I've just moved house and my Home cinema set up is such that there is no real room either side of the TV for the large speaker stands I have used until now. Last night to test, I put the 2 fronts (KEF Q15's) on the floor (1 on the stone fire hearth (away from the fire!!)) and the second on the wood laminate flooring and to be honest the sound was fine. I suppose without a carpet the sound waves are bouncing off the laminate as oppose to been absorbed by a carpet. Is there any reason why I shouldn't leave them in these locations ? There's no way the missus would allow me to wall mount them as there are pretty deep an would protrude too much. The rears are Q85's which are wall mounted and the Centre 80C sits under the TV. See pic for a better idea. Any advice / views would be much appreciated MIke.