How to Choose An Entertainment Center

Choosing the Best Entertainment Center for Your Space

Whether you’re redecorating your living room or furnishing a living room for the first time, there’s a question that has undoubtedly entered your mind—what is the best entertainment center for my space? Entertainment centers are often the centerpiece of any media-friendly room, and when it comes to the living room, an entertainment center is the glue that holds the entire functionality of the room together. That’s an important task, but with these helpful hints on how to choose the best entertainment center for your space, you’ll be sure to find the right center that perfectly fits your space, has all the storage options you need, and perfectly fits your style.

Helpful Hint 1: Measure Your Space

It may seem simple, but when purchasing an entertainment center, many people forget to measure the space where it will be placed. By taking the time to measure your space before purchasing your entertainment center, you’ll avoid any disappointment and the hassle of having to return your new furniture.

Helpful Hint 2: Measure Your TV

Not all entertainment centers are made the same. Some are made to accommodate smaller TVs, while others can accommodate the largest TVs on the market. It’s important to know the size and weight of your TV before your purchasing yours , so you can focus your search on ones that are compatible with your TV.

Helpful Hint 3: Know Your Storage Needs

Nothing ruins beautiful living space more than unorganized stacks of DVDs or video games. Before you go shopping for your entertainment center, take a moment to inventory your movies, CDs, or video games, and then decide how much storage space you’ll need to effectively accommodate these items. Knowing this information will help you find an entertainment center with the capacity to properly organize all your entertainment necessities.

Helpful Hint 4: Your Room, Your Style

After you've measured for space and TV size requirements, take a moment to think about what best suits your decorating style. Entertainment centers come in all kinds of styles and colors and are made from a variety of materials. If you like the bold, contemporary look of metal, the Boden 55" TV Contemporary Entertainment Wall Unit from Club Furniture is a perfect choice. Or if a stately, elegant entertainment center carved from wood is more to your liking, the Kingston 50” TV Espresso TV Wall Unit is the perfect choice for you. If you have a smaller room, try a TV and Media stand from Club Furniture that can accommodate up to a 63” TV and has lots of storage space, but doesn’t take up a lot of room.