The summer is nearly upon us in the northeast, which means the entertaining outdoor season is about to kick off. The anticipation of parties, get-togethers, and pool time is especially poignant now, with a greater impetus to have friends and family near.
The ability to break free from the confines of your rooms and walls is one of the pleasures of homeownership. Whether you are looking to add some pep to a barbeque or enjoy a movie under the stars, an outdoor entertainment system makes the backyard your favorite spot.
Are you looking to make the most of your time outside in Greenwich, CT, and surrounding areas? Read more below to find out how.
Successful outdoor entertaining consists of fair weather, good conversation, ample food and drink, and equipment designed to work in varied environments. When you celebrate family milestones or watch the game with the gang, the last thing you want is for the audio to be too muddy, the video unclear, or the atmosphere to be dull. Being outside does not mean you have to leave the conveniences of your smart home behind.
Showing video outside presents several challenges not generally encountered when viewing indoors. A standard television may seem bright and produce incredible depth-of-field images, but the moment any light shines on the screen, the picture becomes washed out and unviewable. If you are watching in the media room or home theater, you can lower the motorized shades to create the optimal conditions.
Video monitors designed for outdoor use generate an image that is up to six times brighter than standard televisions and some projectors. The units can be placed in full sun, partial shade, and the dark of night while providing spectacular 4K ultra-high-definition images that wow you and your guests in any weather. The anti-glare screens and UV-resistant housings mean the units furnish you with years of service.
Music sets the mood for any activity; it is the soundtrack of our daily routines- inspiring and motivating us. Sound travels differently when not restricted to a room. Free of walls and ceilings that benefit your multiroom system, the audio can become lost. Outdoor landscape speakers create crisp, clear audio with plenty of punch while not relying on excessive volume.
Just as in your home, backyard speakers should accentuate your backyard decor or blend seamlessly into the greenery. Music is intended to be heard, not seen. Outdoor speakers generate audio with deep basslines you can feel and precise reproduction that does not distract from your landscaping.
Tunable lighting in your home adds atmosphere, sets the mood, and helps you keep energized throughout the day. Outdoor lighting adds more than a way to guide your path in the dark. Using theatrical techniques, you can create a sense of wonder while defining your property’s boundaries and encouraging your guests to explore.
Adding lights to highlight features of your yard gives it more depth and texture, enhancing a sense of space and making it more inviting. Colored lights give you the ability to influence perceptions, using yellow and reds to impart vigor and excitement, while violets and blues install a sense of calm and repose.
The best time for outdoor entertaining is fast approaching. Make this season especially great, surpassing your greatest expectations. Are you ready to bring your backyard to life, day or night? Connect with us by calling (914) 939-7000 or visiting our contact page for a no-obligation consultation. We look forward to working with you!
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