Wiring for Home Audio Is Important & Should Be Done by a Professional
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Wiring for Home Audio Is Important & Should Be Done by a Professional

June 15, 2018

If you visit your local hardware or electronics store you will quickly see that there is a DIY kit for just about any home project of which you can dream.  But, just because anyone can go to the store and pick up the tools and equipment needed to do very complicated home projects, that does not mean they should.  Contractors, electricians, plumbers, and other home service providers have generally undergone rigorous training and have extensive experience that makes them qualified to take on such projects.  When you want to achieve high-quality, aesthetically-pleasing, excellent-sounding home audio it is important that a professional completes all wiring and installation/

Professional quality can only be achieved when, you guessed it, a professional completes the task.  And trust us, you want professional quality when it comes to home wiring.  Cutting corners is never a good idea with home projects but can be downright dangerous with home electrical wiring.  The Electrical Safety Foundation International reports some startling statistics regarding the prevalence of home fires related to faulty electrical wiring, “Home electrical fires account for an estimated 51,000 fires each year, nearly than 500 deaths, more than 1,400 injuries, and $1.3 billion in property damage…Electrical distribution systems are the third leading cause of home structure fires…The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that electrical receptacles are involved in 5,300 fires every year, causing forty deaths and more than 100 consumer injuries.”

The kind of electrical wiring needed for home audio systems (along with the various other home technology most homes have) is akin to what many businesses need.  Homes are filled with technology and need sophisticated electrical wiring that has been safely and correctly installed.  With the assistance of a professional audio/video installer, your electrical wiring can be done safely and concealed in such a way that is aesthetically pleasing so that you achieve an optimal end result with your home audio.


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