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Flat screen TV mounts require different fasteners depending on the type of wall. Be sure the wall is solid and sturdy, and has enough room to hang the TV at a suitable viewing angle and height.
For sheet rock you'll need 5/16 inch lags. Hanging a TV on a brick wall requires anchors. You may also want to spread a drop cloth underneath the space where you'll be drilling. Turn off the power to that area of the house to avoid electric shocks when drilling.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|