How to Get The Most Out of Your Built-In Media Wall
As homes evolve with changing technology and electronic gadgets, sound systems and gaming consoles accumulate, the need for a more robust media wall is becoming a popular must-have.
A media wall is one of the most useful built-ins you can add to your home. They add character and beauty to the room, while reducing clutter.
Customizing your media wall cabinets to fit your specific needs will help you get the best results. It’s important to think about your lifestyle and how you and your household plan to use the space.
Keep Electronics in Mind
It’s important to analyze the variety of electronics you wish to incorporate into your media wall. Will you have a surround sound system? Multiple gaming systems? Do you have cable or satellite TV equipment to store?... Getting a handle on the assortment of electronic equipment you will use on a regular basis will help determine your storage needs.
Speaker cloth inserts are perfect for storage of sound systems.
Power up your drawers and create a docking station for laptops, phones, tablets and more with a Charging Station Drawer or a Power Station Drawer.
Don’t Let Your Gaming System Be an Afterthought
Oftentimes, gaming systems are an after-thought and they end up having to be taken in and out of the entertainment center for use. In a perfect world, it would get picked up after each use and tucked back away, but in reality, it finds a home on the floor along with cords, controllers and misc. gaming accessories. To prevent this common clutter disaster, a flat, Roll-Out Media Shelf is perfect for neatly pulling out and putting away your gaming systems. A convenient Toe-Kick drawer within the media wall can house your assortment of controllers and accessories.
Dedicate Room for Books & Desks
If your household loves to read, bookshelves are a great way to display décor and house your library of reading material where it’s easy to access. Desks can also be incorporated into a media wall.
Not all media walls are centered on a TV, these media walls are built for reading, board games, computer games, and home office necessities.
Media walls are not just for the living room. They can be applied in a home office, a bedroom, or anywhere else in your home where you’d like to store your entertainment accessories.
Cabinetry designed as a media wall is a great investment and will help improve your day-to-day life in the space by adding function and beauty to your home.
Authored by Mandi Juskiewicz on May 31, 2017 - 9:30am