Step 2: Install The Wall Mount

installing wall mount for hanging a flat-screen tv
Photo: Ryan Benyi
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Drill pilot holes for the lag screws. Hold the mount up to the wall and position it over the holes. Install the lag bolts and washers with a socket wrench, but don't tighten them completely. Slide the mount left or right depending on where you want the TV, check for level, then tighten each screw, as shown.
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    Tools List

    • multi-bit screwdriver
      Screwdriver
    • socket wrench
      Socket set
    • studfinder
      Stud finder
    • pencil
      Pencil
    • torpedo level
      Torpedo level
    • drywall saw
      Drywall saw
    • drill
      Drill/driver

    Shopping List

    TV mount

    PowerBridge (optional)