The Best Homemade Snacks for Movie Night

Apr 21 2015

When you have your own home theater system, you can enjoy a movie theater experience without having to leave the house. In addition to comfortable seats and a great film, some tasty snacks are also an essential part of the …

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You’ve Gotta Hear The Tritons!

Apr 20 2015

Treat yourself to this amazing ear candy from the Triton Five speakers from GoldenEar Technology.  You’ll be astounded by sound like you’ve never been before. Call us to hear these for yourself!

Posted in Audio

The Best Seating Options for Your Home Theater Setup

Apr 15 2015

Having your own home theater in Pittsburgh is a great way to enjoy a slice of luxury without having to leave home. Your home theater setup could include a large screen, surround sound speakers, sub-woofers and a place for snacks. …

Posted in Furniture, Home Theater Design

How to Choose Energy Efficient Light Bulbs for Your Home

Apr 04 2015

Many homeowners are putting in home automation systems as a way to enhance their comfort, boost the energy efficiency of their dwellings and enhance the safety of their property. An essential part of any automated residential control system is the …

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When a Soundbar Will Work for a Home Theater

Mar 23 2015

Soundbars incorporate several speakers in one thin unit to enhance the sound quality and provide a result better than that of your TV speakers. Some soundbars are able to mimic surround sound in smaller spaces and they will provide a …

Posted in Audio, Home Theater Design

3D Televisions Include Built-in Cinema Technologies

Mar 16 2015

Although visiting the movie theater continues to remain a top way to enjoy movies on large screens and with amplified sound, home theater systems are being designed to provide families with this same experience in their homes any time of …

Posted in 3D, Television

Setting up Your Subwoofer for the Most Effective Audio Experience

Mar 13 2015

The subwoofer is one of the most fundamental components of a home theater installation. A proper subwoofer setup can take your audio system from average to a bone rattling, immersive audio experience. The low tones of the subwoofer are felt …

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Monitor and Control Your Home Technologies While You Are Away

Mar 09 2015

When you synchronize your technology into one integrated home automation system, you will be able to manage your home from anywhere with your mobile device. Monitor key technologies at home like your heating and cooling system, lights and security from …

Posted in Home Automation, New Technology

The Perfect Home Theater Set Up for Watching Sports

Mar 06 2015

A home theater in Pittsburgh isn’t just used for movies and video games. They’re used for watching the Penguins play Hockey, the Steelers play football, and the Pirates play baseball. Choosing the right setup for your home theater will make …

Posted in Home Theater Design, Sports & Fitness

Pros & Cons of Internet in Home Theaters

Feb 12 2015

You’ve created the perfect home theater and have become the envy of all your friends. Now, you’re considering adding Internet access to your system, but are unsure if it’s the right decision. There are some advantages and some disadvantages to accessing …

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The Necessary Components In A Full Home Theater System

Feb 11 2015

Setting up a new home theater system may include more components than you originally imagined. However, if you want to create an amazing home theater in our house, you need the right components. Essential items, such as speakers, big screen …

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Seven Unique Themes For Your Home Theater

Feb 05 2015

Designing a theater that is unique and elaborate can offer the ideal environment for large events and meetings. There are always new trends and themes that people are using to customize the systems in their homes. Here are seven of …

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How Home Automation Makes Life Simple

Jan 23 2015

With the popularity of Life Hacks and living in the era of smart phones and immediate information, people are always looking for ways to make their everyday lives a little simpler. When it comes to home theaters, one way to …

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What is HDR and Can it Change The Viewing Standard?

Jan 21 2015

We predicted that 4K TV would be a big focus at this year’s Consumer Electronic Show. It looks as though our prediction was correct, as most every company announced their version of the technology. Now that all the excitement of …

Posted in HD / 4K Video, Television

3 Home Theater Trends to Expect at CES 2015

Jan 02 2015

The annual Consumer Electronics Show will take place on Jan. 6-9 in Las Vegas, Nev. This is known as one of the most important tech events where innovators can exhibit their contributions to the next big thing in technology. Although …

Posted in Home Theater Design

4 Best 3D Blu-Ray Movies to Watch at Home

Dec 26 2014

As technology has evolved over time, movie producers were able to bring us increasingly clearer films. The relatively recent emergence of 3D and Blu-Ray technology only furthered these abilities. With crisp, high definition special effects and top quality soundtracks, enjoying …

Posted in 3D, Music & Movies

Five Holiday Movies Ideal for a Home Theater

Dec 19 2014

The holiday season is great for snuggling up under a warm blanket, drinking hot cocoa, and enjoying time with family and friends. It’s also a perfect time to break out the holiday-themed movies and enjoy a night (or three) at …

Posted in Home Theater Design, Music & Movies

How to Automate Your Home Theater Set Up

Nov 20 2014

If you’ve been trying to come up with ways to automate your home theater system, there are many options available to you. More and more people these days are not only designing their own home theater systems, but they are …

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The Most Popular Home Theater Design Trends

Nov 20 2014

If you’re thinking of designing a home theater, there are a variety of popular designs that many people are using as the basis for designing their own. While you can design the system of your dreams with components you already …

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Are Ultra or 4K HD Televisions Worth Your Money?

Sep 18 2014

Ultra and 4K HD resolution televisions have started reaching the market, providing a level of quality not seen on shelves before. There always seems to be new technology for consumers to get on board with, but is it worth the …

Posted in HD / 4K Video, New Technology, Television

What are the Advantages of Home Automation?

Sep 16 2014

Home automation is the latest trend in technology, allowing you to control your appliances and home systems with a simple remote. No longer do you have to manually control your thermostat, lights or door locks, since you can do it …

Posted in Home Automation, New Technology

Why Should You Consider a Wireless Music System for Your Home?

Aug 26 2014

Having a wireless music system in your home allows you the freedom and ability to connect all the music devices in your house to one system. Finally, you can put those old CD’s and vinyl records away and access your …

Posted in New Technology, Wireless Audio

Six Common Mistakes Made When Shopping for a Home Theater System

Aug 26 2014

Those looking to enhance their home with a home theater system may make the same mistakes others have when shopping for their home theater. Mistakes can happen when you don’t do the research first, such as, choosing the wrong size …

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Choosing a Home Theater System for an Unusual Room Layout

Aug 20 2014

When you purchase a home theater system for your home and the room you want to place it in is a bit unusually shaped, how do you deal with this? What is the best placement for my rectangular room, my …

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Which Room is Best for Perfect Home Theater Design?

Aug 06 2014

Planning and designing your new home theater system can be a bit overwhelming. If you understand the right type of room for home theater design, the process won’t be so overwhelming. Here’s a look at some of the things you …

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