Archive for the ‘Outdoor Entertaining’ Category

Planning Your New Construction Smart Home

When building your new home it’s critical you make sure it has the capabilities to allow you total control of all of your electronics. The Hub The brain of your home is the wiring, so you want it done correctly. The type of cables and wiring you have is very important because you need to…

Why is Music So Important to Retail Business?

The importance of music may run deeper than you expect. Since the beginning of time, people have enjoyed listening to music to relax and get those happy feelings flowing. Being in the Audio/Visual business for over four decades, we can tell you how important music is to consumers. Whether it’s in your home, car, store,…

Best Outdoor Speakers to Enjoy the Sounds of Summer

As the weather gets warmer and the days become longer, Richmonders are moving their entertainment outdoors. Enjoy the sounds of summer on your deck, in your yard, or alongside the pool by adding weatherproof speakers.  Over the years, the quality of speakers have improved immensely and become more versatile. We have been asked which all-weather outdoor speakers…

Is the Weather in Richmond Safe for Outdoor Televisions?

Richmond gets extremely hot and muggy in the summertime and frigid cold in the winter; often getting several inches of snow. This begs the question,”Is the weather in Richmond safe enough for outdoor televisions?” The answer is Yes! Outdoor TVs Can Handle the Weather in Richmond, Virginia! Properly research the brand of TV you are…

Outdoor TV Ideas for Richmond Restaurants

Richmond isn’t called “The River City” for nothing! We have miles and miles of riverfront properties, as well as lakefront restaurants and a wide array of outdoor eating establishments. What is your restaurant doing to set itself apart? Most restaurants in RVA have some sort of a hook that helps them stand out from their…

Review of the Best Outdoor TVs on the Market

Name a brand of television: Sony, Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Toshiba, JVC, Philips, Magnavox…these brands are familiar to most people. However, consumers tend to not be as familiar with companies that manufacture outdoor televisions. When looking to add an outdoor television to your space, you want to make sure you have done your homework in researching…

Where Is the Best Location to Mount an Outdoor TV?

Entertaining should not be bound by the walls of your home. Richmonders love nature and get excited about spending time in the great outdoors; especially for parties and social gatherings. In addition to enjoying nature, people also love gathering around the television for shows, movies, and sports. Outdoor TVs Are the Solution! Watching an all-weather television…

How Much is a Remote Outdoor Lighting System in RVA?

We get asked a lot of questions surrounding the cost of remote outdoor lighting. When considering outdoor lighting for your property, many people want the option to control their lighting remotely. So what’s the cost for this smart home feature? Unfortunately, the answer is not so cut and dry. There are many variables that can…

Outdoor Lighting Ideas for Richmond Homeowners

If properly lit, an outdoor patio, deck, swimming pool, or dock can easily become the focal point and highlight of your home during warm weather months. Upgrading outdoor lighting is a great way to improve an outdoor environment. Here are a few strategic ways an outdoor space can be improved with lighting fixtures. Light Up…

Unique Outdoor Lighting Options for Decks and Patios

Let’s be honest…most people use their decks and patios, during evening hours. This is due to the fact that evening hours bring cooler temperatures and most people are home from work and activities by then. Families move to the outdoors to grill, eat dinner, and expand their entertaining area. Along with good music, and an…