Sometimes going out for entertainment can be just too much like work. The routine of making a booking, driving there or getting a taxi can make staying in for a night’s home entertainment far more attractive. The benefits of modern technology make a dwelling place warm and cozy and help create a great setting for treating friends to an evening of entertainment in your home.
Simple changes to your heating and lighting systems can make the home much more welcoming.
Modern lighting fixtures give the room being used for a night’s entertainment a more ambient feeling. Automated lighting can be used to soften strong lights and suffuse the room in a soft glow, creating an atmosphere where guests can enjoy watching a movie or playing home games on their screens.
Heating systems can be relied on to provide maximum comfort for the guests. With modern technology, the temperature for each individual room can be adjusted – and all from your very own smartphone. The latest in central heating system controls allow for varying temperatures throughout the home and the correct level of heat can be chosen for the specific room where the entertainment is to take place. A Nest Learning thermostat will detect when temperatures are falling below the chosen level and adjust them accordingly.
The comforting glow of a natural fire adds to the coziness of a room but demands a lot of work in terms of stocking the fire and cleaning ashes the following day. Technology provides the fire but without the work. Advanced technology electric fires give the option of a wall mounted or inset fire with adjustable heat settings that respond to a remote control and a unique LED flame effect technology gives the comforting glow that makes your guests feel welcome and the choice of modern minimalist styling or more classic styles add to the appearance of the room. Using these devices in the home allows the host more time to concentrate on the evening’s entertainment.
Although the much talked-about Millennials tend to place a high value on outdoors entertainments and travel, there is an increasing trend for this tech-savvy group to kit out their digs with all number of gadgets to enhance the quality of their home life. Entertaining friends no longer means having a meal and after-hours conversation; now mostly all social engagements wind up around a screen with guests watching movies, YouTube videos or playing interactive home games. An unsurprising state of affairs given that this group represents the first digital natives, with an impressive 83% owning a smartphone or laptop according to a survey by DMR.
Holding a movie night is another great option for home entertaining in itself. The amazing home cinemas produced through the use of modern technology make this very possible. Guests can watch Netflix or the latest releases while enjoying popcorn made in the microwave oven or beer chilled in the latest American fridge and all without the time constraints of attending the regular cinema.
When looking for a night’s entertainment as people become increasingly open to the idea of staying home – gadgets are the answer. A home benefitting from the improvements technology has to offer will have friends looking forward to enjoying the welcoming setting you have prepared for them and the cutting-edge entertainment you provide.