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What Display Looks Best in Your Outdoor Home Theater?

What Display Looks Best in Your Outdoor Home Theater?

Find a Perfect Picture For Your Champagne, IL Backyard

Summer is in full swing and it’s the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the warm weather while it lasts. That means you don’t want to be cooped up indoors, in a dark home theater. But you also don’t want to give up your favorite movies and sports when you spend time with the family outside. The perfect solution is an outdoor home theater installation. There’s just one catch: your regular theater is specifically designed to address issues like ambient light that may negatively affect your picture quality. So how do you achieve a great looking image outside? This blog will show you! Read on for more.

See Also: What to Look for in Outdoor Home Lighting Control


High-Contrast Screen for the Garage

Building a home theater in an unused garage or covered patio is a great idea for many homeowners. It combines the warm-weather comfort of outdoors with some protection from the elements. If this is the route you choose, you’ll also have to contend with both artificial and sunlight in your space, both of which can quickly ruin your image quality. That’s why you should invest in a high-contrast screen. They are specifically designed to reflect only the light shown directly in front of them. In fact, they’re proven to withstand just about any kind of ambient light you can throw at them, short of direct sunlight. One note though: high-contrast screens are particularly delicate. If you’re considering a screen outside on a patio, you may prefer the benefits of high-contrast screen paint. Your installer can measure the specifications and produce a wall where you can enjoy your favorite movies once the sun goes down.

Rear-Projection for the Backyard

If you have plenty of space in your backyard, consider rear-projection. Not only will it produce a brighter image that looks great in a nighttime outdoor setting, but it will also minimize screen blockage every time someone gets up to fix a drink. Rear-projection means that the projector sits behind a specially designed screen that filters the light through to create an image. Because it’s not based on reflection, it allows the picture to be brighter and sharper than what you would normally see in an outdoor setting. Rear-projection is the perfect solution for dealing with outdoor ambient lighting situations.   Are you ready to experience better picture quality while still enjoying the warm summer weather as part of your outdoor home theater installation? Contact Liaison Homes today for more information!