How much does it cost to add a home theater room?
Adding an entire room to the home can be a challenge, and for this discussion we will look at the costs and requirements for the addition of a 16′ x 25′ room (on a crawlspace foundation) which will function as a home theater. This means that exterior walls and the ceiling will use basic soundproofing techniques. The prices discussed will not take into consideration the electronic components used to complete that actual theater, but will simply consider construction and finishing expenses. This type of project will not be considered a “DIY” project in the least, and several contractors will be necessary for the job (carpentry, installation, electrical, etc.). According to Hanley Wood and their “Remodeling” magazine the average home theater addition in a new room added to the home, finished with drywall, functional doors and windows, and soundproofing will cost $82,756. The resale value of this update would hold at $54,051, or a roughly 65% return on investment. The above figures place t