Home Entertaintment

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Getting a Home Theater Set-up: 8 Tips for Convincing Your Spouse

So you found the killer home theater system you’ve always wanted. The trouble is that your spouse isn’t as enthusiastic about the whole affair as you are. Maybe he thinks you can’t afford it, or she believes that the television set you have now is fine. What can you do? Here are eight ideas for [...]
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My Old Bachelor Pad vs. a Modern One

I have to start by confessing that my eyes go a bit misty whenever I recall my old bachelor pad. I spent many happy hours in there listening to my records, reading books and entertaining guests. It wasn’t a place of sumptuous luxury but it was somewhere I felt relaxed in and could bring people [...]
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One to Watch – TV frames and Interior Designs

Modern flat screen TVs are a great improvement on traditional models – offering simpler and easier designs which integrate into any style of interior design.  Generally requiring less space than the traditional hefty box a flat screen is certainly easier to handle.  Even so, a TV can take over a living room, but most modern [...]
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Acceptable Viewing – How to Fit a TV into a Design Scheme

Modern TVs are well designed and fit better into most homes than their counterparts from another age – about 20 years ago.  While the latest HD flat screen takes up less room than ever before – for the design conscious, at least, it can present something of a headache.  TVs, even the sleekest, can stick [...]
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Help! My Living Room is Caught in a Time Warp

Isn’t it amazing how our homes can slowly get out of date without us even realizing it? This very thought crossed my mind a couple of months back when it suddenly dawned on me that my living room had been caught in a time warp. It wasn’t that anything was really that bad. It is [...]
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The Pros and Cons of Having a Piano In Your Home

An acoustic piano can bring great joy to a household — filling it with music and antiquity. It can also be a cumbersome object that gets in the way and an added household expense. Anyone thinking about investing in a piano has a number of considerations to work through before making a purchase. The Good [...]
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Home Theater Seating Makes All the Difference

A beautiful home theater is one where everyone wants to watch a movie. What are Home Theaters For? 1. Escaping the lines, ever-rising ticket prices, and the sticky floors of the movie theater. Few things are more attractive than the ability to watch high quality cinema in the comfort of your own home, and being [...]
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Home Theater Seating Buyer’s Guide

One of the most important aspects of a home theater doesn't even involve the TV, the DVD player, the projectors or even anything electronic; think comfort and home theater seating suddenly becomes the central piece of equipment in your home media room!
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Home Theater System Installation

The home theater can be a terrific addition to your home. Installing a home theater is not easy. Furthermore, the quality of the installation can make or break a theater system. The assembly process can be very daunting, especially for a first-timer. Whether you decide to install your own home theater system or hire a [...]
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CD & DVD Storage Options & Tips

Even with iPods and other portable media devices coming on the market in recent years, most of us still buy and burn too many CDs and DVDs these days; favorite music compilations, back up and copies of home video and digital photos. But how do you protect all these discs long term? If you’re like [...]