Making Your Dream Media Room a Room of Reality
#3: Food & Beverage
You can’t accomplish the true feeling of being at the movies without popcorn and Sunday night football is not complete without a plateful of wings and cold glasses of beer! Food and beverage are part of the overall media room experience, so keep this in mind when discussing plans with your new home builder or as you plan your remodel.
There are many types of refrigerators available and you will want to think through how you will use yours to find the style that best fits your household. Questions to consider:
- Do you need a lot of freezer space? If you’re the family that stocks up on frozen pizzas or always needs ice-on-hand for a cold drink, you may need more than you think!
- What will you be chilling? Will you need a separate wine fridge? You don’t want to run into the situation of completing your media room only to realize your entire fridge is full of wine without room for anything else to chill to perfection.
- Don’t forget about glassware! This takes up space and proper storage is a must. Be sure to work this into your new home build.
#5: Fun & Games
Ask yourself, what other activities you and your circle like to do. For example, if you’re a board game playing group, the board games will follow you to your media room. Plan for this, embrace this, and most of all have fun with this. Or maybe your friends and family like nothing more than a good night of karaoke. Consider a retractable screen to make a stage of the front of your room or consider a small screen at the rear of your room to display the words of your karaoke hits! Your new home builder will come up with creative solutions to customize your space to best fit your lifestyle.
Media rooms are designed for fun and fun to design. Kick back, relax and enjoy the show!
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