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Planning ahead

Things to know before you get started.
Steps to Hiring a Home Theater Pro
  1. 1. Inventory your equipment

    Before employing a third-party home entertainment installer, take stock in your current electronic inventory as well as electrical resources within your home.

  2. 2. Jot down the data

    Create a spreadsheet that includes potential spaces where the entertainment room may go, complete with square footage and the number of electrical outlets.

  3. 3. Know your preferences

    Establish what criteria is most important from quality, size, scalability, as well as flexibility when creating the home entertainment space.

  4. 4. Check through portfolios

    Carefully review the portfolios of local home entertainment specialists, taking note of the types of spaces and electronics they specialize in.

  5. 5. Include all details

    Describe your project in detail and in writing to make sure everything is covered as completely as possible in the quote.

  6. 6. Define the purpose of your theater

    State what the priority items are, including television, gaming or music. If there will be multiple people using this room and the equipment, this needs to be stated as well.

  7. 7. Choose a home theater pro

    Once estimates are received, give careful consideration to the accuracy of the line items. Once the work is complete, consider providing the service provider with an online review.

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