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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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Why Now Is the Time to Take the Plunge for a Home Theater Installation

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Home theaters have more to offer than ever before in terms of AV quality and content availability

A home theater installation is an adaptable and enjoyable entertainment system that brings joy to the whole family. Everyone in your household can use it for something they love, whether that’s watching a feature film, binge-watching Netflix, dancing along to a live stream concert, cheering on a sports game, or video gaming online.

Alongside the gratifying benefits of having a dedicated theater for personal use, modern-day advances in residential technologies and content options are driving the rising popularity of cinema installations in Pittsburgh, PA, homes. Keep reading to learn more about the factors making a home theater investment more worthwhile than ever before.

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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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Considering a DIY Home Theater Setup? Read This First.

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Don’t gamble your time and money on a DIY project — invest in a professional installation

Many homeowners take on a DIY home theater setup because they believe it will save them time and money. But building a private home theater involves more than setting up a new TV and plugging in a few speakers. When a professional integrator installs your home theater system, every component is designed and calibrated to function as part of a seamless whole to bring you an unequaled movie-watching experience.

Unfortunately, we’ve seen DIY setups turn sour quickly when homeowners get in over their heads. We recommend calling our team at Simply Automated from the very beginning to design, install, customize and integrate your home theater in Pittsburgh, PA. Keep reading to learn all the areas that benefit from a professional touch.

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The 5 Components You Need for a Custom Home Theater

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Enjoy stunning visuals and breathtaking sound in a space that’s uniquely yours

Home entertainment is booming in Pittsburgh, PA this year. At Simply Automated, we couldn’t be more excited to help you design your dream entertainment space. We specialize in custom home theaters that allow you to make the most of your movie, TV, sports and video game experiences. If you’re considering an upgrade to a private home cinema, keep reading to learn the 5 components you need to make your theater room come alive.

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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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