Imagine a cozy evening by the fireplace, streaming your favourite show or enjoying a movie night with loved ones. Your TV is tilted downwards, but it is too high and uncomfortable to view what’s playing. Now, picture this experience with a TV that can pull-down to perfect eye level allowing you to enjoy without straining your neck. Enter the world of pull-down wall mounts! A game-changer in the realm of home entertainment.
In this blog, we'll discuss the benefits of pull-down wall mounts, with a spotlight on the innovative MantelMount, the ultimate solution for over-fireplace installations.
The allure of a pull-down TV wall mount lies in its ability to provide a viewing experience tailored to your comfort. The pull-down functionality ensures that the TV is always at the perfect eye level. This feature is a game-changer, particularly for spaces with varying seating arrangements or for installations above fireplaces. Instead of accommodating your viewing angle to the TV, the pull-down mount adjusts to you.
Moreover, this type of mount addresses the common concern of neck strain and discomfort associated with elevated TVs. While doing this, the pull-down TV wall mount boasts an elegant and space-saving design. When not in use, the TV seamlessly retracts, preserving the aesthetics of your room. This feature is particularly appealing when considering installations above oversized fireplaces.
A pull-down TV wall mount is a versatile solution that finds its utility in various scenarios where optimizing the viewing experience and space management are key. Here are some of the most common situations where a TV mount pull down shines:
Above Fireplaces: One of the most popular scenarios is mounting a TV above a fireplace, particularly a taller fireplace. A TV mount pull down is an ideal choice here as it allows you to discreetly conceal the TV above the mantel when not in use, preserving the fireplace's grand aesthetics.
Multipurpose Rooms: For rooms that serve multiple functions – such as living rooms doubling as dining areas or home offices – a pull-down TV wall mount ensures that the TV can be positioned at the optimal viewing angle, whether you're enjoying a meal, working, or relaxing. It can adapt to you and your situation at all times of day.
Rooms with High Ceilings: High ceilings can pose a challenge when it comes to TV viewing angles. A pull-down TV mount allows you to lower the TV to an eye-level position, overcoming the strain of looking upwards. This is especially relevant in spaces like lofts or open-concept layouts.
Bedrooms: In bedrooms, where space might be limited or viewing angles need to be adjusted based on sitting or lying down, a pull-down TV wall mount provides the flexibility needed for comfortable viewing. It eliminates the need for rearranging furniture or propping up pillows to get the perfect angle.
Home Gyms: For fitness enthusiasts who want to follow workout videos on the TV while exercising, a pull-down TV wall mount proves invaluable. You can position the TV at a comfortable height and adjust it as needed during your workout routine.
Commercial Spaces: In commercial settings like conference rooms, meeting areas, or waiting rooms, a pull-down TV mount offers an elegant solution for presentations, training sessions, or keeping clients engaged.
Luxury Spaces: In upscale homes or high-end establishments, a pull-down TV mount adds an element of luxury and modernity. It's an impressive addition to spaces that value both style and functionality.
Ultimately, the versatility of a TV mount pull down makes it a valuable addition to a range of spaces and scenarios. It transforms the way you interact with your TV, enhancing comfort and convenience while adding a touch of sophistication to your environment.
Many homeowners wonder whether it's feasible to mount a TV above a gas fireplace due to the heat generated. It is absolutely fine to mount a TV above a fireplace (gas, electric or real) if you have the appropriate wall mount to prevent damage. For fireplaces that produce real flames, here's where TV pull down wall mount’s shine. These mounts not only preserve the fireplace's allure but they also ensure that your TV is safe from the heat by placing it a significant distance above the flame when the mount is in its closed position (make sure not to have the fireplace on while the mount is pulled down). Companies like MantelMount take safety a step further by designing their fireplace pull down TV mounts to incorporate several additional strategic elements into their designs to prevent heat exposure to your devices. Some of their mounts have temperature sensing handles which turn red at 110 degrees to warn the customer if the heat from a burning fireplace is about to damage the TV and Soundbar (Specifically *For MM540, MM700 and MM750).
In addition, certain Mantle Mount models offer motorized functionality, allowing you to adjust the TV's position with a touch of a button. This not only adds a touch of modern sophistication and convenience but also transforms your TV experience into a cinematic event and provides safety to your television.
While traditional TV mounts require manual adjustments, the real gem of motorized pull-down wall mounts, like the MM815 MantleMount, lies in their automated functionality. With just a touch of a button, your TV glides downward, revealing cinematic perfection. Here's why we believe a motorized wall mount stands out:
Choosing a motorized wall mount isn't just about mounting a TV; it's about creating an environment that caters to your every need. It's about enhancing your living space with modern technology that seamlessly integrates into your lifestyle. By selecting a motorized wall mount, you're making a statement about your commitment to luxury, convenience, and the ultimate home entertainment experience.
At Auxe, we take pride in recommending brands that align with our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction. Among these brands, MantelMount stands as a trusted name that we wholeheartedly endorse as they invented the Pull Down TV Mount™. With a profound understanding of the nuances of home entertainment, Mantel Mount has crafted a range of pull-down wall mounts that cater to a variety of needs. Let's explore the diverse options that MantelMount offers, ensuring that there's a perfect fit for every space and preference.
Mantel Mount's dedication to accessibility is evident in their budget-friendly offering. This option provides an opportunity for homeowners to experience the convenience and luxury of a pull-down wall mount without breaking the bank. Crafted with the same precision and attention to detail, the affordable Mantel Mount ensures that quality isn't compromised.
Designed for those who value secure, effortless functionality without compromising on craftsmanship and features, the MM340 Standard Pull Down TV Mount sets a new standard for entry-level pull-down mounts. With a TV weight capacity ranging from 20 to 90 lbs and accommodating TV sizes between 44" to 80", the MM340 offers versatility that complements a wide range of setups.
The mount boasts features like Pull Down Handles, Cable Management, Adjustable Stops, and Auto-Straightening, ensuring optimal viewing angles and a neat appearance.
With an impressive 27" vertical travel distance and a 30-degree swivel in each direction, you're in complete control of your viewing experience.
Safety is paramount – the MM340 is UL Tested and Listed, providing peace of mind.
For a seamless look, the RB100 1.8" Flush-To-Wall Recess Box accessory is available (requires both the RB100 Recess Box and SSB40 Adapter for the necessary bolt pattern configuration). Explore further customization with Wall Plate Covers and a Sound Bar Adapter, available as add-on accessories.
For those seeking the epitome of sophistication and functionality, Mantel Mount's premium line stands ready to captivate. Introducing the MM750 Pro Pull Down TV Mount from MantelMount, the epitome of innovation and excellence in home entertainment.
As the second iteration in the Pro Series Manual Pull Down TV Mount line, the MM750 raises the bar for larger, heavier TVs. With its enhanced engineering, including top-tier steel, four premium gas pistons, a tubular tapered lifting arm, and superior torsion rigidity, this mount delivers a smooth full range motion, surpassing its MM700 predecessor.
With increased off-the-wall and vertical travel distances, "Stop Anywhere Positioning," and advanced levelling for post-install adjustments, the MM750 ensures a customized viewing experience.
The mount's heavy-duty construction, heat sensing pull-down handles, built-in sound bar attachment, adjustable stops, and auto-straightening feature underline its sophistication.
With an attached recess box for optional 1.8" flush-to-wall TV storage, this model embodies versatility while meeting UL Safety Standards.
For home theater enthusiasts who demand the finest, the MM750 Pro Pull Down TV Mount is the ultimate choice.
At Auxe, we're dedicated to assisting you in making the right choice for your entertainment setup. Mantel Mount's diverse range of pull-down wall mounts allows us to tailor our recommendations to your preferences, space requirements, and budget. Whether you opt for the accessible or premium option, you can trust that Mantel Mount's commitment to quality and design excellence remains unwavering.
For those who love a good DIY challenge, installing a pull-down wall mount like the Mantel Mount can be a rewarding endeavour. Here's a step-by-step guide to get you started:
While the DIY route can be rewarding, there's a level of expertise that professionals bring to the table. Hiring TV installation professionals like those at AUXE offers benefits beyond convenience. Auxe is the sole recommended installation company for MantleMount due to their years of experience and knowledge of Mantle Mount products. This expertise guarantees proper weight distribution, seamless integration, and optimal functionality. Auxe is located on the " BOOK AN INSTALL" page on the MantleMount website for a reason. This attention to detail goes a long way in ensuring a safe and aesthetically pleasing setup that stands the test of time.
With pull-down wall mounts, you're inviting a new level of comfort, luxury, and intimacy into your living space. Whether you're cozying up by the fireplace or hosting a movie night, the allure of the Mantel Mount and its motorized wonder will undoubtedly transform how you experience entertainment. However, these mounts take extreme expertise to install. Not only do you need correct height and viewing knowledge to make sure the TV is above the heat exposure threshold, but these pull down mounts are heavy duty and need to be anchored into the correct framing to make sure it is stable with no future safety issues.
Ready to take your TV setup to new heights? Explore the possibilities with AUXE – experts in turning entertainment dreams into reality. Contact us today to embark on your home entertainment journey.
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As you venture into the world of pull-down wall mounts, remember that it's not just about mounting a TV – it's about crafting moments that resonate. With motorized functionality, the allure of the Mantel Mount, expert assistance from Auxe, and guidance from this blog post, your home entertainment takes on a whole new dimension of comfort, style, and convenience.
Don't wait to transform your space – book a professional tv installation now and elevate your TV experience, indulging in entertainment magic like never before. Your home deserves the best, and with pull-down wall mounts, you're creating a space that truly speaks to your lifestyle and aspirations.
June 4, 2023
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