Will My Fireplace Hurt My TV?

If a television is hung above a fireplace incorrectly, it may succumb to damage. If a mantel is installed below the television but above the fireplace, heat may be directed away from the television. Other things to take into consideration include a flexible or rotational mount so that you can shift the television to face downward slightly to enhance the viewing experience while having it hung high enough that heat from the fireplace cannot affect it. You can read more about it in this blog post.