Tv Over Gas Fireplace
Like two divas vying for the attention of a camera lens modern gas fireplaces and flat screen televisions that coexist in the same home are competing for the attention of homeowners.
Tv over gas fireplace. But you may be able to mount a tv above an electric fireplace which is less likely to generate excess heat than a gas unit. When mounting a tv above a fireplace we recommend either a tilt mount or articulated mount. Articulated mounts tilt both on a y and x axis which means no glare or sore neck. To check surface temperature tape a thermometer onto the wall or fireplace face when a fire s blazing in the hearth.
If the temp is higher than what s recommended you may want to forgo the tv over fireplace idea. If you like the idea and look of mounting your tv over your fireplace or if you simply have no other choice here are a few suggestions to make the best of it. Cons of placing a tv over the fireplace can be a strain to the neck for an ideal viewing experience the tv has to be placed at the eye level of the viewer. Tv mounting over gas fireplace causes neck strain.
While the use of tilt mounts are acceptable the use of a reasonably priced commercial grade full motion arm or swivel bracket to hold the flat screen will allow you to alter the angle and the axis of the flat screen for superior viewing. A flat screen tv mounted over the element4 modore 140 a dutch made gas fireplace with a custom stainless steel surround.