Is there any value to in ceiling/wall speakers? I'm finishing a basement and the original owner put up boxes and speaker wires all around the basement but never finished setting it up. I am considering pulling them out for easier drywalling and because an average buyer might view it as an eyesore rather than a feature. Am I off base?

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I feel like they become outdated so quickly they become an eyesore. When we bought our house we removed all of the wires and they were only 8 years old 😬.


We had built in speakers installed all over the house when we built it. They went bad in 5-6 yrs. and now after 14 yrs we don’t use them and its a pain to remove them so they are just there on the walls and an eyesore


I have them all over my house and it’s amazing. In my house we have built in speakers in every room and can play something on the speakers very easier w no wires hanging out etc. it’s great for entertaining too. Can’t see why it wouldn’t add value to ur home?

We have Google Nest Hubs and Minis for playing music throughout the house and on the patio

These are also only on the basement so I'm guessing they were intended to be for a home theater setup but aren't layed out in the most logical manner. I could move a couple and incorporate in the finished basement just not sure if it is worth the effort. Planning to sell within 3 years and we would not be buying the audio equipment to use it properly during that time.

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