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Don’t let your entertainment experience fall behind with an out-of-date home theater installation!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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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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Why Home Theater Designers Use Perforated Screens

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Blend the best of picture and sound with screens that localize the delivery of sound

Private cinemas offer unmatched convenience for movie lovers who want to enjoy high-quality entertainment in the comfort of their own homes. However, it is vital to ensure that the equipment that makes this possible is installed correctly. Most homeowners who want a truly luxurious experience partner with a professional to design their space because of their expertise in what equipment is best for their projects. Read on to discover why home theater designers in Overland Park, KS use perforated screens in their installations to offer superior picture and sound.

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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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Partner with a Home Theater Designer for Hidden Audio

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Discreet Audio Installations Allow You to Enjoy Both Form and Function in Your Mission Hills Home

Home theaters have become more prevalent in the past several years, especially as commercial theaters in Mission Hills, KS and around the country have closed to the public. While a high-quality entertainment system is essential to any luxury home, bulky audio-video equipment can detract from the interior design of any space. This is where partnering with a professional comes in: They can carefully hide your gear for a discreet setup that offers stellar performance. Read on to discover how a home theater designer can conceal your audio system.

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2 Must-Have Products for Your Next AV Installation

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Discover a 4K Projector and a Premium AV System Perfect for Any Homeowner in Kansas City, MO

Home entertainment has become more central to our daily lives in the past few years. Whether you enjoy playing video games in your media room or watching  the latest blockbusters in a dedicated home theater, now is the perfect time to upgrade your system to the newest technology. Our experts at Applause Custom Sight & Sound have picked two products that we think would work great in your next  home entertainment upgrade.

Check out two of the best products to include as part of your next in AV installation Kansas City, MO.

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3 Home Theater Design Trends For 2021

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Discover the Upgrades You Should Make to Your Home Theater for the New Year in Kansas City

New home entertainment technology is always coming out, and since most commercial cinemas are still closed, and we are spending more time than ever at home, this technology has become essential to our everyday lives. Now is the perfect time to upgrade your space so you can enjoy all of your favorite movies and TV shows on the big screen. A home theater will bring ultra-high-definition picture and immersive surround sound into the comfort of your home. Check out three of the latest trends we expect to become popular in Kansas City home theater design in 2021.

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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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3 Ways to Enjoy Your Home Movie Theater Speakers

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Discover the Immersive Power of Surround Sound When You Watch Movies, Play Music, and Compete in Video Games

The only thing better than going to the movies at a theater is going to a theater in the comfort of your own home. When you install a home cinema, you will never have to deal with obnoxious crowds or overpriced snacks. Simply go across the hall without having to leave your house.

Your home cinema doesn’t have to be limited to just movies. Read our blog to learn three ways to enjoy your home movie theater speakers in Kansas City, MO—especially when you have an immersive surround sound setup.

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3 Benefits of a Professional Home Theater System

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Simplify the Home Theater Installation Process by Trusting a Professional

Have you always dreamed of having your own personal home theater? Dream no more. Now is the perfect time to upgrade your home media experience. Most would recommend that you allow a professional to handle the installation. DIY and out-of-the-box solutions can result in many performance issues down the line, causing unnecessary stress and expenses. Read our blog to learn why you need a professional to install your home theater system in Kansas City, MO.

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5 Types of Lighting to Consider in Your Home Theater Design

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5 Types of Lighting to Consider in Your Home Theater Design

The importance of lighting in a home theater design project is often overlooked. However, light is a critical element of the design process due to its impact on user experience. This, however, is a double-edged sword. Lighting can have a positive or negative effect on your home theater design. Picking the right type of light for your project is crucial. Read our latest blog to learn which lighting types are commonly used in home theater design projects in Kansas City, MO.

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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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Avoid These Mistakes When Designing Your Home Entertainment Space

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Create the Best Home Theater or Media Room Possible with Help from Applause Custom Sight & Sound

When done right, a home theater room or media room can be a dream upgrade for your property. Considering the frustration of traffic, long lines, and pricey tickets at the nearby cinema, you’re better off experiencing the excitement of the movies from the comfort of your home.

However, creating the perfect entertainment space isn’t as easy as throwing audiovisual technology into a room and calling it done. You need the right knowledge and equipment to design a worthwhile environment that rivals the movie theater.

Before designing an entertainment space in your Leawood, KS home, be wary of the following mistakes we often see in DIY installations.

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