How to Hang a Flat-Screen TV

Choose the right mount, install it yourself, and save $200

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Cordless drill
  • Level
  • Drywall saw
  • Stud finder
  • Tape measure
  • Utility knife
  • Socket/ratchet set

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Flat panel TV mount
  • Masking tape
  • Lag bolts (if not included in mounting kit)