Mount A Tv Without Studs
If your tv wall mount cannot be secured directly into the wall studs use a piece of plywood.
Mount a tv without studs. These can be extremely strong but as a general rule should not. 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. You must screw into studs when mounting a tv on the wall.
For molly bolts continue to step 2. Some mounts can be attached to a single stud. 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. Using your tv.
Unfortunately depending on your living space and the construction of your home the wall that you choose for your tv may not have studs. Or you can read on to learn other ways to mount a tv on the wall without studs. Decide between molly bolts and toggles for mounting installation see tips. Anchors are a great alternative to studs because they operate in a similar fashion.
Do not use hollow wall anchors as they cannot support the weight of tv wall mount brackets and the television. How to mount a tv without using studs alternative ways to wall mount a tv. Locate the two studs in your wall that will support your tv. In most tv installs you can use a stud finder to locate the studs hidden behind.
For toggles skip to. Use a wall mounting kit. If a stud does not fall dead center to where you want to hang your television you will need to mount a piece of scrap plywood on two studs in order to create a solid surface for your hardware mount. How to install a flat screen without studs.
Once you ve picked an ideal location for hanging a tv on the wall run a stud finder along the top of the paper. 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. Below is a horribly blurry screenshot of a video from my phone showing how we mounted the scrap piece of plywood into the studs. 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. 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. You can use a snaptoggle anchor video here as these new types of wall anchorscan hold hundreds of pounds. Drill a small pilot hole for the molly bolt.
The best way to do this is to use a step drill bit and a powerful drill.