After sifting through a dizzying array of products you have officially found the projector of your dreams. Finding the perfect projector screen to go with it can be an equally daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Now, thanks to advancements in paint technology, you have an alternative to the traditional hanging or wall [...]
(image found via mediabistro.com) You’ve seen our 10 Home Improvement People You Should Follow on Twitter. But what about if you want to be more specific? What if you are specifically looking for home theater people? Twitter is a great place to find home theater professionals. It’s a great place to stay connected with them, [...]
Summer is still kicking, so that means it’s time for another outdoor home theater. What We Like About This Home Theater: Outside. We understand your need to be outside! But Redbox doesn’t stop getting new fun movies just because it’s summertime. So, an outdoor home theater provides you with the opportunity to watch that movie [...]
We recently came across the website, DIY-Home-Theater-Design.com. What a great site! It has dozens of in-depth, step-by-step guides on how to do your entire home theater all on your own. If you have been wanting to build a home theater, but have been waiting untill you can save up the money to hire a professional, then [...]
At this point, many of have us have begun to rely on Amazon for electronics purchases. Their huge selection, paired with their dependable customer reviews, have made them the go-to resource for all things electronic. So, when searching for a Home Theater System, why would that be any different? Just like with most of their [...]
We’re in the middle of summer, so outdoor home theaters are definitely high on our radar. This month we have two outdoor home theaters that we are drawing inspiration from: What We Like About These Home Theaters: Simplicity/Doability. As you can see, both of these home theaters are very simple, almost plain. How can we [...]
A more realistic home theater for the middle-class American. What does it look like? We all have images in our minds of the dream home theater. Ginormous professional grade screen, huge speakers, stadium seating with theater style seats, antique props from real movie sets, etc etc. You know, the kind we’ve seen on MTV Cribs. [...]
I’m sure I’m not the only one who can’t get my mind off of being outside right now. It is just so beautiful this time of year! That is why this outdoor home theater really sparked my interest this month. Image via Pinterest Don’t you just covet this backyard? I would love to spend all [...]
We all know that Twitter is the place to get connected to great ideas. And when it comes to building, decorating, remodeling, or renovating our homes, we definitely need all the help and inspiration we can get! Here are our Top 10 Home Decorating/ Home Improvement People You Should Be Following on Twitter. So, the [...]
Call me crazy, but I hardly go to the movie theater anymore. Unless it is a movie that I’m absolutely dying to see (Hunger Games, anyone??), I would much rather watch a movie at home than in the theater. Waiting in long lines to get my tickets, and then again to get my snacks: not [...]
Well, we missed a few months on our monthly home theater inspiration posts, but now it’s back! I’m sure many of you have already seen this image floating around on Pinterest. In actuality, this space isn’t a home theater, it is a living room, but we thought it would be great inspiration for a home [...]
With summer approaching quickly, our minds are all turning to activities we can do outside. During the day, the possibilities are endless: there are picnics, zoos, bike rides, hikes, etc. And if you have a swimming pool or lake within driving distance, you pretty much have every day for the rest of the summer planned! [...]
We’re all learning that Pinterest is the new go-to place for popular products and sites. And sometimes, especially with that large of an audience, it is smart to at least take a look at what is popular. When it comes to recommending products, typically the masses don’t lie. On Pinterest, by far the most commonly [...]
There are so many choices to make when building a home theater. When we think of a home theater, many of us think of the technical aspects: the projector, the sound system, the lighting, the screen, etc. Those technical things are very important. But don’t overlook another very important aspect to the home theater: the [...]
What specific components make up a High Definition Home Theater? What equipment do you actually need in order to have a state-of-the-art home theater that will make your neighbors green with envy? It’s not quite as complicated as you might think. Check out this new infographic our team just created that lays out the main [...]
Is your living room feeling a bit drab lately? When you walk into it, do you wish there were more of a “wow” factor to it? Many of us choose conservative pieces of furniture, in neutral colors because we want something that we won’t get sick of, or that will stand the test of time (will that bright red couch still be in style in a couple years?). After so many conservative choices, our living room can end up looking, well, boring.
More and more people nowadays are having theaters installed in their homes. Whether they hire a contractor to build it for them, or they build it themselves, home theaters are instant upgrades to a house that their friends will covet.
Got an iPhone? Check. Planning to put together a home theater? Great. Below are the top 10 iPhone Apps specifically for helping you setup and manage your new Home Theater.
To celebrate the new year at ScreenPaintHD.com we are going to be giving away two 1 Gallon cans of our S1 Silver Screen Paint. Yep that’s right this giveaway will have two winners, not just one!
Every month (starting with this one) we are going to highlight 1 new home theater on this blog. But not just any home theater. We are looking for home theaters that have a combination of functionality, creativity and style. This months highlight is a cool looking Cave style home theater posted on Flickr by thetoptier. Check it out!
Like infographics? Like Home Theaters? Me too! That is why I spent a couple of hours scouring the web for them and then it occurred to me that I might as well post what it is I find for others to enjoy. The following are the top 10 Infographics on the web right now about Home Theaters. If you find any that need to be added to this list leave a comment with the URL and I’ll post it up. Enjoy!
We’re in the process of working with past customers to try and create a library both here and on YouTube of HD paint in action. On YouTube today there are not that many examples… but here are a few good ones that give you a better idea of how a good HD paint can really give you a stunning home theater.
These amazing home theatres were constructed for true aficionados who required the ultimate in home entertainment. From the #1 sports fan to the Trekkie, these home theatres were designed and themed after what they love most. Why just watch when you can experience? Check out the top ten greatest themed home theatres.
Money alone can’t buy you a “super-awesome” outdoor home theater. You have to put some passion into it when setting it up! As you will see with some of these examples below… creativity is key when setting up your outdoor home theater. You may not have the most expensive screen or setup, but with a little creativity and inspiration you can put something together pretty cool.
While TV designs have come on in leaps and bounds in the last twenty years, the family TV and entertainment system can still present a challenge to designers – of both the amateur and professional varieties. TVs tend to be large, dark and can dominate a room. Finding ways to incorporate, hide or camouflage our television sets has pre-occupied us for years. The modern flat screen TV has some distinct advantages over the traditional heavy and boxy type – but incorporating it successfully still presents some challenges.
The movies were once the most exciting innovation going. Today moving pictures are common – they seem to be everywhere. Using a frame to hide your TV can, however, bring a whole new meaning to ‘moving pictures’. Since their widespread introduction TVs have presented many interior designers with one simple problem; how to incorporate them into a relaxing living room – without them taking over. Various solutions have been employed over the years, from heavy cabinets to today’s modern – neater – TV frame. These frames come with a range of options and can help you to create just the look you are after without compromise.
The Home Theater has evolved greatly over time. From 8mm film to laser disc’s to DVD’s and everything in between. So to show you how Home Theaters have evolved we spent some time and put together this infographic that displays this evolution.
Some of my favourite childhood memories are of sitting round as a family and watching television together.
Cannon and Ball, the Generation Game and even Coronation Street were all big events which were guaranteed to get all of us gathered round in the living room. As the programmes went on we would eat together, crack some jokes and spend the evening all together in one room. Is this sort of family entertainment still possible? Here are some of the reasons why I fear that it is fast becoming a lost art…
Created for home theatre enthusiasts of all levels and in consideration of the growing complexity of home theater design in today’s homes coupled with the accelerated technological growth of HT systems, their objective is simple — to be your single, authoritative source for information regarding planning, room and system design, and construction and development…
1. If your screen gets a “ding”, just paint over it!
It’s paint! And when you get a scratch, scrape, chip etc. in your wall you have the ability to quickly touch it up with some paint. And HD theater paint works the same way. Much more long-term and cost-efficient than having to replace an entire projector screen…