Planning Your Custom Home Theater

Planning Your Custom Home Theater


Home entertainment rooms have become more or less expected in a new home. Whether your media room is hidden into your dining room for pop-up movie nights, or a established and elaborate room, your entertainment space not only adds to your enjoyment, it greatly contributes to the resale value of your home.


As you’re deciding on the design of your custom home theater, you’ll want to keep in mind a few elements to maximize your family’s enjoyment of your home theater. The most important is location, location, location. Light and sound penetration will disturb your entertainment experience. So it is important to try to keep your entertainment room free of natural light and outside sound. This use to mean that all media rooms were either buried in the basement or deep within the barrier walls of your home. But thanks to advancements in insulation, sound barrier technology, and light proof blinds-- with the proper construction and planning, your entertainment room can be in any room of your home.


In fact, with a hidden projector screen, drop down light-proof blinds, and built-in speaker systems, your entertainment room can be hidden in plain sight. With a few clicks of a button your sitting room can be transformed into commercial quality movie theater.


Once deciding on a location in your custom home, the experts at Putnam Builders can help you plan your home theater, including future audio/visual needs as you upgrade new equipment over the years. Built-in wiring now, will save you from having to re-wire in the future.


Once you’ve decided on your home theater location, it’s time to start thinking about interior design. And our experts at Putnam Builders will be there with the know-how to help you make educated decisions such as; beautiful flooring that will offer great acoustics for your theater, options on theater lighting that’s hidden in your crown molding, double and triple pane windows for sound dampening, hidden black-out blinds, and much more.





Give us a call to set up a free consultation to discuss your custom home theater!




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