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Your source for the latest smart home news, along with expert advice on all things home cinema and automation.

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2017’s Top Home Cinema Design Trends

07 Jul 2017 Home Cinema

It barely seems like five minutes ago since interior design experts were giving us their New Year predictions as to which home cinema design trends would be truly en vogue in 2017.

Yet here we are already, half way through the year and dealing with the fact that, whilst some of those predictions certainly came true, other design trends fell by the wayside, with yet others making a surprise return.

From contemporary chic and minimalist design to all-out, multi-viewing experiences, the world of home cinema design has never looked as diverse as it does right now in 2017. Read More

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Interior Designers: Home Automation Technology That Won’t Clash With Your Beautiful Design

27 Jun 2017 Home Automation

You take a lot of pride in your interior design work, paying careful attention to every minute detail to come up with a creative solution which is as enthralling to the eye as it is ergonomically sound.

You spend hours experimenting and innovating with new combinations, new materials, and new products, all to achieve one ultimate goal:

Create an impressive interior design that your clients will love. Read More

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Planning a Bespoke Home Cinema Installation: Your Complete Beginners’ Guide

20 Jun 2017 Home Cinema

At some point, most of us dream about owning our own, personal home cinema, a place we can escape to for some much needed, uninterrupted rest and relaxation after a long and busy day.

Now however, you’re ready to make that dream a well-earned reality.

You’ve worked hard to get where you are, and a little luxury in the form of a beautiful, state-of-the-art bespoke home cinema installation is more than well deserved. Read More

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Looking for a Crestron Dealer in London? Here’s Five Essential Things to Consider

15 Jun 2017 Crestron

You’ve got your dream smart home system all planned out in your mind. You’ve even done your research and have some idea of what Crestron home automation costs. All you need now, is to find an authorised Crestron dealer you rely on to make your dream a reality.

Yet with a number of providers turning up on your radar, how do you know which one is right for your project.

More importantly, how do you know that your preferred Crestron installers are up capable of delivering the first class service and outstanding technical proficiency you deserve? Read More


What is CEDIA and Why Should Your Home Automation Installer Be Accredited?

07 Jun 2017 Home Automation

Pro Install AV’s home automation installation specialists proudly boast complete accredited membership of CEDIA, the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association.

But what exactly does that mean? And, more importantly, what does it mean for you?

Here, we go through everything you could possibly want to know about CEDIA, and why it’s essential that your next home automation installer is fully accredited by the industry’s leading authoritative body. Read More