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11 Things You Should Never Do to Your Flat Screen TV

Reader's Digest.CA Logo By Hannah Louise, FamilyHandyman.com of Reader's Digest.CA | Slide 1 of 11: A fireplace is an aesthetically pleasing and cozy centrepiece in any living space. The downfall? It may leave you with a conundrum: where oh where to put the TV? Let us help you: anywhere but above the fireplace! The fireplace can warm up your flat screen TV and consequently shorten its lifespan. Plus, if you use the fireplace, soot can get on and into your TV. And if that doesn’t convince you, then think about how uncomfortable it will be to have to look way up there when checking out what’s new on Netflix.

Never Mount a TV Above a Fireplace

A fireplace is an aesthetically pleasing and cozy centrepiece in any living space. The downfall? It may leave you with a conundrum: where oh where to put the TV? Let us help you: anywhere but above the fireplace! The fireplace can warm up your flat screen TV and consequently shorten its lifespan. Plus, if you use the fireplace, soot can get on and into your TV. And if that doesn’t convince you, then think about how uncomfortable it will be to have to look way up there when checking out what’s new on Netflix.

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