How to design the ultimate gaming room for your family

Having a dedicated gaming room within your house is certain to improve both communication and morale within your family. A gaming room is a great communal space in which people can enjoy games together.  It can also create a vibrant atmosphere where both adults and children can unwind after long days at work and school.

gaming room - father and son playing video games together

To see what can be achieved when careful planning and execution is implemented, check out these incredible gaming rooms on Pinterest.

The main issue is often finding a suitable room which has the required space for large-scale equipment and apparatus. It’s vitally important to find spaces which allow easy manoeuvrability at all times to ensure practical use of your games room.

This is when you need to be selective about the types of gaming equipment that would be most suitable to the space you have available. Equipment such as snooker tables and dart boards are the perfect way to maximise space since they can be placed concisely into the corner of rooms.

Innovations like Snooker Dining Tables provided by Hamilton Billiards encapsulate this perfectly since they can operate as both a gaming device and a place where people can enjoy food and beverages.

gaming room - set of snooker balls lined up

Another important aspect for any gaming room is having the correct lighting. Snooker and tabletop games will require an efficient stream of light to ensure participants are able to clearly see any equipment being used. The remaining spaces of the room should be kitted out with ambient lighting to clearly distinguish areas that don’t have equipment.

To ensure any lights are installed both safely and methodically, The Handy Squad have a team of highly skilled electricians ready to give a hand. They are experts at installing a wide variety of lighting styles, depending on the preference you have for your gaming room.

The correct furniture also needs to be selected in order to create the perfect space required for a gaming room. One solution would be to use folded chairs since they provide a sturdy structure for sitting as well as being able to be folded and stored away when not in use. For more inspiration, check out a selection of fun and practical chair designs on Houzz.

Finally, gaming rooms are likely to increase the noise levels within a household. It is important to ensure the necessary insulation and sound panels have been installed in order to alleviate intense noise and maintain the vibrant and family-friendly atmosphere the room has been designed for.

Once you have carefully thought out the logistics and cost of your desired gaming room, the next step will be to implement these ideas and start construction.

This article was written by Ad Lab founder David Newman. Ad Lab is an eCommerce Web Design agency located in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire.

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Ex marketing professional turned family lifestyle blogger. I live in Cardiff with hubby Mat, Caitlin (10) and Ieuan (8).

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