Category Archives: Outdoor Living

Smart Tech for your home

Check out the August edition of our brand new virtual flyer! Featuring: Paradigm, Sonos,  Marantz, Anthem, Audioquest, Golden Ear, Pro-Ject, Samsung, Sony. There’s lots to see and read about and lots here to hear when you’re ready to drop by to listen for yourself to how it sounds. Nothing is impossible. We are experts in getting audio and video into […]

Outdoor living: Let there be lighting!

If you’ve ever been in a nightclub when the lights go on, you’ll have an appreciation for how much the right combination of light and shadow can add to an environment. Often a stark contrast between the lit and unlit views, it’s amazing what a warehouse can look like when properly staged. The reverse is […]

Outdoor Audio – Let the party music begin!

Music sets the stage for all forms of environments, from boisterous to romantic. You can’t have a summer party without it. You really can’t have any kind of party without it. Certainly not a Garden Party. Outdoor music makes even working in the garden feel festive, digging tunes while digging beds, trimming trees, and raking the […]

Outdoor living – systems, wireless, and networks

OUTDOOR SYSTEMS For the most part, outdoor entertainment consists of mounting speakers in various types of locations in a permanent fashion. We offer several type and styles of outdoor speaker options and these are covered in: Outdoor Audio. The wires for the system, encased in burial cable, are then run to some sort of a central […]

DIY vs professional outdoor installation

It’s SUMMER! Time to think about outdoor living, summer party music, and getting your outdoor audio video experience organized. This is the second in a series about outdoor entertainment installations based on an interview with Lindsay about what people should consider when beginning this process. * Pro tip * It’s about quality and service. Last […]

Choosing the right outdoor TV

Like everything else, there are desirable and undesirable ways to set up an outdoor living space for TV viewing. This article, based on an interview with Lindsay, is the first of a series on outdoor living options. This one is a brief overview of classes of outdoor television options. Lindsay: Some people just take a regular […]

Network not working?

It’s not enough to purchase a high definition AV device, or system, and then expect it to deliver full potential as soon as you come home. This is partly about the quality of the image and audio, and also about the integrative potential of the devices. These both require high quality networking in order to […]

Control4 Summer

The 50s future seems to almost be here in many ways, electric cars, cars that convert to planes, wired homes that can be programmed to anticipate our needs. Maybe soon we’ll have robot bar fridges to mix and deliver your martinis on the patio as hovering speaker drones overhead play your choice of tunes…that’s likely […]

Enjoying Outdoor TV

Talk about feeling like you’re at the stadium…sit outdoors in a summer evening watching “The Game” on a crystal clear outdoor TV that blends into the darkening night like the view down on the field from up in the stands. You’re outside in the breeze, smelling the flowers and the fresh cut grass. Like you’re there…except […]

Outdoor speakers for great home entertaining!

Listening to music outdoors is as big a part of a Canadian summer as entertaining and bbq’s.   Today most people have endless amounts of music listening potential, but often are looking for how to get their favorite tunes outdoors.   Liptons stocks a wide range of outdoor speakers, and solutions, to make your outdoor […]