Enjoy Theater-Worthy Entertainment at Home
One of our favorite American pastimes is going to the movies. In recent years, though, streaming services like Netflix, Disney, and Amazon have made it easier to watch the things we want to see at home. Coupled with the high production values of new television series that rival or even exceed film, it’s becoming less attractive to drive to a theater and spend three times as much as you would for a similar experience from your couch. This has many homeowners investing more in home theater systems, and if you are really a film buff, you may want to have your own private cinema at home. But how does one convert a space in their Vancouver, WA home into a high-end theater? With the help from one of our expert home theater designers and considering your preferences and priorities, you can have the private cinema you’ve always wanted. Keep reading for more.
Tune out the world and tune into great music, movies and audiobooks with high-quality headphones
Whether you’re a casual music listener or a dedicated audiophile, you need a good pair of headphones. Headphones are a lifesaver when you have a long commute to work on public transportation in Portland, OR, a four-hour plane ride ahead of you, or just a busy household where silence is a rare sound.
On a recent Northwest Business podcast episode, Jeff Grove and Clark von Trotha of Encore Audio Video discussed how to choose the right headphones to enjoy high-end audio. Here are a few considerations to keep in mind when you’re selecting a new pair for yourself. And don’t forget to listen to the podcast here!
Explore how you can use smart shades to complement and enhance your daily activities
Homeowners often encounter one of two problems with manual shades and blinds in their homes. One, you have so many windows that it’s overwhelming to open and close the shades regularly. Or two, you waste more time than it’s worth manipulating the shades and blinds multiple times during the day.
Motorized window treatments are the answer to both those problems. With a smart motorized system, you can access and control all your shades and blinds from a smart device like a smartphone app or remote. There are no pesky strings or cords, and you can raise and lower shades to the precise level you desire.
Motorized shades make it easy to enjoy natural lighting in your Vancouver, WA, home. Keep reading to explore how you can use your shades during a typical day at home!
In a recent podcast episode, the experts at Encore Audio Video discussed the vital role furniture plays in theater design and function
On a recent podcast episode of Northwest Business radio show, Jeff Grove and Clark von Trotha — system designers here at Encore Audio Video in Portland, OR — discussed two components of home theater design that are often overlooked: furniture and seating.
If you’re looking for cabinets to house your electronic components and comfortable theater seating, you will benefit from talking to an experienced home theater designer like Grove or von Trotha. Keep reading to learn more about the vital role these two components play in your theater room. And listen to the podcast episode here!