Archive for the ‘Residential’ Category

Protect Your Home While on Vacation

Did you know most home break-ins occur during the months of July and August? These are prime vacation months for most people. While it is often thought most burglaries happen during the night time hours, studies show thieves prefer to target homes during the daytime, between 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, when they think no…

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…

Can I Repair My Old Intercom System?

The answer is yes! There are replacement parts for most intercom systems such as M&S and NuTone that can be repaired in order to get the system up and working again. You can also choose to totally update the system to incorporate it with today’s technology and needs for your household. Fixing Old Intercom Systems…

Central Vacuum System – Installs and Repairs

Central Vacuum System Technology Central Vacuum Systems have come a long way! From their inception in the late 1800’s, (hard to believe the foresight from over 200 years ago) they have improved tremendously with the changing times and needs of the consumer. Now vendors like VacuFlo have a “Hide-a-Hose” feature that allows you to hide…

Old Intercom + New SONOS Connect = A Happy Family

Do you have an old Nutone, AudioTech, M&S Intercom Systems, or other out-dated intercom installed in your home? If you are no longer using the intercom, and are looking for a way to make it functional again, consider using your intercom system for something more useful for the family. What’s Old is New Again Today…

What Should I Do With My Outdated and Ugly Intercom System?

Does your home have an old intercom system that’s not functioning? We can help! You no longer have to look at this eye sore, but instead put it to good use. Decades ago, when these intercom systems were installed, it was considered innovative technology. Today everyone relies on their cell phones, apps, and electronic devices…

Is the Weather in Richmond Safe for Outdoor Televisions?

Richmond gets 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 interested…

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…

Where to Find the Best Smart Home Tech in Richmond?

With all signs pointing towards consumers wanting a Smart Home, one wonders where to purchase these products in Richmond, VA? There are several options to consider in deciding which is best for you. You can purchase your smart home products from any of the following: Big-Box-Outlet-Stores (like Wal-Mart, Home Depot) Online (Amazon, etc.) Custom Electronics…