TV in front of fireplace

char_35January 24, 2013

Please don't think I'm totally nuts. We would like to get a flat screen TV for our LR. The big question is where to put it. We don't seem to have a place along any of the walls that would provide good viewing. Wall mount is out because of block wood paneling. I keep looking at the fireplace opening on a raised brick hearth and wondering if we could place it there. We do not use the fireplace but maybe once a year. Has anyone ever placed their TV in front of the fireplace opening?

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emma

I wouldn't put it there. A fire place can be cold, sometimes damp depending on the weather and dusty.

    Bookmark   January 29, 2013 at 8:37PM
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toomuchremodeling

If I understand you, you want to sacrifice the fireplace to provide a location for the TV. I think that is a perfectly good idea.

I put my LCD on a stand in front of my fireplace and it was great. If you are worried about cold and damp, seal the face of the fireplace with a nice panel that has insulation on the backside.

    Bookmark   March 28, 2013 at 7:34AM
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brickeyee

You can probably find a disc with a fire on it for show.

    Bookmark   April 6, 2013 at 1:18PM
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