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Can Your Home Network Handle the Demands of All Your Technology?

Learn How Reference AVS Can Fortify the Network of Your Home

Can Your Home Network Handle the Demands of All Your Technology?

Technology has accelerated the speed of modern living. Music, movies, and TV shows should play immediately when you access a streaming service. International video chats should function without any lag. Websites should load within seconds, whether they're accessed from a computer, smartphone, or tablet. There are a lot of expectations for technology, and you need a powerful home network to make sure everything is running smoothly.

A wired or wireless network is the central nervous system for all communication between your electronics, smart appliances, and the Internet, and your network must be designed for today’s uses while being able to handle new technology in the future. Read on to find out about common network issues, and how Reference Audio Video & Security can improve your lifestyle with a fortified network for your Iowa City home.

3 Reasons QMotion Shades Should Be Your Next Smart Home Upgrade

Increase the Energy Efficiency of Your Des Moines Smart Home

3 Reasons QMotion Shades Should Be Your Next Smart Home Upgrade

Summertime in Des Moines can be sweltering, and running the air conditioning all day long is a significant expense that will only get bigger if your home isn't designed for maximum energy efficiency. QMotion shades are a highly effective automated solution, providing a wide array of customizable options so that you can find the right product for your specific needs.

QMotion offers window treatments that help maintain a cool temperature in rooms exposed to direct sunlight, but that isn’t the only benefit of using their motorized shades and drapery rods. Read on to learn the different ways a QMotion shade system can enhance your Des Moines smart home and make for a more comfortable summertime experience.

Control4 Home Security Installation: What You Need to Know

Here’s How Control4 Smart Security Can Keep Your Family Safe

Control4 Home Security Installation: What You Need to Know

At Reference AVS, we uniquely understand the need for home security systems.

You not only need to keep your property secure. You need to keep your family safe from any potential threat.

That’s why we proudly use Control4 technology during our custom home security installations in Scott County and throughout the entire state of Iowa.

In this post, we explore how a Control4 security system can keep your family safe, 24/7 and 365 days per year.

Outdoor Audio Video Spotlight: Seura's Storm Ultra Bright TV

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Ultimate Outdoor Television

Outdoor Audio Video Spotlight: Seura's Storm Ultra Bright TV

At Reference Audio Video & Security, our team has partnered with some of the best brands to deliver outdoor entertainment solutions to homeowners throughout the Midwest.

One of those brands we are proud to partner with is Seura, the leading manufacturer of dedicated outdoor televisions.

If you are looking to upgrade your Des Moines-area backyard with outdoor audio video this summer, we give our strongest recommendation to Seura’s Storm Ultra Bright series of televisions.

What can you expect from Storm Ultra Bright televisions, and how can you add one to your property’s outdoor living spaces just in time for the summer? Keep reading below to find out.