Entertainment Center AlternativesIf you have an outdated entertainment center and want to replace it, that’s usually a good idea. It’s nice to have up-to-date furnishings in any home. But, it will come with one big challenge — what to do with the old unit. First, let’s take a look at some replacement options. Nowadays, technology just doesn’t take up that much space. So, consider going minimalistic by hanging your television. Since the majority of TVs are smart, you really don’t need a dedicated piece of furniture.
Thank goodness for flat-screen TVs and walk-in closets. They’re not only fantastic technology- and space-wise, they also clear up much-needed real estate in a room. So, you might ask, what do we do with that outdated, clunky entertainment center or armoire? Answer: repurpose it into newly functional and fabulous storage or turn it into a nook. You’ll also be giving it new life and providing yourself with a delightfully green alternative to spending money on something new. —Home JellyIf you do want a TV stand, then consider one that allows you to turn the television at-will. Since streaming and cloud storage are more and more popular, you really won’t need a lot of storage space. Of course, you can always go with an over the fireplace option, though this does have its drawbacks. Or, consider a slim unit. One with just a few compartments to save space and lessen its footprint.
Hayward DIY Entertainment Center Disposal OptionsNow, let’s jump into that outdated entertainment center disposal job. Fortunately, you do have a few options, like the following:
- Sell it. Perhaps the most obvious move is to sell it locally and offload it. Be sure to stipulate the buyer must pick it up and haul it away. And, price it cheap to sell it fast and get it out of your house quickly.
- Donate it. Give it to a local charity for them to use or resell. You’ll probably find a local church, shelter, or school eager to take it. Plus, you’ll get a tax write off in return. It’s definitely worth a try and it will do a world of good for others well into the future.
- Repurpose it. Of course, you can always hold onto it and use it for something else. Think about a couple or few good uses and try one or more out to see if it’s feasible.