Home Theater- From Start to Finish

If you’re looking for someone to manage your project from start to finish, giving you more time to relax and enjoy the result, there’s no better place than Barrett’s Technology Solutions. A client who had done business with Barrett’s in the past, returned to their store when he was in the middle of remodeling his basement. “He wanted us to install a personal theater, not just a media room,” remembers Mark Folkers, Project Administrator. “He had seen our showroom and knew he wanted a ‘statement’ theater, but was looking for our guidance in designing it.” The Process The first step in the process involved a walkthrough of the space where Barrett’s made recommendations on what could be done. The client then came back to the store for a demonstration of a custom theater room. “When they saw the presentation,” Folkers adds, “they said, ‘We have to have that.’” Once the client had a clear vision for what the theater would be, it was time for Barrett’s to meet with the company in charge of the remodel. “We reviewed the builder’s plans, talked about the requirements for electrical service, the riser design, lighting and other design issues for the theater,” Folkers states. Barrett’s project management team kept in close contact with the remodeler. When the room was completed and painted, Barrett’s came in to integrate the electronics, complete the programming, and install the acoustic treatments. The Room The entire room is treated with acoustic sound panels. The first function of these is to optimize the acoustics of the room to enhance the performance of the speakers. A home theater isn’t...

Barrett’s Technology Solutions on House Smarts

With a plethora of HD movies available, theaters in the home have become a growing phenomena. It’s become so popular in fact that NBC’s home improvement program House Smarts decided to do a segment on this increasingly popular trend. It was no surprise when they chose Barrett’s Technology Solutions to inform their viewers on what was being done in the field of personalized home theaters. Barrett’s has built their reputation on designing and installing some of the finest dedicated home theaters in the Chicagoland area. The video above showcases one of their projects, and is a perfect example of why Barrett’s Technology Solutions is regarded as the experts in home electronics design and...

Welcome to the New Barrett’s Home Theater Website

Barrett’s Home Theater, located in Chicagoland, has the finest selection of audio and video components and furniture created from the world’s most innovative manufacturers, all with our unbeatable price matching guarantee. Our expert team of designers and installers assists with all facets of planning and building a home entertainment and office...