There are two main factors to take into consideration when choosing a TV stand – the size of the TV and the location where you are going to put it. You should not make a final decision unless you are certain of these two factors.
In regards to the size of the TV, measure it based only on the screen and not the frame around it. Televisions used nowadays have thin frames anyway, so you can just measure the width from one end to another. The reason why you need to do this is because TV stand manufacturers specify which TV size a particular stand is intended for. You just have to compare your measurement with that of the available TV stand sizes.
Room layout is important
You want to make sure that the TV stand can easily fit in the room where it is supposed to be placed. You must also take into consideration the presence of other things inside the room such as desks, tables, chairs, etc. You might think that the room is spacious enough, but considering all other things inside it, you might have a hard time fitting in a TV stand especially if it is too big.
The key is to measure the available space. You should buy a TV stand depending on the space available plus some more extra space. Some TV stands have wheels so they are easier for you to move them around whenever necessary. You should also see to it that nothing stands in its way when you have to move it.
Height is also a factor
The height of your television also comes into play. You should use a shorter TV stand if the TV is too high so you won’t have to look up just to see the display. If you are uncertain, try searching for TV stands that are adjustable. Then, you won’t have to worry about the height. Just remember this type of TV stand is more expensive.
To make it easier for you to determine how tall the stand should be, sit wherever most people will be seated to see the display and find out if you are comfortable when the TV is placed at a specific height or you want it to be a bit lower.
Once you have considered all these factors, you can go ahead and buy a new TV display stand. Just remember that aside from a TV stand, you can also buy a wall mount. This is perfect if you are comfortable watching the TV positioned ion a wall. You also have to undergo the same process since everything needs to be properly measured.
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