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The leading certified Crestron, Control4, and Lutron dealers in London, Pro Install AV specialise in bespoke installations of next-generation home automation systems. Our award-winning team are also renowned for our luxury home cinema designs, intelligent lighting control systems, and state-of-the-art security. Book your free consultation online, or call us now on 020 7096 0078.

Why 2021 Will be the Best Year Yet for Investing in a Control4 Home Automation System. 10 Dec 2020 Control4 It was back in 2004 when Control4 first arrived on the scene, making their debut at that year’s CEDIA Expo home technology with the bold promise that their new home automation system would forever change the way we interact with our home environment.

Why 2021 Will be the Best Year Yet for Investing in a Control4 Home Automation System

In the 16 years that have followed, the Utah-based brand have more than made good on that promise, continuing their commitment to innovation and continually fine-tuning their product offer to cater to the ever-changing needs of modern homeowners. Yet if there was any year that could ever be considered perfect for making the Control4 home automation system a part of your everyday life, 2021 would undoubtedly be it. Top Smart Home Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Technology Working During Covid-19. 23 Apr 2020 Smart Technology Covid-19 has dramatically changed the way many of us live and work, and here at Pro Install AV, we’re no different.

Top Smart Home Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Technology Working During Covid-19

As a public utility, we remain committed to service delivery at a time when connectivity is so critical to so many. Yet nothing matters more to us than the safety of our valued customers and employers which is why, in-line with current government guidance, we’re currently postponing new smart home installation projects until it’s safe to start work and providing our usual high-standards of customer support via phone and email only. Of course, we’re far from the only ones staying home and staying safe right now. Up and down the country, millions of us are doing our part to thwart this global pandemic by staying indoors. What to Do if Your Smart Home Technology Breaks During Covid-19 Self-Isolation. 18 Apr 2020 Smart Technology In the brief period between March 9th and 22nd, 2020, 27% of businesses declared a reduction in staffing levels to help them survive the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, while 46% had urged their staff to work from home.

What to Do if Your Smart Home Technology Breaks During Covid-19 Self-Isolation

In other words, we’re all spending a lot more time at home, and that means relying on our technology. 5 Home Automation Tools That Immediately Add Value to Your Property. 20 Feb 2020 Home Automation Whether you’re planning to put your property on the market in 2020 or are simply looking at ways to add some long-term value to your home, there’s no shortage of upgrades and additions you could potentially invest in.

5 Home Automation Tools That Immediately Add Value to Your Property

Of course, loft, cellar, and even garage conversions remain popular, expanding the amount of available space so that your home proves an attractive proposition to growing families. Need something a little less intensive? You’ll be surprised at what a big difference revamping your garden or applying a fresh coat of paint to your walls can do. Of all the options at your disposal, however, none are likely to produce the same impressive results as installing home automation technology within your property. Your 2020 Smart Home Cheat Sheet: Everything You Need to Know for the Year Ahead. 11 Feb 2020 Smart Technology More so than any other year, 2020 is set to be a landmark 12 months for the modern smart home.

Your 2020 Smart Home Cheat Sheet: Everything You Need to Know for the Year Ahead

As we head into the new decade, home technology is fast becoming unavoidable, evolving from additional luxury to every-day essential. For those in the industry, that’s exciting news. According to the latest research, the smart home market is set to grow to $174 billion in the next five years, up from just $55 billion in 2016. For the less than tech-savvy homeowner, however, smart home technology’s increasing prevalence in our lives could leave them feeling stuck in the dark ages. How Smart Home Automation Can Help You Care for Elderly Loved ones. 10 Oct 2019 Home Automation By now, it’s no secret that smart home automation technology can make a monumental impact on even the most mundane of day-to-day tasks.

How Smart Home Automation Can Help You Care for Elderly Loved ones

From controlling the lights to flicking on our favourite film, smart technology is always there for us, adding a greater sense of ease and even luxury to everything we do. While you may be using products like Crestron’s pioneering home automation system (from £12,500) to make our own lives easier, have you ever stopped to consider what a big difference such technology could make to the lives of your elderly loved ones? Today, London home automation installation specialists Pro Install AV outline just a few key ways that products by the likes of Crestron, Lutron, and Control4 can help our parents, grandparents and other ageing relatives to enjoy a better, more comfortable quality of life. Before we get to that, however, there’s one very important question we need to answer. Control4 Merges with SnapAV for Better Smart Home Integration. 16 Oct 2019 Smart Technology Two major smart home industry leaders have joined forces to help home automation installers like Pro Install AV deliver better service and even more state-of-the-art solutions for our customers.

Control4 Merges with SnapAV for Better Smart Home Integration

Earlier this year, SnapV, a leading manufacturer of AV surveillance, networking and remote management products for professional integrators announced that they had merged with Control4, one of the world’s most popular brands of smart home automation systems and next-generation home AV solutions. The move has been heralded as an overwhelmingly positive one by industry insiders who see the Control4/SnapAV partnership as a great step forward in making cutting edge home automation more accessible and affordable for all.

Your Pre-Winter Home Automation Checklist: Essential Tasks to Prepare Your Smart Home for the Winter Months. 19 Aug 2019 Home Automation With the warm, sunny days of summer surrounding us, winter may well be the last thing on your mind right now.

Your Pre-Winter Home Automation Checklist: Essential Tasks to Prepare Your Smart Home for the Winter Months

After all, who wants to think about the freezing cold, dark nights and grey skies when there’s a plethora of BBQs to attend, beaches to bask upon and garden parties to organise? Not you, that’s who. Yet still, we have to face the harsh reality that before we know it, summer will once again be little more than a distant memory and winter will be upon us once more.

Five Home Automation Essentials No Home Should Be Without. 09 Aug 2019 Home Automation For some homeowners, home automation products have always been in held in regard as something of an unessential luxury.

Five Home Automation Essentials No Home Should Be Without

For some, products like voice-activated home control and smart lighting are fancy add-ons which, though they may make a property look like a cross between The Jetsons and an episode of MTV Cribs, fail to add any genuine value to the day-to-day lives of everyday people like you and me. Yet thinking is rapidly going the way of the dinosaurs and if they’re not careful, the people who continue to dismiss smart technology may be going right along with them. The truth is that in today’s everything-digital, always-connected society, home automation systems and other smart home tech are quickly becoming as commonplace in the modern home as the television or land and telephone was twenty or thirty years ago.

Installing Your First Smart Home Security System: Top Tips From Our Experts. 15 Jul 2019 Home Security Smart home technology can add all kinds of wonderful value to our lives.

Installing Your First Smart Home Security System: Top Tips From Our Experts

From improving the way we enjoy our favourite entertainment to adding an extra level of convenience through world-class home automation systems, there’s barely anything that technology can’t do for us. But let’s face it: Four Ways Home Automation Can Protect Your Home When You're on Holiday. 21 Jun 2019 Home Automation After that long, gruelling winter, the summer months have finally arrived and for you and your loved ones, that means only one thing: Time to jet off into the sun and enjoy a well-earned summer holiday.

After all, you’ve worked incredibly hard over the past couple of months. Five Reasons Your Hotel or B&B Should Invest in Smart Technology This Year. 13 Jun 2019 Smart Technology Somewhere between the iPad, the Internet-connected TV and the IoT refrigerator, smart technology has been taking over today’s homes at an ever-rapid pace. While such technology may bring a whole new level of comfort and convenience to the life of the modern family, most smart home technology is far from a luxury; it’s an essential part of 21st century living that many people -including your hotel guests- have come to rely on. As home automation installations, streaming media and cloud-based platforms become more commonplace, travellers are no longer content with spotty WiFi and a hotel TV that offers the five basic channels and dodgy reception.

By upgrading your business’ smart technology, you not only meet those guests’ expectations but help convert them into loyal, repeat guests as well as increasing bookings among first-time guests. But don’t just take our word for it. What do Hotel and B&B Guests Want? What is a Smart Room? 2: Improved Sustainability. Combining Stunning Interior Design with Innovative Smart Technology: The Easier Way to Enjoy the Best of Both Worlds. 08 May 2019 Home Automation There once was a time when the worlds of technology and interior design were just about as far apart as it gets. With the latter focusing predominantly on aesthetic qualities and a touch of everyday functionality, there was seemingly no room -nor much need- for the gizmos, gadgets and complicated devices of smart home technology. Yet as we march headlong through the 21st century, those days are long gone. Home Automation Updates: The Latest and Greatest Innovations from Crestron, Lutron, and Control4. 11 Apr 2019 Home Automation When they say that the home automation industry is growing, they’re really not kidding.

Last year, the industry was worth $20 billion USD in the United States alone, enjoying an annual growth rate of no less than 22%. The Future is Now: How Future-Proofing Your Home Automation Installation Could Save You Thousands. Control4, Latest innovations Can Transform Your Company in 2019. Pro Install AV — Ready to thrive in 2019? Discover how Control4’s...

Home Entertainment Predictions: What Will 2019 Bring for the World of AV Installation. Beat Away Those Winter Blues With Smart Lighting From Lutron HomeWorks. AV Design & Integration Turns Living Rooms into Luxury Home Theatres. 06 Nov 2018 Audio Visual From an average night in into one that’s truly unforgettable, next-generation home cinema installations are bringing the multiplex into living rooms across the country. Here, Pro Install AV explain why more and more homeowners are turning to bespoke audio-visual design for a blockbuster experience of their own. There’s something altogether special about a night out at the cinema, isn’t there? From the way the sharp, crystal clear sound makes you feel like you’re right there in the heart of the action, to the way those stunning, HD visuals bring every tiny detail to life with remarkable clarity, everything is designed in a way that truly transports you to another world.

Of course, that’s before we even mention the way that just the right amount of light is used to create the ideal atmosphere. Not that a night out at the cinema is exactly perfect. Look: Even despite all of that, there are still problems. The good news? Economy vs. Comfort: Different Approaches to Smart Home Automation, by Country. Smart Home Vs Home Automation Vs Connected Home. Whole Home Audio: Your Questions Answered by London’s Top AV Installers.

Your Complete Mid-Year AV Maintenance Checklist. Why Now is the Perfect Time To Upgrade Your Smart Home Security System. Planning a Summer Party? Impress Your Guests With These Smart Home Automation Tips. Transform Your Garden with These Intelligent Lighting Tips From London’s Top Lutron Dealer. How Does Intelligent Lighting Control Save You Money? Expert Answers From London’s Top Lutron Homeworks Dealer. Why 4K UHD Is the Future of Modern Home Cinema Design. How to Replicate a Multiplex Cinema Experience in Your Own Home. Bespoke technology defines luxury family retreat in Northwood, London. Integrating Multi-Room AV into New Build Homes: Expert Advice From Top London AV Installers. How to Add Significant Value to Your Home With a Home Automation Installation. Why Control4 is the Perfect Smart Home System for Homeowners on a Budget. 07 Mar 2018 Control4 From the rising popularity of smart speakers like the Amazon Echo to the elaborate, all-singing, all-dancing smart home systems that attract rave reviews and viral-level shares on blogs and social media, home automation is everywhere you turn as of late.

So it’s no wonder that you find yourself spending every spare moment idly daydreaming about turning your own home into an integrated wonderland of world-class technology. You’d turn that daydream into a reality too if it wasn’t for one major detail: Typical smart home costs are usually way beyond your budget. Sure, you’ve found some home technology that seems to be within your price range, but it also seems to be a step down from the kind of premium quality you know exists, and you’re simply not prepared to compromise.

If only there was a way to enjoy all the benefits of a world-class smart home system at a budget you can afford. Here’s the good news: There is, and it’s called Control4. Versatility. Exceptional Performance and Beautiful Design: Get the Best of Both Worlds With These Stunning Home Speakers. Intelligent Lighting Control Explained: A Complete Beginners Guide. 14 Feb 2018 Intelligent Lighting Today’s smart lighting systems offer homeowners the complete freedom and flexibility to take control over how their home looks, feels, and even functions, but for many who are still using big, clunky switches to manage their lights manually, switching to intelligent lighting control can sometimes raise just as many questions as it answers.

Contemporary or Classic: Introducing a Whole New World of Home Cinema Design. 5 Must-Have Home Automation Gadgets No Smart Home Owner Should Be Without. 5 Must-Have Home Automation Gadgets No Smart Home Owner Should Be Without. Leading Control4 Dealers Reveal the Top AV Maintenance Trends and Upgrades For 2018. 19 Jan 2018 Audio Visual Make no mistake about it – our home entertainment systems are going to get a pretty serious work out over the next twelve months. With a host of high-profile sporting events, blockbuster movie releases, and -yes- even a royal wedding on the horizon, 2018 may well be the year that we’re glued to our screens more than ever before. Top Home Cinema Installation Trends Coming Your Way in 2018. London’s Top Crestron Dealers Reveal Our Five Bold Home Automation Predictions for 2018. Make Your Kitchen the Heart of Your Home With These Top Crestron Home Automation Products. Why Investing in AV Maintenance for Your Home Should Be Top of Your New Year’s Resolutions List.

5 New Year’s Resolutions Every Home Automation Owner Needs to make. Five Questions to Ask Your Lutron HomeWorks Dealer Before They Work On Your Home. Buying Your First Smart Home: Top London Home Automation Installers Answer Your Questions. Make it a Magical Winter With Incredible Home Automation from Control4. Why Now is the Perfect Time of Year to Take Care of AV Maintenance and Installation Upgrades.

Why Intelligent Lighting Control is Such a Vital Part of Your Home Cinema Installation. Apple Announce New Siri Smart Home Speaker to Rival Amazon Echo: Everything You Need to Know. How Home Automation Can Protect Your Loved Ones. Property Developers Why It Pays to Invest in AV Installation. How Combining Multiple Brands Can Cut Your Home Automation Costs. Ask The Experts: How Much Does Home Automation Cost? 2017’s Top Home Cinema Design Trends. 2017’s Top Home Cinema Design Trends.

Why Sonance Speakers Are This Summer's Must-Have Garden Technology. Experts Name 2017’s Top Home Cinema Systems - PR Fire. Planning a Bespoke Home Cinema Installation: Your Complete Beginners’ Guide. Looking for a Crestron Dealer in London? Here’s Five Essential Things to Consider. What is CEDIA and Why Should Your Home Automation Installer Be Accredited? Five Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Control4. What is Home Automation? Your Questions Answered.