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Custom Home Theaters Quick Tips

Aug 17, 2007
We have all enjoyed watching movies at the cinemas. The atmosphere and the good sense of relaxing that comes with the movie theater trip can seldom be duplicated. Let's face it, this might be one of our motivating factors to go. We certainly know it isn't for there excellent price specials.

Sometimes you may have wished that you could have stayed at home to watch the flick instead. The technology of today has made this a reality for a great many of us. Custom home theaters can truly make your home movie watching even more pleasurable. Now, lets look at a few items that are needed in this home theater.

Now what can you do to have a custom home theater? Well to get the custom home theaters look and feel you will need a separate room for the theatre experience. One that is solely dedicated to the home theater room. Trust me many have tried to have a room serve more than this purpose and it's never really worked out. This room will need to be transformed into a movie plaza. To accomplish this you will need to get rid of all the other stuff that you have crowded in the room.

This means nothing that isn't contributing to your new home theater room. This means no treadmill or elliptical, no bean bags or futons and no other erroneous stuff that has no home in the house. This is important, because you must be able to have room for the seating.

You will need to see if there is enough light in the room to give your custom home theater the necessary atmosphere that it may need. Also, is must be enough lighting for the other tasks that you might be doing. With lighting you have many options. One that you might consider is dimming styled light fixtures. This way you can have the light you need for most occasions, if it is needed.

One of the best ways that you can have oodles of lights in the room, without having to wire in new light fixtures, is to buy some floor lamps that have multiple lights. Now if you can get these lights to swivel in various directions you can then position the lights where they will do the greatest good in various custom home theater designs.

After having emptied your home base (that extra room) for custom home theaters and the accessories that are required you need to find a home for your big projection screen. This home must be strategically placed in the room, so where ever you sit it is comfortable viewing. Remember, one of the goals is comfort. It also should be situated preferably where sunlight and other lights in the room won't surface to be a big distraction. Any windows that are in the room can be covered with tasteful drapes. However, the best scenario is to have a room with no windows.

Now having lugged your brand new home theater projection system (big screen TV) into place you will need to see about the seating arrangements. The main goal in custom home theaters is that your family and friends should be very comfortable during the movie watching period. Hence you will need to see about having a good home theatre seating arrangement.

There are several different arrangements one can have. So, discover and document your needs. For instance, how many people on the average do you want to accommodate? Do you have kids that have friends? Does your family like to entertain guests on a frequent basis? Just a few things to ask yourself. This will give you a better understanding of your home theater needs.

There are many places on the Net where you can get various dissimilar home theater chairs and accessories to add to the various looks that you want in custom home theaters. The accessories can be minimal and still have a good look.

When you have added all of these items into your new entertainment center you will find that you have recreated a movie theater right in your home. Now you can sit back, with popcorn in hand and enjoy the show.
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