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Creating the Recreation Room You’ve Always Wanted

Entertainment rooms make a great addition to almost every house. It’s a great way to create a space you and your family can enjoy together. Before you begin, however, it’s important to know exactly what you want so you don’t miss any useful additions.

Step One: Set Your Budget

You need to have a realistic idea of what you can spend before you begin planning and building the entertainment room or home theater of your dreams. Whether you’re getting a home equity loan or paying cash, you still need to know where to draw the line so you can prioritize the features you want.

Step Two: Make a List

Think about all the features you want in your new space. Will you need a new television or seating? What about sound systems or lighting additions? Are you going to be modifying an existing room or building something completely new? You need to organize the features in order of importance. Prioritizing the additions will make it easier to allocate your budget and cut unnecessary changes.

Step Three: Gather Inspiration

If you want your entertainment room to be perfect, it’s going to take some planning. There are lots of places to get inspiration for design and furniture choices. Pinterest is a popular resource, but you can also find ideas with any internet search. Home and garden shows are also a good way to get ideas – plus you can see things firsthand in interactive displays.

Step Four: Shop Around

Get plenty of quotes from contractors in your area if you’re building an addition to your home. Look for someone who is experienced but reasonable. Many good quality workers will have portfolios of prior jobs so you can get an idea of the level of craftsmanship.

As far as furniture and decorations go, there are hundreds of websites to shop from. Many sites are directly accessible through links on Pinterest so you can get the products that inspired you and build the entertainment room of your dreams.


Harry Hink is the owner of HB Services, LLC. He has years of experience in the home improvement field and brings an unparalleled enthusiasm to his customers. HB Services is known locally for their continued support of local communities, schools and businesses.

Harry is active in many organizations to include the Medical Care of Children Partnership(MCCP) which is a community partnership dedicated to providing medical and dental services to children of the working poor of Fairfax County who otherwise are ineligible to receive healthcare offered through Medicaid or other private and public sources. Harry is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, a certified United States swimming coach and, most important, a husband and father.

Owner Harry Hink’s philosophy is timeless and simple – do for our customers what we would do for ourselves. Our staff will listen to your ideas, offer insight suggestions and come up with a design that fits your lifestyle and adds value to your home.


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