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The TV Stand Vs. The Wall Mount

If you’re a fan of putting your feet up in the evening and watching television, then the placement of your TV will be a big decision for you. We have a wide selection of TV units and stands at The Range, but which is best for your box set binging?

 

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TV Mount

Pros

If you have a smaller room or larger pieces of furniture, then the TV mount is an ideal way to save floor space. Hanging your TV on the wall also means that you can choose the height at which you have it, making it a good customisable option. Not only that, but with a Multi-Position TV Mount, you can change the angle depending on where or how you want to sit. This impressive set up also gives your room a sleek and contemporary feel, upgrading your room.

 

Cons

The downside of using a wall mounted TV stand is that while the position is customisable, where the TV is situated is less so. Once you have hung your TV on the wall, it is more difficult to move it if you decide to change your room. This also means it is less ideal for people who rent their homes and therefore might not be allowed to drill into the walls. In addition, the TV mount takes more time and effort to install compared to the regular TV Stand.

 

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TV Stand

Pros

The classic TV stand is a popular option because it is much easier to move around the room and provides additional storage for spare wires, consoles, or DVD’s. The bulkier unit is also good for disguising wires and plugs behind it. The TV Unit can be a central feature in the room with a variety of designs, as well as providing comfortable access to sockets.

 

Cons

The disadvantage of having a traditional TV stand is that it does take up more floor space, which isn’t ideal for small rooms or rooms with lots of furniture. It also doesn’t have the customisation of the height available as with the wall mount. Another drawback is that as TV stands tend to be relatively low, it leaves your television in reach of pets and little ones, where it could get more easily damaged.

 

 

There are many pros and cons when deciding between a TV Stand or a TV Mount, but ultimately it depends on what space you have and how you’d like to use it, along with how much you like to move your furniture around. You can browse our large selection of TV Stands and Mounts and decide which best suits your home.  

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