What can I use instead of a TV unit?

Here are 7 suggestions for ‘unique’ media stands.

  • A dresser: Depending on how much space you have in your living room this is a fantastic option for a few reasons.
  • A chest: Depending again on the height, having a chest with or without detail is a unique look.
  • A console table:
  • A fireplace:
  • A bench:
  • TV Easel:
  • Bookcase:

What is the difference between a TV stand and an entertainment center?

Entertainment centers are large pieces of furniture that usually surround and hold the TV. They also contain more storage space than TV stands. Entertainment centers can be as tall as 72″ and are available in a variety of styles to match any decor. Due to their size, entertainment centers aren’t ideal for small rooms.

How much does an entertainment center cost?

A built-in entertainment center costs about $4,470 to install including labor costs with average prices ranging from $3,380 to $5,560 in the US for 2020 according to HowMuch. Your overall cost will depend on the size of the unit, type of wood, materials, and labor prices.

Can a coffee table be used as a TV stand?

Many coffee tables are also perfect for being used as television stands and you can get a more affordable alternative to a full-size piece. There is a slight downside – coffee tables are shorter, so you might want your TV below the ground for optimum viewing.

What do you do if your TV stand is too low?

You can make a TV stand higher by using risers underneath the base of the legs. You can also use an adjustable riser for the TV itself, which will allow you to increase the height of the screen in seconds.

How do I choose an entertainment unit?

Consider the size of your chosen room You will also want to ensure the size of the entertainment unit matches the size of the space. For example, if you are furnishing a large room and want the entertainment unit to be a centrepiece, then a larger unit might be the way to go.

What size TV unit do I need for a 55 inch TV?

For example, if you have a 55″ TV and do not want any over hang on the TV console, you will want to get one that is at least 50″ wide. Measure your TV to get it’s true width to be sure though. A rule of thumb for us here is to have about 3 inches from the edge of your TV to the edge of the TV stand.

How tall should an entertainment center be?

60 inch TV Stand Dimensions An entertainment center should have a width, for the TV at least, between 58 to 64 inches. The usual height for these entertainment centers goes upwards to 59 inches and more.