Home Theater

How to Host a March Madness Viewing Party

The March Madness tournament is a great excuse to spend some time with friends, upgrade your home theater setup with a big screen, and host a watch party.


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Life of Bliss: Projector Screen Color Comparison

Carl’s FlexiWhite, FlexiGray, and Ambient Light Rejecting (ALR) projector screen materials are tested in different lighting conditions and angles to help you decide which color is right for you.


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Are Projector Screens Necessary?

When setting up a home theater, many do-it-yourselfers wrestle with the question of whether a projector screen is really necessary. The short answer is…


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Choosing the right screen for an Ultra Short Throw Projector

So, you want a big screen experience in a small space? Are you trying to avoid a permanent ceiling installation?…


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Carl Makes Projector Recommendations

In this article we review our recommended 1080p and 4K projectors for home theater, large venue, 4:3, UST, and portable applications.


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Top 3 Ideas for a DIY Video Game Party

Observed annually on September 12, National Video Game Day is the perfect excuse to gather a group of friends for…


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Life of Bliss: DIY Backlit Projector Screen

Building a projector screen at home is inexpensive and surprisingly easy. Check out this step-by-step video from our customer who uses Carl’s Place FlexiGray (and awesome LED back lighting!) in his DIY home theater.


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How to Build a Projector Screen at Home

Making a custom projector screen yourself is completely achievable. Building your screen is like creating an artist’s canvas, it’s a blank slate. Making it stand or hang up any way you want is an art form anyone can perfect with Carl’s Place. We’re a team of DIY experts and we have you covered as you make your big screen dreams come true.

We’re here for you whether you’re screening (your!) movies in your basement, creating a game room you’ll practically live in (no judgment here!), making an affordable screen for the congregation, or a large portable backyard screen for an event.


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How to Select a Projector Screen Material

You’re ready to build the best projector screen on your block! You’ve come to the right place because it all starts with projector screen materials. At Carl’s Place, we have a vast selection of screen materials and sizes you need to provide a nice, flat texture and consistent color, even with ambient lighting and even when no other perfect surface is available. So let’s guide you through how to get the best screen for you.


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How to Select Your Ideal Projector Screen Size

Many things in life are subjective. The best projector screen size (for rooms to large venues) is one of them. We like to follow recommendations made by a few organizations like THX and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, but don’t be afraid to make your own decision. Make an informed one with considerations like how far away you’ll be sitting or how many people you can fit into a space.


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