Everything You Need to Know Before Buying an Outdoor Sound System
After a long, dreary winter, people all over Chappaqua, NY are ready to spend more time outside soaking up the sun and enjoying outdoor fun with their families. Music has the power to take any backyard activity to the next level. As you get your outdoor entertainment area ready for summer, consider installing an outdoor sound system.
Outdoor sound systems bring new life to your backyard and add an extra level of fun to grilling on the deck or splashing with your kids in the pool. Keep reading to find out what you should keep in mind as you look for the right outdoor sound system for your home.
What Type of Speakers Do You Need?
It’s important to note that any old speaker you have in your media room isn’t meant to be installed outside. You need outdoor speakers designed to withstand the harsh elements of Mother Nature.
Fortunately, there are plenty of outdoor speakers on the market made with all different needs in mind. You can choose from surface mount and architectural options for patio speakers, speakers designed to look like rocks you can hide in gardens and water features, and even buried subwoofers!
Think About Where in Your Backyard You Want to Listen to Audio
When you’re upgrading the way you experience entertainment in your backyard with an outdoor sound system, it’s important to think about where you want audio to be heard. The answer to this question is always unique to the homeowner and their property.
Will you only need speakers positioned on your patio? Perhaps you have a pool in your backyard and want to be able to enjoy an upbeat playlist while floating on the water and need speakers placed strategically throughout your entire backyard. If your backyard is exposed to a lot of noise—like traffic from a busy road—you’ll need to be extremely intentional with speaker placement.
Control Your Outdoor Audio with Simplicity and Ease
Why go to the trouble of installing an outdoor sound system in your backyard if it’s going to be complicated to operate? There are a few options to make controlling your outdoor sound system easy. First, you can integrate your outdoor audio into your whole-home audio system. One of the most popular options homeowners go with is integrating their outdoor sound system with their existing home automation system so that they can control all of the smart technology in their home from one place.
Make this summer one filled with outdoor fun with an outdoor sound system. Not sure where to start? Soundworks can guide you through finding the right system, the installation process and even teach you how to operate your new technology. Get started by giving us a call or filling out our online contact form to schedule a no-obligation consultation.