Elephant Anchor

Mount TV on Metal Studs

Mounting a TV on metal studs can seem daunting, but with the right tools and techniques, it’s a task anyone can accomplish. Elephant Anchors provide the perfect solution for securely mounting your television or any other heavy items on metal stud drywall. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the process step-by-step, ensuring a safe and sturdy installation.

Understanding the Challenge

Metal studs are commonly used in modern construction, especially in commercial buildings and some homes. While they offer a range of benefits, mounting heavy items like televisions on metal studs requires specific tools and methods. Unlike wood studs, metal studs can’t hold screws directly, which is where Elephant Anchors come into play.

Why Choose Elephant Anchors?

Elephant Anchors are designed to distribute weight efficiently across a broader surface area, making them ideal for metal studs. They provide a reliable and secure hold, ensuring that your TV stays firmly in place. Here’s why Elephant Anchors are the best choice:

  • Heavy-Duty Performance: Capable of supporting significant weight.
  • Easy Installation: User-friendly design for quick and hassle-free mounting.
  • Versatility: Suitable for various wall types, including metal studs.

Tools You’ll Need

Before you begin, make sure you have the following tools and materials:

  • Elephant Anchors (available in various sizes)
  • Electric drill with appropriate drill bits
  • Screws and bolts (included in the Elephant Anchors package)
  • Level
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil

Step-by-Step Guide to Mounting Your TV:

Locate the Metal Studs:

Use a stud finder to locate the metal studs behind your drywall. Mark the edges of each stud with a pencil to ensure precise drilling.

Measure and Mark the Mounting Points:

Determine the ideal height for your TV. Measure and mark the exact points where you’ll be drilling. Ensure that these points align with the metal studs.

Drill Pilot Holes:

Using a drill bit that matches the size of your Elephant Anchors, drill pilot holes at the marked points. This will make it easier to insert the anchors.

Insert Elephant Anchors:

Insert the Elephant Anchors into the pilot holes. Use a hammer if necessary to ensure they are flush with the wall.

Secure the TV Mount Bracket:

Attach the TV mount bracket to the wall, aligning it with the anchors. Use the screws and bolts provided in the Elephant Anchors package to secure the bracket firmly.

Mount the TV:

Once the bracket is securely in place, follow the manufacturer’s instructions to mount your TV onto the bracket. Ensure that the TV is level and properly secured.


Mounting your TV on metal studs doesn’t have to be a challenging task. With Elephant Anchors, you can achieve a secure and professional installation with ease. Follow our step-by-step guide, and you’ll have your TV mounted safely in no time. Whether you’re a DIY enthusiast or a professional, Elephant Anchors provide the strength and reliability you need for any mounting project. Transform your living space today with Elephant Anchors!

Ready to get started? Purchase your Elephant Anchors now and follow our guide for a flawless installation. For more tips and tutorials, subscribe to our YouTube channel and stay updated with the latest in home improvement solutions.

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