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The Importance of Well Planned Home Theater Seating

When designing your home theater you will want to pay close detail to your home theater seating. If your room is small your seating might only consist of a couch and some chairs. Seating arrangement is an important factor since you want all seats to be placed at a point which allows a good view of the television screen.

Home theater seating should allow you to sit comfortably and watch the screen. If you are sitting too close to the screen it could give you a headache. If you are sitting too far to the side of the screen you will have to hold your head and neck in such a way as to not be comfortable. Placing chairs in a straight line in front of the screen will undoubtedly cause the people on each end to have to watch the screen at an uncomfortable position. Placing chairs in a curve offers a more comfortable position for everyone, especially the ones sitting toward each end.

The Available Choices For Home Theater Seating

If you have a large room that you are converting to your home theater you may choose to provide seating that is much like the seats in a professional theater. If you purchase this type home theater seating you will need to be careful with placement. If the seats are going to be lined up directly behind each other you will need to consider some type of riser to allow the people in the rear to have a good view of the screen. Another choice for this type seating is to alternate the rows to avoid anyone sitting directly behind the person in front of them.

Many companies are also offering recliners which are made for the home theater. These recliners come with cup holders and are designed for the ultimate in comfort. They come in a row but provide individual comfort allowing each person to choose whether or not they want to recline.

Reclining sofas are also available in a variety of styles. These also come equipped with cup holders but they usually only recline at each end. The person sitting in the middle will probably not have a recliner and they probably won’t have access to the cup holder.

Another option for home theater seating is a sectional sofa. These often come with recliners at each end and they can usually be arranged in different positions to adapt to the room. These type sofas often come with a hide a bed which could provide you with an additional sleeping area if you have company.