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Here Are 3 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Home Theater Design

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MISTAKE 1: YOUR SCREEN IS TOO BIG!

No matter what you choose to do with your design, you’ll need a display. Some homeowners are opting for non-traditional displays, like 4K flat panels, but for the most part users still prefer to pair a projector and screen.

But what you may not realize is that it’s easy to over estimate the size of screen you’ll need. A screen that’s too big can make viewers uncomfortable.

How to Avoid it: Measure your space before you purchase a screen. Determine how many seats you’ll add, and where they’ll go. Once you know that, the screen size is easier to determine. Investigate the commonly accepted ranges for seating distance to screen based on screen sizes.

MISTAKE 2: TOO MUCH LIGHT!

One of the biggest challenges when building a home theater is overcoming ambient light. That’s the kind of light that filters in through cracks in the doorway or the space between curtains.

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Need-to-Know Upgrades for Stunning Home Theater Design

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SEATING

Traditional theater seating is a great way to enjoy any movie. Chairs are designed for comfort, support, and to absorb excess sound. Users can lounge without feeling too relaxed -- which could lead to a nap before the movie is done.

But theater design isnt limited to tradition. And theater seating has evolved. Todays manufacturers offer a variety of seating options, including couches, recliners, and loveseats. Each is made with non-reflective material, plush upholstery, and offer the level of support necessary for enjoying great entertainment.

WALL PANELS

Sound systems are based on the balance between audio reflection and sound absorption. One of the ways integrators make sure there wont be too much of an echo is by installing wall panels. Wall panels help dampen the sound so it wont overwhelm the room.

Of course, they can also be ugly. Thankfully, modern wall panels can work within the confines of a stylish design. Component pieces work to add texture to the room, accenting the walls while still providing the level of audio precision necessary for optimal audio.

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