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What is the Difference Between Weather Resistant and Weatherproof Speakers?

When it comes to outdoor speakers, it's important to understand the difference between weather-resistant and weatherproof. While the terms may seem similar, they are quite different, and choosing the right type of speaker can make a big difference in terms of longevity and performance.


Weather-resistant speakers can be used outdoors but are not designed to withstand prolonged exposure to the elements. They are a good choice for areas that are partially covered, such as screened-in patios or patios under a canopy. However, they should not be mounted on an exterior wall without any protection.


Weatherproof speakers, on the other hand, are designed to withstand all kinds of weather conditions, including rain, snow, extreme temperatures, and high humidity. These speakers can be used anywhere outdoors without worrying about damage or performance issues.


Choosing the right type of speaker for your outdoor entertainment system is important, as it can extend the life of your speakers and provide years of enjoyable listening experiences. To get help with designing your outdoor entertainment system, you can schedule a free consultation by calling 888-775-2673 or visiting our website at www.wbsouth.com/outdoor-living-spaces.

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