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7 Reasons People Love Home Theater Seats

From exceptional style and comfort to ultra-cool features and technology, there’s a lot to love about home theater seats

Comfort, quality, style, and features are all words that may come to mind when you’re searching for the perfect home theater seating to add to your living space. And with the wide variety of home theater seating available, it can be difficult to know which details to focus on. This is why we’ve created a list of the top 7 reasons people love their home theater seats. Based on the hundreds of five-star reviews on our website, we’ve identified what people enjoy (and rave about) most when it comes to home theater seating.

Check out our list below and find out all that there is to love about home theater seats.

Friends seating on Home Theater Seats/Chairs and having an immersive movie experience.

1. Immersive movie experience

When it comes to movies, people want a completely immersive experience. This is why an aspect that people love about our home theater seats is our exclusive SoundShaker technology. SoundShaker provides a whole new dimension to movie watching by allowing you to feel the action happening on-screen. Thanks to our SoundShaker Amp, audio signals are wirelessly transmitted to seat transducers located inside our home theater chairs. These transducers then shake and vibrate in sync with the on-screen drama. This technology helps you feel like you’re part of the film and gives you a thrilling movie experience. For this reason, people love our SoundShaker technology and the immersive experience it provides.

USB Plug in Seatcraft Home Theater Seat

2. All the latest features

Another aspect that people love when it comes to home theater seats is the features. Home theater chairs have extra add-ons and accessories that enhance their comfort and convenience. Whether it’s a tray table for holding snacks, a phone mount for staying connected, or a wine glass caddy for securing your favorite glass of vino, accessories take home theater seats to the next level. In fact, we offer an entire line of must-have home theater accessories that are designed to give you the best home theater experience possible. We even offer accessories that will help you utilize your home theater seating in different ways. For example, we have an LED reading light to transform your home theater chair into the perfect reading spot. So, it’s no wonder that features are a top reason to love our home theater seats.

You may also like 11 Must-Have Home Theater Accessories.

Comfortable Home Theater Seat

3. Complete comfort and support

Whether you’re watching a movie or relaxing and enjoying family time, it’s essential that your home theater seat be comfortable and supportive. And this is yet another reason why people love our home theater seating. Many of our home theater chairs come with power headrests, lumbar support, and recline. This makes it easy to get comfortable and alleviates back and neck strain. We even offer a universal neck pillow that provides extra support. And we have a special line of Big and Tall home theater seats that give additional space for those who need more room to lay back and relax. With so many comfort options, there’s no reason not to love our comfy home theater seats.

Family seating on Home Theater Seats and watching a movie.

4. More time with those you love

Spending time with friends and family is one of the highlights of every day. And it’s also part of what people love about home theater seats. When your living space is furnished with comfortable and stylish home theater furniture, people are drawn to sit down and enjoy quality time together. Our home theater seating often becomes a central gathering place where people sit, talk, enjoy movies and relax. Pets even love snuggling up on our home theater chairs, too. So, if you’re looking for a way to encourage more family time, our home theater seating is an excellent way to do that. We’re proud that our home theater seats help bring families together. Plus, our customers love the increased quality time they spend with their families while enjoying our home theater furniture.

Stylish Home Theater Seating

5. Style that suits any space and décor

Style is high on the priority list when it comes to home theater seating. Everyone wants home theater furniture that will look good in their space and match their unique style. And many people are looking for home theater chairs that can blend well with any room. This is why people love our wide selection of home theater seats that can suit a variety of areas, including living rooms, media spaces, dedicated home theaters, and more. Our home theater seating is available in various colors and patterns to match any color palette. We offer soft, top-grain leather and luxurious Bella fabric upholstery. We even give the option to choose the look of the complementary accent pillow that is included with our Cuddle Couch and Cuddle Seat collection. With so many options, it’s easy to see why people love the style of our home theater seats.

Superior quality and expert craftsmanship

6. Superior quality and expert craftsmanship

When purchasing home theater seating, quality is often top of mind. And thanks to our exceptional quality and craftsmanship standards, this is another aspect people love about our home theater chairs. We use only premium materials and ensure that each home theater seat passes a comprehensive quality inspection. And a quick look at our customer reviews shows that people are impressed with the high quality of our home theater seats.

Spacesaver Seating: Saves Space and Deliver an Optimum View

7. Optimized space and view

The final reason to make our list of what people love most about home theater seats is their ability to save space and deliver an optimum view. Thanks to our space-saving and tiered theater seating options, you can have all the comfort and convenience of home theater chairs without taking up a lot of room. Our spacesaver seating collection is comprised of home theater seats that can sit inches away from the wall, even in full recline. And our tiered theater seating allows you to have multiple rows of home theater chairs at varying heights without the use of risers. Many of our tiered theater seating options also include our wall-hugging, spacesaver technology. This way, you can simultaneously optimize your room’s space and ensure everyone has a great view.

 

As you can see from our list, there’s a lot that people love about home theater seats. Their versatile style, convenient features, high quality, and superior comfort all combine to make them a fantastic addition to any living space. Not to mention their ability to bring the whole family together and help everyone enjoy a more relaxing and immersive movie experience. Plus, their space-saving and view-optimizing qualities allow you to love your home theater seats without sacrificing a lot of room. So, if you’re looking to add home theater seats to your space, please check out our home theater seating collections and see all that there is to love.

This might help you! A Guide To Choosing the Best Home Theater Seats.

 

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Home Theater Seating: 7 Shopping Mistakes to Avoid

If one thing sucks the fun out of buying home theater seating, it’s buyer’s remorse. The best way to avoid any unpleasant surprises is to know where most people make mistakes and how to avoid them.

We have organized 7 of the most common issues that people overlook to help avoid buyer’s remorse and prevent costly errors.

Home Theater Seating: 7 Shopping Mistakes to Avoid

Here is where people go wrong when buying home theater seating

 

#1 – Disregarding Sightlines

Shoppers often get excited about the styles and features of their home theater furniture but forget about functionality. Sightlines are the direct visual angles a viewer has to the screen. The screen placement and the distance the furniture is from the screen are essential elements of good sightlines.

The viewer’s height is also a factor, as is their preference for home theater seating positions. For example, some people like to recline in a home theater seat, whereas others prefer to cuddle up on a chaise-style lounger.

With multiple rows and options for home theater seats, sightlines can be an oversight when placing your order. But you don’t have to renovate your room to improve sightlines to your screen.

This is a Riser Setup Diagram | Home Theater Seating.

After properly adjusting your screen height and the optimum furniture distance, increase sightlines with two convenient options— Home Theater Riser Platforms or Tiered Home Theater Seating by Seatcraft.

Both are available on www.4seating.com.

These options help raise the row to see past the headrest and the person in the row ahead, giving the best view to the screen. Layering complimentary home theater seating styles also helps maintain sightlines while catering to various heights and viewing preferences.

#2 – Overcrowding Home Theater Seating

Space planning is one of the most problematic elements of purchasing home theater furniture. People often can’t judge the dimensions of their room, never mind the size of the home theater seating they intend to use.

The result is overcrowding of the furniture in the theater room with little space to recline or safely move around.

Shoppers should first calculate the width and length of their home theater. Then, using the dimensions provided by Seatcraft, determine the footprint of the home theater seat, both upright and in the reclined position. Next, consider the number of home theater seats needed, plus the desired seating configuration. Finally, leave space at the sides and between rows for everyone to comfortably move around the room regardless of the seating’s position.

Remember, curved rows take up more space than straight ones, although curved rows are better for sightlines.

We recommend leaving a minimum of 3 feet between each row-end and the wall and a minimum of 4 feet between reclining home theater seating. For more help designing your home theater room, use Audio Advice Home Theater Designer to enter dimensions and plot optimum spacing.

#3 – Buying Low-Quality Home Theater Seating

Buying Low-Quality Home Theater Seating

Budget constraints could lead shoppers to purchase low-quality or cheap home theater seating. It’s certainly tempting to save money wherever possible.

The truth is, buyer’s remorse is far more likely when poor quality seating breaks and the shopper has to replace the furniture much sooner than planned. A frugal mentality can also diminish the overall experience in your home theater.

The buyer can miss out on new technology, convenience, and optimized features that enhance their home theater seating. Poor quality can also lead to more waste in landfills!

It turns substandard quality ends up costing buyers more in the long run, leaving them to wish they had purchased better quality home theater seating in the first place.

This might help you: A Guide To Choosing the Best Home Theater Seats.

#4 – Inadequate Power Requirements

Don't miss the best home theater experience because of inadequate power requirements.

A fully equipped home theater has many electrical requirements. It includes a big screen, possibly a projector, surround sound stereo equipment, and home theater seating with all the bells and whistles.

Nothing kills the mood faster than having a breaker blow or your new Soundshaker seats not working due to inadequate electrical wiring.

Verifying the outlets have enough electrical juice to deliver all the power requirements is frequently bypassed until installation. Of course, by then, there’s no option but to wait for an electrician to create a dedicated circuit for your theater room by then.

Seatcraft home theater seating offers daisy chain electrical ability to optimize the row’s power and help eliminate excess cords.

For the best home theater experience, it is wise to consult with audiovisual and home theater seating experts to discuss the proper electrical requirements. Then have the electrician in before your furniture and equipment arrive.

For audiovisual expertise, contact Audio Advice. For home theater seating expertise, contact Seatcraft Customer Service.

#5 – Price Shopping Over Brand Awareness

Everyone wants the best deal possible when they are making a large purchase. Unfortunately, some companies only focus on making the sale. While they offer a great price, their pushy sales tactics and lack of product knowledge leave a lot to be desired.

The mistake is getting lured in by the ‘deal’ and sacrificing product warranty or shipping options to get it. So they walk away with your money, and you are on your own after that point.

Developing a trusting relationship with Seatcraft means not only are you supported through every stage of your purchase, you will also get the most value for your money— including the best price.

#6 – Lack of Research With Pros in the Know

Getting bad advice from the wrong people is one of the worst mistakes shoppers make, no matter what they purchase. Unfortunately, with the internet full of opinions and guidance, you can quickly get swayed in the wrong direction.

When it comes to home theater seating, you want to learn all the dos and don’ts with true experts. But, unfortunately, shoppers can have some nasty surprises waiting for them without proper research from reliable sources.

Seatcraft educates its customers through live customer service professionals, sales consultants, instructional YouTube videos and delivers exactly on its promises. Seatcraft never oversells what you don’t need or want. They continue to support you through every question, purchase, installation, and maintenance for years to come. Plus, with over 40 years of experience, Seatcraft is the expert in the field of home theater seats.

You must read this: Home Theater Furniture – A Buyer’s Guide to 6 Styles

Seatcraft Home Theater Seating

#7 – Poorly Planned Home Theater Budget

When shopping for home theater seating, the last common mistake is not making a well-thought-out budget and sticking to it.

Home theaters have many components that require special attention and an adequate dollar figure budgeted for each. So, if one element has overspending or a lack of planning, other areas will suffer. Rebalancing the budget means there is less money to spend elsewhere. The overall result is a less than pleasing home theater that doesn’t satisfy the dream.

By doing the proper research with ‘pros in the know’, you can budget accordingly. Space planning, electrical requirements, audiovisual equipment, and home theater seating will have a proper plan to set in motion.

The proper budget also leaves room for spending wisely on quality and value over flashy sales and cheap seats. Protect your budget by purchasing your home theater seats with Seatcraft as a long-term investment.

The end result is a home theater that looks, sounds, and feels as fabulous as you hoped.

Check this out: Seatcraft Home Theater Seating : Elegant and Affordable

To Conclude…

By avoiding these 7 mistakes, shoppers can shop with confidence and informed decisions. Their money is well-spent on the home theater of their dreams that operates at full capacity.

Got some questions?

Seatcraft is ready to answer any questions you have about your home theater or home theater seating. We also suggest checking out The 7 Most Common Home Theater Mistakes by Audio Advice for more tips to help design the perfect home theater!

When you are ready to start shopping for furniture, be sure to learn about the different types of home theater seat styles in Home Theater Furniture: A Buyer’s Guide to 6 Styles.

 

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Home Theater Seating: What to Know When Shopping

 

Shopping for your home theater seating raises a lot of questions. It’s an important purchase, and there are several factors to consider. We will run through the frequently asked questions that pop up before making a confident Seatcraft home theater seating purchase.

To make it easier, we have grouped the FAQs into categories.

When You First Start Shopping For Home Theater Seating…

Home Theater Seating

The most exciting part of buying theater seating for your home theater is picturing the latest designs and technology in your space, ready for the best home entertainment experience. Once you begin shopping, you will find many Seatcraft chairs, loveseats, sofas, and sectionals to consider for your home.

Here are common questions people have when they start shopping at 4seating.com.

What type of home theater seating will suit my home?

There are several Seatcraft home theater seating styles to choose from, and to understand which style suits you best, read Home Theater Furniture – A Buyer’s Guide to Six Styles.

Can I order a home theater sofa or loveseat configurations?

Yes, most of our chairs can be configured into loveseat and sofa configurations. Please note that with armless chairs and certain loveseat configurations that the location of the recline switch will now be located between the seats.

Please note that in most cases the USB port will no longer be available due to the location of the switch. USB charging ports are only included in control panels that are located in armrests, not between seats.

Do you offer your home theater seats as single recliners?

Yes. Our most popular home theater seating styles are available as single recliners. They require a $99 shipping fee per seat and do not qualify for free shipping.

How much space do I need for back row home theater seating?

For standard products, you will need a minimum 28″ opening for your doorway, hallway, or stairway. Backrow theater seating will need a maximum doorway opening of 36″ for most larger products.

You will also have to lift and tilt the home theater seating through your doorway, stairway, or hallway. If your doorway leads into a tight hallway, measure your hallway has over 36″ of width.

How do I shop for theater seating accessories?

After taking note of all the latest accessories on the 4seating.com website, make a checklist of your must-haves. As you look at each home theater seating brand, compare the included accessories to your list as well as the available upgrades. Check off your list by choosing the seat style and selecting any upgraded accessories for your order. Not seeing what you want? Go to the next question.

Can the lighting on the cupholders and LED base lights be controlled separately?

The lighting for the cupholders and base lighting is connected to the same power supply. Turning the switch on and off will turn both the cupholder lighting and the base lighting on and off at the same time.

Do you take custom orders from home theater seating or media lounge sofas?

We offer an expanded list of colors and options with our “Your Choice by Seatcraft” program. Customization does not include custom sizes of individual chairs. Due to the custom nature of these products they require an extensive lead time to build and ship them.

If you want your furniture quickly please consider ordering one of the many products we have available to ship in 24 hours.

How far should my seats and media lounge furniture be from my screen?

People often choose the biggest screen that they can fit into their homes, but if your room is smaller then you might want to go with a smaller screen size. A general guideline is to sit between 1.5 to 2.5 times the diagonal screen measurement away from your screen, with about a 30-degree viewing angle from your seated position.

For example, if you have a 40″ TV, you should be sitting somewhere between 5 and 8.3 feet from the screen. Just keep in mind that viewing distance recommendations are a general guide and it’s largely a matter of personal preference.

Will home theater seats work in small spaces?

Absolutely! Seatcraft developed Spacesaver home theater seating to provide all the luxurious perks while taking up less valuable space. These seats also fit easier through narrow doorways.

What are Spacesaver home theater seats?

Spacesaver means the theater seats are created with slightly thinner inside armrests to create a smaller footprint for the overall row size that is configured. You can now fit more seats in a smaller space, and the seats you have will make the space feel bigger.

I want more than one row of seats. Should I order a riser for the back row to ensure they can see over the front row?

Depending on room size and the height your television is mounted, you may need additional height for clear sightlines to your screen. Again, customer service can help determine if Riser Platforms or BACKROW Theater Seating are the right choices for your theater room.

Our risers come in either 7″ or 14″ in height. We offer these risers in multiple carpet colors. We also have tiered seating with the risers built onto the base of the seats.

What is the difference between curved and straight rows?

Straight rows are exactly that; seats arranged in a straight line. These seats consume less space than a curved row, but users on the ends of wider straight rows may suffer a bit of screen visibility. Curved rows are arranged in an arc or “c” shape. While users on the ends will have a better view, these rows take up more space than a straight row.

What is the difference between motion and non-motion furniture?

Motion furniture consists of any chair, sofa, or loveseat that has a recline function. Non-Motion furniture has no recline functionality whatsoever.

Can I get out of my seat while it’s in the recline position?

We do not recommend getting out of the chair while it’s reclined. Please make sure the seat is in a closed and upright position before getting out of the chair. This will avoid damage to the chair.

Constructing Home Theater Seating

Constructing Home Theater Seating

Advancements in design and technology help Seatcraft stand out when people are comparison shopping. But, the proof is in the pudding, so they say. The following questions help answer shopper’s burning questions about construction elements and upholstery options.

Do the home theater seats connect to each other?

Each theater seat is free-standing and can support itself without the need to connect to another chair. They simply slide next to each other to form a row. Each seat includes rubber foot pads that can be attached to the bottom of each seat to help them stay stationary on almost any type of flooring. These rubber feet also help protect your flooring.

What type of springs do you use in your furniture?

Seatcraft furniture has pocketed-coil springs consisting of several metal coils or springs, each individually wrapped in a fabric “pocket” or sleeve. These springs distribute weight across the seat surface for lasting comfort and durability.

How strong is the frame in Seatcraft home theater seats?

Seatcraft uses kiln-dried hardwood for sturdy, long-lasting use in all our seats. In addition, this technique prevents cracks or weakness due to varying humidity and climates.

What is the difference between HR Foam & Memory Foam?

HR, or High-Resilence, Foam is a polyurethane foam with much higher responsiveness than memory foam with a slower response and provides more support than memory foam. Memory Foam provides pressure relief as it contours to the body, using your own body heat and pressure to conform to your shape.

I hear the term “leather match” used in the industry. What is a leather match, and does Seatcraft use it?

The term “leather match” refers to the coordination of leather pieces used on the different components of a seat to the upholstery used on the non-visible details. Not only does Seatcraft harmonize all leather and upholstery for a seamless look, but we also save the finest, high-quality leather pieces for the seat’s visible parts, including the front, back, sides, and headrest. As a result, every component of the leather upholstery matches in quality, texture, and color.

What is Bella Fabric?

Bella fabric is an exceptionally smooth, silky material that is easy to maintain and projects a warm, inviting aura. Instantly soft to the touch, it’s available in several solid color options that will match any theater decor. In addition, this fabric will caress your frame, transporting you to a state of relaxation in moments.

What is Grade 7000 Leather?

Seatcraft’s Leather 7000 is the very finest leather available for your home theater seating. This exclusive, luxury upholstery is a top-grain leather painstakingly hand-picked from the top 30% of all hides and chosen for its consistent premium look and texture.

What is the difference between companies’ leather 6000, 9000, 8000, etc.?

Each company standardizes its leather upholstery differently. For example, one company’s leather 5000 may be of better quality than another’s 8000 top grain leather. The most important detail to watch for is whether the leather is “top grain” and whether the company stands behind its leather quality.

How is leather upholstery graded?

Leather upholstery falls into four category grades. First, Full Grain Leather is impractical for furniture use as it is inflexible, rough, and not treated. Top Grain Leather is the best you can find for furniture and has a light protective coating that increases the lifespan of the leather. Next, Split Grain or Bonded Leather is a leather hybrid that combines the benefits of polyurethane with the texture and looks of leather. Finally, Synthetic Leather has proven to be a better option than bonded leather with the advent of synthetic materials.

What is leather gel?

Leather Gel is leather infused with fibrous materials resulting in significantly better wear and hydrolysis ratings than other artificial leathers. In addition, with its current construction and backing, this material is breathable but also easy to clean.

Will the color I select match the picture on your website?

The majority of our products, including Seatcraft, Cavallo, and SoundRight are photographed in a professional studio setting and then vetted by our product team prior to posting on our sites. We are very confident in the accuracy of the photos versus the physical product.

While the majority of our customers do not request a physical material swatch sample, you may order a free material swatch sample from the product page to view the color and feel of the material for yourself before ordering your home theater seating.

With phones and computer screens having different color and resolution settings, it’s nearly impossible to ensure color and image consistency online. Order some free swatch samples and see them in person to feel confident in your decision.

Do you offer material and leather samples?

Yes, Seatcraft offers free upholstery samples shipped to you FREE of charge. Click here to order.

Making Your Purchase…

Buy Home Theater Seating Online

Seatcraft sells home theater seating directly to the consumer, bypassing the box stores and pushy salespeople. Instead, highly trained customer service representatives help customers navigate their purchases, answer questions, and remove all hesitation. Plus, we get rave reviews from our satisfied customers! Here are some common inquiries about making your purchase.

Where can I purchase Seatcraft home theater seating?

You can buy Seatcraft home theater seating from several online avenues, such as 4Seating.com, Amazon.com, and Ebay.com.

Where can I see Seatcraft home theater seating in person?

You can visit either one of our showrooms in La Habra, CA or Cibolo, TX. Our showrooms are by appointment only, so please make sure to make an appointment with a sales representative before you plan your visit.

How do I know that my information is safe when I shop on your website?

We do not share your order details with anyone other than those who are required to receive and process your order. Your credit card information is encrypted and never viewable by anyone, including our team.

Please take a look at our Privacy Policy for more information.

I just placed my order online. How do I know that you received it?

You’ll receive an initial order confirmation email from 4seating.com once you place your order. Then, once your order is flowing through our warehouse, you’ll receive another email order confirmation. These order confirmation emails will have your order information regarding your purchase and what you can expect next.

Orders placed on weekends or holidays are entered on the closest following business day. Once your order is complete and loaded on a truck you will receive a final shipping confirmation email with a tracking number.

I’ve changed my mind about the color of my recent order. Do I still have time to change it?

Any changes to “Your Choice by Seatcraft” orders would need to be made within 2 business days. Changes after 2 business days may incur a fee. For in-stock colors, you can change your order as long as your order has not shipped.

Where can I read customer reviews?

Customer reviews are available to read on 4Seating.com under the product categories and TrustPilot.com and Amazon.com.

How can I find the status of my order?

You can contact our Customer Service team at 1-800-407-8665 from 9 AM to 5 PM GMT, Monday through Friday, to check the status of your order.

Do you offer financing options?

Yes, we offer financing through Affirm. Please call a sales representative for more details and to apply for Affirm financing.

What About Delivering My New Home Theater Seats…

Delivering Your New Home Theater Seats

Home theater seating is no small delivery, and customers are eager to get their furniture delivered in one piece as quickly as possible. There are a few factors to consider, though, so here are some typical questions around delivery, including timelines and damaged items.

How much is Shipping? Do you offer Free Shipping?

We offer free shipping on home theater sectionals, multimedia sofas, multimedia loveseats, media lounge sofas, home theater seat accessories, and orders of 2 or more on home theater seats.

Free shipping is excluded on single recliners, all theater decor, and single home theater seats. Shipping on other products may vary.

Where do you ship?

4seating.com ships anywhere in the contiguous United States. We also ship to Hawaii, Alaska, or internationally for a fee.

For international orders, we always recommend shipping to a shipping terminal within the United States, and then the customer can coordinate the ocean freight.

What are my shipping and delivery options?

We offer curbside delivery and white glove delivery for all our furniture products.

How does Curbside Delivery work?

Curbside delivery orders take about 10 business days to be shipped from our warehouse to your local distribution center. Once the distribution center receives your order, they will call you within 2-3 business days to coordinate a day and time for delivery to your home.

Our customer service team can only refer to the tracking number on your shipping confirmation email if the order has shipped within the last 10 business days, as they can’t expedite the process any faster. Because curbside delivery requires an 18-wheeler to deliver to your home, your order will be delivered to the end of the curb. You’re responsible for moving your order into your home, assembly, and removal of any packaging material.

The delivery agent is not allowed to bring your order into your home or to climb any steps. Rural and heavily-urban addresses please take note of the closest curb to your home that is accessible by a semi-truck with a trailer. Garages are considered in-home delivery and are not included in curbside delivery.

How does White Glove Delivery work?

For customers who want more than curbside delivery, and for customers that want unboxing and assembly of their products, they can upgrade to white glove delivery at the time of their purchase. We likely cannot upgrade from curbside delivery to white glove delivery once your order has shipped. You may request this upgrade after your order has shipped, but please be aware that you are responsible for any shipment reroute fees, which can be a minimum of $100 or can be much higher depending on the freight carrier.

Just like curbside delivery, it will take about 10 business days for your order to be received by your local distribution center. Then the white glove delivery agent will receive it within 2 business days. Once the white glove delivery agent has possession of your order, they will call you within 2-3 business days to coordinate a date and time for delivery to your home.

Upon delivery to your home, the white glove delivery agent will bring your order into the room of your choice (and a maximum of either up or down one flight of stairs), unbox and assemble your items, and dispose of all the excess packaging.

Do you offer scheduled delivery?

Our curbside delivery or white glove delivery agents will reach out to you to schedule a day and time for delivery to your home.

Delivery appointments are typically scheduled in a 4-hour window on normal business hours Monday–Friday 8am to 5pm. Weekend deliveries are not available. Delivery drivers will not show up without calling ahead to set an appointment.

How heavy are the seats? Can I lift them myself? 

Each theater seat weighs anywhere from 100 lbs to 200 lbs. Sofas, loveseats, and sectionals can be anywhere from 200 lbs to 400 lbs. It’s highly recommended that you have at least 1-2 other people to help you move your new home theater seating into your home. With most seats, 2 capable adults should be sufficient to take them into your home. With sofas and loveseats, it may require 3-4 capable adults to transport the products into your home.

If you are unable to move the products yourself or with a friend, white glove delivery is highly recommended. Please request this service prior to placing your order.

Do you have items in stock for immediate delivery?

You bet!  Any product labeled ‘Ships in 24 Hours’ is in-stock in our warehouse and ready to ship at any time. Order by 2 PM Sunday through Thursday, and we will ship your home theater seating within 24 hours. Orders placed on Friday or Saturday will be processed the following business day. Orders placed the day before a national holiday will be processed the next business day. Specific loveseat configurations take 48 hours to prepare and ship. If you order accessories with your home theater seats, they will ship as soon as they become available.

You can find all of them here. Any item that is marked as “shipping within 24 hours” will be shipped within 1 business day.

When will my order ship?

In-stock items typically ship within 1 business day. Orders placed on the weekend will be processed on the closest following business day. For custom orders, backorders, or orders that require additional lead time, please refer to the estimated ship date in your order confirmation email. Once your order has shipped, you will receive a shipping confirmation email with a tracking number that you can use to track your order online.

Will I be notified my delivery is on its way?

When your items reach your local terminal, the delivery company will call to schedule delivery. White Glove deliveries go to a local agent, who then schedules the date and time to deliver your items.

I would like to add white glove delivery, but my order has already shipped. Is it possible to change the shipping on my order?

We cannot upgrade your order from curbside delivery to white glove delivery once your order has already shipped.

You may request the upgrade to white glove delivery but please be aware that any shipment rerouting fees, which is a minimum of $100 but can be much higher depending on the freight carrier, will be the full responsibility of the customer. Any change in delivery method or carrier will also create longer lead times and delivery delays for the customer.

My tracking information has an estimated delivery date. Is this the date the order would arrive at my home?

The estimated delivery date on your tracking information is the estimated date your order would arrive at the freight carrier’s local distribution center, not at your home.

It takes about 10 business days for the order to be received by the local distribution center. Within 2-3 business days, you will receive a call from the freight delivery agent to schedule a specific delivery date to your home. White glove delivery typically takes 1-2 business days more.

What do I do if my furniture is damaged during delivery?

Please take pictures of any damage as your items get delivered. Pictures are required for any replacement items or replacement products.

Have the delivery driver mark on the freight bill which items were damaged or missing. Any damages or shortages must be noted on the freight bill. We cannot accept reports of freight damages or freight shortages after 48 hours of receipt.

 

Product Order Questions…

Queries related to Home Theater Seating?

Part of purchasing home theater seating with confidence is knowing that you are buying from a quality brand that will support you instead of wiping their hands when there’s a problem. Seatcraft and 4Seating.com stand by their products with exemplary customer service, quality, and durability. The following answers will ease your mind.

What is your standard warranty?

Seatcraft provides a (1) one-year comprehensive coverage for all components such as materials, foam and frame parts, and mechanisms, including motorized parts from defective materials or workmanship. You will need proof of purchase to make a claim.

Do you offer an extended warranty?

The majority of our products, including Seatcraft, Cavallo, and SoundRight brands, include a 1-year limited warranty from the manufacturer. Please refer to our site or the manufacturer’s site for details.

For an added fee, we offer an optional 5-year extended protection plan for the majority of our products. Please reach out to us prior to receiving your order to add the optional Guardian 5-Year Protection Plan to your products.

Does my extended warranty cover accessories, such as the sound shaker amplifier? 

The extended warranty is for the recliners only. It doesn’t cover accessories.

Can I order replacement parts for my home theater seats from  4Seating.com?

Certain replacement parts are available. Backrests and armrests are not considered replaceable parts at this time. Please review the product manual that came included with your furniture and refers to our video troubleshooting guides prior to requesting replacement parts.

Please have your product and order information ready. We only supply replacement parts for products purchased through 4seating.com

Can I cancel my order?

Unshipped orders can be canceled within 2 business days starting immediately after the order is placed. If your order’s in-stock and you cancel your order, it will incur a processing fee due to having to transport your order back into our warehouse inventory.

Unshipped custom orders, specifically once the process begins of ordering raw materials, or cutting leathers or wood or metal, are subject to a 30% restocking fee. There is a 50% restocking fee on two-tone color products. Shipped orders are subject to the following cancellation fees: Shipping fees to your home, return shipping fees to our warehouse, and restocking fee of your product. If the product has been unboxed, used, or is no longer in new condition, please speak with one of our customer service representatives.

All sales are final on clearance items.

Can I exchange my furniture for another color or style?

Because of the physical nature of our product and the costs associated with shipping, we cannot accommodate any exchange requests. Please cancel or return your order. We will make every effort to assist you with your next order.

Exchanges for already delivered items are not accepted.

What do I do if I have a problem with an item I purchased?

You have 7 days from receiving your order to report an issue. First, call customer service. They will troubleshoot the problem with you. If the item is determined to be defective, arrangements will be made by Seatcraft for you to return it prepaid to us for repair or replacement. Remember to package the item carefully to prevent damages in transit. Follow all instructions provided by our customer service agent and review your warranty information.

I’m trying to troubleshoot an issue with a home theater seating item I purchased. What should I do?

The majority of our products include a product manual with a guide for assembly. Additionally, we offer troubleshooting videos on our site. If you need additional assistance, please reach out to us via email or phone.

Conclusion…

The only thing better than buying your Seatcraft home theater seating is buying it with confidence! With all your burning questions answered, you can rest assured that your hard-earned money is well spent on your Seatcraft home theater furniture.

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Home Theater Seating: Shopping Online Made Easy

Shopping for home theater seating online should be a straightforward process. Yet, with so many options and variables, it can be a tad overwhelming.

To help make the process easier, we have created the perfect action steps to buy the ideal home theater seating for your home.

First, what is home theater seating?

Home Theater Seating: Shopping Online Made Easy

Home theaters are a convenient way to enjoy all the entertainment features of a movie theater. So it only makes sense that typical furniture would evolve into home theater seating with enhanced headrests, lumbar support, motorization, vibration, lighted elements, and multimedia support. Oh, and of course cupholders and tray tables!

Home theater seating is the ultimate movie buff furniture, whether in a single-seat, rows, chaise lounge, sectional, or sofa style configuration.

Know more about What is Home Theater Seating and Media-Style Furniture?

Step-by-Step Guide to Shopping for Home Theater Seating Online

Before you start shopping…

There are four essential things you need to know before you start shopping online.

Measure the Dimensions of Your Room

1  The dimensions of your room.

The dimensions of your room will tell you how many seats you can have in a row, the optimal row shape, and how to optimize sightlines. Knowing these dimensions first gives you the framework for the maximum size of seats or seating your room can handle.

For help planning your home theater, contact Seatcraft Customer Service or try the Audio Advice Home Theater Designer tool.

2  How many people do you intend to sit at once?

It goes without saying that you have a minimum and a maximum number of seats that you require. But what about guests? What if you want several friends and their spouses to come over for movie night? What if the kids have a sleepover party to watch a new release?

Your room dimensions plus the number of seats you require help to narrow down the room layout. It also tells you what types of home theater seating won’t work for the space.

Home Theater Seating that Suits Your Dream Experience.

3  The style(s) of home theater seating that suits your dream experience.

Style is such a personal reflection of both the shopper and the space. Rest assured, there is a design to suit everyone. However, one has to consider more than just the looks of the home theater seating.

People have different preferences when it comes to how they watch movies. Some want all the powered features in a recliner; others like snuggling under a blanket with their popcorn.

With home theater seating, you can blend different styles and fabrics to accommodate everyone’s preferences and still have the home theater of your dreams. Work with your room’s dimensions and try some different seating plans with eye-catching home theater seats.

Read Home Theater Furniture: A Buyer’s Guide to Six Styles to learn more about the various home theater seating styles Seatcraft offers.

4  What is your budget?

Some would argue that it is hard to budget without first knowing the cost of home theater seating. Can’t fault them there, but it doesn’t hurt to know going in what your absolute maximum home theater allowance is. If you overspend in one area, you may not have room left in the budget to purchase the furniture you want.

A solid budget allows you to plan the ‘needs list’ and the ‘wants list.’ For example, the seats are quite heavy, so it makes sense to budget for special delivery. On the other hand, you may choose to mix-and-match home theater seats to make your budget work.

Your budget also ensures that you protect your investment by buying quality home theater seats from a reputable company. Money spent twice means a poor decision happened somewhere along the way.

Now you are ready!

If you read through The Buyer’s Guide, you have a grasp of the different styles of home theater seating available. You have plenty to choose from, between the ultimate single home theater seats, multimedia sofas, and sectionals to media lounge sofas.

You can dive into the online catalog of home theater seating based on your desired seating plan, the number of seats, and furniture styles.

Where to start…

Latest Seatcraft Home Theater Seating Designs

First, have some fun cruising through the latest Seatcraft designs and features on 4Seating.com. Then, jot out a list of potential candidates and circle back to see what unique features each has to offer. Not every seat has the same powered features. And some may be too large for your seating plan.

TIP: Seatcraft is known for its Wallhugger and SpaceSaver options and offers customizations to work in any home.

Here is a list of questions to help narrow things down:

  • What is the seat’s floor footprint in the upright and full recline position?
  • Which special features come with the seat?
  • Which features are available as optional add-ons?
  • Which upholstery fabrics, leather grades, and colors are available?
  • Does anyone require additional room for body types or sightlines?
  • Is special delivery available?
  • What is the warranty?
  • Do I need additional power or outlets?
  • Do I need additional parts to operate a feature like SoundShaker?
  • Is this seat/seating in stock? How long does it take to ship?
  • Is this seating option within my budget?

Next…

See how many are left once you’ve crossed off the home theater seats that don’t meet your criteria. Next, add up the upright and full recline dimensions of all the seats and determine if it leaves enough space for your floorplan— including pathways.

Which seating combinations are the best while meeting all your needs and wants?

Start filling out your order, including upholstery selections, add-ons, delivery, and any additional warranty. This step is to determine the total cost of your home theater seating before you order. But don’t commit just yet!

Try selecting other seating options from your list to decide which style(s) you like best, possibly saving you extra dollars without sacrificing features.

Finally…

Before you eagerly hit the order button, it is wise to verify some crucial elements. So save your shopping cart and take these extra steps.

Make sure you fully understand the warranty and return policies in case of damages or the need for repair. To avoid costly mistakes, speak with Seatcraft’s Customer Service and verify your dimensions with the seating you intend to purchase. Review power requirements, set-up and installation requirements, and get any additional questions answered. Shopping online doesn’t have to mean you are without customer service.

Don’t trust the upholstery colors on your screen. Pixels are different on every device, and the online samples are only a representation of the actual color. Seatcraft offers free upholstery and fabric swatches. It is better to see how the color interacts with your light and other elements in the room, such as carpeting or other furniture.

Once you have made your educated selections, it’s time to order your fabulous home theater seating!

Tip: Not all home theater seating offers in-home delivery. In that case, the seating is only delivered to the curb. You will need to enlist help to carry the seats inside. 

Last thoughts about shopping online for home theater seating…

Shopping for home theater seating online can be intimidating. Seatcraft not only provides complete security to protect your private information, it fully supports their customers through their purchase, delivery, and for years to come.

Go to 4Seating.com to begin shopping for your home theater seating today!

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Home Theater Seating DIY Troubleshooting Guide

We understand our home theater seating customers’ needs for visual support, so we made step-by-step instructions just for you.

Troubleshooting or making small repairs on your theater seats can seem daunting or time consuming. We spoke to our customers and saw that many of the issues could be resolved with a simple set of visual instructions to help guide our customers through the most common problems they might encounter with their chair. That’s why we’ve created easy-to-understand  . We’ve covered the most common problems but if you’re encountering a different issue, please give us a call any time. We’re here to support you.

Our library of videos ranges from everything like completely replacing a power recliner motor, to removing and installing new armrests. Many of these installations and repairs require very few to no tools at all, and most of the projects take 10 mins or less. You’ll mainly have to use Philips and flathead screwdrivers for most of these. Create an intro / segue sentence here to the list below

How to Get Replacement Parts:

Contact us at 1(800)407-8665  we can look up your order and first help you troubleshoot. Sometimes the fix can be minor such as unplugging and plugging in an AC adapter.

Service Technicians:

For any complicated issues that require experts, we do have a national network of service technicians available.  we will discuss sending out one of our experts to help.

Our Operating Hours:

M-F: 6AM-6PM | SAT: 8AM-5PM | SUN: 8AM-5PM PST

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Home Theater Furniture – A Buyer’s Guide to 6 Styles

Shopping for Home Theater Furniture Can Be Confusing

Home theater and media room furniture answer the struggle between attractive design and functional comfort in multi-purpose family rooms. Now you can entertain or lounge in style, whether in full movie mode or just relaxing with a book.

It is fun to imagine all the fantastic new high-tech features designed for premium enjoyment like a kid in the candy store. And like every kid who sees all the delicious choices and gets overwhelmed, it can be hard to know where to start your search.

Understanding which options are better suited to your needs and desires begins with looking at how you, and your family or guests, are likely to use the furniture.

Will you be more likely to sit in your own chair, with options to recline and hold your drink like in a big-screen theater? Or do you like to snuggle up together to share your popcorn and a blanket like the drive-in movies? Do you like the idea of a set seating plan, or do you need the ability to rearrange according to the number of guests you have? How kid or pet-friendly does the furniture need to be? How many seats are required, and what are the dimensions of the space?

As you consider your answers, write them down, and compare them with anyone you regularly share the furniture with. Know what you like and don’t like, and leave room for some pleasant surprises. Make sure you are on the same page before you start shopping to avoid confusion and disagreements that make selecting more difficult.

Once you have your mutually agreed-upon answers, you are ready to look at your options for home theater and media room seating.

What are the 6 Types of Home Theater Furniture?

There are six Seatcraft categories of home theater furniture: Home Theater Seats, Multimedia Sofas and Loveseats, Multimedia Sectionals, Media Lounge Furniture, Cuddle Furniture, and Commercial Theater Seats. As you read through the similarities and differences of each, you will get a clear picture of which checks off all the boxes on your wishlist.

Home Theater Seating

Home Theater Seats

Home theater seats are the epitome of ‘kick back and relax.’ Designed for each person to sink into their favorite chair, drink in hand, and every need handled with the touch of a button, this furniture takes the home theater experience to the next level.

With various styles to choose from, you can customize your seats to fit your taste, budget, and decor without sacrificing quality or functionality. That means you aren’t stuck with dad’s old recliner taking up prime real estate in front of the television.

Chairs can be configured in multiple ways for optimal sightlines, seat plan preferences, and room size, proving their versatility and convenience with modular components.

For example, Seatcraft Kodiak home theater seating boasts many desirable pre-installed features to complete the ultimate home theater. They include:

  • LED Ambient Baselighting
  • Power Recline
  • SoundShaker
  • USB Charging Port
  • Top Grain Leather 7000
  • Hidden In-Arm Storage
  • LED Lighted Cupholders
  • ComfortView Power Headrest
  • ComfortView Power Lumbar Support
  • 2.2 density Gool Gel Memory Foam
  • Free Swivel Tray Table
  • Additional Optional Accessories & Upgrades

While browsing, you can select your leather color, number of seats, and layout. Then, scroll down to the Dimensions Tab to verify the sizes of each piece and select any additional accessories you want for each chair.

The PROS for Home Theater Seats:
  1. Optimal viewing for all users while maintaining their own space.
  2. Straight and curved rows are available in some lines. Check the Product Specifications to determine which seats have the curved option.
  3. You can charge your phone, tablet, or device directly through the chair, rather than plugged into a wall or in another room.
  4. You can opt for a style with fewer power features without losing comfort or quality.
  5. It looks, feels, and sits like a luxurious, fully immersive, high-quality chair worthy of a dream theater room.
  6. Front row and back row seating provide tiered heights without adding steps. However, theater seat risers are available to help sightlines to the screen for multiple furniture rows.
  7. Theater furniture is not limited to large homes. SpaceSaver features are available for smaller rooms or apartments. Designed with smaller armrests and needing only 6″ from the wall for full recline, SpaceSaver seating saves valuable square footage.
  8. Customizations are available in upholstery and have a Big & Tall line for customers who need extra room.
  9. The Cool Gel Memory Foam regulates body temperature to keep you at ease for long periods.
  10. Several Seatcraft Home Theater Seats come with the SoundShaker feature installed or have the option to add it.
  11. Full-Service Installation is available, so all you have to do is open the door and lead the way. Then, all the heavy lifting, unpacking, and installation are taken care of for you.
  12. Top-quality leather and fabrics are available in various colors, though some Seatcraft lines have fewer options than others. Swatches are available free of charge to help make a confident choice.

While there are many reasons to love this style of home theater furniture, there are some considerations that may sway your decision.

The CONSiderations for Home Theater Seats:
  1. Not every feature is available on each Seatcraft line and needs to be added to the base price of each chair if you want them.
  2. Some configurations will end up sharing armrest space between two people when they sit side by side.
  3. This style doesn’t allow a person to lay comfortably across it as they would a sofa.
  4. There is often some confusion that one or more chairs arrive missing an armrest; however, once installed together, it creates one armrest between two corresponding pieces rather than doubling them and is intentionally designed this way.
  5. Regular shipping is to the door. You will need help moving and unpacking the boxes as they are heavy. Installation is simple with the provided Seatcraft instructions.
  6. Home theater furniture mimics movie theater seats. If you prefer more traditional furniture designs, opt for other styles and configurations.

Once you have weighed your options, you can investigate other theater types or media furniture for your home.

Mulitmedia Sofa & Loveseats for your Home Theater.

Multimedia Sofa & Loveseats

Home Theater Seats arrange into multiple single chair rows or combinations of chairs and loveseats. Instead, Multimedia Sofa and Loveseats are only two or three-seat units only.

Seatcraft Multimedia Sofas and Loveseats are versatile, with the middle console of the loveseat providing storage for swivel tables, charging stations, and cupholders. In addition, the sofa features a center seat without armrests that converts into a larger fold-down table. Finally, choose from the loveseat with a row layout of two seats or the sofa with three.

While multimedia sofa and loveseats have many of the same features and extras as theater seats, they don’t offer the option of front and back row seating. You need a Home Theater Riser to raise this furniture 7″ or 14″ depending on the desired height you need for clear sight to the screen.

The SoundShaker feature is an add-on feature in several multimedia sofa and loveseats, like the Big & Tall line.

For example, the Seatcraft Big & Tall Cavalry loveseat and sofa has the following pre-installed features:

  • LED Ambient Baselighting
  • Power Recline
  • Free Swivel Tray Table
  • Hidden In-Arm Storage
  • USB Charging Port
  • ComfortView Power Headrest
  • ComfortView Power Lumbar Support
  • 2.2 density Gool Gel Memory Foam
  • Additional Optional Accessories & Upgrades
  • Top Grain Leather 7000 with coordinating metal cupholders

The SoundShaker system is available as an add-on, along with a reading light, wireless charging phone mount and tray table, tablet holder, and wine glass caddy.

Seatcraft Argus Track Arm or Seatcraft Altadena Living Room Track Arm sofa and loveseats are a mesmerizing addition for sophisticated contemporary spaces suited to refined lines.

The PROS for Multimedia Sofas and Loveseats:
  1. You get optimal viewing for all users with the option to maintain their own space or cozy up together while still enjoying a theater-style seat.
  2. Charge your phone, tablet, or device directly through the sofa or loveseat.
  3. It looks, feels, and sits like a luxurious, fully immersive, high-quality sofa or loveseat worthy of a dream theater room.
  4. Customizations are available in upholstery and include the Seatcraft Big & Tall line for customers who need extra room.
  5. The Cool Gel Memory Foam regulates body temperature to keep you at ease for long periods.
  6. Full-Service Installation is available, so all you have to do is open the door and lead the way. Then, all the heavy lifting, unpacking, and installation are taken care of for you.
  7. Top-quality leather and fabrics are available in various colors, though some Seatcraft lines have fewer options than others. Swatches are available free of charge to help make a confident choice.
  8. Fully upholstered furniture back on each piece of furniture for a finished view at every angle.
The CONSiderations for Multimedia Sofas and Loveseats:
  1. Features are specific to each Seatcraft multimedia line. Make sure to add options during the selection process.
  2. Multimedia sofas and loveseats are available as single units and only in a straight configuration. Curved is not available. If you are looking for a curved layout, consider Home Theater Seating.
  3. You need to purchase Home Theater Risers for tiered viewing to have clear sight over the people seated in front of you.
  4. Multimedia sofas and loveseats come in row layouts. If you enjoy modular home theater seating, consider Seatcraft Home Theater Seats.

The first two categories cover all sizes and shapes of home theater rooms. But what if you are working with specific floorplans and odd angles in your home? Maybe you need your furniture to be more multi-purpose. If so, read on!

Home Theater style sectionals for your multimedia room.

Multimedia Sectionals

Multimedia sectionals can be as high-tech or low-key as you wish. With Seatcraft, you can choose from modular sectionals with fabric upholstery and goose feather cushioning; or premium leather sectionals that mimic movie theater chairs but have convenient L-shape or Wedge composition to work with the shape or size of your room.

Modular sectionals like Seatcraft Heavenly allow you to push ottomans into several positions for the ultimate “cloud-like” relaxation and enjoyment for the whole family. What it doesn’t have in multimedia options, it makes up for in pure entertainment comfort.

Theater-type multimedia sectionals like Seatcraft Entrada have all the benefits of handy storage, LED lighted cupholders, USB charging stations, ComfortView Power headrest, power recline, and swivel tray tables. All while providing sumptuous comfort with Premium Leather 7000 in various configurations to suit the angles of your room.

The PROS for Multimedia Sectionals:
  1. They are designed for your living space while still providing the ultimate entertainment experience.
  2. Modular sectionals can be enjoyed in an upright or reclining position with people spaced out or as close together as they wish.
  3. Multimedia sectionals can configure to suit all living room sizes and shapes while allowing families to entertain in comfort, style, and convenience.
  4. The Cool Gel Memory Foam regulates body temperature to keep you at ease for long periods.
  5. Full-Service Installation is available for modular sectionals only.
  6. Top-quality leather and fabrics are available in various colors, though some Seatcraft lines have fewer options than others. Swatches are available free of charge to help make a confident choice.
The CONSiderations for Multimedia Sectionals:
  1. The SoundShaker system is not available for multimedia sectionals.
  2. In addition, optimal viewing may be challenging for every person depending on the placement of the screen or television.
  3. Multimedia sectionals will require you to assemble them with the help of a handy assistant. Unfortunately, Full-Service Installation is not available.
  4. You lose the feel of a traditional movie theater but instead have furniture better suited to your living space.

Multimedia sectionals work with family rooms, living areas, and entertainment spaces rather than designated theater rooms. As a result, they boast of comfort and convenience while still providing enough seating for everyone to gather together.

Do you love the idea of the multimedia sectional but want to relax in style with a glamorous Hollywood feel? Then Media Lounge Furniture will surely fit the bill.

Media lounge furniture comes in wide array of colors and styles.
Media Lounge Furniture comes in a wide array of colors and styles.
Media Lounge Furniture

This seating is just as exciting as what is happening on the screen. Media lounge furniture combines various chaise seats, ottomans, loveseats, and lounge sofas in exquisite style. A variety of styles offer breathtaking design and versatility to suit the dimensions of any home theater or media room.

The most significant difference between Multimedia Sectionals and Media Lounge Furniture is that lounge furniture is not configured in individual seats but rather elaborates on traditional furniture designs.

While there are leather options, upholstery is a popular choice with quality plush fabrics in a selection of multiple colors and shades.

Luxury can mean different things to different people, and Seatcraft Cavallo Media Lounge Furniture brings Hollywood Art Deco glam to life with refined lines, tailored plush fabrics, and exquisite details. With coordinating home theater seats, sectionals, and cuddle furniture, you can customize your ultimate entertainment room to meet every desire and need. Not to mention the oohs and aahs you get from all your guests!

The PROS for media lounge furniture:
  1. The media lounge furniture can be as casual or sophisticated as desired to fit the room’s decor.
  2. It can be coordinated with other, more high-tech theater room seats to accommodate everyone’s tastes while staying to the room’s theme.
  3. Modules and ottomans move to create a variety of home theater seating positions.
  4. Less heavy than home theater seating with power features.
  5. Less likely to need a variety of power outlets to manage the theater or media power features.
  6. Depending on the media furniture style, various accessories are available, including wine glass caddy, cigar host, tablet holder, glass tray table, and reading light.
  7. Some furniture has full delivery and installation service, but not all.
  8. There are lots of fabric and upholstery options available.
The CONSiderations for media lounge furniture:
  1. It does not set up in rows like a movie theater. However, it coordinates with other theater furniture for a wide range of seating options.
  2. The Seatcraft Solarium featured in Red grade 7000 Leather.
    Seatcraft Solarium

    The majority of power features and recline are not available, save for the Seatcraft Solarium Media Lounge. Otherwise, the chaise loungers and ottomans give you ample legroom to stretch out.

  3. With all the components not fitted together, ottomans may need to be stored out of the way and could be cumbersome if there are side tables or there isn’t room.

Who says family rooms have to sacrifice style for comfort? The Seatcraft Media Lounge Furniture line is gorgeous function and comfort wrapped into one, and it’s a compelling way to melt away in relaxation.

Yet, there is still one more category for the lounge lover to consider before deciding which home theater or media room seating to purchase.  

The Seatcraft Cuddle Loveseat can be shared with you and the family.

Cuddle Furniture

What is cuddle furniture? Cuddle furniture is a rounded chair, loveseat, or sofa designed to cuddle up alone or with one to two other people. So, whether watching a show or reading a book, cuddle furniture is casual comfort personified.

Cuddle furniture has been around longer than you would think. Initially designed for ladies to sit with their large dresses, rounded single-seat furniture was a wider version of a cushioned chair. In current times, cuddle furniture style is found in casual family and media rooms or paired with theater room chairs as a flop-easy place for kids to wiggle in with their popcorn.

Cuddle furniture isn’t just for kids. Parents love to snuggle up and read stories with their little ones or catch some cozy alone time with a book of their own and a glass of wine. They are even perfect for setting up a little love nest to catch movie night or an afternoon nap!

Not to be mistaken for a sack chair, Seatcraft Cuddle Seats are fashionable and come in styles from casual to chic and found with or without matching ottomans.

The PROS for cuddle furniture:
  1. It provides an increase in connection with friends and family who enjoy cuddle furniture together.
  2. It is the perfect furniture for a reading nook, bedroom, or an addition to the theater or media room.
  3. Accessories are available, including trays, reading lights, tablet holders, and wine glass caddies.
  4. They pair wonderfully as front rows to theater seating, and fabrics can coordinate for a cohesive look.
  5. Full-service delivery and installation are available.
  6. The furniture is not as heavy as seating with powered features.
  7. There are lots of ways to customize the upholstery on your cuddle furniture.
The CONSiderations for cuddle furniture:
  1. Power options are not available. However, other features like swivel, cupholders, coordinating pillows, and ottomans are available.
  2. Traditional furniture with square lines may not complement well to cuddle furniture.

Home theaters and media rooms allow for a truly immersive entertainment experience, from the screen, sound, decor, and Seatcraft furniture.

The final category of theater or media seat is where it all began, Commercial Theater Seats.

Seatcraft Commercial seats shown with the 'No-Drill' Base.
Seatcraft Commercial seats shown with the ‘No-Drill’ Base.
Commercial Theater Seats

Commercial Theater Seating has had quite a history over time. Fashioned after theater halls for the upper class, movie theaters originally had extravagant cushioned seats, decorative carpets, and elaborate decoration.
The modern-day commercial theater seat is comfortable and convenient, lined up in a row, and ready for the big screen. With the Seatcraft Free Standing No-Drill Base, rows of chairs install without drilling into the floor. In addition, they come with all the amenities of gravity-lift seats, fold-up arms, and cupholders.
Or, for standard installation, Seatcraft also offers Bolt-Down Movie Seats too. Both styles come in rows from two to six, cooperating with room dimensions and angles for optimum viewing in every space.

The PROS for commercial theater seats:
  1. The size and fold-up seats help conserve space, fitting several seats together for a traditional cinematic experience.
  2. Top-quality cushioning, seat design and upholstery ensure a comfortable user experience for any length of time.
  3. Two base designs allow installation on different types of surfaces without necessarily drilling into the floor.
  4. Easily configure into rows with Theater Seat Risers and Home Theater Platforms to help sightlines.
  5. More people can fit into the viewing space.
  6. You can choose from several styles, fabrics, and colors, giving you the ability to customize the seats to your color scheme and design.
  7. You have the option of a Rocker Recliner Backrest or Fixed Back commercial theater seat to allow users to lean back or maintain an upright position.
The CONSideration for commercial theater seats:
  1. Power features and extra accessories are not available.
  2. Full-service delivery and installation are not available.
  3. The chairs have less armrest space depending on the style of chair you select.
  4. So, while cuddling up is not as comfortable, but you can still put your feet up, hold hands and share popcorn.

Theater seating and media furniture continue to enhance the home entertainment experience. Seatcraft leads the industry in comfort, durability, innovation, and service with rave reviews and customer satisfaction. So finally, you can make your furniture purchase with confidence and, above all else, excitement!

Visit 4Seating.com to purchase your theater and media furniture today!

 

 

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11 Must-Have Home Theater Accessories

Check out our list of the latest home theater accessories that will enhance and transform your movie-watching experience

Freshly popped popcorn, ice-cold drinks, comfortable seats, and a big-screen TV are the beginnings of a great movie night at home. Add in some surround sound, a glass of wine, and an outstanding feature film, and it’s pretty near perfect. But what if you could enhance your at-home movie-watching experience so that it’s even better than going to an actual theater? Well, you can quickly and easily do just that with the help of some ultra-cool home theater accessories.

We’ve compiled a list of the best add-on features that will transform your home theater into the most luxurious and state-of-the-art cinema around. These accessories pair perfectly with Seatcraft home theater chairs from 4seating. They are designed to give you additional comfort and convenience. This way, you can enjoy movie time in complete relaxation and style. Below we give you a sneak peek into these exclusive Seatcraft home theater accessories. We also explain how they can help provide the ultimate movie experience.

Swivel Tray Table

Seatcraft’s Swivel Tray Table is an absolute must-have for any movie night. These sleek, Onyx-black trays easily attach to home theater chairs and rotate a full 360 degrees. They are perfect for holding bowls of popcorn, movie snacks, remote controls, electronic devices, and more. These trays are even big enough to eat a full meal on or use your laptop. So the next time you want to enjoy dinner and a movie, simply attach a swivel tray table to your Seatcraft theater seat. Then once the credits roll, the tray tables can easily be detached and stored in the hidden in-arm storage unit until your next at-home movie experience.

Adjustable Phone/Tablet Holder

Want to keep your phone or tablet nearby and comfortably browse, text, or game while you watch a movie? Seatcraft’s Adjustable Phone/Tablet Holder allows you to do just that. The holder comes with two adjustable mounts, one designed for a cell phone and the other for a tablet. The mounts adjust to fit any popular cell phone or tablet model. They can be positioned in a variety of ways thanks to their full 360 degrees swivel feature. The phone/tablet holder is the perfect theater accessory to keep your device within easy reach during movie time.

Wine Glass Caddy

Nothing pairs with a great movie quite like a glass of wine. This is why Seatcraft offers a Wine Glass Caddy that allows you to enjoy your favorite vino while you watch the show. The caddy fits any size glass, easily attaches to your theater chair, and swivels 360 degrees. Now you can comfortably sip and relax throughout the entire movie. The wine caddy also has a sturdy base and “no-spill” hook. This design securely holds your glass so that you never have to worry about spills. And to top it off, the wine glass caddy comes in a stylish stainless steel finish.

Wireless Charging Swivel Tray Table

Seatcraft’s Wireless Charging Swivel Tray Table is not only a convenient place to set your electronic devices, but it also charges them at the same time. While you relax and enjoy a movie, simply put your cell phone, tablet, or other Qi-enabled devices on the tray and they will wirelessly charge. The tray table also swivels a full 360 degrees. This means you can easily pick up your device for use and then lay it back down on the tray to continue charging. For storage, simply slide the wireless tray table into your Seatcraft’s in-arm storage compartment.

Wireless Charging Phone Mount

Seatcraft’s Wireless Charging Phone Mount allows you to comfortably use your phone and charge it simultaneously. Simply place your phone on the mount to wirelessly charge. Now you can enjoy the show without getting tangled in phone charging cords. Just like our Wireless Charging Swivel Tray Table, our phone mount is also compatible with all Qi-enabled devices. In addition, it swivels a full 360 degrees so that you can easily use your phone while you watch the movie.

SoundShaker

See, hear, and now feel your favorite movies with Seatcraft’s exclusive SoundShaker system. This one-of-a-kind accessory makes you feel as if you’re actually inside the film.Our SoundShaker Amp receives and transmits wireless audio signals to a seat transducer located inside your Seatcraft chair. The transducer then shakes and vibrates your seat in sync with the action happening on-screen. Soundshaker is available only through Seatcraft and adds a whole new dimension to movie-watching that completely immerses you in the experience.

Lighted Cup Holder

Maintain a movie theater atmosphere and avoid drink fumbles with Seatcraft’s Lighted Cup Holders. These cup holders emit an ambient blue ring of light around your drink. This allows you to see it easily and still maintain a movie theater atmosphere. The cup holders have a stainless steel accent ring for added style and accommodate most beverage sizes. They can be easily removed for cleaning and fit any of Seatcraft’s home theater seats. They also have a low profile on/off switch. You can easily turn the cup holders on during a movie and off when showtime is over.

Universal Neck Pillow

Support your neck with added comfort during movie time with our Universal Neck Pillow. This pillow fits any home theater seat and securely drapes over the backrest. It can be easily adjusted to fit anyone and is made of plush foam. Our neck pillow gently upholds your head and neck so that you can view a movie in complete comfort. 

LED Reading Light

Seatcraft’s LED Reading Light allows you to enjoy a good book or other readings while your family or significant other watches their favorite movie. This little light attaches to your Seatcraft chair and is powerful enough to illuminate your reading materials without disrupting your seat neighbors or disturbing the movie ambiance. It features a flexible gooseneck design so that you can easily move the light into any position. The reading light also has a stylish stainless steel finish and a low profile on/off switch for effortless control. So the next time your family’s movie choice doesn’t interest you, simply turn on your LED reading light and relax with your favorite book instead.

 

Slide Arm

Add Seatcraft slide arms to your loveseat or sofa home theater seating configuration to give a more authentic movie theater feel. Our seat arms easily slide between the cushions of your loveseat or couch and provide a comfortable armrest for each person. The slide arms are made of genuine bonded leather and are available in either black or brown to complement a wide range of home decor. They also feature built-in cup holders that come in various finishes and have a lighted option as well. The slide arms can be easily removed when movie night is over to return your space to its original appearance. 

Cigar Host

 

If you enjoy pairing a cigar with your favorite movie or simply want to create a lounge feel in your living room, Seatcraft’s Cigar Host accessory is the perfect choice for you. Our cigar host features a deep collection basin and dual cigar rests that fit any size cigar. The cigar host swivels 360 degrees for maximum convenience and has a brilliant billet aluminum finish. So relax, light your favorite cigar, and enjoy an evening at home in your personal cigar lounge.

 

As you can see from this list, transforming and enhancing your home theater is as easy as attaching a few high-quality home theater accessories to your Seatcraft theater seat. So if you’re ready to have an unparalleled movie-watching experience or would like to find out more about these outstanding add-on features, please visit our website, 4seating.com. Then sit back, relax, and enjoy the best movie experience possible.

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The Seatcraft Pantheon Chair for Big and Tall People

If you’re tall or wide-set, seating can be hard to find. But when comfort and movie-watching experience are on the line, size does matter! The Seatcraft Pantheon is the Perfect Chair for Big and Tall People.

The Pantheon is Seatcraft’s entry to the Big & Tall category. With a wider seating area, taller backrest, and a stronger frame that can support up to 400 lbs., the Pantheon is the perfect seat for the large home theater-goer.

In this article, we’ll explore the details of the Seatcraft Pantheon and compare to other similar models.

The Seatcraft Pantheon Chair for Big and Tall People

Big & Tall

The Seatcraft Pantheon’s most notable features are a wide seating area, broader armrests, and a taller backrest. It’s not simply that the seat is larger, but that it’s larger in key areas. Here are a few of the specs:

  • Height: 45 inches high
  • Seat width: 26.5 inches
  • Seat depth: 24

With wider and taller dimensions, you also get a stronger frame. The Pantheon’s enhanced structure allows it support up to 400lbs without the slightest buckle.

The Seatcraft Pantheon Chair for Big and Tall People

Other Features

The reinforced wood frame and larger dimensions are the reason most people go for the Pantheon. But, you’ll also find this chair has the same features and exteriors that make Seatcraft the go-to brand for modern home theater-goers. The luxurious top grain leather 7000 leather makes the exterior smooth, durable, and luxurious. You’ll also find amenities that make movie watching a dream, such as power headrest, power lumbar and built-in Soundshaker transducer. Here’s a full list of amenities, you’ll find in the Pantheon:

  • Power headrest
  • Power recline
  • Soundshaker
  • USB charging port
  • Adjustable power lumbar
  • Free swivel tray table
  • Hidden arm storage
  • Cupholders with LED lights
  • LED ambient base lighting

Pantheon vs. Comparable Models

The  Pantheon is similar to other Seatcraft models in many ways. Below is a comparison between the the Pantheon, the Colosseum and the Equinox.

The Seatcraft Pantheon vs. The Seatcraft Equinox
The Seatcraft Pantheon vs. The Seatcraft Equinox

Pantheon vs. Colosseum

The Seatcraft Colosseum is also Big & Tall, but it’s a loveseat (two-seater) while the Pantheon is a single chair. Most of the specifications and amenities are the same for both products, including the top grain 7000 leather exterior and power lumbar support. However, the Colosseum features one amenity the Pantheon doesn’t, which is an additional storage console between the two seats.

The Seatcraft Pantheon vs. The Seatcraft Colosseum
The Seatcraft Pantheon vs. The Seatcraft Colosseum

Pantheon vs. Equinox

The Seatcraft Equinox looks and feels the same as the Pantheon with the same aesthetic design. The difference is that Equinox is smaller, featuring standard Seatcraft dimensions.

Equinox is also available in a back row version that is 7 inches taller than the average Equinox. However, the height difference in the back row version is made to make the seat higher so the viewer can see over front rows, rather than making the backrest higher, which is better for taller people. The raised structure is made for regular height people who want to see over the further ahead rows, not for taller or larger people who want more comfort.

Conclusion

With the Seatcraft Pantheon Chair for Big and Tall People, you can watch your favorite shows and movies in seating built for your body type! If you’re looking for a loveseat, go for Seatcraft Colosseum Big & Tall or if you’re looking for a regular seat with risers for the back row, go for the Equinox. Whether you’re big or tall, the Pantheon is an excellent choice.

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Seatcraft Veloce Theater Seating for your Modern Room

When designing your home theater, picking the right seating for your space is typically near the top of the priority list. After all, you’ll be spending a lot of time in those chairs and you want them to be comfortable! When looking for the right home theater seat, the Seatcraft Veloce theater seating has everything to turn your media room into everyone’s favorite space, including all of the latest features and benefits that we consider to be “must-haves” for any home theater.

Seatcraft Veloce Theater Seating

Grade 7000 Leather

The clean, modern look of the Seatcraft Veloce starts with the leather. Only the best materials are selected to create top-grain Grade 7000 Leather. That quality is further enhanced by buffing away any imperfections. The result is a soft, luxurious feel that wraps you in comfort. Leather furniture is the obvious choice in a room that sees a lot of use. Leather is easy to clean and maintain, and resists spills and soiling. Also, leather does an excellent job of conforming to your body shape, providing excellent support for those movie or gaming marathons. The tufting on the Veloce line features sleek chevron stitching, which lends a sporty, modern feel to your entire room.

Seatcraft Veloce ComfortView Lumbar

Ergonomically Sound

Reclining while watching a movie may be relaxing, but it can also wreak havoc on a body. The Seatcraft Veloce theater seating designers have taken your comfort into account with the ComfortView powered headrests and lumbar support. Both of these products are designed for optimal ergonomics and practicality. The ComfortView power headrest emerges from the chair back to allow for neck and head support, creating the perfect viewing angle in reclined positions without neck strain. The ComfortView lumbar support cradles your lower back to relieve excess tension. Both are fully adjustable, and when you are finished, a single press of the Home button resets the headrest, lumbar, and recline features back to the default position.

Seatcraft Veloce Ambient LED Blue Armrest.

Safe and Secure

Because you will be spending so much time in your home theater seating, designers have thought of everything to keep you safe and comfortable. Ever bang your shin or stub your toe on a chair? Avoid that obstacle! Subtle blue lighting around chair edges is dim enough not to intrude on the viewing experience yet provide sufficient illumination for easy navigation in dark spaces. The same lighting feature surrounds the built-in cup holders, ensuring against accidental spills while enjoying the show.

Seatcraft Veloce Hidden In-Arm Storage

Storage Galore

Since you may also use your home theater for gaming or computer work, it just makes sense to have your most-used accessories on hand. Avoid the clutter with Veloce’s hidden in-arm storage. Just flip the armrest up to reveal plenty of storage space for game controllers, headsets, laptop computers, or remote controls. It is also the perfect place to store the accessories to your chair!

USB Charging Ports included in each arm.

Tech-Savvy

Speaking of accessories, there is a bevy of options to customize your seating experience, whatever your pleasure. There is the standard USB charging port built into the armrest which provides quick charging of your phone and other devices, but why stop there? The swivel tray table is a perfect resting place for snacks but is big enough for a laptop! If you expect to do some reading, choose the tablet holder or reading lamp. Is wine your beverage of choice? Then the wine glass caddy allows your stemware to remain safe and sound. Go hands-free with the cell phone holder. Or power up wirelessly with the wireless charging phone holder and tray tables. All of these options slide securely into place just in front of the cupholder, making hands-free simple.

If you love to be immersed in the experience, consider taking it to the next level with SoundShaker. When paired with the SoundShaker amplifier, transducers in your seat will vibrate your chair in sync with the on-screen action. This feature is the next level for films where the action is king and nearly essential for immersive gaming sessions!

For All Spaces

Because you may be converting an existing room into the media center of your dreams, space can be a factor. The Seatcraft Veloce is designed to be a wall hugger. A traditional recliner tips the seatback of the chair outward as the footrest raises. However, a wall hugger pushes the seat and footrest forward while lowering the seatback. This feature means that you only need six inches of clearance behind your seats.

The Seatcraft Veloce theater seating collection also allows you to create configurations based on your preferred use. Like to cuddle with your sweetie? There is a two-seater loveseat for that. Does everyone want their own space? String together rows of two to six single chairs. Or better yet, create a custom combination with a mix of loveseats and single chairs to form a row that makes everyone happy!

The Seatcraft Veloce collection marries form with function to provide the most comfortable, customizable seating for your home. Get a jump on building the perfect space!

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The Perfect Seating for Home Theaters and Media Rooms

Home theater seating has come a long way in the past few decades. You can enhance your home media experience with everything from commercial-style theater seating, plush reclining seats, or multimedia sectionals and sofas. Some even come loaded with built-in accessories like powered recline, powered headrests, lighted cup holders, and armrest storage, all designed for comfort and convenience. We’ve highlighted some important points to consider when thinking about buying theater seating for a media room or home theater.

Media Room or Home Theater?

If you’re wondering which one is right for your lifestyle, it’s important to keep in mind that a home theater is a room dedicated exclusively to movie and TV viewing. A media room is more of a family room with a visual and/or audio media focus. A big-screen TV is often the centerpiece, usually accompanied by a nice sound system as well. You and your guests will spend much of your time in front of the screen, so it’s important to choose the proper theater seating for your room’s size and layout. You’ll also want these items to be as comfortable as possible. That’s a given.

Media Room
If space you’ve chosen doubles as a living room, or if it might include areas for board or video games, billiards, a pinball machine, and maybe a small bar, then you’ll obviously want to go this route. Your decor can be more tied-in with the rest of your house since this room won’t necessarily need to adhere to a traditional theater-style. You might want to outfit the space with light-blocking curtains or blinds and muted wall paint to help enhance the movie-watching experience when it happens.

Multimedia sectionals are perfect for media rooms since they more closely resemble furniture found in most family rooms, and their modular design can be altered to fit your lifestyle. The Seatcraft Heavenly modular sofa features a host of possible configurations, allowing you to move all pieces to either side for any space or occasion.

A host of recliners, theater seats, and media lounge sofas are perfect for media rooms because of the many options and styles. It makes matching your decor a snap as well. For instance, the Cavallo Media Lounge Sofas bridge the gap between extended media viewing and living room relaxation. These comfy chaise lounges, ottomans, and loveseats provide you with plenty of choices to complete your ideal media room experience.

Home Theater
A home theater that strives to recreate a true theater experience usually requires a bit more specialized focus on design, furnishings, and the ability to have complete lighting control. This is especially true if your home theater is in a separate area, like a bonus room, spare bedroom, or fully finished basement. Theater seating — whether commercial-style seats, recliners in one row or tiered in multiple rows — usually remain fixed in one place. However, there are plenty of options to fit just about any space you have.

Besides recliners — this is true for both home theaters and media rooms — you may choose to include media lounge sofas, loveseats, or sectionals. Adding items such as acoustical panels, columns and wall accents, stages and curtains, or fiber-optic star panels all act to round out the home theater experience. All of these accessories should work in just about any size room.

Comfort Is Key
The common necessity that all home theaters and media rooms share is comfort. In addition to cozy recliners, you might want to include plush furnishings, throw pillows, blankets, and soft lighting. If you have windows, be sure to cover them with light-blocking blinds or curtains.

Theater seat recliners in recent years have come a long way — they’re a breed apart from the easy chairs of your dad and granddad’s era. The Seatcraft Apex, for example, has a powered headrest, lumbar support, and recline. Standard features include SoundShakers, USB charging stations, LED armrest accents, storage, and more.

Whether you choose to create a home theater or media room, 4Seating.com has all you need to create your own place for movie and TV watching with family and friends. Selecting just the right combination of seating and accessories can be an exciting experience all its own. With so many options available, it’s easy to put your unique mark on your entertainment space!