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Why Should AV Installation Be Left to the Professionals?

ARK Systems AV Installation

Leaving AV installation to professionals is often necessary because it can be complicated, and it’s easy to make a mistake.

We’re all dreaming of a wireless future where we don’t have to argue with mountains of cables to run our video systems. Thanks to modern technology, going mostly wireless is possible in some situations, but it’s not always the right choice. Being able to hardline into your systems and internet makes for a smoother experience with better latency and a more stable connection. However, managing AV systems can be tricky—you need the right equipment, the right tools, the knowledge to know what systems you need, how much power you need to support, and the experience to know how to put it all together.

It’s Easy to Make a Mistake

The most important reason to hire a professional to take on your AV installation is the simple fact that it’s easy to mistake. Mistakes in AV installation can be simple and easy to fix, but some mistakes can be devastating and costly. Some common AV installation mistakes include, but are not limited to:

  • Mismatching equipment
  • Not having the right equipment
  • Not accounting for the necessary power
  • Not accounting for equipment weight
  • Not planning for system placement

Any of these issues can result in needing to spend more money to correct them, which could ultimately result in a more expensive process than you could have had without a certified professional that has the knowledge and experience to make your AV installation smooth and seamless.

Peace of Mind

When you hire a professional that is certified in AV installation, you get the peace of mind that your setup is being handled by someone who is experienced and will get the job done safely and correctly. If you try to do the installation yourself, or you hire someone that isn’t certified in AV installation in order to save money, you might pay with a setup that isn’t properly supported, looks like a mess, or doesn’t even work. Ultimately, hiring a professional for your AV installation will pay back dividends by making the process simple and trustworthy.

Save Yourself the Headache

Saving money is great, but there are times when it just makes sense to bring in the professionals—AV installation is one of those times. If you don’t have the knowledge and experience, attempting to do an AV installation yourself could result in a major headache. The more complex the system, the worse the potential issues and setbacks, so spare yourself time and stress by having a professional take care of it and get it done right the first time.


Located in Columbia, Maryland, ARK Systems provides unsurpassed quality and excellence in the security industry, from system design all the way through to installation. We handle all aspects of security with local and remote locations. With over 30 years in the industry, ARK Systems is an experienced security contractor. Trust ARK to handle your most sensitive data storage, surveillance, and security solutions.

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