The ultimate family room!
A media room can add a great deal of enjoyment to virtually any home. A media room is often used by families as a place to gather and enjoy various forms of entertainment, such as movies, television, music and large gatherings. They often feature large furniture, entertainment centers, wet bars, billiards and of course big screen TV’s.A room specifically utilized to enjoy home entertainment including movies and entertainment systems (x-box, Wii, Playstation etc) can be a great asset to any home. You can enjoy the box office experience from the comfort of your house and the popcorn doesn’t cost $10 a bag.
Some of the more desirable features of a home theater room include:
- Insulated interior walls (so not to disrupt others)
- Sound deadening wall finish (to improve quality of sound)
- Numerous modes of artificial lighting (pot lights in numerous areas with dimmers)
- Built-in shelving unit for home theater components (amplifiers, DVD players, computer system, etc)
- Built-in speaker system
- Cat 5 wiring
- Built-in overhead projector and built-in screen.
- Theatre style or raised seating.
Home theatre/ media rooms are not necessarily in the budget for everyone. A great alternative is a media center. Media centers, or entertainment centers can be freestanding or built-in. Built-in units are often built around existing fireplaces.
Media centers are a great way to declutter and keep your entertainment area looking clean and organized. Wires are usually an behind and out of site, unsightly electronics can be hidden behind doors and mantle and shelves can be used to display your movie collection, games etc. Media center can give a fresh look to any space.
These rooms/centers need to have careful planning as there is much to consider. Lighting, seating, sound direction amongst others should all selected before starting. From installing your acoustic flooring, to setting a TV into a wall and connecting all the wires we can help you design and build the family room of your dreams.