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Top 3 Tips When Building a Home Theater

How to Build a Home Theater

Building a home theater can be very exciting and add value to your home. 

And building a home theater system on a budget if you make the right choices upfront with your flooring and ceiling professional. Here are our recommendations for how to build a home theater that you’ll love for years to come.

Three Tips When Building a Home Theater

1. Install Acoustic Ceilings

Acoustic ceiling tiles are great for many reasons in your home, but in the case of a home theater, they’re ideal because they keep the sound in the room. The rest of the home will not be bothered by a film viewing, and the neighbors won’t be bothered by late-night entertaining. 

Additionally, it keeps the acoustics in the room optimal for a film viewing. You’ll get the best sound from your theater this way so that you will enjoy your space and get everything you want out of your investment. These ceilings also omit outside noise, so you’ll be able to hear the television.

Acoustic ceilings also help balance light throughout the room so that you have more control over how your ceilings affect your viewings. Instead of allowing bright lights to reflect off surfaces, you can manipulate acoustic ceilings to best serve your home theater.

2. Install Rubber Flooring

Rubber flooring can also mitigate outside noise and keep good sound in the room. But in addition to these benefits, they’re also very easy to clean and maintain. 

If you plan on having lots of guests over to enjoy your home theater, easy cleaning is a necessity. Even with foot traffic, spilled drinks, and popcorn, rubber flooring will clean up easily with a simple sweep and mop after a viewing. You don’t even need to use harsh chemicals on these floors because they are moisture-resistant due to their non-porous properties. 

Rubber flooring can also handle heavy furniture, so adding ample seating to your home theater isn’t an issue. But even though this type of flooring is extremely durable and reliable, it offers a comfortable feel and appearance to any home theater. It also comes in several styles, patterns, and colors, so you can adjust accordingly so that your flooring works well with sound and sight.

3. Work with Ozburn-Hessey Company

If you’re looking to build a home theater and you live in the Nashville, TN, area, contact Ozburn-Hessey Company today. We will help you decide what will be best for your home theater, how to work on your budget, and offer local expertise so that you can enjoy your home theater for years to come.

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