How to Mount a TV

Project Overview

Mounting your TV can create the ideal viewing experience, while also saving surface space in your home. Though it may feel daunting to hang this expensive piece of equipment, it’s very much doable and will save you the premium cost of hiring a professional! This guide will walk you through the process of securing your TV safe and sound.

Skill Level
Active Time
30 mins to 1.5 hours
Total Time
30 mins to 1.5 hours


Here are the tools you should have on hand for this project. Note that some items are optional depending on your specific project.

box of hardware
TV Mounting Hardware Set
TV and mount
painter's tape
Painter's tape
Stud finder
Power drill
screwdrive multi-bit
Drop cloth
Ratchet wrench and socket set
Cable cover
Tape measure
1 1/2 inch box nails
Small finish nail
Tips Before Getting Started


When you're ready to start, follow the guide below for step-by-step instructions. P.S. Don't forget to snap a before photo of your space to capture your transformation!

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