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2 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Home’s Audio Video Installation

Make the Most of Your Time at Home With These Entertainment Features

2 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Home’s Audio Video Installation

With access to the right audio video installation and equipment, you’ll have the convenience of transferring the music, tv show or movie you’re watching from one room to any other throughout the entire house without interruption in your program nor loss of quality in picture or sound.

So if you find yourself spending more time at home and just can’t make it to the cinema, wouldn’t it be great to watch a movie from home while having the exact same sensory experience you would at a movie theater?

Or perhaps you’re just tired of watching movies inside your Allen County, IN home but you still can’t make it to the theater. In recent years, in cities and on college campuses, there’s been a growing trend of watching movies outdoors on a starry night. So, having access to your entertainment system on your back patio or deck would sure fit the bill.

You can get expert help on how to install these kinds of whole-home av systems from our team of home audio video designers. Here are 2 ways to get the most out of your home’s audio video installation.

Why You Need An Outdoor Lighting Installation

Learn how a lighting installation will enhance your Fort Wayne home

Why You Need An Outdoor Lighting Installation

Outdoor lighting is both functional and aesthetically pleasing, allowing you to have complete control of your properties’ lighting while also enhancing its beautiful features. Outdoor lighting also adds value to your home and is a worthwhile long-term investment. Read our latest blog post to learn why you need an outdoor lighting installation in your Fort Wayne, IN home.

The Right Security Camera System to Keep You Safe During COVID-19

Prepare for Possible Rises in Crime Rates During Uncertain Economic Times

The Right Security Camera System to Keep You Safe During COVID-19

These are trying times. COVID-19 has introduced uncertainty across the country at an unprecedented level, and with uncertainty comes increases in poverty and crime, making the right security camera system more important than ever. It’s critical to keep your home and your family safe right now. The last thing you need is damage to your home or worse.

Here’s what you need to look for in a security camera system for your Fort Wayne, IN home.

Escape Your Home With An Outdoor Speaker and Entertainment System

Get a breath of fresh air and enjoy your favorite media with an outdoor entertainment system

Escape Your Home With An Outdoor Speaker and Entertainment System

Make your backyard your retreat by upgrading your outdoor entertainment systems. Enjoy your favorite movies, music and TV shows while getting some much-needed fresh air. Read more to learn what components to consider when upgrading your outdoor space in Decatur, IN, and the surrounding areas whether it be outdoor speakers or a dedicated outdoor home theater.

3 Notable Benefits To A Remote Business Security System

Learn why you should be able to access your commercial security system from anywhere in the world

3 Notable Benefits To A Remote Business Security System

In today's world, it is not enough to lock the door to your business as you leave for the night. As technology has become more sophisticated, the potential for crime has grown as well. If you are unsure about your business's security plan, it is probably time to upgrade to a new system. A professionally installed remote security system is the best way to protect both your assets and your employees. Learn why a remote business security system will improve the management and bottom line of your Huntertown, IN business.

Don’t Make These 3 Easy Home Theater Design Mistakes

Avoid these common mishaps in your home theater design in Fort Wayne

Don’t Make These 3 Easy Home Theater Design Mistakes

There are many components to a home theater design, and many of them aren't as intuitive as you might think. It can be challenging to create a cohesive design that also allows your theater to perform at its highest capabilities. There are, however, ways to avoid a lackluster final product. Read on to learn what mistakes you need to avoid making when you complete a home theater design and installation project in Fort Wayne, IN and the surrounding area.

Hi-Fi Turntables Make the World (and Music) Go ‘Round

Bring Incredible Sound to Your Indiana Home

Hi-Fi Turntables Make the World (and Music) Go ‘Round

Listening to records is no longer a thing of the past! Streaming and digital downloads certainly dominate the music consumption market, but the Recording Industry Association of America’s 2019 mid-year report projects that records will soon surpass sales earnings of compact discs, the previous leader in physical music sales.

Vinyl is an emotional investment in music and one that offers an experiential, high-quality sound that showcases what the music producer intended for you to hear. That’s why records and turntables are making a comeback. Keep reading to learn how you can bring hi-fi turntables to your DeKalb County, IN, home while using your existing whole-home audio system.

Brand Spotlight: 3 Exciting Features to Enjoy from Control4

As Your Local Control4 Dealer, We Can Bring Them All to Your Indiana Property

Brand Spotlight: 3 Exciting Features to Enjoy from Control4

The popularity of smart homes is spreading across the world, with nearly 12.5% of U.S. households considered smart. By 2021, that number is forecasted to grow by 28%. Of course, Internet of Things (IoT) devices are leading the charge on the craze, but many IoT devices typically don’t communicate with one another. That’s where smart home automation comes in.

Control4 home automation simplifies your home by bringing smart devices under the management of one system. Technology is connected and easy to use, making your life in Fort Wayne, IN, more comfortable.

In this blog, we’ll discuss three exciting technologies you can bring to your home with the help of a Control4 automation system, and you’ll learn why we’re proud to be a Control4 dealer to our clients in Fort Wayne and beyond.

Seating Is Important! Don’t Skip Over This Design Detail

Your Home Theater Design Should Include Comfortable & Stylish Seating

Seating Is Important! Don’t Skip Over This Design Detail

Your home theater or media room serves as the entertainment center of your Huntertown, Indiana home, but don’t forget an essential feature to include in your home theater design. Beyond high-performance audio and video, your entertainment space should include stylish and comfortable seating that fulfills your needs.

Whether you enjoy traditional tiered seating like your local cineplex has or a bank of recliners, you will spend countless hours in the space enjoying your favorite films and TV shows. Make sure everyone at the next movie night is comfortable.

Keep reading to learn two aspects of seating you should consider for your home theater’s design.

How to Find the Best Smart Home Security Cameras for 2020

Consider Features that Span Beyond the Hardware

How to Find the Best Smart Home Security Cameras for 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you’re searching for quality home security cameras in the new year, you’ll find there is a lot to consider when selecting the best option for your needs. From HD and UHD cameras to wide-angle cameras, infrared cameras, and even doorbell cameras, the choices span for miles.

That’s why we recommend you explore the software features provided by any security camera system first. While a security camera’s design and engineering are important, the software platform determines features such as your camera’s mobile app, video alerts, system customization, and more.

Consider the following smart security features you’ll receive when you select cameras that are powered by the Alarm.com platform for your Bluffton, IN home.

Considering Stepping Up to Whole-House Audio?

Four Things to Consider for the Perfect Setup

Considering Stepping Up to Whole-House Audio?

You may already have one or two home audio systems. Maybe you have a wireless system but find the sound a little wanting with some types of music. Perhaps you want a system that doesn't require much fuss and want to pick up a remote to play something quickly. Maybe you want to enjoy the music while not seeing any visible equipment.

All of these reasons might lead you to consider stepping up to a whole-house audio system for your Ft. Wayne, IN home. But there are a few things to consider before you install anything in your home. We break it down in this blog so keep reading to learn more.

3 Features to Look for in Your Next Business Security System

Start the New Year Right with AI, Remote Access Control, and Improved Cybersecurity

3 Features to Look for in Your Next Business Security System

As we approach the end of the year, it’s time to reflect and refocus for business success in 2020. Your company may have seen many successes or shortcomings in 2019, so how will you make the new year even better?

Equipping your business with innovative security technology that helps you visualize trends within your business, manage activity while you’re away, and improve cybersecurity is a great start. With a smarter business security system in place, your company will thrive more than ever before.

Below, we explore three features you should look for in your next security system upgrade that will help position your Indiana business for success in 2020.

Looking for the Perfect Holiday Gifts? Visit Our Showroom!

Experience the Latest and Greatest in Audiovisual Solutions for Unbeatable Home Entertainment

Looking for the Perfect Holiday Gifts? Visit Our Showroom!

The hustle and bustle of the holidays has arrived in Bluffton, IN as we partake in festive celebrations and quality time with friends and family. But with the excitement of the season also comes the stress of purchasing the perfect gifts for your loved ones.

Take some of the load off your shoulders by perusing our local showroom for the latest and greatest audiovisual solutions that any media enthusiast in your life will love. For a sneak peek of what you’ll see while you’re here, keep reading below!

3 Ways Control4 OS 3 Helps You Get Ready for the Holidays

Enjoy Less Stress and More Fun This Season with a Little Help from Your Local Control4 Dealer

3 Ways Control4 OS 3 Helps You Get Ready for the Holidays

Any Control4 homeowner understands the personalized comfort and convenience that Control4 brings to their everyday routines, but how many take advantage of their Control4 system during the holidays?

The holidays are the perfect time to optimize your smart home system to not only calm the stress of the season but to showcase all that your Control4 system is capable of. Streamline your holiday tasks and impress guests with one-tap scenes that help create the perfect holiday haven at home.

As your local Control4 dealer in the DeKalb County, IN area, we have the Control4 tips and tricks you need to make this holiday the best one yet. Read our tips and check out the corresponding Control4 OS 3 tutorial videos below!

Wireless or Wired Whole-House Audio: Which Should You Choose?

We Explore the Pros and Cons to Help You Make the Best Decision

Wireless or Wired Whole-House Audio: Which Should You Choose?

If you’re interested in transforming the way you listen to music at home, it may be time to consider a whole-house audio solution, from which you and your family can seamlessly bask in endless tunes from anywhere throughout your Van Wert, OH property at the touch of a button.

Though many decisions go into creating the perfect whole-house audio system for any unique home, one of the first decisions you must make is whether to opt for a wireless or hard-wired speaker system. Does one offer higher-quality audio than the other? Is one more flexible than the other? Below, we’ll explore the basics of both options, as well as share our recommendation.