5 Reasons why A TV Cabinet is better than a Wall Mount

If you are in the market for a brand new Plasma or LCD TV then you should also be looking for a way to display it. You basically have two different products to choose from, a wall mount and a TV stand. While a wall mount will give you the benefit for a cinema-like experience by placing your flat screen on the wall, there are many reasons why a TV cabinet is a much better choice.              

1. More Space

If you are the type of TV viewer who has to have every gadget and component that is released then you are better off using a TV stand or cabinet for display purposes. There are many different styles of cabinets available that offer plenty of storage space for all your receivers, gaming consoles and digital boxes.

2. Traditional or Modern Styles Available

No matter what type of décor you have, you can find a TV cabinet that will coordinate with it. Wall mounts are hidden by your TV and therefore do not add anything to your interior design. A TV cabinet however can make a dramatic difference in the overall look and feel of the room. You can choose from classic wooden stands that will give any room a sophisticated look or go with a more modernized stand made of plastic or glass materials to bring out the futuristic appeal of your electronics.

3. Ideal for Large or Small Spaces

You may think that a wall mount is the best choice for a small TV room, but if you have several digital boxes and components, a TV cabinet with plenty of storage space could also work well. A cabinet that has plenty of shelf space and large media drawers could serve the purpose of displaying your TV and hold all your media as well, eliminating the need for additional furniture in the room and therefore increasing the amount of space in the room.

4. No Installation Required

Wall mounts can be tricky to install if you have no prior experience and if they are not installed correctly you could end up damaging your expensive flat screen TV. A cabinet may require some assembly, but once it is put together it will provide you with a stable foundation to display your TV and other components on.

5. Get the Look of a Wall Mount with the Benefits of a Cabinet

There are some cabinet styles available that allow you to add an optional cantilever-style mounting systems so that you can enjoy the same eye-level viewing that you get with a wall mount with the storage benefits of a TV cabinet.

While there are advantages and disadvantages with both types of display options, a TV cabinet can provide you with ample storage space and plenty of design options to choose from.  And a traditional style TV cabinet made of wood materials is a durable and long lasting TV display option that you and your family will be able to benefit from for many years to come.

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