Top 3 Design Trends for Media Rooms

Top 3 Design Trends for Media Rooms

Stay Up-to-Date on the Latest Demands from Local Homeowners At Digitech Custom Audio and Video, we’re all about providing homeowners in the Indianapolis area with best-in-class home technologies. Through our partnerships with the local design-build community, we can help your firm build homes that not only are attractive to potential buyers but also can assist in any remodeling project for your existing clientele. If you’re building or plan to build a home entertainment space in the near future, we’re here to keep you up-to-date on what potential clients might be asking for. In this blog, we’ll go through the latest media room design trends so you can make the most of your home building or remodeling projects. Keep on reading below to learn more! SEE ALSO: CHOOSING THE RIGHT SIZED SCREEN FOR YOUR THEATER OR MEDIA ROOM Multi-Purpose Media Rooms While dedicated home theaters are still an attractive option for many luxury homebuyers, there also is an increasing demand for multi-purpose spaces. For example, you can feature a room that not only is designed for movie-watching but also features space for a pool table or bar setup. These hybrid rooms are increasing in popularity due to their versatility – not only can the homeowner watch a film in an immersive viewing environment, but they also can use the space for more casual viewing and entertaining as well. By offering a multi-purpose media room to your clientele or potential buyers, you can provide them with a high-end space for casual viewing. And our team at Digitech will help by providing expert designs and build recommendations for each space, so that...
3 Must-Haves for Your Smart Surveillance System

3 Must-Haves for Your Smart Surveillance System

Set Up Your New Home for Secure Success   If you have a new house or condo that you want to integrate with smart technology, there is no better time to do so than now. And with any new property, you want to ensure that it is always taken care of and protected. The best way to guarantee this level of security at your new home or condo in the Indianapolis, IN area is with a smart surveillance system in place. In this blog, we go through the top three must-have features for your home surveillance system and why these basics will give you an expansive system that you can rely on. Keep reading below to learn more!   SEE ALSO: 3 MOST IMPORTANT ASPECTS OF A SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM   Top-Notch Surveillance Cameras The most crucial part of a surveillance system is the surveillance itself. That means that the key smart component for your system is its video cameras. Quality surveillance cameras let you see every angle and area of your property – no matter where you are at in the world. 4K ultra-high-definition cameras let you see a crystal-clear image of what is happening at your place. And with your smartphone or another smart device, you’ll be able to adjust your camera remotely. Pan, tilt, or zoom in however much needed. You can save captured footage to watch later on your phone, or watch it in real-time the moment something is caught on video. That leads us to our next must-have surveillance feature – instant notifications.   Real-Time Notifications With instant alerts sent to your smart...
Implement an Access Control System at Your Property the Right Way

Implement an Access Control System at Your Property the Right Way

You’re in Charge of Who Enters and Leaves at All Times If you own a business or run an apartment complex, installing a smart security system is crucial.  You want to make sure you know who is entering and leaving your Indianapolis, IN commercial property at all times. The best way to keep in the know over employees or residents’ whereabouts is with an access control system. In this blog, we’ll go through the benefits of this solution and which brands are the best to choose. Keep reading below to learn more about this service.   SEE ALSO: KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY AT ALL TIMES   Why Your System is So Important Controlling who has the ability to come and go from your buildings and properties at any time is more important than you might initially think. With an access control system, you can protect your company’s important documents, vital assets, and other valuables. We recommend trusted brands that provide expansive and scalable systems of every size that include more than even just keyless entry. With surveillance cameras in place, access to real-time video footage, and burglary alarms, you can install smart features all over your property to secure and protect it.   Mistakes to Avoid when Installing When you’re putting an imperative component to your smart security system into place, you want to make sure it’s done correctly – the first time. Your professional integrators will ensure that surveillance cameras are set up strategically around your building and spaces to monitor who is who and when they arrive and leave. Installers can put in an...
Flat Screen or Projector: Which is Best for Your Home Theater?

Flat Screen or Projector: Which is Best for Your Home Theater?

Check Out the Advantages of Both Features If you’re considering a home theater installation for your Marion County, IN living space – there are probably lots of features and components on your mind.  What type of brands, the seating placement, or even where you’re going to install the theater system itself – it’s all a part of the process.  But what about what you’re viewing your actual media on?  You have two major choices – a flat screen television, or a projector and screen combo. So depending on your space, your preferences, and design, either selection could be the perfect solution for you.  In this blog, we’ll go through the benefits of both and which one will fit your exact needs.  Keep on reading below!   SEE ALSO: HIDDEN FEATURES CAN ENHANCE YOUR HOME THEATER DESIGN    Hidden Capabilities and Features There might be nothing quite as sleek and shiny as a high-end flat screen to view your media on.  Whether you set up your home theater system in a multi-purpose media room or in a dedicated private cinema – the design benefits of a flat screen are plenty.  With a press of a button, a flat screen can descend from the ceiling when you’re ready to watch a movie or show, and then disappear instantly when it’s not in use.  Maybe you want the space where the screen is to stay occupied – but not as a blank screen.  You can have a wall panel run over the TV that can display artwork or a mirror, so there’s something lovely to look at when a film isn’t on. ...
Know the Difference: Wired Vs. Wireless Shades

Know the Difference: Wired Vs. Wireless Shades

Which Motorized Solution is Right for You?   The convenience that motorized shades bring to your Indianapolis living space has a way of transforming your daily life and everyday activities. They have eliminated the need to get up and pull a string only for your blinds and curtains to come crumbling down on you or to get stuck up too high for you to reach. Never mind when you have to get up and lower them in the middle of a movie or game so you can rid yourself of horrible TV glares! So you know automated window treatments are a must for your home, but now you’re suddenly faced with the decision between wired or wireless solutions for them. There’s no need to wonder what the essential differences between the two installations are – we’re here to lay it all out for you. In this blog, we’ll determine what the advantages are to each, so you can decide which is the right choice for you, your home, and your family. Want to learn more? Keep reading below.   SEE ALSO: UPGRADE THE WAY YOU USES MOTORIZED SHADES   Wired Shades Solutions When you’re choosing between the two options for your window treatments, you need to consider how long-term of an installation you want it to be. Hard-wired shades require a more lengthy and expensive installation process. We often recommend any wired project for a new construction, since it’s a more extensive one. This way, it’s easier to work around your layout and customize how you want your shades to look. But for example, Lutron has many more fabric...
3 Things to Consider when Integrating Whole House Audio

3 Things to Consider when Integrating Whole House Audio

Get the Most Out of Your Multi-Room Audio   Integrating audio throughout your home has endless ways of elevating your daily life.  But how? Before you install hidden speakers and a whole house audio system in your Indiana home, we’ve listed out below a few components to take into consideration. Once you learn how a multi-room audio system can best benefit you and your family, you’ll find that its smart features take even an ordinary day to another level. Keep on reading to find out more!   SEE ALSO: ENJOY YOUR WHOLE HOUSE AUDIO FOR EVERY OCCASION   How You Will Use It Whether you’re hosting a get-together, dinner party, or cookout – or even just wanting a relaxing day with the family – whole house audio has many purposes. You might wonder how you can put your system to use once it’s installed and ready to go.  But it turns out most events are greatly enhanced with the right tunes to accompany. Create a comfortable atmosphere and encourage conversation amongst your guests by playing background music throughout your home.  As the night goes on, you can browse through your media library, or scroll through Spotify or Pandora, and select dance playlists or switch to a crowd-favorite jam. Wanting to finish up an audiobook?  Your system isn’t only limited to music and parties.  You can listen to your latest audiobook, turn on ambient sounds as you nap, or listen to a podcast. You won’t ever run out of ways or reasons to utilize your whole house audio – you’ll find time in everyday life to turn up the volume...