Question: How Do You Secure A TV To A Brick Fireplace?

How high should a TV be above a fireplace?

In general, the answer is 60-68 inches above the ground; however, this number will vary depending on the height of the homeowner.

If you have to lift or strain your neck at all, it’s too high..

How do you mount a TV on a brick wall without drilling?

To mount a TV on a brick wall without drilling, you can consider strong adhesives or a hybrid stand, which would allow you to mount a TV on it instead of the wall. Good options include brick clip-on hangers, hook hangers, or rails.

Should you drill into brick or mortar?

We recommend drilling into the mortar instead of the brick for a few reasons. Drilling directly into brick is more difficult than drilling into mortar and runs the risk of damaging the brick. It is also easier to repair mortar if you drill into the wrong location or decide to remove your decorative item.

Should I mount TV brick or mortar?

Make sure you get a size that is capable of handling the load. I would place them in the brick, not in the mortar. You will need a hammer drill to drill the holes for the screws. I mounted a flat screen TV on my brick fireplace with an articulating mount.

How do you anchor a TV into brick?

A: To hang a TV on a brick or cement wall, we recommend using sleeve or wedge anchors and a metal TV mount. You will also need a hammer-drill and a masonry bit to drill pilot holes for the anchors.

Is it OK to put a TV over the fireplace?

The short answer is – yes. However, to ensure your television isn’t damaged from the heat, care must be taken to ensure heat generated by the fireplace is redirected away from television. There are several ways to do this, such as installing a proper mantel and building an alcove for the television.

Where to put your TV when you have a fireplace?

As far as TV placement, you will want to mount your TV in the corner where your fireplace wall and a perpendicular wall meet.

Can you hang a TV on a brick fireplace?

Mounting a TV always requires special equipment, no matter what type of wall you use. Mounting a TV above a brick fireplace requires masonry bits and a hammer drill to get the job done.

What size TV fits over a fireplace?

The first consideration is screen size. Screen size is based on viewing distance and the standard recommendation is 1.5x the size of the screen from your eyes to the screen. So, if you are looking at a 65” TV, you should be sitting approximately 97” away (65 x 1.5).