Wouldn’t it be cool to watch blockbuster movies on the big screen right in the comfort of your own home? Well it’s certainly possible with the installation of a home theater systeminstalled by a qualified electrican. You just need a dedicated space, perhaps in a finished basement. However, you’ll need it to be professionally installed safely and properly.
For that, talk to an experienced electrician in St. Louis MO early on in the process to ensure exceptional quality from beginning to end. Here’s why you need an electrician to install your new home theater.
Handling the Loads
Today’s home theaters encompass much more than just a large screen for movie watching. There are many other components that need to be added, such as speakers, gaming systems, and digital recording devices. If the loads are not properly planned for, those components can strain your existing electrical system. A licensed electrician will need to test everything out to ensure your current wiring is able to support the demands placed on it. They can then perform the right upgrades if needed.
Hiding the Cords
No one wants to see multiple wires snaking down the wall from the TV screen. While you could incorporate multimedia components and wireless speakers to achieve a sleeker and more streamlined look, the quality of the whole system could be compromised. A skilled electrician will be able to hide all the cords involved in your new home theater system so there are no unsightly wires and cords that look ugly as well as pose a tripping hazard.
Protecting Your Investment
While you may already have a surge protector in place to safeguard your computers and other electronics against power surges, you will need the same assurances for your home theater equipment. This equipment is just as vulnerable, if not more so, to power surges and lightning strikes. Thousands of dollars’ worth of damage can occur to this equipment with just one lightning strike.
Some people think they can protect all their devices with surge protection adapters, but it’s much better to install a whole-home surge protection system – with no ugly and bulky power strips to contend with. Bonus: this type of system also protects all the appliances and electronics throughout the whole house.
With so many benefits to hiring an electrician in St. Charles MO for home theater installation, it’s a no-brainer to let someone skilled in this area handle the project for you. You’ll get peace of mind knowing it’s done right so you, your family and your friends can all enjoy this fun room for years to come.
Home Theater Design & Installation St Charles & O'fallon, MO
Eager to get started on your home theater installation project? Get in touch with our electricians in ST Louis & O’Fallon MO to power it when you contact us us at 636-294-8562. Not only do we install home theaters, we also install surround sound systems, whole-house audio speaker systems, and wall-hung high definition TVs and DVD players.