Questions about Flooring

Discussion in 'Home Theater Projects' started by JohnWyn, Mar 22, 2004.

  1. JohnWyn

    JohnWyn Auditioning

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    Anyone have experience with pergo (Or other hardwood type) flooring for a HT setup? Is it best to use carpet instead or just put a big rug on the floor? I'm currently revamping my theater and am considering changing out the floor. The walls are regular drywall, no sound material and I've got a 10' high ceiling. The room is fairly small too.

    Thanks,
    John
     
  2. Dave Poehlman

    Dave Poehlman Producer

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    You may want to check out Richard Clewer's beautiful HT. He's got a Pergo floor.

    Any hard surface will lend itself to reflections, and, with a 10' ceiling, it could get pretty "echo-y" in there. You may need to throw down an area rug and maybe some wall treatments.
     
  3. DonnyD

    DonnyD Screenwriter

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    Some sound deadening on the floor is usually a good idea to reduce the echo effect caused by reflective surfaces. Being a remodeler, it always surprises me when we remove carpeting in a room and hear the difference in reflectivity of even us talking. Quite a difference!

    If you do a hardwood or pergo type floor, just be prepared to add some area rugs too.....
     

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