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HOME THEATER TIPS: FAST AND EASY WAY TO UPGRADE

Now that cinemas are closed due to COVID-19, movie goers all over the world must find a way to indulge in this hobby differently. The only choice they currently have is in the comfort of their own home.

The latest and greatest in home theater tech can help you get pretty close to replicating the movie theater experience at home and without sitting through 30 minutes of previews or dealing with a bunch of people talking or texting through the movie.

The good thing about it is that you can design your home theater however you want, and luckily, both the internet and various stores offer a variety of super-cool things that would additionally improve this experience.

Furthermore, it doesn’t matter whether you are starting from scratch or you want to upgrade your current setup, take a look at these suggestions that might be what you need!

 

Where to Begin?

Your TVThis is supposed to be the first step towards building or enhancing your theater. Without a bigger TV, there’s no real satisfaction. Still, don’t push it. First, think of the size of your room.

No matter what size you choose, make sure that the picture quality is important if you want to fully enjoy your favorite movie.

A projectorBesides TV, many people decide to incorporate (or replace) a high-quality projector. This is also a great solution; however, keep in mind that it will raise your costs in the long run.

Why is that? Well, it’s because there are some other items you need to consider when purchasing it, such as a projection screen or blackout curtains. For the time being, it’s much more affordable to buy a first-class TV then this; however, if money is not a problem, a good projector is an amazing idea!

Home Theater Sound System – Whether you buy a projector and video screen or create a home theater using a flat screen television and Wi-Fi, you’ll need a good sound system. Wire connections are no longer necessary for sound systems thanks to new technology. If you don’t want to stretch wires across the room, then a wireless sound system may be a good choice.

However, to work correctly, a wireless system still needs a transmitter with a direct connection to the source of the sound. Otherwise, you will need to buy a wired system to get theatrical-like sound from the speakers.

There are many home theater sound systems that come with everything you need, so you don’t have to buy a separate transmitter or speakers. However, unless you understand aspect ratios and know how to hook electronics together so they work, you should get help buying and installing a home theater system.

Amazing speakersAs far as the audio segment is concerned, it’s logical first to choose proper speakers, because the choice you make concerning them will determine your receiver solution.

Usually, a typical theater comes with at least five speakers – left, right, two rear left and right speakers, the center speaker, as well as a subwoofer. It’s worth mentioning that the center speaker must be positioned below the TV.

Speaker positioning is crucial to experiencing the best of the soundtrack of your film or TV show. Delve into a speaker positioning diagrams online to see exactly how to set-up your speakers. This depends on how many channels you have, of course, but the guiding principles are easy enough.

Flat-panel mount If you want your room to look appealing, this is one of the things you should consider purchasing. First of all, your theater will look much better, and secondly, it will not take up floor space.

Before you decide to buy it, make sure to assess the weight of your TV because it needs to have good support; otherwise, it will not be able to hold it properly. Besides this, the other important thing that you need to check out is the adjustability because you do not want to remount your TV all over again!

Home Theater Seats – Lastly, you will want to add furniture that is conducive to watching a good movie. A good choice for most home theaters will be reclining furniture. A reclining chair or sofa allows users to lean back and prop up their feet while watching a film. Recliners can hug the wall, which is a good choice for smaller rooms as they take up less space, or you can choose from rocker recliners. Reclining furniture is available in a wide array of fabrics, colors, and patterns, so it will suit any design aesthetic.

 

As you can see, there are so many options when it comes to improving or building your home theater, and what’s even better is that you do not have to spend a lot of money to make something superb. Today’s market is filled with both pricey and affordable items.

 

If you have any questions on this topic or anything else real estate related, or if you need any additional information please don’t hesitate to call, text or email me at 310-738-8098 or tim@thedurkovicgroup.com.