Different Ways To Build a Home Theater Room
Is there anyone out there who would not love to have a home theater room in your home? Ahh.. not sure many, if any.
This article will discuss the simplest and most cost-effective way to a DIY home theater room. If you desire more, we will discuss how to achieve that as well.
So, let’s begin
Are you one of the many that dream of having a media room in your home?. Imagine a giant screen, theater-style seating, kicking back and relaxing while watching a movie on the big screen without paying a high price? But are you worried it’s a level of luxury that seems out of your reach financially?
It doesn’t have to be, and it only takes a few inexpensive touches to transform any wall in your home into a theater. It all starts with just a few coats of paint.
Make It a Do-It-Yourself Project
If you are willing to set aside one entire wall, you are in luck. Choose a wall, clean it and prep it for painting. All texture must be removed, and it must be primed. Then apply projector paint which can be purchased at a reasonable cost.
You can choose to hire an expert painting contractor, or if you’re feeling the do-it-yourself bug, get the paint and set aside some time.
Have a blank wall somewhere? With some easy and inexpensive design changes, a room that is not being used can easily become your new home theater room. But, of course, you can also add this feature to a space that is being used.
Transform that spare guest room by replacing the bed with a futon, throw in a couple of bean-bag chairs or some large pillows for extra seating, and put up blackout curtains. If you have an office, that can double as a media room. A child’s playroom, a wall in the den; the possibilities are there if you have a free room, free wall space, and can use an existing sofa and comfy chairs or add new.
A few coats of paint, some light redecorating, and a little time are all you need to have an inexpensive home theater room.
DIY vs. Hiring a Professional
The ideas we listed above are perfect for those on a budget and a DIY project; However, if you want a more substantial home theater room, it becomes more than a plain painted wall and a cozy sofa. To get the maximum benefits, consider a media, theater room total makeover. One example of the advantages is controlling the lighting, personalizing with video projectors, large flat-screen TVs, and more.
The DIY home theater room project we have talked about above does have its benefits, one being a theater room, however, there are disadvantages that come along with a DIY project.
Below we discuss the disadvantages of a DIY Home theater room; although it can be done cheaply, the outcome will not compare to what a professional home remodeler can do.
The Disadvantages of a DIY Home Theater Room
A DIY home theater room that shares space with another room does not have the cinematic experience compared to an entirely constructed home theater room
The dimensions of existing rooms do not always enable the proper distance between the screen, projector and viewers.
Lighting is also another important element. First, ambient light must be limited; otherwise, viewing can be distorted.
Last, sounds coming from other rooms can destroy the home theater room’s audio effect.
What Happens When You Hire a Professional to Build a Home Theater Room?
First, by hiring a professional home improvement contractor, the disadvantages of a DIY listed below are not going to happen. For example, the room will be soundproof by adding two layers of drywall and sound-reducing wallboard. The entry doors will be solid, and any ambient light will be addressed. Other vital elements a professional will address accordingly.
Contact Morgan Contractors to construct a dedicated home theater room. A room that is solely for watching movies and videos on a big screen. Grab your favorite movie, a big bowl of popcorn, sit back relax and let us get started.