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Is it possible to mount a TV to plaster walls?

Always
29%
In most cases
43%
In some cases
19%
Never
3%
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Question: Is it possible to mount a TV to plaster walls?
Top Answer (43% of 51 votes): In most cases.

Answer: In most cases
Explanation: That depends on the wall. The best way to mount a TV is to connect the mount to a stud. If there is no stud then there are always other ways.
Moran Property Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Plaster walls are not the most ideal material for mounting a television too however it can still be done with care. Never mount an articulating Mount onto plaster walls please it is not safe and if anyone tells you otherwise then they in all honesty should not be mounting your TV to a plaster wall or any other wall for that matter!
Masterpiece AV
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Best practice is always find a stud to mount to. If one is not found, it depends on the weight of the tv and how strong the wall is. If you push on a plaster wall and it moves or crumbles, its probably not a good idea to mount on it.
Acuity Installation, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Although you should not mount a television on plaster we will do it if we find a stud or you have a flat mount and your television is light enough to be mounted with anchors or toggle bolts.
The Assemblers
Answer: Always
Explanation: Hit the stud if you can on at least one anchor
ESDG,LLC
Answer: Never
Explanation: The plaster will never support the weight.
derol construction
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: I don't personally, but they do sell the molliesin certain stores. I don't trust them.
Resurrection Rebuilding & Remodeling
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: As long as there are studs to anchor to, you can mount TVs on just about any wall finish. If there are not studs to anchor to I would recommend limiting the size/weight of the TV mounted.
Construct Boss
Answer: Always
Explanation: Harder to do but yes it can be done. Professionals are a must for these type of installs.
AV Integration Group
ProMatcher
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: There is always a situation that something mounted on plaster won't work, however I can not think of one. The only trouble I can thing of is that finding the studs for proper mounting may be difficult with some stud finders. Proper installation into studs of a mount on plaster is not a problem.
TVmtn.com
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Depending on size and weight of tv. Most TVs can be mounted on plaster walls using anchors if a stud isn't available
Chuck's TV Mounting
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Plaster walls in one of the hardest materials to work with but by use the proper tools and not cracking the surfaces it can be done by using the correct type of anchors.
D&R Home Audio Services
ProMatcher
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Knowledge of residential framing based on the year of the home is critical when stud searching as stud finders may be thrown off from the lath behind the plaster. These projects should be left for a professional installer
Telsat communications
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: As long as there are studs behind the plaster to hold the weight. In some cases, with a very small and light TV, it can be mounted using only toggle bolts in the drywall or plaster.
Dan of All Trades
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: With the proper anchors.
J&S Handyman Services
ProMatcher
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Plaster can be tricky. This depends on the location of the studs.
Modern AV LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: With the proper wall anchors you could go up to 80 lbs of t.v. weight. I wouldn't recomend doing it though.
David's Handyman Services
Answer: Always
Explanation: TVs can be mounted on any surface.
Theaters and Technologies
ProMatcher
Answer: Always
Explanation: Just find the stud
HD TV Antennas installer
Answer: Always
Explanation: As long as you can find studs to drill lags in.
San Diego TV Install
Answer: Always
Explanation: As long as you hit studs
Carolina Custom Mounts
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