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Putting TV unit on a glass shelf

I have a TV unit (which weighs about 10 kg) that I want to put on top of the first shelf. As you can see on the photographs, it's already being used as a TV unit but it's too short for viewing ...
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Can I mount this weight lifting rack to 3 studs instead of 4?

My wife bought me this Rogue Power Rack. It looks amazing, but the place we both want to mount it to is not the garage, it's a bedroom in our house in Phoenix. It's a new-build and the studs in the ...
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How can I reinforce my outdoor fan mounted to 2x8 so it doesn't wobble?

There is a fan installed on my outdoor patio to a 2x8. This is a high wind area and I noticed the other day that it was wobbling back and forth constantly. I removed the cover and found that the fan ...
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How to install skinny cylinder surface mount ceiling light?

I, located in Canada, bought UL-listed surface mount ceiling spotlights with diameter of about 6.5cm from Italy. My builder says it is illegal to install the cylinder body directly to the ceiling ...
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Want to surface mount ceiling fan from outdoor lanai ceiling

I live in Florida. The lanai roof is made of a inner and outer layer of metal sandwiching internal material. I can’t recess a box so I have to use conduit to house for power. I can jump up and down on ...
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Are snap toggles a good way to mount a TV to metal studs? [duplicate]

We have metal studs. The mount we purchased weighs about 6kg and is a single stud mount with 20" articulating arm. TV is a thin 55" LG TV ~19kg so about 25kg/55lbs all in. Was thinking about ...
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Mount tv above fireplace

Need to mount 50”tv above fireplace. However there are no studs or furring strips the drywall appears to have been glued to the chimney/ cement board? The fireplace was wood but has been converted to ...
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Can I mount a large TV on flat studs with lag screws?

Trying to mount my 75" tv and ran into a double wall. Starting from the room is 5/8" drywall, 2x4s 24"o/c laid on the flat side, vapour barrier, 6" gap and then the exterior wall. ...
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Is my 75” TV Mount Falling Off?

I recently mounted a 75” TV into timber studs through plasterboard. The Mount feels very solid, but I can now see a little bulge and cracks in the plasterboard under the bottom mounting bolts. The ...
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Drilling through the center stud - Can't identify what material is it?

I'd need to drill through the center stud above my fireplace to mount a tv. The stud is beside a power outlet. There is brick veneer in the front and the stud is in the very end but I also see one ...
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Remove and re-insert female threaded insert?

I have a metal rod with these threaded female connectors on each side. I'm hoping to cut the rod down a bit to shorten it but still keep the female connector on the side i cut. Is there a way to ...
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Okay that TV wobbles when articulating wall mount is extended?

I have a TV securely (lag screws into studs) mounted to the wall with an extending/articulating wall mount. We don't move it around, the TV remains in fixed position, about 20" away from the wall....
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How much weight is safe to hang from a 1/2 inch thick maple board mounted to the wall?

I have a wall mounted metal barbell holder that holds up to three barbells. The holder has pre-drilled holes 10 inches apart (two on each end). To mount this to a wall, I will have to attach a ...
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TV mount to Wall Studs

While installing a wall mount for a 48" TV, I realized I made a mistake. I drilled a ⅜ pilot hole in the wall stud and then installed the anchors provided with the mount that the lag bolts would ...
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Replacing bulb in Janeiro surface mount ceiling light (not LED)

We had these Janeiro flush mount light fixtures installed 7 years ago - not LED. M10122 is the model number I believe. The light went out and we tried to remove the dome but it did not come off easily ...
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Video Wall Mount in the home

Anyone installed a video wall mount for non-commercial TV. I was thinking to purchase an MV70 Video Wall mount because it is fixed and easy to pull out and push back into the canvas. Your thoughts and ...
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Is it possible to mount a 50" 30 lb. TV on one metal stud and one corner angle?

I have a slightly complicated TV mount job that I’d like to get your help on: The wall has one metal stud and one metal corner / L angle. These are spaced ~15" apart. I’d like to use a pivoting ...
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How to Hang TV on SIP wall

We want to hang a 65" 70-lb TV on a SIP wall with an articulated mount. The SIP wall is a sandwich of two 18mm/0.75" OSB outer panels filled with 8" of a "solid" insulating ...
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What to use to install a simple drop ceiling for home theater

Instead of drilling the concrete ceiling multiple times to support a motorized projector screen, a projector, and some lights (either strips, or some panels for decoration), I was thinking about ...
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TV Wall mount permanent bracket arcs forward

Last night I installed the TV mount bracket on the drywall with two stud support. This was my first ever D.I.Y. lol. Meanwhile, it looks all fine and everything is in place but I noticed that the ...
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Attaching a motorized flip down tv mount to my apartment ceiling

I would like to attach a motorized flip down mount for a 50” tv to my apartment ceiling. This is the exact mount. My apartment is a new building that was built 2 years ago. It was built with post ...
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I need a longer 4x4 board

I am having trouble finding 4x4's for an outdoor project right now. I'd like to mount an outdoor television about 5.5 to 6 feet from the ground. I was planning to use two 4x4x10' pressure treated ...
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What type of drill should I get? [closed]

I am moving into my house in a few weeks, and I want to get a general purpose drill for use around the house. I learned that there are different types of drills: power drill, hammer drill, and impact ...
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How to mount TV on brick

I have a 75" TV that I want to mount above a wood burning fireplace (don't worry, the fireplace is not in use!) in a 1920s built house. I have bought this pulldown mount from Monoprice (https://...
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Help mounting tv above fireplace

I am trying to mount a TV above my gas fireplace. I have read about the issues with mounting TVs there, but I have a sealed gas fireplace and I use it less than once a year. I found the studs using a ...
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Computer desk vibrates and hits wall while I type, need solution?

Like the title says, when I type on my computer desk, my computer desk vibrates and hits against my wall. I was thinking about mounting L-brackets to the bottom of the desk to the studs in my wall, ...
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How can I fix this loose chandelier mount?

This is the mount for a chandelier in our dining room. I can tug downward on it and it's pretty solid. There's still something holding it in place but when I push up it jiggles around. It should be ...
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Mounting WLAN router, switch, 2 Raspberry Pis and a power strip

Hardware I would like to mount Router: AVM FRITZ!Box 7590 Switch: Netgear GS116E-200PES 16-Port 2 * Raspberry Pis (3 & 4) various CAT.7 cables Powerstrip ??? (ideas are welcome, should be related ...
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Can I mount my hangboard on a wooden ceiling beam?

My main worry is that I am 180 lbs and this would have to support my weight
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Can I use toggle bolts to mount a tv on a barnwood wall?

My wife and I recently purchased an old farmhouse and one of the many tasks ahead of me is mounting the TV. We have a 40lbs, 55" flat screen and we've determined that the best place for it to go is ...
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Mounting articulating Arm for TV (43”) to wall with metal studs

I’d like to mount an articulating arm for my 43” TV in my basement, however have metal studs unfortunately. The mount is made for a single stud install. Luckily I have access to the back side of the ...
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TV mount on wooden studs - what screws to use

so i want to mount my tv on the wall, with a flexible arm tv mount. its a drywall with studs behind it. i think the wall is drywall anyway - it was built in 2005. the wall screws supplied come with ...
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Clean way of Extending Stud for Mounting on Drywall

I am trying to mount hooks onto my walls to hang a crossbar for a photography backdrop roll. The backdrops are 86 inches. However below there is a shelf that slighty jets into the area where the ...
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Bulge in drywall after mounting tv

I mounted my 60” inch tv over my fireplace and a bulge has appeared on both sides in the last few days. I’ve done some searches and it sounds like this is a “nail or screw pop”. My question is this ...
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What could cause a wall mounted sink to fail?

I went to the restroom before I was gonna eat at the restaurant after using the restroom I flushed and attended to the sink to wash my hands as I put just the pressure of my elbows on the sink to ...
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what's kind of bike hooks should I buy for this wall mount?

I moved in a new house and in the garage there is already a wall mount with parallel grooves, please see the first attached picture. I know I can buy some certain hooks for this kind of wall that I ...
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How can I install a TV mount to metal studs?

I'm trying to mount a tv in the new apartment. I thought I found and marked the studs and drill holes, but when trying to drill though met resistance. I'm able to look into the wall a little because ...
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Mantle mount installation

Good morning, I have a mantle mount that I would like to install over the fire place, currently, I have wood paneling over the brick, I want to install to the wood, but I cant seem to locate, the ...
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Mounting TV to wall with multiple light switches/outlets

I am looking for advice on safety precautions to take while mounting a TV to an interior wall with multiple light switches and outlets. The wall is standard wood/drywall and I have located two studs ...
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Will this TV mount holds LG OLED C8 65"? [closed]

I have 24inches stud and bought a LG OLED C8 65 inches. Looking at this TV mount: https://www.amazon.com.au/Bracket-Articulating-MD2380-24-Mounting-Dream/dp/B06XZ6S9VG/ref=pd_sbs_504_1 It says it ...
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What length toggle bolt to use?

I'm looking to install some floating shelves (I originally wrote "cabinets", sorry) in my apartment and want to put some moderately heavy things on them (likely under 100 pounds over a 48 inch long ...
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How to wall-mount this whiteboard

Trying to mount a 1/2" thick white board (2' tall, 8' wide) on this brick wall. The challenge is doing so with these electrical tubes in the way (they come about 1.5" off the wall). Any suggestions? ...
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Mounting Computer Under Particle Board Desk

I would like to mount a computer under a desktop made from particle board, the desktop is 1/2 inch thick, the computer plus mount weighs about 25lbs. Would the particle board hold? How could I mount ...
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Is there any such thing as a rectangular tripod mount or something like that? [closed]

So I bought this 20€ foldable laptop table: But I work with at least 2 external HDDs at a time, so I needed to find a way of having them "attached" to the table, too. The best, cheapest, most elegant ...
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How can I hide television cables on a brick wall?

My handyman mounted my TV and cut holes at the top and bottom so we could hide the cords. He went to put the cords through the hole and found a surprise layer of brick in between the holes so he ...
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Do I need to fill the gap of a wide tv mount hole?

First time mounting a TV here. The Mounting Screw Holes at the back of my TV is wider than the M6 screw that it takes. I was wondering if I need to fill the gap with a spacer or something else when ...
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Suggestions for properly mounting 4' shop light

Suggestions for installing two 4 ft LED flush mount shop lights in unfinished basement ceiling perpendicular to floor joists (see pictures)? Specifically, what ceiling box to use and would you mount ...
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40LB TV Mounted on Drywall using 6 Plastic Anchors. WILL THIS FALL?

The 55' tv is 38.8 lbs and I used 6 drywall anchors rated for 80lbs. I hung it 24 hours ago at a friends house, and I've been nervous since reading contradictory information online. Having only done ...
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Installing TV on metal studs

So I tried installing my new Samsung 55" inch LED above the fireplace on an articulating mount (about 45 pounds on the TV) and found metal studs. I decided to open up the wall and install 2x4 wood ...
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Mounting tv using wall studs, cant drill more than ~1 inch

Hello so I am trying to mount my tv using a rosewill RHTB-16001 and trying to drive in the pilot holes to be able to screw in the lag bolts. Following the manual using a 1/4 inch drill bit I drilled ...
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