Home Theater Seating

Home Theater Seating

Designers recommend placing seats back at least twice the width of your screen, but also a few feet away from the back wall, so you can savor your surround sound. If you don’t want the rest of the house to shake, invest in heavy carpet and padding to absorb...
Home Theater Seating

Ladder Safety

Whenever possible, use a wooden or fiberglass ladder for outdoor work. Aluminum ladders could be dangerous around electrical lines. Also, stay away from the lines feeding power to your house.
Home Theater Seating

In-Wall Speakers

When installing in-wall speakers, use a drywall saw to cut the hole. A utility knife will make the cleanest cuts in drywall, but a utility knife can be difficult to control by a non-expert. Electric rotary saws make cutting drywall physically easy, but they too can be...
Home Theater Seating

Fiber Optic Lighting

When lighting a sloped wall or a tight space, consider fiber optics. Light from a projector travels through fiber optic strands to a glass brick or other fixture. One line voltage lamp can operate up to 20 glass bricks as bounce light or accents lights. In a mural,...