Barrett’s Is Moving, But Our Commitment to Care Is the Same

Barrett’s Is Moving, But Our Commitment to Care Is the Same

Explore the Technology That Will Be on Display at Our New Location Big news from the team at Barrett’s Technology Solutions: We’re moving! We’ll be transitioning to our new office in Lombard over the coming months. What does this mean for you, our customers and trade partners? A more centralized location closer to downtown Chicago, the surrounding suburbs and lake home communities means quicker, more personalized service for all our clients. With brand-new technology systems on display, this new location also offers us the ideal environment to educate you on the best solutions for your space. By getting to experience the top technology on the market firsthand, you’ll be able to gauge which is the best fit. This move offers opportunities for longtime clients as well as those who may not be as familiar with us as a smart home company. Today’s blog showcases some of the things you’ll be able to explore at this experience center, whether you’re interested in home theater design, conference room technology for your business, or sprucing up your kitchen with the latest smart home technologies. SEE ALSO: 3 Powerful Smart Home Upgrades WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT Our existing and prospective customers, as well as our trade partners, will get to experience the best in smart technology at our new Lombard facility. Along with the features mentioned below, the new location will have a dedicated design office where we can best craft your next project. It will also have a rack building and testing space to ensure greater performance, reliability and quality control for all our installations. There will also be a lot of...

Home Theater- From Start to Finish

If you’re looking for someone to manage your project from start to finish, giving you more time to relax and enjoy the result, there’s no better place than Barrett’s Technology Solutions. A client who had done business with Barrett’s in the past, returned to their store when he was in the middle of remodeling his basement. “He wanted us to install a personal theater, not just a media room,” remembers Mark Folkers, Project Administrator. “He had seen our showroom and knew he wanted a ‘statement’ theater, but was looking for our guidance in designing it.” The Process The first step in the process involved a walkthrough of the space where Barrett’s made recommendations on what could be done. The client then came back to the store for a demonstration of a custom theater room. “When they saw the presentation,” Folkers adds, “they said, ‘We have to have that.’” Once the client had a clear vision for what the theater would be, it was time for Barrett’s to meet with the company in charge of the remodel. “We reviewed the builder’s plans, talked about the requirements for electrical service, the riser design, lighting and other design issues for the theater,” Folkers states. Barrett’s project management team kept in close contact with the remodeler. When the room was completed and painted, Barrett’s came in to integrate the electronics, complete the programming, and install the acoustic treatments. The Room The entire room is treated with acoustic sound panels. The first function of these is to optimize the acoustics of the room to enhance the performance of the speakers. A home theater isn’t...

Barrett’s Technology Solutions on House Smarts

With a plethora of HD movies available, theaters in the home have become a growing phenomena. It’s become so popular in fact that NBC’s home improvement program House Smarts decided to do a segment on this increasingly popular trend. It was no surprise when they chose Barrett’s Technology Solutions to inform their viewers on what was being done in the field of personalized home theaters. Barrett’s has built their reputation on designing and installing some of the finest dedicated home theaters in the Chicagoland area. The video above showcases one of their projects, and is a perfect example of why Barrett’s Technology Solutions is regarded as the experts in home electronics design and...

Welcome to the New Barrett’s Home Theater Website

Barrett’s Home Theater, located in Chicagoland, has the finest selection of audio and video components and furniture created from the world’s most innovative manufacturers, all with our unbeatable price matching guarantee. Our expert team of designers and installers assists with all facets of planning and building a home entertainment and office...