A home theater is a top-selling feature being added to many custom homes today. There are less people are going out to movie theaters as higher-end equipment is becoming more and more available to homeowners. People not only have the option to buy huge flat screen TVs that are suitable to be movie screens, but they have access to digital projectors, movie theater chairs, and much more. Going to the movies can be a sanctuary for some, but for movie buffs, having a home theater in your home is a dream come true.
There are a few things you should look out for when you are planning to add a home theater to your new home. Your Myrtle Beach custom home builder may be qualified to assist you with the planning of the theater if they’ve built several before, but you also have the option of hiring a contractor who specializes in custom home theater design
Regardless of what Myrtle Beach custom home builder you choose to assist you with your project, the first thing you should do is analyze the layout of the house and the layout of the room you plan to put your theater in. How much space is available? Where in the house is it located? Will you need additional sound-proofing to prevent everyday background noise? How is the natural acoustics of the room? Do you plan on putting other items in the room like sofas or a bar? How far should the seating be from the screen based on the room size?
You may have already addressed this in a first rough-draft plan, but an essential part of your custom home theater will be the speakers. You’ll probably want surround sound. You’ll also want to address proper ventilation for the room to ensure your video equipment, speakers, and movie-goers can all breathe easy!