Outdoor living: Let there be lighting!

If you’ve ever been to a well appointed home or other upscale outdoor venue, you have likely seen the impact that can be achieved by professionally setup outdoor lighting.  It’s amazing what a property can look like when properly staged.. The reverse is equally true. Unmanaged darkness can leave your carefully designed and lovingly maintained … Read more

Gifts for grads and dads! June at Liptons AVU

Nothing is impossible. We are experts in getting audio and video into every room, no matter what. Consult our experts when building a new home to ensure that you have the proper cables pre-wired to the right places.

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more