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Get Ready For Game Day With An Outdoor TV Installation

Entertain on your pool or patio with an outdoor entertainment system that responds to a tap

Are you ready to entertain as sports pick back up? Your outdoor living spaces are perfect for hosting game day parties with friends and family. So take the fun under the sun, whether you want to hang out by the grill or in the pool, and enjoy all of your favorite media with an outdoor TV installation! Our experts will help you transform your backyard into the perfect oasis for enjoying sports, movies, TV shows, and more.

Read on to discover why you should consider an outdoor TV installation in Albany, NY.


Why Install An Outdoor TV?

Some homeowners might be tempted to bring their indoor TV outside to enjoy their favorite entertainment under the sun. However, this will not work well and might even void your warranty! Indoor televisions are not built to deliver a bright enough picture to compete with direct or indirect sunlight. Therefore, when you try to watch a TV show outside, the image will be washed out, and glare will cover the screen. Indoor televisions are also not built to withstand harsh weather conditions. Common events like snow, rain, dust, wind, bugs, extreme temperatures, and more will likely cause your indoor TV to break down.

To enjoy entertainment outside, you need an outdoor TV installation. Outdoor TVs are bright enough to compete with the sun, leading to a crystal clear picture, and are built with IP-55 rated materials to allow them to withstand whatever mother nature throws at them.

Where Can I Install An Outdoor TV?

There are three main types of spaces where you can install an outdoor TV:

  • Shaded Areas: Porches or patios are a fantastic place for an outdoor television because they give you the closest experience to indoors, making them a more affordable option. Covered spaces offer more protection from elements like rain, snow, and wind. Séura’s Shade Series 2 model calibrates ambient outdoor lighting using anti-reflective and anti-glare glass.
  • Partially Shaded Areas: Some areas, like an uncovered patio, have high amounts of sunlight at certain times of the day but shade at others. As a result, they require televisions that can quickly adapt to different light levels. Séura’s models use Adaptive Picture Technology to optimize display settings as lighting conditions change automatically.
  • Sunlit Areas: Spaces that incur direct sunlight, like by the pool or in your yard, can also have outdoor televisions! Investing in a display crafted to operate in a bright and sometimes hot environment is important. Séura’s Full Sun Series offers 2000 nits of brightness and is crafted with durable materials to ensure a long lifespan.

Take the entertainment outdoors with a complete audio video system! From landscape speakers to outdoor displays, you can enjoy all of your favorite media under the sun. At Hippo’s, we are passionate about providing technology solutions that fill your life with luxury and convenience. Are you ready for better outdoor entertainment? Reach out to us to learn more!

Add Drama and Flair to Your Home with Landscape Lighting

Don’t Let the Beauty of Your Property Go Unseen After Dark

You put significant time, money and effort into your home’s outside appearance. From the architecture to the manicured landscaping and specimen trees, your property stands out. But what happens after the sun goes down?

The beauty of many homes disappears after dark. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With the right landscape lighting plan, you can highlight your home’s best features at night, adding beauty, drama, and a healthy dose of safety as well. Hippo’s works with Coastal Source for landscape lighting that stands the test of time. Keep reading below for five ways to use Coastal Source landscape lighting to make your Latham, NY, home stand out elegantly in the night.


Take the Music Outside with an Outdoor Speaker System

The Sonance Landscape Series Transforms Your Outdoors with Audiophile-Worthy Sound

After a long winter in upstate New York, spring is in the air, and the sun hangs around much longer. That signals that it’s time to enjoy the natural beauty of Lake George and get outside. But you don’t have to go far to enjoy the outdoors; you can step out into your backyard!

If you have a patio, fireplace, or kitchen in your outside spaces, you’re ready to enjoy the warmer spring and summer seasons. But you should consider one more thing for the finishing touch – an outdoor speaker system. Music and audio bring a wealth of entertainment options to enjoy more time al fresco. Keep reading below to learn how to transform your outdoors with high fidelity sound from the Sonance Landscape Series.