2 MUST-HAVES FOR AN AUTHENTIC OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT AREA

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Create the best entertainment spot for you and your family 

What would our home be without proper entertainment spaces? While many families are eager to design home theaters and media rooms, an important area is often forgotten: the outdoors! Having a well-designed outdoor entertaining area in your Henrico, VA, home is ideal for keeping those hours of fun going. But, do you have everything you need to enhance the way you entertain outdoors? Read on to learn the basics of what your designated outdoor entertainment space should have.

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Outdoor Entertainment: A Smart Home Luxury You Didn't Know You Wanted

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Revamp Your Patio, Pool and Backyard With High-Performance Audio and Video

Now that the weather allows us to move indoor activities outdoors, spending time in your backyard with the best entertainment is a must. You can enhance your days with the family by installing a quality outdoor entertainment system in your Chesterfield County, VA home that will turn your free time from average to great.

An outdoor entertainment installation will not only enhance how you listen to your favorite music, or how you stream your favorite series, it could change how you spend time with your family, converting your backyard into a stunning outdoor movie night or karaoke-themed night. How cool does that sound? The possibilities are endless with a professionally installed system.

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Take the Music Outside with an Outdoor Speaker System

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Add a Soundtrack to Your Outdoor Entertainment

Spring is in the air in Virginia, and it’s a great time to spend more time outdoors. Whether you’ve got a pool, outdoor kitchen, patios, extensive landscaping, or all the above, the mid-Atlantic spring is a great time to enjoy your outdoor amenities before the height of summer heat.

What could be better than your outdoor spaces? Your outdoor spaces in Henrico with a soundtrack provided by a custom outdoor speaker system. Keep reading below to learn about speaker options to blanket every part of your outdoor spaces with beautiful sound.

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6 Audio Sources to Enjoy on Your Whole Home Audio System

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Streaming music is great, but what else can you listen to with whole home audio?

Installing a whole home audio system is a great way to cater to the unique entertainment needs of everyone in your Henrico, VA, home. A whole home audio setup uses centralized source components and cabling to deliver music and other audio sources to individual speakers in every room of your house. With multi-room audio distribution from Control4, you can use your smartphone or touchscreen tablet to play music in a single room or every room with the press of a button.

Most likely, everyone in your family has different music tastes, and a whole home audio solution can accommodate them all! Keep reading to learn more about the various audio sources you can enjoy with your whole house sound system.   

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3 Ways to Enjoy a Whole House Audio-Video System

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Make Entertainment Easy in Every Room

Entertainment should be easy. By the very nature of the word, it shouldn't seem like work when you want to be entertained. Unfortunately, some audio-video entertainment setups can be needlessly complicated. For example, the switching shenanigans you endure to get sound from your TV only or when you want to hear the sound through your audio system. Or when you want to select music to play, and you have three different ways to do it – an Alexa smart speaker, a Bluetooth speaker, or your AV receiver in the family room. Or you want to hear the evening news on the TV as you roam around the house getting things done.

If you like simplicity for your AV system and want one way to do things, you might be interested in a whole-house audio-video system that makes entertainment easy. Keep reading below to see how to simplify your AV life in your Chesterfield County, Virginia home.

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5 Fun Ideas for Your Outdoor TV Installation

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Spend More Time Outside with Your Favorite Entertainment

With Virginia's mild climate, we get to enjoy time outdoors more than in other states. From April to September and more, it's easy to spend time outside. This past year, we've all spent significant time indoors and at home. And while that’s ending soon, we have a prescription for indoor blues this spring, summer, and fall for Henrico County – an outdoor TV installation.

Outdoor TV opens up a world of entertainment possibilities for your outside spaces. From sports to summer movie nights to outdoor exercise, you can make the most of your beautiful outdoor features and vistas. Keep reading for five ways you can add outdoor TV to ramp up the fun.

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Take Your Favorite Music and Entertainment Outdoors

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Make the Most of the Season with Outdoor TV and Audio

With cherry blossoms blooming and increasing warmth in the air, it’s time to get outside in Virginia. And if you need an excuse to spend more time outdoors – in the comfort of your own home – we have just the thing you need. With both rich outdoor sound and a large-screen TV, an outdoor entertainment system will help you make the most of your outside spaces, day or night.

Many Chesterfield County homeowners think of adding outdoor speakers for music in their patio areas. We say: why stop there? Outdoor TVs can make your family room almost redundant on beautiful days and nights this spring and summer. Keep reading to explore a few options for putting together your outdoor entertainment setup.

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Spring is the Perfect Time to Install an Outdoor Speaker System

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Bring the Music Outdoors In  the Temperate Seasons

Many homeowners in Virginia put significant effort into their outdoor spaces. Blessed with a relatively mild mid-Atlantic climate, the Virginia spring is the time when thoughts start turning to spending more time outside. 

Activities like getting the yard ready for spring and summer, starting irrigation systems, planting annuals, and uncovering the patio furniture are all part of this time of year. While you’re getting your outdoors ready for the warmer months, you should consider another investment that will pay fun post-winter dividends every year – an outdoor speaker system. Keep reading to see how outdoor audio can add the crowning touch to your time outside at home in Richmond. 

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Do You Like Simplicity? Then You’ll Love Whole House Audio-Video

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Effortless Entertainment Everywhere in Your Home

Some people are tech fans, and they geek out on bells and whistles. They don’t shy away from complexity. Let’s try three picture modes for that show to see how it looks! Let’s try the adventure surround format to see if it adds excitement! 

If this doesn’t sound like you, chances are you like to get to the point. You want to watch Queen’s Gambit on Netflix. You want to get to that as quickly as possible, with an absolute minimum of button presses or settings to master. You want it to look exactly the same in the bedroom where you’ll finish watching the third episode in your relaxing binge of the evening. 

If the entertainment is the important part and not all the options offered by your equipment, you're likely a candidate for a whole-house audio-video system in your Hanover County, VA home. Explore the advantages in more detail below. 

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