How To Install A Brand New Flat Screen TV

Imagine the scene: you have just bought a brand new, top of the line, huge flat screen TV and now you want it to sit pride of place right there on your wall in front of your favourite chair or side of the couch. However, you don’t have the slightest idea about how to begin putting it on the wall, and stay on the wall, so you can begin watching your favourite TV shows in style. Here is your complete action plan on how to get your TV street furniture Australia and securely onto your wall, and get the remote into your hands ready for the best TV viewing experience you have ever had.

Step 1: Determine the best place to hang your TV. This will mean making sure the chosen wall can support TV brackets and a heavy TV. Additionally, you need to measure the correct height of where you want your TV to be otherwise it will be difficult to watch from your favourite spot. Too high and it will hurt your neck, too low and it loses that wow factor.

Step 2: Double check your measurements on the wall and use a spirit level for the best chance that your TV will not be crooked to one side once you hang it on the wall. With the correct measurements marked on the wall with a pencil, make some initial pilot holes with an electric drill.

Step 3: Place the wall bracket on the wall and use the screws or bolts supplied with the bracket to secure the bracket in place on the wall. Do not attach the TV to the bracket before screwing it to the wall. It won’t work anyway and you may damage your brand new TV.

Step 4: Carefully hook the TV onto the bracket. You will most likely need someone to help you do this as it can be tricky. Sometimes, it can look like the TV is secure but in fact it is not and can easily come loose and fall out. You definitely do not want to take the risk and let this happen. Your most exciting day ever could turn out to be a disaster. Be safe and ask a friend to help.

Step 5: Follow the instructions in your TV’s user manual to begin scanning for TV channels. With advances in technology, this is usually done automatically by the TV once it is switched on and has the proper aerial connected to it. If it does not however then you will need to do it manually, which can take some time to complete.

Step 6: With all the channels installed and ready to go, you can now grab yourself a cold drink and a snack and sit down to enjoy your new TV. Congratulate yourself for a job well done, you deserve it.