Don’t mount a TV above a fireplace
Mounting a TV above a fireplace is a bad idea. “How I Met Your Mother,” on the other hand, is legend… wait for it… dary.
(Credit: Chris Heinonen/Geoff Morrison)
Mounting a TV up and out of the way above a fireplace seems logical, convenient, and undeniably cool. However, there are serious issues with such placement.
If you’re planning on watching the TV only occasionally, that’s one thing. But if this is your main TV and you’re going to be watching it more than a few minutes at a time, beware.
If you’re considering above-the-fireplace mounting, I’ll presume you’ve already considered…
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