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    Mounting a tv to a plastered wall

    Handymen

    Is it possible to mount a tv on to a plastered wall ?

    Asked by Stephen on 23rd May 2019
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    The Brit m Company Ltd

    "Need to Find a stud to make it secure. (Plaster walls are not the most ideal material for mounting a television too however it can still be done with care. Never mount an articulating Mount onto plaster walls please it is not safe and if anyone tells you otherwise then they, in all honesty, should not be mounting your TV to a plaster wall or any other wall for that matter)"

    Answered on 23rd May 2019 - Member since May 2019 - report
    R Foster

    "Yes, but ensure that you don't hit any pipes or cables and you need the right fixings for the construction of your walls. Plaster is just a finish. It's what's behind the plaster that matters."

    Answered on 2nd Nov 2019 - Member since Mar 2018 - report
    graham haddrell

    "drill wall with a masonary bit and use brown rawlplugs"

    Answered on 19th Jun 2019 - Member since May 2019 - report
    R1 Joinery

    "Use the right fixing and make sure the wall isn’t damp and won't ever get damp."

    Answered on 24th Nov 2019 - Member since May 2019 - report
    Lunar builders/Flat pack assembly

    "Hi, yes it is possible to mount a TV on a plaster board wall by using plaster board toggle fixings which you can buy from screwfix, Remember it is always best to try and catch a stud if you can."

    Answered on 24th Jan 2020 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    JJ Construction and Development Ltd

    "Yes it is possible using the large spring toggle, I have installed many flat screen TVs using 4 of these per bracket."

    Answered on 3rd Jul 2019 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    Candace2

    "Yes using special plastered board fixings if the TV is a light weight model, and the wall is double skinned, (meaning two layers of plaster board thick in depth) otherwise you will need to find the timber frame points behind the plaster board to secure it to."

    Answered on 3rd Apr 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Jr multi skilled maintenance services

    "Thanks for asking spring toggle bolt it. You can find a stud but never use raw plugs on plasterboard"

    Answered on 19th Apr 2020 - Member since Jan 2018 - report
    MD Property Services

    "Easily done, but the correct fittings are required otherwise it will pull out of plasterboard."

    Answered on 5th Nov 2019 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    A* Home Improvements

    "Yes. It should come with the appropriate fixings for this"

    Answered on 8th Sep 2019 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
    Thatssohandy

    "Hi, in theory, yes it is possible with the correct fixings but the cons to this is your banking on a piece of 12mm plasterboard to hold up your new £500 + tv. My advice would be to cut out the plasterboard and install a suitable piece of supporting material. It would also aid in getting services to the rear of your tv which when installed will look more aesthetically pleasing
    Kind Regards
    Mark"

    Answered on 24th May 2019 - Member since Mar 2018 - report
    First Electrics

    "You mean a wall made of plasterboard?

    There are many options but I would probably use GripIt TV clam plasterboard fixings from Screwfix.

    Thanks,

    Mark."

    Answered on 10th Jan 2020 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    Right Fix Decorators & Home Improvements

    "Always use a detector before any drilling starts . Also find the stud or studs to attach a piece of wood for extra support."

    Answered on 6th Aug 2019 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    In and Out Property Maintenance

    "yes it is, but must use the proper wall fixings or the bracket will not be secure to the wall."

    Answered on 21st Sep 2019 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    AB Home Improvements

    "Hi. You will need a masonry drill bit to the correct size of the wall plugs. Position the TV bracket to where you want it, keeping it level (most TV brackets come with its own spirit level), mark the holes with a pencil, using a hammer drill, keeping the drill straight start drilling the holes, making sure the holes are deep enough for the wall plugs, put the bracket in place and secure. Hope this helps"

    Answered on 27th Mar 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report

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