How far above a fireplace should a TV be mounted?
Above Fireplace Mounting
The rule of thumb is, if your mantel is less than four feet from the floor, you should mount your TV about 12 inches above it. This rule applies to a fireplace without a mantel as well.
How can I hide my DVD player?
Use cable clips to conceal and organize cords coming from the wall or other devices such as DVD players. These small plastic pieces can be attached to your television unit or placed on the floor, concealing cords. They will hold larger power cables firmly in place, keeping them out of sight when you are not using them.
Do DVD players have Bluetooth?
DVD players are still holding strong, and they are becoming more and more versatile. This means that now DVD players not only include HDMI outputs, but some even come with USB and Bluetooth support. This allows them more flexibility in terms of playback, and it also makes them much more desirable.
Does heat from fireplace damage TV?
The heat from a fireplace can definitely damage a TV, especially if the TV is too close or if nothing is blocking the heat from reaching the TV. If your TV is getting too hot from your fireplace, consider installing a mantel or switching to a gas or electric fireplace for lower heat output.
Can you hang a TV over 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.