How to prewire your home.

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How To Prewire A Smart Home

Can I Prewire My Home? ... How Do I Prewire Surround Sound? Are you thinking about prewiring the low voltage for the Smart Home and Audio Video equipment in your home?  Are you wondering if you can?  Why not!  Pulling the wire is surprisingly simple.  The tricky part...

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How To Prewire Distributed Home Audio

Audio Distribution ( Link to Audio Distribution Page) is pretty straightforward.  You send music from a central device, to speakers all over the home.  Prewiring your audio is usually simple, but there’s a few choices you need to make first. Are You Doing An Intercom...

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How To Prewire Video Distribution

UPDATED:  October 4, 2017 If you're unfamiliar with Video Distribution (sometimes called Media Distribution), I've written a short post for you here so we're on the same page. How We Do It We prefer to prewe Video Distribution with (3) Cat6, and (1) RG6.  At a minimum...

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Is Wired Better Than Wireless?

We’re asked all the time if we recommend prewiring a home still with all the advances in wireless technology.  ABSOLUTELY.  The advances in wireless technology are awesome, you can see our ideas on maximizing the latest and greatest wireless technology on our Smart...

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How To Prewire Home Security

A lot of people prefer wireless security, and honestly it’s one place where I agree wireless is a good option.  However, in larger homes you can have wireless range issues. So if you have the time, it’s still a good idea to prewire for your security system.  At a...

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How To Prewire Surround Sound

A lot of people think a surround sound has to be in their ‘Home Theater.’  Obviously it has to have a surround sound, but there’s lots of places that can benefit from a surround sound. And there’s no reason you can’t have multiple surround sounds in the home. ...

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How To Prewire Surveillance Cameras

We get asked about wireless cameras a lot.  Remember, wireless Cameras still need a power cable.  Since you’re already running a cable for power, why not pull the camera wire with it. There are two types of Cameras.  IP and Analog. IP cameras are ‘Network’ cameras. ...

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How To Prewire Everything Else

How to prewire iPad wall mounts, keypads, etc. There’s a list of items you’ll want to prewire that really don’t fit into one category.  iPad wall mounts, keypads, fireplace controls, etc.  Here’s a short run down of wire tips for these items. There are two types of...

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Want To Prewire Your Own Home — We Can Help!

UPDATED:  September 22, 2017 Are you building a home, or remodeling your basement?  Are you thinking about wiring your own Smart Home and Audio/video system, or maybe your Home Theater?  Are you wondering if you can, or if you should?  We can help! But first, let me...

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Building A Home – What Should I Pre-Wire | Tym

UPDATED:  September 21, 2017 Are you building a new home?  Wondering what to prewire?  And what about all the new wireless technology? Do you worry if it's worth it to prewire? I love the analogy Steve Jobs used when asked about PCs, Laptops and Tablets.  He said as...

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