Now You See it . . . Now You Don’t!
Once upon a time, homeowners hung a portrait above their fireplace mantle — or simply left it bare.
With the advent of flat-panel TV’s, that spot has increasingly been devoted to entertainment.
But what if you’ve got company, and actually want to talk instead of watch TV?
New construction and Upper Bracket homes now include sliding panels to cover the TV (below).
P.S.: although it’s hard to see, the TV image in the top photo is Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in Casablanca.