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Home Technology Pricing Provided by
the home technology Association

This tool will help you understand what you should expect to spend on a new home technology project.

As a consumer, you should know that there is a Certification Program for our Industry. It's administered by the Home Technology Association. Only about 10% of the companies in this industry will meet the standards to pass this certification. Our company is in that top 10%. You should make sure that any company who bids on your project is HTA Certified. It's hard to figure out who the good companies are, the HTA does a great job of weeding out the bad apples .

HTA Certified firms undergo a rigorous background check to ensure they are technically competent, demonstrate solid customer service, and have a positive reputation. Less than 10% of companies will reach this status!
— Josh Christian, HTA Director of Certification

In about 20 questions we can get you to a realistic budget range for all of the technology in your home. If you really know what you want, you can breeze through this in about 5 minutes or less. If you need to think about things, expect it to take you about 8 minutes or so. If you would rather us fill out this form for you Give Us A Call.

The calculated home technology budget range you will receive will includes Parts, labor & accessories (Tax not included)

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Prewire calculations assume you would like your home fully wired for ALL home technologies shown throughout the budget calculator, including 'future-ready' wiring. Prewire pricing can vary substantially based on what features you would like in your home. The wiring budget is for low-voltage wiring, not for electrical.
Keep in mind that our modern lifestyle and our home's technology systems are extremely reliant on a quality network and Wi-Fi system. Most homes are moving towards enterprise-grade hardware and away from the types of products you could buy in an office supply store or a consumer computer store. We recommend that all homeowners consider the network and Wi-Fi system to be the most important system in the home.
Range includes video sources such as AppleTV, a Blu-ray player, satellite receiver, and remotely-locating them for best aesthetics. A basic soundbar is included for better audio.
What do you watch on TV?
This is called “video distribution” and reduces the amount of audio/video equipment located at each TV location/room.
Do you have a dedicated home theater room? Please select a budget.
Do you have a dedicated home theater room? Please select a budget.
Do you plan on outfitting a room in your house with a surround sound system? Please select a budget.
A surround sound system creates an immersive sound experience, much like a dedicated home theater room, though in a dual-purpose room such as a Family Room, Master Bedroom, etc. If you would like more than one surround system location, click on the "Add Another Surround System" button below
Typically, homeowners want to see the following areas: front of house, front door, driveway / gate, sides of house, and pool. If you are more concerned about security, you may want to add cameras for the perimeter of your property. Good-quality cameras see about 75 feet of distance on average. The high range of the budget estimate includes higher resolution cameras, better night vision, and longer surveillance recording time.
Lighting control systems reduce wall clutter, allow preset lighting scenes at the push of a button, increase security, and add convenience.
Motorized shades add beauty, convenience, address privacy concerns, and can be used to save energy. If desired, provide your best guess on how many windows/shades you want to motorize. The higher-end of the budget range includes higher-end fabrics, large windows, and dual-roller shades (both sheer and privacy shades on one window).
For example, a house music app, an app to operate your TV, an app for lights, an app for locks, an app for cameras, an app to open close garage doors & gates, etc. Or do you want to control the house through a single unified app that controls all the systems in the home?
Let us know what home systems you want to control on a single app?
Make your home feel larger by balancing the light between indoor and outdoor areas.