March 11, 2019
12 Home Theater Do's and Don'ts - Common Home Theater Mistakes

Whether it’s your first time setting up a home theater or you’ve had one for many years, there are some clear do’s and don’ts, so you can avoid long-term problems and maximize your enjoyment. What are the most common home theater mistakes and how to avoid them? Placing all of your trust in salespeople and […]

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March 11, 2019
Why Acoustic Panels Are Important for Home Theaters

If you're all in on your home theater, you may be asking yourself what finishing touches you should put on. For some, acoustic panels are a way to give the experience an extra level of polish. If you've seen our guides on how acoustic panels work, and how effective they can be, you may have […]

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February 17, 2019
What is The Best Paint Color for a Theater Room?

If you’re ready to start putting your home theater room together, one element that has to be right is the paint color you choose for the walls and or ceiling. To make the picture in your theater room really pop, you’ll want a dark color for both the walls and the ceiling. Colors such as […]

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January 18, 2019
What Is the Difference Between a Hi-Fi and Home Theater System?

When I first started speaker shopping, I always wondered what the difference was between a “hi-fi” and “home theater” system, so I set out to research exactly what each was. It may not seem like there’s much of a difference, but for the audiophiles and movie buffs out there, it’s actually quite a big one! […]

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January 11, 2019
Do You Need a Power Conditioner for a Home Theater?

Whether you’re building a home theater or have had yours set up for years, longevity is of utmost importance to you, because you want your investment to last for as long as possible. So what can you do to keep your home theater in great working condition for years to come? You may have heard […]

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August 14, 2018
Home Theater Room Dimensions - How Much Room is Needed?

Unfortunately, there is no one size fits all for a Home Theater Room. The biggest suggestion is to avoid cube-shaped rooms where the height, width, and depth of the room are equal or very similar. Instead, use a generally accepted ratio of H (Height) x 1.28H (Width) x 1.54H (Length/Depth). Ideally, the room should also be […]

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Hi! I’m Jonah. I grew up addicted to different electronics. I began working for an Audio/Video installation company years ago and realized my passion for Home Theaters! The Home Theater DIY is a place for me to share my different findings and experiences about home theaters and home electronics. For more information, check out my about me page!

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