Install Ceiling Speakers And Enjoy Music Throughout Your Home

Install Ceiling Speakers And Enjoy Music Throughout Your Home
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The cleanest whole home audio and home theatre setups are those with speakers embedded in the walls and ceilings. Here’s how to hide your speakers and retain great sound.

The most difficult part of installing a ceiling speaker can be running the wires to the speaker. If you have access to the back of the ceiling through a clear crawlspace or attic, then it’s easy. But if there is no crawlspace and access is blocked by insulation it will be much more difficult.

You’ll also need a plaster hole cutter or plaster saw to cut a hole in the ceiling and screws to attach the speaker mounting plate to the ceiling. These screws are usually packaged with the ceiling speaker as well as a template to assist in cutting the hole.

For the step-by-step instructions, check out the link below.

Music to My Ears – Installing a Ceiling Speaker [Old Town Home]


  • I did this when we bought our house and it’s awesome.

    The one thing I do recommend is to buy a small splitter that allows you to alter the volume of every speaker. Because you do not want the volume in the bathroom to be the same as outside or in the hallway.

    So I installed a speaker in the en suite, the hallway, the family room and outside on the patio. Having the splitter means that I can adjust the volume outside different to the bathroom.

    Also, if you are playing say an iPod through the house, get an app like Tango so that you can adjust the master volume, queue music etc.

    The downside is that the kids will want to play Frozen throughout the house and then sing along. Then you find yourself singing along to it. Then you feel like killing yourself!

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