Breathe New Life into Your Old System

A number of recent clients have hired us to help them with what we refer to as “Retro Jobs.” A restoration job is typically a system that was built 10 or more years ago and [...]

How Much Time Does It Take to Automate a New Home?

We were coming up on a home automation installation date recently and the homeowner asked how long we would need in the house. They were moving into the new home and trying to coordinate with [...]

Invisible Speakers

If you haven’t seen invisible speakers (which you probably haven’t since they’re invisible ... hardy-har-har), then here’s a quick primer … Invisible or “stealth” speakers are designed for aesthetically sensitive applications where you want to [...]

Backyard Televisions

Each spring as the temperature starts to rise and the trees begin to leaf out, thoughts turn to entertaining outdoors … backyard barbecues, pool parties and fun out in the sunshine. About the same time, [...]

Speakers for Guitar Lovers

You don’t have play the guitar to bring some rock-and-roll coolness into your home. Gibson has been making guitars since the early 1900s. So when the company introduced a new line of professional reference monitors [...]

Touch Panels: In-Wall, On-Wall or Desktop?

One of the more popular items in the past few years has been the LaunchPort, from a company named iPort. Quite simply, the LaunchPort is an iPad charging stand consisting of a sleeve and a [...]