Before throwing a screen in a room and calling it a “theater”, there are many aspects to consider when building one correctly. Sometimes you have to make-do with existing room sizes and shapes. Other times, such as when designing and finishing a basement from scratch, you can take a dedicated approach and really perfect the home theater experience. In this article we’ll focus on the optimal room size from your new home theater.
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Spring in Colorado is absolutely bi-polar, and we emphasize “polar”. We’ve only experienced 6 days of March so far and at my house we’ve reached into 60 degree temperatures, had 6 inches of show, and lows into the teens. Planting within Colorado Springs proper can also vary greatly with elevations ranging from 9,200 to 5,700 feet – the nearby region ranging from 14,115 (Pikes Peak) to 3,300 (Kansas Border) feet. With all of the variables, how do you know what to plant and when?
There’s two significantly different ways to approach a home theater build; new construction from scratch, or converting an existing room within your home into a dedicated theater. Building from scratch obviously allows you to take every detail into consideration, whereas converting an existing room is all about optimizing the space you have available. Both can yield some pretty spectacular results, leagues above a typical home entertainment system found in most family rooms.
Beyond aesthetics and being visually appealing, not all flooring is created equal. Certain materials perform better under certain conditions, and we want to help you choose the best material for your home. To do this properly, different rooms require different considerations – and the way you intend on using your floor makes a big difference.
We’ve narrowed down 3 important questions to ask yourself before beginning any flooring renovation. Use this list to determine the best material for your needs.