Illuminate Your Luxury Home Theater Experience with Dramatic Lighting

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Ways Lighting Can Add Style and Enjoyment to Your Home Cinema Experience

Constructing a luxury home theater is about more than high-quality audio and video, although that’s important. It’s also about creating a luxurious environment in which to enjoy elevated entertainment. This mastery lives in the finite details, in elements like lighting. 

Continue reading to explore how dramatic lighting can inspire the style and enjoyment of your home cinema experiences in and around Kansas City, MO.

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Creating an Immersive Cinematic Experience in Your Home Theater

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The Latest Audio-Video Technology Offers Engulfing Realism

Have you been considering the home theater of your dreams? As fall turns to winter, now’s the time to act upon your desires, creating a space to cozy up with friends and family and enjoy the latest blockbuster, your favorite Netflix series, and the big games. 

Do you have a design in mind? Peek on Pinterest under home movie theaters, and you'll be amazed at the options. Truly, the only limit is your imagination. You’ll see classic leather recliners in tiered movie theater fashion, as well as beautiful rooms with fireplaces and throw pillows, and others with sectionals and cuddle seats. 

Of course, the most important feature of a home theater is creating an immersive cinematic experience. In this place, you suspend your disbelief and enter another world, if only for a few hours. So, where do you start? 

That’s where we come in. At Applause Custom Sight & Sound, we’ve been designing and integrating home theater systems for our clients in Kansas City, MO, for over 15 years. We’ve watched technology transform, enabling us to create home theaters that rival the best cinemas in town. 

Let’s explore the makings of the immersive cinematic experience. 

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3 Signs You Need to Update Your Home Theater ASAP

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Don’t let your entertainment experience fall behind with an out-of-date home theater installation!

Your home theater is probably the area in your home in which you and your family have the most fun. No matter the weather outside, you can always count on your home theater to enjoy movies, TV shows, sports events, gaming, and more. Still, to enjoy your entertainment experience to the maximum, you need to keep your home theater installation up to date. 

But how will you know when your home theater needs to be improved? Keep reading our blog to learn three signs it’s time to reach out to Applause Custom Sight & Sound for an upgrade of your home theater in Overland Park, KS.

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Why Our Home Theater Designers Love Sony Projectors

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Partner with a Sony dealer for a truly immersive home theater experience

Sony released the world’s first 4K home theater projector in 2012. Since then, they have continued to innovate home theater technology for an immersive cinema experience.

If you’re considering adding a private cinema into your Kansas City, MO home, our experts recommend working with a Sony dealer for a high-end entertainment system. Read on to learn why the home theater designers at Applause Custom Sight & Sound choose Sony 4K projectors for our projects.

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The 3 Step Process of Creating a Custom Home Theater

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Applause Custom Sight & Sound Will Help You Build the Theater of Your Dreams

Watching a movie on a TV that’s simply been hung in a living room can sometimes leave something to be desired. But, even if you have a great TV and are connected to some loudspeakers, it still doesn’t compare to watching a movie in a theater. That’s why any homeowners choose to build a dedicated home theater right in their home for the cinematic watching experience. 

Applause Custom Sight & Sound has been helping Kansas City, MO homeowners create the theaters of their dreams for years. We work closely with customers to help create a setup and design that suits their personal preferences and the layout of their space. Keep reading to learn more about how we help our customers create a custom home theater.

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Go Bigger and Brighter with Laser Projectors

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Why the Newest Projectors Are Perfect for Any Home Theater System

Seeing is believing when you have a laser projector in your home theater. Today’s high-end and high-lumens models from Sony and JVC deliver crisp, clear images in any light condition. So, even though you may still want to lower the smart lighting and motorized shades in your private cinema to create the ideal ambiance, you don’t need to. An advanced laser projector provides full-color, bright viewing all the time.  

The latest projectors win the war against artificial and natural light! Keep reading our blog article to see how your home theater system in Kansas City, MO, can benefit from a state-of-the-art projector.  

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How a Home Theater Installer Can Enhance Your Seating

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Ensure you stay comfortable with luxury seating from Salamander and CinemaTech

When you think of a home theater, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the display and sound system. Equally important, however, is the seating that you will be spending long periods of time in. After all, how can you enjoy a marathon if you are uncomfortable or don’t have proper support? Seating can even be customized to match the aesthetics of your interior design. Discover why our experienced home theater installers use Salamander and CinemaTech seating for our projects in Mission Hills, KS.

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3 Often Overlooked Home Theater Components

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Our experts at your trusted home theater company break down some lesser-known elements that impact performance

When most people think of home theaters, they usually think of the standard things that create the audio and video experience, like the screen, the surround sound system, and the projector. That is not all that goes into immersing you in your favorite movies, though! The seating, acoustic treatments, and lighting all influence your overall experience. Read on to learn more about the three components homeowners often overlook when working with a home theater company in Overland Park, KS.

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What You Need In Your Home Theater Installation

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Check out these cutting-edge technologies that will bring the best in home entertainment to your space

When was the last time that you upgraded your home entertainment technology? Whether you have a few televisions in your living spaces, a flexible media room, or a full-scale, luxury home theater, it might be time to look into the latest audio-video devices that will enhance your favorite movies and TV shows.

But what technology is making waves in the home entertainment industry, and what might be a good fit for your home? Read on to learn five key technologies you should include in your home theater installation in Kansas City, MO.

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Key Smart Technologies That Will Upgrade Your Home Theater

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Work with a Home Theater Company to Create a Truly Immersive Experience

Your home theater is your sanctuary. After carefully designing the perfect setup for you and your family, it is time to consider other essential devices besides the display and sound system that will enhance your movie experience. Lighting, shades, and a fiber optic star ceiling will take your cinema to the next level.

Add these vital smart technologies to your dedicated cinema by working with a home theater company in Kansas City, MO like our team at Applause Custom Sight & Sound! Keep reading to learn how these solutions will enhance your entertainment experience.

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How a Designer Can Take Your Home Cinema to the Next Level

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How a Designer Can Take Your Home Cinema to the Next Level

A home theater brings all your favorite entertainment onto the big screen, whether it is your favorite show on Hulu, MarioKart with your friends, or the quintessential classic film.  It is important to not only have all the correct equipment but to have it installed properly to get the most from your home cinema.  Read on to learn why bringing an Applause home cinema designer into your project early will lead to an unbeatable home theater experience in your Overland Park, KS home.

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Ask Your Home Theater Designer These Questions About Your Display

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Ask Your Home Theater Designer These Questions About Your Display

Home theaters have become more popular as the pandemic has shuttered most commercial theaters. If you plan on bringing the magic of the cinema into your home, you must work with an expert theater designer to create the perfect plan for your space. But what should you discuss before moving to the installation phase? Read on to learn important considerations for you and your home theater designer to discuss before you select a display for your custom home theater.

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The Perks of Having Your Own Home Cinema

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Enjoy the Movie Theater Experience without Leaving Your Home

If you miss the experience of watching a film at the movie theater, we know a way of bringing that experience right to your Kansas City, MO home. Homeowners all over the country are turning to home cinema installations to bring the magic of the movie theater back into their lives.

Now is the perfect time to bring a home cinema to your space, and the enhancement it brings to your everyday life is pretty hard to ignore. Keep reading to find out just a few of the biggest perks you’ll see after installing your own home theater.

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3 Ways A Home Theater Company Can Customize Your Entertainment Space

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Enjoy a personalized home theater that fits the needs of your family in Overland Park

Now that it is difficult to go to a commercial theater, you might be considering an upgrade to your home audio video setup. A home theater can be much better than going to a commercial theater. Not only can you watch anything you can imagine on the big screen, but you can even personalize your home theater to meet your individual tastes. Create a design that reflects your unique style and meets your needs. Keep reading to learn how a home theater company can help you create a home theater customized to your family's preferences in Overland Park, KS.

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Consider These Things When Choosing Your Home Theater Seating

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The Right Seating for Your Home Theater Isn’t Only About Comfort

There are many vital components of a home theater system: the screen, the sound system, the lighting. But one essential element that you might not have thought about is cinema seating. An uncomfortable home theater seat can ruin your home theater experience. Read our blog to learn three things to consider when working with a home theater designer to select the cinema seating for your Leawood, KS home.

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Essential Components of a Home Theater System

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Don’t Forget These Vital Pieces of Equipment in Your Home Theater Installation

More people are watching television than ever, likely due to social distancing. It is no surprise that the demand for home theater equipment such as projectors surround sound systems, and 4K televisions are increasing. When commercial theaters are closed, movie lovers in Mission Hills, KS create their own home theater experience in the comfort of their living room or dedicated media room.

Read our blog to learn how you can upgrade your quarantine binge-watching experience with a home theater system.

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Why a Dedicated Home Cinema Beats Going to the Theater

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Why a Dedicated Home Cinema Beats Going to the Theater

Everyone loves the experience of seeing a movie on the big screen, but few people like dealing with the crowds and expensive snacks. What if you could go to the movies without actually going to the movies? A home theater will give you all the benefits of going to the theater without having to deal with the negatives. Read our blog to learn why installing a dedicated home cinema beats going to the movies in Leawood, KS.

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What Display Should You Use for Your Home Theater Installation?

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Discover Whether a Projector or a TV Is a Better Fit for Your Home Theater

A lot of decisions go into designing a home theater, and perhaps the most important one is what display to install. You must consider size, picture quality, color, brightness, and more when evaluating which solution will best fit your project. The type of display is also an important component. Read below to learn whether you should use a projector and screen setup or a TV display for your home theater installation in Overland Park. KS.

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3 Common Myths about Home Theater Installations

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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Installing a Home Theater

A home theater is every movie lover's dream, but the installation process can be a nightmare. There are many misconceptions about the home theater installation process that can lead to catastrophic mistakes. These can cost you lots of money and derail the timeline of the project in your Kansas City, MO home. Be sure to take the time to research before you begin the design process. Please read our latest blog to learn three myths about home theater installations that you should leave at the door.

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Make Every Night Movie Night with These Wow-Factor AV Solutions

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Create the Theater Room of Your Dreams with Screen Innovations, Sony and JBL Synthesis

Popular streaming services like Netflix, HBO Now, and Amazon Video have put quality content at our fingertips. Without even leaving home, you can enjoy blockbuster films, award-winning original shows, documentaries, and so much more—and many in 4K resolution.

When you pair your favorite streaming content with an impressive movie theater room, you’ll never feel the need to travel to the nearby cinema again. Our team at Applause Custom Sight & Sound has years of experience building custom home theaters and media rooms for homeowners in Overland Park, KS.

Read below to learn about three wow-factor AV solutions we recommend for your next movie theater room installation or upgrade.

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