What size should can TV be over brick fireplace?

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  • 27524803 27524803 on Dec 06, 2017
    No larger that the fireplace opening itself... or find another wall (or room) where you can put BIG one

  • Ken Ken on Dec 06, 2017
    I always buy the largest I can afford that will fit in the space allotted. Never had one that I regretted because it was too big.

    If you want better advice, send along a photograph of the fireplace.

  • GrandmasHouseDIY GrandmasHouseDIY on Dec 06, 2017
    I think as long as the tv isn't bigger then the fireplace and they balance each other then it'll look nice!

  • Gale Allen Jenness Gale Allen Jenness on Dec 06, 2017
    Ok, this is where builders code comes in! Nothing combustible can be any close to the firebox then 36” . Which the heat alone any closer could cook your TV set! If you use your fire place? 12” on the sides of the fire box to combustible as well! I’m a contractor and also installed Woodstoves for a living in the past. So I know the codes well!

  • Bijous Bijous on Dec 06, 2017
    I'm of the school that the TV should not be over a fireplace. They compete with each other and neither wins.

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Dec 06, 2017
    You can put up any size you want as long as you can secure it safely in the allotted space.