With the emergence of flat panel TV's and the likes of minimal clutter and creating more space, there's been a demand for TV wall mounting and installation.


Our Technicians will optimize the position of your flat panel television so that you will have the best viewing experience. We will install it to your wall surface insuring that it is able to hold the weight of your TV. Finally we will leave your wall pristine from any damage; the end result is a perfect floating TV.
We can also connect all your video components to your TV.

We will insure that your components are fully functional and that the connections are secure.

Including:
Blue Ray Players
Game Systems
Internet Based Devices

We also offer a service to hard wire each applicable device to you home router for web based features.

How to Mount a Flat Screen TV

One of the greatest aspects of flat screen televisions is that they can be placed virtually anywhere and the appearance is clean and crisp with minimal clutter. When you learn how to mount a flat screen television yourself, you can do so in any room in your home. You can also move the television with little hassle if the occasion arises.


Before You Start

Even the most seasoned do-it-yourself should not jump directly into mounting a flat screen television to the wall. Take care to make sure that you are well prepared with all of the appropriate equipment and know-how. If you make a plan and do the appropriate amount of research, hanging a flat screen television is a task that can be accomplished in a few hours.
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  • Research wall mount kits. Make sure that you purchase the right one for your needs, more info in the “Mounting Bracket Shopping Guide” section of this article.
  • Pinpoint possible locations for mounting your television.
  • Have all necessary tools and supplies on hand.
  • Make sure the studs in your home can support the weight of the television.
  • Take wires and cables into consideration, most people choose to hide the cables, if you find that cutting holes and fisching wires through your walls makes you nervous then give Sound and Signal.tv a call..
  • Ask a friend to help with installation. This will allow the television to be hung more easily and with smaller chance of an accident.
  • When mounting the bracket to the wall, do not use hollow-wall anchors as they cannot support television mounts.

Safety Tips

Safety is always paramount when doing any home repair or do-it-yourself projects. Keeping the home, the equipment and yourself safe is not difficult as long as a few rules are observed.

Make sure you purchase an adequate television mount. Used or damaged mounts or those that are made for smaller televisions may not be strong enough to hold the TV.

If small children are in the home, attempt to hide wires and cables. This will keep little hands from pulling on the wires and causing a possible accident.

Use a cable locator to make sure that no electric wires will be severed while hanging the television.
When working on the television, never allow it to rest on its face. This can cause the television to become permanently damaged and unusable.

Shut off the power if there is a possibility that you will be working around electrical wires.
Mounting Bracket Shopping Guide

Purchasing a mounting bracket can be an easy task if you’ve educated yourself and have all of the information with you before you step into the hardware store, it’s easy to get totally overwhelmed with the variety of choices and features. . Many televisions are compatible with several different brackets. However, it is important to make sure that you buy the right one to begin with. This will save you the time and the hassle of having to return unusable items.

Read about any mounting guidelines in you television owner's manual. The size of the bracket required to mount the television should be listed. If it is not, check the manufacturer's web site or call the customer service number. If all else fails, you can measure the mounting holes yourself to find the best bracket.

Find out the maximum weight and size a bracket can hold. Make sure the bracket meets at least the minimum standard to support your TV.

Consider convenience. Some wall brackets are fixed while others allow movement. There are pros and cons to both choices, but any flat screen televisions should adapt to either type.


Flat Screen Television Installation Steps


Step 1: Identify Where You Will Mount Your TV

Choosing the location of the television should involve all those responsible for room functionality and decor. Depending on the room's layout, there may be multiple possibilities for television placements. Other rooms might have only one choice, which may require the furniture layout to chance in order to accommodate the TV.

  • Choose a spot where glare will not affect viewing of the television.

  • Proximity to electrical outlets is necessary. If an electric outlet is not located in your preferred location, it may be possible to have one installed.

  • Make sure the television is viewable from all sitting areas or that pieces of furniture can be moved without disrupting the flow of room traffic.

  • Mount the television at about 40 to 45 inches from the floor.
Step 2: Attach the Mounting Bracket to Your TV

  • Remove any existing frame from the television.

  • Remove caps from the mounting holes on the television's rear.

  • Use the bolts supplied with the mounting kit to attach the mounting arms to the mounting holes on the rear of the television.

  • When attaching the arms, make sure that bolts are not overly tight and that the mounting brackets are well balanced.

Step 3: Attach the TV Wall Mount Bracket to the Wall

  • Find wall studs using a stud finder. Do not mount televisions in home with metal mounts.

  • Measure the distance between the holes on each mounting arm.

  • Mark the center of each stud and verify the stud's existence by driving a nail into the wall at each marked location.

  • With the wall stud location verified, mark points on the stud to coordinate with the mounting arm holes, making sure they are even.

  • Drill holes on the marked points.

  • Use the hardware supplied with the mounting kit to bolt or screw the bracket plate to the wall.
Step 2: Attach the Mounting Bracket to Your TV

  • Remove any existing frame from the television.

  • Remove caps from the mounting holes on the television's rear.

  • Use the bolts supplied with the mounting kit to attach the mounting arms to the mounting holes on the rear of the television.

  • When attaching the arms, make sure that bolts are not overly tight and that the mounting brackets are well balanced.

Step 3: Attach the TV Wall Mount Bracket to the Wall

  • Find wall studs using a stud finder. Do not mount televisions in home with metal mounts.

  • Measure the distance between the holes on each mounting arm.

  • Mark the center of each stud and verify the stud's existence by driving a nail into the wall at each marked location.

  • With the wall stud location verified, mark points on the stud to coordinate with the mounting arm holes, making sure they are even.

  • Drill holes on the marked points.

  • Use the hardware supplied with the mounting kit to bolt or screw the bracket plate to the wall.

Step 4: Routing Cables for TV

Visible Cables
  • Attach cables to the television prior to mounting, making sure that all electronic equipment is unplugged from electrical outlets.

Hidden Cables
  • Shut off power.

  • Using a stud finder, locate open areas in the wall. Drill a small holes called a pilot holes to verify that you will not cut into electrical wires or plumbing.

  • Cut entry and exit points in the wall slowly with a hand held drywall saw.

Step 5: Hang the TV on the Wall

Hanging the television on the wall is a two-person job. Do not attempt to mount the television without help. Otherwise, you could easily cause damage to the wall, the television, or both.

  • Lock the mounting arms onto the wall bracket while another person lifts the television to the wall.

  • Lightly pull at the mounting equipment to make sure it is secure.

  • Test electronic equipment to make sure that all is functioning correctly.

  • If hiding cables, once you have verified functionality, unplug cables and thread them through the drilled holes in the wall.

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