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Watching movies, playing video games, enjoying the latest TV shows: When you're doing any of these things at home, you're looking at your television -- and whatever it sits on. A TV cabinet is furniture that is both functional and decorative. It will hold your media components and store some DVDs and games, too. To choose the best one for your living room, keep these tips in mind while you're shopping.
While your television set may be the focal point of your home entertainment activities, what it sits on -- or in -- says a lot about who you are. Is your TV still sitting atop that beaten up particle board TV stand that you bought at a garage sale 10 years ago? Perhaps it's time to upgrade your living room furniture, starting with a new entertainment center. Home entertainment centers have been around a long time and have evolved quite a bit from the massive wooden cabinets of the 1960s and 1970s. Which entertainment center is right for you will depend on what you want to use it for, the components you want it to store and your personal taste in furniture.
Lately, television consoles, stands and storage racks have been exhibiting updated designs, sporting storage for your media essentials in models that are tastefully coordinated to the rest of your living room furniture. Compact TV stands and corner TV stands are convenient in smaller apartments, dorm rooms and offices, but even large homes can benefit from the clean look and discreet presence of a television stand. As more people upgrade to lean flat-panel televisions, they are seeing that the smaller size of a TV stand is all they need. The furniture industry usually reserves the term "entertainment center" for the largest TV furniture, big enough for the television, a cadre of audio or video components and a full CD-DVD collection. TV stands tend to be smaller than full entertainment centers while still having enough shelves for a few components and some media storage. For smaller homes or for smaller rooms in larger homes a stand may be all the TV furniture you need.
Now that you've upgraded your television, it's time to upgrade to an LCD TV stand. These stylish TV stands are must-haves for LCD television owners, as they are designed specifically to hold flat-screen TVs perfectly. With LCD TV stands, you will be able to give your television the ideal resting place. LCD TV stands are sold in a huge variety of styles, sizes and materials, which can prove complicated for many prospective buyers. If you're in the market for a stand or entertainment center, you're likely to have a lot of questions. Fortunately, you aren't alone, so you have nothing to worry about. Read over this guide to learn how to choose an LCD TV stand that will make a great fit in your home.
The placement of your TV creates a focus for your home theater and can affect your choice of furniture for the room. Television mounts are designed specifically to hold the weight of LCD or plasma TVs in fixed or adjustable positions. This TV wall mounts buying guide will help illustrate the options you have for mounting flat-panel televisions for an optimal viewing experience.
One piece of furniture that often finds itself as the centerpiece of any room it occupies is the entertainment center. These media storage solutions are sold in every, shape, size and color, which means there's an entertainment center for every preference. When you're shopping for a new one, the sheer multitude of entertainment centers can seem overwhelming, but don't fret; we have some helpful hints on how to choose an entertainment center. By considering all these points, you're sure to find the entertainment center that best suits your needs.
Making your television the focal point also puts your entertainment center in the spotlight. An entertainment center is more than just a place to store your TV. The right kind of entertainment center or TV stand is an excellent addition to your home's decor. There are many options to choose from, so taking the time to think about logistics will ensure that you pick the right entertainment center for your home. Below are some handy tips on buying an entertainment center.
Whether you're furnishing your first home or just updating your living room, you need living room furniture that fits your current decor and is comfortable for your family and friends to relax in. With armchairs, sofas and other living room couches to choose from, picking the right style can be somewhat overwhelming. This buying guide will help you sort through all the living room furniture and help you decide on the pieces that will work best in your living room.
Once you've chosen a projector, it's time to complete your home theater with peripheral electronics and projector accessories. A good projection screen is essential for getting the best picture from your home theater projector. There are several projector screen types to choose from that will work in different home theater situations.