The average family has 4-5 members in their household. These days that’s 4-5 smart phones, 2-3 tablets, and 2-3 personal computers. That’s potentially 11 network connected devices constantly pinging the internet for new emails, updates, or other information. That doesn’t include any IP cameras, printers, TV’s, Blu-Ray players, Apple TV’s, Amazon Fire Sticks, or other network attached devices.
So it’s not a stretch to imagine the average home has 20 network connected devices at any given evening. Further emphasizing the importance of a secure and reliable home network. It’s no secret, everyone has experienced the frustration of slow internet when they need it the most. Here is a secret, it may not be the ISP (Internet Service Provider), it might be the network.
Install: Wireless access points are mounted on the ceiling to allow for optimal WIFI coverage.
There are hundreds of things to consider when building a new home. Carpet, appliances, fixtures, and counter tops to name just a few. Wiring a new home for streaming music and controlled lighting are often overlooked.
Wiring for these types of technology is considerably easier and much more affordable during the construction phase rather than waiting until after the home is finished and drywalled. With the bare studs exposed Dallas Integrated can run the necessary wiring to prepare the home for future technology without the expense and mess of cutting sheet rock and hiring a painter to repair holes. Just because you pre-wire your home for all of this amazing technology doesn’t mean you are going to have wires hanging out of the wall or ceiling in every room.
Most wire drops will be fitted with wall plates and those which are not can be hidden behind the sheetrock. These wires are usually speaker wires for a media surround sound system or home theater. Dallas Integrated labels every wire, takes pictures and measurements, and documents all of this in a client folder. If the client decides a year after moving in they are ready to take advantage of the technology, these wires are easily located and speakers will be installed in those areas.
Control the TV, lights, heating and air, music and more with just the touch of a button. Too hot? Don’t get up, just grab the remote and adjust the temperature or turn on the ceiling fan. Crawled into bed and forgot to turn off some lights? Cell phones are always by our side to see if the lights have been left on. If so, automation technology makes it easier than ever to turn lights on or off.
These are just a few of the options available to customers with a home automation system. Dallas Integrated has all the latest in technology and is ready to install and able for the installation.
Whether this is for a new home or an existing structure, Dallas Integrated brings the ease of one touch controls to their clients.
Out of all the home DIY tasks, hanging a wall mounted TV usually isn't one of them. This is especially true when it comes to hiding power, ethernet, or HDMI cables in the wall for a seamless look. Problems arise with fire blocks, knowing where the studs are, leveling, and achieving the correct bracket mount height.
The task gets especially more difficult when hanging a TV on a stone wall or even ceramic tile like shown in the image. This TV installation takes the correct drill bits and special attention to pressure in both the drilling process as well as the bracket mounting.
We provide professional TV mounting services which includes a variety of services.
Dallas Integrated is an authorized dealer of most every major TV brand. They can help select the perfect smart TV for any application and deliver it right to a customer's home. Let Dallas Integrated help select the mounting bracket that works best for the space and TV size. Whether a flat mount, tilting, ultra slim, or a full motion cantilever mount is needed, Dallas Integrated has them all.
Surround sound systems can be installed in ceilings & walls, on shelves, or on stands. Receiver amps will connect the system and provide the power to fill a room or rooms with cinema quality sound. One of their specialties is connecting a programmed universal remote to clear the confusion of operating the system.
Controlled lighting has become more and more popular due to expanding technology. In the past controlled lighting technology was limited to commercial applications. The market has now changed as all major retailers are providing DIY products as well as more professional installation items.
Because of the advancement in technology and public sales home owners are becoming more conscious of both energy costs and lighting design.
Dallas Integrate likes to use Lutron products for their professional installation as they are one of the industry leaders in lighting automation.
When it comes to cameras there are basically two categories. The first would be IP cameras, usually used for commercial applications. Cameras and DVR are connected to the business network for recording purposes. The other option is what most home owners are switching to. There are many choices but the main camera systems are Nest and Ring cameras, as well as doorbells.
Dallas Integrated will install customer purchased cameras who don't have the time for installation as well as purchase any camera equipment for their customers as well. Ring and Nest are very different when it comes to installation so contact Dallas Integrated before purchasing.
Automated window blinds allow for full control of the home's ambient lighting. Allowing or canceling out ambient lighting allows for climate control and interior design. Automated blinds also allow for enhanced family privacy. There are several reasons to install custom shades in a home. If the customer is trying to achieve a true "Smart Home," then automated blinds are a must.
Power & Durability:
First generation automated blinds were "D" battery operated with dated motor systems. Today's shades have long lasting lithium batteries which hold a years worth of charge. Home owners no longer have to remove the shade for charging, just plug them in for six hours and they are ready for another year.
Not only has the technology in the blinds upgraded they are now extremely quiet.
Wired or Wireless
There are benefits to both options depending on the needs and installation area. Is there a need for continues power to the blinds? Is this a commercial property? Is the blinds system going to be on a network for control? Consult with Dallas Integrated to examine the property's requirements.
Each outside space is different allowing Dallas Integrated to customize a system specifically for the customer. They have installed small systems which included a wall mounted TV and soundbar to much more elaborate A/V systems controlled by touch screens.
The backyard can be integrated with the home's distributed audio video system or independent as well. Want a projector and screen on the patio? Dallas Integrated has done that!
Either way their professional installations never disappoint.