Measure your TV – Even though most centers are adjustable, it’s important to know the dimensions of your television just in case the
Measure your Living Room – Or more specifically, measure the area you have designated for your center. You may want a huge, expansive wall unit but may only have room for a modest TV stand.
Take Inventory – Figure out what you need to store in your
Pick your Storage – Cabinets and shelves, closed or open, lots or little; these are all things you have to think about when deciding how to store your equipment and accessories. Some units have a combination of cabinets and shelves so that you can display attractive knickknacks as well as hide your DVDs and other media. Open cabinets don’t have sides so they will give you a more spacious feel, but they don’t conceal much so you may have to find alternative storage for your less attractive media.
Decide on your Features – You can find an
Now that you’ve narrowed down your choices you can start looking at the different types of centers and their styles. You may love the modern look of an open-shelving TV stand, but realize after you go through the buying guide that you have too much electronic equipment for the unit and need to get a larger wall or corner center. The gigantic wall unit that you’re longing for might look great in a large living room but will make walking in your master bedroom a challenge. Look around, it should be easy to find an
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