You just finished setting up your new home theater. It is amazing, but you still feel there can be some improvement. This article is here to give you some tips to help make your home theater that much better. From seating to sound, these 3 tips will make sure that your theater reaches it’s full potential and will blow your audience away.
One thing that will improve your home theater a lot is seating. Seating is key to an enjoyable movie. If you are not comfortable during the movie, you will not enjoy the film to the max. The solution? Make sure you get seats that are designed to provide max comfort for long periods of time. Some couches are comfy, but not for extended periods of time. If you try to watch a long film like Lawrence Of Arabia in one sitting in a regular couch, you will need to get up and move. But if you buy a home theater seat like the Tuscany from Valencia, you will be comfortable the whole time because these chairs are meant to be sat in for a long time.
Home theater chairs are designed to provide you with max comfort throughout the whole film. How? They are made of comfortable materials like Nappa leather which is nice on the skin. Most theater seats also have adjustable lumbar support, a powered headrest, and mortised recliner so you can adjust yourself and be in the optimal position. Since its all motorized you can adjust it mid movie without needing to get up and move, ensuring you stay glued to the movie screen.
Control Your Lighting
Another big thing that can make your home theater that much better is controlling you lighting. Being able to control how much light is in your home theater will improve you experience tenfold. The easiest way to do this is to ensure your home theater is in a room that isn’t bombarded by natural light. If you have no windows you can control all the light in your home theater uses switches or remotes. Making it so that your lights dim will give your home theater that authentic feel.
But what if your home theater is exposed to natural light? Then the solution is to cover up the source of the natural light. You can use thick blinds to make sure that no light gets through. If you can afford it, getting smart blinds could make your home theater that much more luxurious. The main take away is that being able to control your lighting will make your theater that much more immersive.
Reverberation (or reverb) is a persistence of sound after the sound is produced. Since the ear typically hears the latest sound signal that it receives and if your home theater has a lot of reverb, you will here the reverberated noise. Your speakers could be creating amazing sound but because of the reverb your speaker quality will seem lack luster. Why does reverb happen? It occurs because the sound from your speakers bounces off hard surfaces like ceilings, walls, and windows.
No need to worry, there are ways to prevent this from happening. All you need to do is make these hard surfaces soft. How? One cheap solution is to put drapes up on your walls, or you could put up sound proof material on key parts of your wall and ceiling. This will ensure that the sound in your home theater is always top quality.
If you are able to do these 3 things your home theater will be that much more better. You will be comfier, more immersed, and your sound will be better.