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Cost of TV Mounting

How much does it cost to wall mount a television? We have everything you need to know about the average cost of hanging a flat screen TV. You can also get some tips for finding a reputable TV mounting service in your local area.
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Updated on October 09, 2015
By ProMatcher Staff, ProMatcher

Cost of TV Mounting

Cost of Hiring a Local TV Mounting Service

Use the information below to get a better understanding of how TV mounting companies charge for their services. If you're ready to get started on your project, use our free matching service to find local TV mounting companies.

1. Where do you live? The cost of professional TV mounting will often depend your geographic location. Prices tend to be higher in large cities and major metropolitan areas where the cost of living is much higher.

2. How many TVs do you need to hang? Mounting a single TV is going to be cheaper than mounting 10 TVs. However, you may be able to negotiate a better deal for each TV when you have a larger project.

3. Do you have the mount already? If you have the mount already, you’re good to go. However, you will want to make sure that the mounting bracket is compatible with your TV before the technician arrives.

4. What type of mount do you want? You may be able to save a few dollars on your project by running to the store and purchasing the mount yourself. However, the service can provide a bracket for you in most cases. The cost will depend on the type of mount you choose. Many basic models should cost less than $50. However, articulating mounts and commercial-grade mounts to support the weight of an extra-large TV will be more expensive.

5. How large is the television? Large flat screen TVs can be pretty heavy. Most TVs can be safely lifted by one technician. However, for large TVs, it may require the lifting power of two or more people. This will increase the cost of hanging the TV on the wall. If you are willing to help the technician move the TV, this may save you a few dollars.

6. Are the proper electrical connections in place already? Is there an outlet nearby? If not, you may need to hire an electrician to install one before the mount is fastened to the wall or ceiling.

7. Where do you want to mount the TV? It is easiest to mount the TV to drywall or sheetrock. It typically costs more to mount the TV to a brick fireplace or concrete wall.

8. Are you okay with seeing wires? Once the TV is mounted, some wires will remain visible in most cases. Wire concealment will come at an additional cost. You can either hide the wires within the wall or you can neatly organize them within a plastic cover.

9. Do you need to hookup any other equipment? Once the TV is mounted, the technician should re-connect your cable box, DVD player, and game systems. However, if you would like to install any additional equipment like surround sound speaker, this will add to the cost of your project. They may also offer to assist you with programming your remotes and ensuring that all of the components are in working order.

10. Do you want to keep your old TV? Some companies have programs to recycle old TVs. In other cases, they may offer to haul away your old television and dispose of it for an additional charge.

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Cost of TV Mounting fixed fee (up to 50-inch tv)
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