Creating your own cinema room will give you the chance to create a movie experience in the comfort of your own home. It doesn’t matter whether you enjoy watching movies, cartoons, sports or even musicals because it adds something that will bring your friends and family together and in some instances, it may even add value as well.
Choose a Suitable Room
One of the main things that you need to decide is the room you want to have as your home cinema. You might have a good idea right now and this is great, but you do still need to make sure that you are getting that full cinematic experience. You also need to decide if you are going to have the room as a sole-purpose movie room or whether you are going to have it as a dual-purpose room. If you are able to do this sooner rather than later then you can save yourself a lot of time, hassle and stress.
Rooms which are self-contained and have a low amount of natural light tend to be way better in terms of the home theatre experience. Rooms that have an open plan with lots of light tend to lend themselves better to dual-purpose rooms, where you have it as a living room during the day and as a cinema at night. If you want to boost the amount of natural light in a room then consider looking into pressure washing your windows.
Decide on the Screen Size
When you have chosen your room, it is then time for you to look into the space available. It’s also helpful for you to look into where your seats are going to be positioned, and the size that is going to be suitable for your cinema. If you want to create the wow factor then you may be tempted to go for a much bigger screen but at the end of the day, you don’t want to have it too big or you may not be able to sit far enough away and this can stop you from getting the best experience overall.
Projector or Television?
When you have a good idea of what your cinema room is going to look like, it is then time for you to think about whether you are going to be using a television or whether you are going to be using a projector. Both of them have their pluses, and with televisions being so available in terms of wider formats, it really does come down to your budget and your preference overall.
It’s also important for you to decide how many speakers you want for your setup, and where you are going to locate them. The surround sound is quite possibly one of the most important aspects of your home theatre system. Your speakers should grab and immerse you in whatever you are watching, so make sure that you keep this in mind if you want to have the best experience. The room size and the seating position will help you to know whether you want a 5.1 system or whether you would like to push things even more and opt for Dolby Atmos.