Are flat screen TV stands a good choice for you?
One of the first decisions you’ll probably make after purchasing your flat screen TV is whether to mount it on the wall or choose one of the many available flat screen TV stands. Many people choose TV wall mounts, but for a lot of reasons flat screen TV stands are growing in popularity. Before flat screens starting becoming more popular almost everyone had either a TV stand or an entertainment center. Often the entertainment centers were massively huge. They had to be deep enough to hold large televisions that are much deeper than today’s thin flat screen TVs. They also had to be very wide to accommodate large TV cabinets. TV owners today are really lucky because there are many flat screen TV stands to choose from. Designs range from ultra-modern to classically rustic to rich sumptuous wood.
So don’t limit your thinking to wall mounts only. You owe it to yourself to at least check out some of the flat screen TV stands. I mean when your TV is mounted to the wall, it’s just a TV hanging on the wall. With flat screen TV stands you’re actually getting a piece of furniture that can complement your other furnishings. Many stands also offer valuable storage space that you don’t get with a wall mount. You’ll have room for your DVD player, surround sound, video game machine and more.
Choices with Flat Screen TV Stands
Once your decide that buying a flat screen TV is the right move for you, the next thing you need to do is start thinking about which stand to buy. Things you need to consider include placement in your room. How would flat screen TV stands fit with your current furniture? Would you prefer a corner TV stand or one that would go flat against a wall? Also try to think into the future about how you might rearrange your room. That way you can choose a TV stand that would work in more than one location, giving you extra design flexibility. Another thing to think about is how much storage you’d like to have in your flat screen TV stands. With this choice, less is not more. You definitely should go with a TV stand that has more storage space than you think your currently need. You will always be adding more components to your system and you want to make sure your TV stand can accommodate all your future storage needs.
Sizes of Flat Screen TV Stands
Of course you need to consider the size of your TV and make sure that any flat screen TV stands you look at are designed for a TV of that size. If you purchase in a store, that salesperson should be able to tell you what size of TV will fit with a particular stand. If you buy online, the specifications should tell you what size TV will fit in the stand. A lot of people do because they like to see what the actual unit looks like in person. Even if you do shop in a brick and mortar store, you should check online to see if you can get the same flat screen TV stand for a better price. Often shopping online will save you money. Finally the last thing to consider comes down to your personal preference of flat screen TV stands that fit in with your existing furniture and sense of style.