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What Type of Speakers Should You Use in Your Whole Home Audio?

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What Type of Speakers Should You Use in Your Whole Home Audio?

Imagine how great it would be to listen to your favorite music anywhere in your Houston, TX home at the touch of a button. With a whole home audio solution that centralizes control of your music, you can take it with you anywhere you go. But sound systems aren't one-size-fits-all. In this blog, we'll focus specifically on which types of speakers would work best for your system, depending on where and how you're using it.

SEE MORE: How to Build a Whole-House Audio System

In-Ceiling Speakers

Whether you're cooking or hosting a party, you can liven up the atmosphere with the right playlist. In these cases, in-ceiling speakers are the best option. They blend in with your décor, so you can install multiple ones to get evenly distributed sound. Most in-ceiling speakers also use wide-dispersion technology, so sound waves don’t go out in one specific direction. This way, if you walk past a ceiling speaker, you won’t notice you’re standing directly under it. In-ceiling speakers can also be useful in surround sound settings. In Dolby Atmos-enabled setups, you need a couple speakers above the viewer to get truly immersive, three-dimensional sound.

In-Wall Speakers

In-wall speakers are also a great way to upgrade from general whole home audio to a surround sound system. Complement your in-ceiling speakers with three in-wall speakers in front of the viewer (one central and two on the side) and two besides the viewer to mimic a 5.1 surround sound setup. If you want your music to be a bigger focus, like in a game room where you typically host parties, in-wall speakers are also a great way to get fuller sound than you would get with just in-ceiling fixtures.

Cabinet Speakers

In spaces where you already have cabinetry in place that could fit speakers, you can also opt for stylish cabinet speakers from Triad. They not only provide high-quality audio, but also become a decorative piece in the room. These speakers can be spread throughout the room for ambiance music or also be configured in a surround-sound setup if you expect to use them to watch movies.

Standing Speakers

For dedicated listening rooms with high-end 2-channel stereo systems, you want to invest in the best loudspeakers on the market. We recommend going with Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Speakers, considered by many to be the best in the world. We then create a design that lets them be the focal point of the room.

Let us create a sound system designed specifically for your family's needs and preferences. Contact Relative Home Systems to set up a consultation.