There are no hard-and-fast rules for what turns a room with a TV into a full-fledged "home theater." At the very least, it's a bigger, better picture with richer, fuller sound. In our day and age, families who want a more engaging cinema experience — minus the overpriced popcorn — are upgrading as well, thanks to affordable options for nearly every budget. Here are some great tips from CableOrganizer.com that will help you build – and maintain – a terrific home theater system.
Experience Level: Intermediate
Budget Estimate: Excluding home theater components (TV, DVD, stereo speakers, entertainment center, etc…) the total cost of supplies and accessories for this project can range from $500-$1,200.