Dwell On This: It’s Time to Mount Your Television

Dwell On This: It’s Time to Mount Your Television

Hang your flat screen on the wall to instantly upgrade your home theater.
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At a Glance


  • You'll need some basic tools.
  • And maybe a couple YouTube tutorials.


  • Wall-mount kits run from roughly $20 to $40.


  • Install the TV in a single afternoon.

Decades ago, manufacturers promised televisions so light and thin, we’d hang them on our walls like art. They delivered. Today, some models are thinner than five stacked dimes; Samsung’s Frame TV literally doubles as decor. Even so, most consumers are content to place their flat panel on a media console—a shame for safety, aesthetics, and space efficiency.

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