What is a riser?

home theater riser is a small platform that is meant to give additional height to a seat. People use home theater risers and riser platforms to create elevated back rows for stadium-style movie seating. This ensures every seat in your media room has a great view of what is playing on screen. 

Risers are typically made of wood and are very sturdy. They are high enough that a single step is needed to get up on top of them – usually 8-12”. You can get risers installed in your home theater by getting in contact with a home theater company. Some chairs, like ones from Valencia Theater Seating, can be customized to have built-in risers. It all depends on your needs. Now that you know what risers are, let’s understand why some home theaters need them!

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