Mount A Tv Without Studs
If the studs don t line up where you want to place your tv then you ll have to mount the tv without studs using toggle bolts.
Mount a tv without studs. You can use a snaptoggle anchor video here as these new types of wall anchorscan hold hundreds of pounds. Locate the two studs in your wall that will support your tv. The best way to do this is to use a step drill bit and a powerful drill. For toggles skip to.
If there simply aren t any studs where you want to mount the tv then you need to use some sort of hollow wall anchor. Do not use hollow wall anchors as they cannot support the weight of tv wall mount brackets and the television. If your tv wall mount cannot be secured directly into the wall studs use a piece of plywood. Decide between molly bolts and toggles for mounting installation see tips.
The good news is that you can still mount your tv despite the hollow walls with mount it s no stud tv wall mount that hangs on your wall like a picture frame. For molly bolts continue to step 2. How to install a flat screen without studs. If you for some reason you cannot attach a piece of plywood on the wall to secure into the studs here is another safe way to mount your tv.
Or you can read on to learn other ways to mount a tv on the wall without studs. In most tv installs you can use a stud finder to locate the studs hidden behind. Anchors are a great alternative to studs because they operate in a similar fashion. Install the molly bolt wall anchors.
How to mount a tv on the wall without studs 80lbs drywall tv mount no stud tv mount condomounts duration. Using your tv. You must screw into studs when mounting a tv on the wall. A good step drill bit will quickly cut through a steel wall mount.
Anchors are some of the easiest ways to hang anything in the walls without a stud. Unfortunately depending on your living space and the construction of your home the wall that you choose for your tv may not have studs. If there simply aren t any studs where you want to mount the tv then you need to use some sort of hollow wall anchor. 2 hold the tv mount against the wall so you can mark the holes.
How to mount a tv without using studs alternative ways to wall mount a tv. Once you ve picked an ideal location for hanging a tv on the wall run a stud finder along the top of the paper. Drill a small pilot hole for the molly bolt. Some mounts can be attached to a single stud.
Below is a horribly blurry screenshot of a video from my phone showing how we mounted the scrap piece of plywood into the studs.