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3 Design Ideas for Custom Home Theaters in Your Pittsburgh House

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Explore our design ideas to find a unique theater system that meets your entertainment needs!

You can probably conjure up a very specific image in your mind of what a “movie theater” should look like. Most commercial theaters have the same general layout, and the classic cinema design is popular in home theater installations around the world.

But what if that’s not the right look or feel for you? It doesn’t have to be! Home theater technology and design techniques have advanced tremendously over the years, allowing integrators like Simply Automated the freedom and flexibility to build custom home theaters for unique entertainment needs, spaces, and aesthetics.

Are you ready to reimagine the home theater experience? Keep reading to learn three design ideas for a custom cinema in your Pittsburgh, PA, home.

SEE ALSO: 4 Benefits of Investing in a Home Theater Installation

1. Multipurpose Media Room

A home theater doesn’t need to be the centerpiece of your entertainment system. Instead, it could be one section of a multipurpose media room that supports different types of entertainment. Multipurpose room design tends to be less structured than dedicated home theaters.

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The Ultimate Showdown: Large-Screen TV or Projector?

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Which display technology is the best choice for your home theater system?

At one time in the not-too-distant past, movie projectors and screens were the best display choice for home theater systems. Televisions couldn’t compete size-wise and picture quality-wise, and homeowners loved the authenticity a movie projector brought to a private home cinema.

Today, projectors are still a fantastic display choice for home theaters. But they’re no longer the best and only option: television technology has advanced to the point of competing with projectors, especially in terms of picture quality. And introducing televisions to the theater landscape has made the big-screen experience possible in smaller theater rooms.

If you’re building or updating a home theater in Pittsburgh, PA, which display screen is the right one for you and your family? Read our blog to compare TVs and projectors to help you make the right choice.  

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4 Benefits of Investing in a Home Theater Installation

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Enjoy unlimited entertainment with family and loved ones at home this year

2020 marked a year when home entertainment blossomed as movie theaters and public entertainment spaces in Pittsburgh, and across the U.S. closed their doors to help slow the coronavirus’s spread. And as you may have discovered this past year, home entertainment has many perks. At home, you can binge-watch your favorite movies and TV in your pajamas, take bathroom breaks without missing the film, and spend less money on overpriced theater snacks.

Now you may be wondering how to elevate your home entertainment experience to the next level. One answer is creating a new home theater or revamping your existing theater. With major production studios like Warner Bros. and Disney releasing big-name films straight to streaming, there’s never been a better time to invest in a dedicated cinema. Keep reading to learn four benefits of having a home theater!

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