There’s perhaps nothing as indulgent and comfortable as sitting on the sofa after a long week, with some sweet treats or a nice bottle of wine, your children around you, and a great movie to watch. This is a simple pleasure that we can often forget the pleasure of when we’re working hard through the week, but really these moments with your family of shared simple joy are what life is all about.
Some people may love this so much that transforming their basement into a media room or centre could be a great idea. After all, a dedicated and somewhat hidden room like this can help you relax even further, as if escaping from the world and all it’s worries. It can also help you affect the movie-watching or media-playing ambiance to an extensive degree, which can be nice if you want to get the most from the experience. For instance, surround sound speakers may not affect the neighbors as much when they’re underground, as the loud sounds and vibrations will not be as audible.
With the following advice, you’ll be a media room to be proud of.
A basement conversion is important to consider, and professional services should be utilized to achieve this goal. This is because when it comes to the underground nature of your house, as in protecting against the potential onset of pests, designing a cohesive and foundationally strong environment and also getting the most out of this space from a utility and safety perspective, simply opening up the room and putting furniture in there is not enough. The more careful you are, the safer and more natural this room will feel.
Comfort & Viewing Angles
Remember that comfort is the name of the game when it comes to watching movies, and your basement media room should be indulgent to this degree. Consider the viewing angles of your television or other media appliance and how you may angle the focus and scope of the room there. For instance, you may measure that two L-shaped sofas can fit side by side within the room, providing ample seating areas for all. Additionally, power outlets could be placed in the most convenient spots granting you the chance to set up a few worthwhile fixtures.
Lighting & Freshness
A basement conversion, while perhaps an indulgent and escapist fantasy, should not be a cave you retire to block out the world. Keeping the right light, fresh and smelling great is important, rather than this become a gaming den covered in snack dust and left without care. Take pride in the room, laying down nice carpeting or rugs, regularly cleaning the basement windows, ensuring the room isn’t too cluttered, and that air purifiers keep the room clean. Negative ion distributors can also help balance the positive ions generated by tech products in the room, and that can help it feel lighter and more fresh each day. With that in mind, you’re sure to approximate the best result.
With this advice, we hope you can transform your basement into the best media room possible.