Flat Panel TV Safety / Sanus TV Mount Giveaway {closed}

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We’ve had a few tube TV’s and they’ve always made me anxious having a small child in the house. We have since upgraded to flat screens. We’ve chosen to mount them not only to save some space, but more importantly because flat screens are an easy hazard and can easily topple over when bumped or pulled.

The number of children who are injured by and die from TV’s tipping over is ridiculously scary. A 2011 US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) report on flat panel TV safety revealed:
– A child is killed every three weeks from an unsecured TV
– Every 45 minutes a child visits an emergency room due to a TV tip-over related injury
– Between 2000 and 2011, 215 fatalities have resulted from TV tip-over
– An estimated 17,000 people each year, the majority of which are children, are treated for injuries from TV tip-overs
– Reported cases have increased almost 25% from 2006 to 2010, and over the last 10 years, injuries have increased by 31%

SANUS, the leading designer and manufacturer of flat panel TV wall mounts, has partnered with Safe Kids Worldwide to educate consumers on the risk of unsecured flat panel TV’s. SANUS and Safe Kids Worldwide are offering safe solutions for families across the nation by reducing TV tip-over related injuries and fatalities. You can read the info graphic here and watch the video below. My heart sank watching that TV wobble and tip over. O_O

SANUS offers the following assets for safely installing their TV mounts:
– Easy 1, 2, 3 installation with a wall template to ensure even placement
– Online video walkthrough of simple installation available at any time
– No additional tools necessary – all required installation hardware is included in package
– Live customer support available 6 days a week

Win a SANUS TV Vuepoint Mount F180 ($90 Retail)

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SANUS would like to offer a flat panel SANUS TV Vuepoint Mount F180 to a Sophistishe reader. They’ve also sent me one to review. Winner will be able to choose a mount that fits their respective TV. Please note that this will not include the actual installation of the equipment.

Enter

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Giveaway ends on 7/25/13 at 12:01 AM EST. A winner in the U.S. will be randomly selected, announced on this post, and contacted via email. Check out my Giveaway Rules if you have any questions. Good luck!

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Sheena Tatum

is the founder of Sophistishe. She's a free spirit, wife, boy mom, rental rebel, curator of pretty things, lover of vintage pyrex, and the tropics. Sheena can be found in NW Indiana with her husband and two scrumptious boys, clutching kraft paper, chalkboard paint, sriracha and chipotle pepper. In the midst of motherhood, wifedom, and managing a growing collection of digital projects, she somehow manages to find zen in being a quirky, introverted, lil’ lady.

23 Comments

  • Reply July 24, 2013

    Janna Johnson

    32 inch

  • Reply July 24, 2013

    Breanne

    47″

  • Reply July 24, 2013

    Ann

    50 inch I think.

  • Reply July 24, 2013

    Erica C.

    42″

  • Reply July 24, 2013

    Richard Hicks

    will mount a 42 inch

    brich22 at earthlink dot net

  • Reply July 23, 2013

    Brittney House

    40 inch

  • Reply July 23, 2013

    Daniel M

    mine’s an LG 47″ LCD

  • Reply July 23, 2013

    tina reynolds

    I think it is 42 inch

  • Reply July 23, 2013

    amy pugmire

    I think our tv is 32″ I’m not sure though

  • Reply July 22, 2013

    John B.

    I will be mounting a 40 inch TV if win!

  • Reply July 22, 2013

    Laura Ari

    32″

  • Reply July 22, 2013

    Bridget

    Our TV is a 32″

  • Reply July 21, 2013

    nannypanpan

    32″
    nannypanpan@gmail.com

  • Reply July 20, 2013

    Shannon F

    I would mounting a 40 inch TV! :)

  • Reply July 20, 2013

    mickeyfan

    We are still debating the size. I’m guessing between 36 and 40″.

  • Reply July 20, 2013

    Sonya Morris

    I haven’t bought the tv yet but I am looking at a 24-32inch.

  • Reply July 20, 2013

    Rust

    I think it will be the 32″

  • Reply July 20, 2013

    Shani F.

    We have a 32″ TV.

  • Reply July 19, 2013

    Laila @OnlyLaila

    I have a 32 inch tv.

  • Reply July 19, 2013

    Tamar

    This would be for my 24 inch TV.

  • Reply July 19, 2013

    Tamar

    This would be for our 24 inch tv.

  • Reply July 19, 2013

    Shannon Baas

    A 42 inch.

  • Reply July 18, 2013

    Stephanie Phelps

    I have a 32 inch but want to buy at least a 47 inch tv soon! :)

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