couple of good movies is undoubtedly the most impacting form of entertainment everyone dreamed
of. Ending the day in front of your television is absolutely relaxing and at the same time
enjoyable. But isn’t that experience going to be better if we have the perfect television setup
in front? This is what we want for our break, right?
to a good movie experience is how the television is setup. You may have the best television set
and the best audio system, but the setup is poor, still you won’t be able to catch a good movie
experience. Aligning the television set to your eyes’ center view can bring an even better movie
experience. The simple, yet creative TV riser helps perfectly with the correct television
A TV riser is simply a
holder that carries your television set in order to increase its height. This definition may be the simplest,
but the functions of TV risers do more than that. It can also be used to hold a portion of the audio system or
position it to the recommended height in order to create a movie theatre surrounding.
Other designs of the riser
can also contain a center container fit for small appliances such as VHS, VCR, and CD and DVD players. The
risers can be used to hold your old CRT set, or a new LCD television, or are even becoming more popular to hold
computer monitors (aka, a monitor riser).
The most frequent factors
that differ TV risers manufactured by different companies are the shape, size, height, make, and style. When
speaking of shape, there are various designs a television owner can choose from. Oblong and rectangle are two
shapes of risers that continue to fight their way to the top. Counts of manufacturers and designers prefer to
use this shape because of the resulting area they produce.
Wood is behind steel when
it comes to the key materials used in creating TV risers. Thick hardwood makes a good candidate for the product
because of its strength and durability. Aside from the rigid make of hardwood, TV risers made from wood are
glamorous and are perfect furniture when made with fine craftsmanship. In addition, wood furniture easily
matches with other furniture present in a house.
Light weight metals are the
most favorite material for TV risers. Metals do not just offer durability and strength when it comes to
furniture making. Metal TV risers can also be lightweight and fully functional making them ideal for home
Metals are usually added as
frames to the risers, giving advantage to its capabilities to hold enormous amount of weight. Wood is often
mounted on the top portion of the riser where the television is placed.
Purchasing a TV or
monitor riser is indeed very easy. With tons of designs available in the Internet, one should be filled
with enough choices. Here are some very important things to consider when planning for a purchase.
TV and Monitor Risers
– Buying Considerations
First is the weight support of the
riser. Not all risers share the same strength and capabilities in terms of carrying a television set.
Some are capable of holding TVs up to 25lbs, while others are engineered to carry up to 500lbs of total
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Next to consider is the size;
the dimension of the monitor or TV riser should be fitting for the television’s
measurements. Placing large televisions on small risers can potentially cause danger to
your appliance and can pose major accidents. For television sets with built-in stands,
risers that fit the stand are suitable since weight of the unit is already centered to
The design and
features are also among the most important things to consider when planning for a
purchase. Since TV risers are designed to be placed on top of TV racks or cabinets,
then they should not damage the racks. Protective rubber feet should be present on the
riser to prevent scratches on the TV rack.