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Create a room to relax and enjoy

For landlords providing rooms in properties of multiple occupations a games room will provide a relaxed environment to either an individual or a whole family using the room. Since this type of room is essentially meant to be used to unwind, the choice of colours and design used should not be too formal.

A games room needs be convenient for everyone to use so it is important that the room has a spacious feel. A congested room will only make the room look cluttered and take away the leisurely feel. If the games room is going to have a sports look, it will more than likely be more expensive so always make sure your landlord insurance will cover the merchandise in the room.

If it is a big room, a pool table can be the focal point while a mini fridge to keep the drinks cool and a jukebox will keep the music flowing. A jukebox will also give a nice retro feel to the room, and the retro feel can be added to with some neon lights. Anyone who loves sports or films will enjoy watching much more if a projector is installed in the room. A projector is perfect because it will not occupy too much space. If the room is smaller a football table instead of a pool table can be added to keep everyone entertained.

While designing a games room, the furniture used will make a difference in the overall appearance. Depending on the size of the room, a sofa with leather furnishings could be chosen with a few chairs in the corner. Maybe a cosy little bean bag chair which will come in useful if the room is being used after a hectic day’s work or a tiring game. For anyone who loves to play video games a couple of leather recliners will add style and enjoyment. It is also a good idea to have a small table to keep any snacks and drinks safe during the game sessions.

An array of accessories can be added to a games room which will make it visually pleasing. For anyone who loves creativity, try making make a collage of a favourite sport which can be changed regularly and try adding a retro feel to the room by adding some posters of yesteryear, supplemented  by the use of shirts in colours of a favourite team. A well decorated games room is essential to create a relaxed ambiance. The main aim of the room is comfort. A games room which is visually appealing will go a long way to help both family and friends unwind.

By Simon Dack