wall on which you want to install it, locate the studs in the wall. The stud and its centre can be found with help of a stud finder, this device can also check there are no electric cables in the wall.
STEP 2. Drilling into the wall
Mark the stud’s centre on the wall with a pencil. Ensure to keep location of the mount at an appropriate height using the TV’s size as a reference. Mark the holes you need to drill by offering up the bracket to the wall keeping in line with the stud centre line. Drill into the markings made on the studs.
STEP 3. Attach mount
After drilling into the studs, fix the mount on to the wall with screws and suitable plugs.
STEP 4. Fix the TV set
After wiring, fix the TV set to the mount. Use a cable tidy to organise the wiring behind the TV.