powered by
Design Dilemma
Photos
Products
Ideabooks
Discussions
Design Dilemma
Professionals
Users

Need help for TV set-up in family room

morris44January 13, 2013
Just moved into new house and there is this funky nook where a TV should go. We will be buying a flat screen that won't fit. We would like ideas on how to remodel this area. Should we close off the whole wall and make it flat? Maybe put in shelves on the bottom and mount the TV? Any pictures/suggestions are greatly welcomed!!! PS The TV in the picture is not what will be used.
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
decoenthusiaste
Don't see stairs but reminds me of some of these applications.
Image Design Miscellaneous Photo's · More Info

1 Like    Bookmark   January 13, 2013 at 11:20AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
morris44
Yes it is under stairs! Great pictures, but it's our TV/family room so we would like to put a TV on the wall.
    Bookmark   January 13, 2013 at 3:59PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
claudiann
I'm confused. You said the tv won't fit but then you talk about shelves and mounting it. Are you talking about mounting it on the outside of the opening? I don't think that would look good. I take it your power supply is in the nook. If you mount the tv on the outside of the nook will you have enough clearance to walk by it? If so I think I would close it up.
    Bookmark   January 13, 2013 at 5:04PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
the essentials inside
deco - you always find the perfect pics!

morris44 - any chance you could upload some more photos of your room?

Lyvonne
www.essentialsinside.com
    Bookmark   January 13, 2013 at 5:08PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
onthefence
My vote would be to close off everything above the lower 3-4 feet. Mount the TV above and add shelves and possibly some kind of doors below to hide the equipment that goes with the TV. Consider doing some kind of door that will allow the doors to be closed but still allow your remotes to work.
3 Likes    Bookmark   January 13, 2013 at 5:18PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
joanjean1
I vote for a built in cabinet with drawers below and doors to close off the tv and then add shelves with doors on top that also can be closed off. You can try an Ikea hack if a carpenter is too expensive. But i would not close it off flat I would create a cute hidden entertainment area.
    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 12:50PM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
Need help with my fireplace/tv set up
I am considering changing my fireplace to allow for...
cdbowie
Need help for set up living room (super weird layout)
We just got a townhouse, we need to do the flooring...
mindy0430
Please help setting up my living room!!
Hi, need help setting up my living room. Not sure...
haitha
What should I do with the TV set up?
What size TV media cabinet should be there? Is this...
christyhennessey
More Discussions
Framed or frameless shower?
Hello everyone! My husband and I are building a house...
Marissa DiGennaro Burg
What color to use for window and door trim
What color should I use when replacing my double windows...
mamix1
Kitchen Advice
This kitchen has lots of room and counter space, but...
Rachel Graham
Please help completing my great room
It is a very bare space at the moment as I have focused...
Stefanie
Picking out hardwood flooring for entire house.
Have decided on Oak, and have fallen in love with the...
ssnemo
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.