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OmniMount shows the elegance of wall-mounted TVs

Before you go and buy a new or replacement flat-panel TV, consider how you want to view that screen. Sure, most models out there come with their own stand, but how about something a little more elegant for your modern living space? Television- and movie-watching becomes a slightly different and better experience when screens are more »

Mounting a TV yourself isn’t as hard as it seems

Welcome to our  series of guest blogs from the team at SANUS in which the company identifies common homeowner design problems and offers solutions. Here, SANUS’s Lauren Theobald explores how truly easy it is to mount a TV yourself with a little guidance and the help of a friend. (After you read it, we recommend you check out more »

How to pick the perfect piece of entertainment furniture

Shopping for the a piece of home entertainment furniture that suits your system, decor, and taste? Dave Adams, marketing manager of BDI, offers his expert advice.

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Here’s how to get rid of messy wires with a TV wall mount

You can simply secure a flat-panel TV to the wall and be done with it, but we’re getting more sophisticated and with that we’re starting to demand a better look to our media arrangement. Custom installers can give us that professional, clean look with a mounted TV, but what if you’re trying to do it yourself?

Yes you can! Create a small home theater in any room with these 5 tips

Most people think they have to overhaul a sprawling basement or game room in order to create a true home theater experience. But that’s certainly not the case. You can create a true home theater, a room that lets you escape from the outside world and immerse yourself in top-notch audio and larger-than-life video in so much as a spare room.

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How to mount your TV in a corner and still get a great image

It’s the question we always ask ourselves: Where do I put my TV? Figuring out where to put the television in a living room can be a little tricky. If you have the perfect wall for it, then you don’t have yourself much of a conundrum. But how many of us are lucky enough to have that? For many, there is not a single unoccupied wall in the room.

10 great giveaways: Win a $6K gaming chair, $10K theater, 60″ TV, and more…

In the age of big data, no one is safe…So why not give the following companies your personal information, too? At least you might when something. Kidding aside, the following 10 giveaways from around the web will have you decking out your home theater (or creating an entirely new one, in some cases) in high style.

8 funky, strange, cool home audio and video finds

While you won’t find all of these products in America, and many of them are made to order, there are some unusual, and in some instances, downright awesome, electronics to be found on the WWW. Here are some of the more interesting products we’ve stumbled upon using the Houzz app. Whether you laugh, cry, or get out your wallet, we hope you enjoy these bizarre finds.

How to get a sleek low-profile media room in a smaller home

When dreaming about your perfect home entertainment system (which may include a library of your favorite movies, audio components that can rival a live concert, and a television that’s so big it deserves its own wall), it often helps to have a room in your home that’s dedicated to that sole purpose: entertaining.

Top tech Valentines

Chocolates, schmocolates. Flowers, schmowers. Who needs candy and plants this Valentines when you can give the gift of technology? It’s far less fattening and much more rewarding to have a little something that makes your loved one’s life easier, greener, or more entertaining. While we don’t suggest a high-tech toothbrush or a robotic vacuum cleaner, which could potential be offensive, these tech toys are sure to delight, so prepare to pucker up.

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Can’t find the right AV furniture? Salamander lets you design your own

Finding the perfect piece of entertainment furniture can be tricky business. For one, you have to make sure you have enough shelving, and that the shelving is spaced correctly, with enough height and width to accommodate your various-sized components. Next, you have to worry about ventilation and, if you are using it for speakers, acoustic transparency. Wire management is also important, as is minimizing errant vibrations. On top of that, there is the little matter of aesthetics that can make or break the deal.

How to fix flat screen glare

Welcome to a series of guests blog from leading SANUS. Each blog will feature a problem commonly encountered among average homeowners, with advice on how to fix it. Here, SANUS’s Lauren Theobald takes a look at one of the most common problems with a bright and sunny living room—Flat Screen Glare.