Installing a Home Entertainment System, Is It Worth It?
Attending the movies is a fun and exciting event for many families. There is just something different about watching a new movie in a large, comfortable, dark theater with soft chairs and a large, expanding movie screen. The sound is incomparable to the speakers of your home TV, making you feel like you are in the middle of the movie. This is why so many Americans visit movie theaters so frequently to view new and upcoming movies. The movies have gotten more expensive over the years and a movie can easily be ruined by a loud or talkative neighbor. What if you could avoid these pitfalls of the moving going experience and you could experience the same benefits of the movie theater, only in the comfort of your own home?
57% of people actually prefer to watch movies at home. They do not have to worry about loud movie neighbors. They do not have to pay outrageous prices for movie theater concessions. Finally, they can lie down and wear whatever they want during their home movie. Additionally, with the popularity of programs like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, viewers have many options of movies and TV shows to choose from, all without even having to leave their home to rent a movie for movie night. In fact, there are 4 million Hulu subscribers alone.
Home entertainment has evolved and homeowners now have the ability to install a home theater system into their own home. The technology has advanced so much that a movie going experience can be entirely mimicked in the home setting. TV screens have gotten bigger, allowing you to choose a screen that is close to the feel of a movie theater screen. Even movie theater seating has been surpassed, offering comfortable home theater seating options. Home automation and projector type screening provides a real movie theater going feeling in your home entertainment system.
A home theater installation will vary in price, depending on a lot of factors. The type and size of the screen and the type of the surround sound system that is installed into the home entertainment will factor into the installation pricing. The size and material of the home entertainment theater seating will also vary in pricing. The sizing of the entire home entertainment area will have factor into the price of the entire installation. The home theater installation may or may not have returns on the value and the resale of the home. Returns vary widely and are affected by the range of home prices in your neighborhood, the overall condition of your home and sensible design choices. A high quality Home Theater Remodeling project is an appropriate neighborhood can return as much as 77% to 91% of its initial cost.
Although the exact return cannot be guaranteed for a home entertainment system, a homeowner can consult with a licensed realtor to inquire about such a value increase. However, home entertainment theaters are highly in demand and offer a selling incentive to any family or person who enjoys the movie going experience.
The movies are an extremely popular activity in our country. There is just something exciting about seeing a new movie on a large screen in a very dark theater. Advances in technology and electronic systems have provided the ability to homeowners to mimic the movie going experience by installing their own personal home theater and home entertainment system. A home theater can include a large HD TV screen, darkened windows, large comfortable seats and a surround sound system that makes you feel like you are really in a movie theater. The resale value of your installation will vary and will depend on the location and the neighboring prices of the homes in your neighborhood.