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6 Signs Your Home Theater Needs a Remodel

Are You Missing Out on the Latest & Greatest Home Theater Technologies?

6 Signs Your Home Theater Needs a Remodel

Is your home theater a decade or two old? What was once considered cutting-edge in home theaters can now seem outdated or low-quality. It’s not just about aesthetics, either—modern-day theater systems offer higher-definition visuals with stronger audio and smarter controls. 

Whether you installed the system yourself or it came with your house, if it’s time for a home theater remodel, Wipliance is here to help. Get excited (and inspired) for your Coeur d’Alene, ID, home cinema below and see what you might be missing out on. 

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6 Signs Your Home Theater Could Use an Upgrade

1. You’re Still Watching Standard Definition  

Older home theater systems may not support high-definition (HD) or 4K video resolution, leading you to watch all your favorite movies in lower quality than necessary. Heck, even 8K projectors and displays are available today! By upgrading your home theater, you’ll enjoy films in such clarity that it will feel like you’re really there in the action. 

2. Your Theater Lacks New Audio Codecs 

A codec (coder/decoder) encodes and decodes data streams and signals. So, if your home theater doesn’t include newer audio codecs like Dolby TrueHD or DTS-HD Master Audio, you’re missing out on the immersive audio technology available today. 

3. The System’s Connections Are Outdated 

Legacy home theaters likely lack HDMI ports or only support older versions of HDMI, which limits the number of devices and quality of signals in your theater. You may also be missing out on Bluetooth or Wi-Fi capabilities, which unlocks seamless streaming from all your devices. 

4. Your Theater Isn’t ‘Smart’ 

Was your home theater installed before virtual assistants and smart home devices existed? It’s time to take it into the present day. Many modern displays include built-in support for popular streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. We can also integrate the theater into a smart control system, allowing you to automate and control all technologies from one remote, mobile app, or through voice command.  

5. Your System’s Large and Clunky 

Older theater systems can appear larger and less streamlined than modern, compact setups. Do you have a bulky wooden cabinet that houses the speakers and display? Do wires and large speakers dominate the room? 

As design trends change, you might appreciate the more minimal aesthetics of contemporary theaters. We can install speakers within walls and ceilings, and in-ceiling lifts can lower the projector and screen when it’s showtime. 

6. The Interface Is Difficult to Navigate 

Previous control systems are typically less intuitive or user-friendly compared to the sleek and easy-to-navigate menus of today. We can update your control system’s software so you can enjoy seamless, customizable interfaces. We can even implement touchscreen controls and remotes for easier navigation. 

Time for a Home Theater Remodel? 

Ready to elevate your home theater experience? Contact Wipliance for professional audio-video installation services and expert guidance on remodeling your entertainment space. Our team is dedicated to bringing the latest audiovisual innovation to your home, ensuring you don't miss a single detail of your favorite movies, shows, and games. 

Reach out today to revitalize your home theater!