Home Entertainment Services

Transform your home with our premier home entertainment services, offering top-notch audio and visual solutions. We ensure seamless integration for an immersive experience.

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Premier Home Entertainment Services Audio & Visual Installation

Laughlin Electric has 30 years of experience providing expert audio and video services. We invest in our employees and community with a company centered around employee growth and happy clients. It’s easy to do hard work when you care about going above and beyond with every job.

Your home has many audio and video components, from your TV to speakers, and you may be thinking about adding a home theater or outdoor system for even better entertaining. Our skilled electricians are prepared for any service you may need, offering top-notch audio visual installation.

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You’ll Love the Sound of This

We proudly offer premium brands such as Sonos, Lutron, Sony, and more, ensuring you experience the best in audio quality. Whether you’re looking to create a whole-home audio system, integrate sophisticated sound and lighting control, or enjoy cinematic soundscapes with home theater installation, our expert technicians will provide a solution that fits your home and lifestyle.

Steps to Build Your Home Theater

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  1. Choose a space: Typically, your theater is in at least a 12×12 room, away from the main parts of the home. Perfect areas to watch a movie include your attic, basement, or spare bedroom. A room with minimal windows, closets, and doors is recommended for better soundproofing.
  2. Design the details: The rest of your home may have light-colored walls, but in your home theater, you should use dark shades that reduce light reflection from the screen. Also, consider using movie theater carpets or thick rugs for sound dampening. Use blackout curtains to cover any windows and use soft lighting like LED strips that are easy to dim when the movie starts.
  3. Screening options: You can use a projector and a screen for a traditional movie theater feel or a smart TV to easily switch between streaming services. Projectors and screens are often cheaper, creating a larger viewing area, but need to be connected to laptops or other devices that can make a mess of wires. Smart TVs offer a slightly smaller display, but switching between streaming services is easy and doesn’t require additional devices.
  4. Install surround sound & soundproofing: For the best sound during your movie, you want strong speakers throughout the room. You may also add acoustic panels on your walls to optimize audio quality and eliminate echoes. Also, consider how you will soundproof the room. You can use strong insulation behind the walls, soundproof drywall, or high-density vinyl lining to reduce the reverberations throughout your home.
  5. Add finishing touches: Your theater seating can make or break the movie experience in your home. You may look for traditional row seating, lounge chairs, large floor pillows, or couple seating such as two-person recliners. Then decorate the room with movie posters, a concession stand, or a bar to perfect your home movie experience.
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Additional Home Services

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In need of a home automation company? With our smart home services, you can upgrade your home to enhance convenience, security, and energy savings. Our expert team installs advanced lighting, climate control, security, and entertainment systems.

Easily control your home’s lighting, adjust the temperature, monitor security cameras, and manage your entertainment system through your smartphone or voice commands. With everything seamlessly integrated, you can enjoy the comfort and peace of mind that comes with smart technology.

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Laughlin provides comprehensive electrical, plumbing, and home entertainment services, including installations, repairs, upgrades, and maintenance. We also specialize in custom lighting systems, solar systems, EV charger installations, and smart home system setups.

Yes, all Laughlin technicians are fully licensed, insured, and highly trained to ensure the highest quality of service and safety for your home. Our electricians possess C-10 Electrical Contractor’s Licenses, Lutron Installation Certifications, and Journeyman Electrical Certifications, while our plumbers have C-36 Plumbing Licenses.

Laughlin offers 24/7 emergency booking services for electrical, drain cleaning, and plumbing issues. We answer our phones 24/7, so feel free to call us whenever you need. Your emergency service will be booked as soon as possible according to the your local area location hours.

Yes, we offer a guarantee on all our services, and our work is backed by a warranty to ensure long-lasting results.

If your electrical panel has never been replaced and you’re constantly flipping breakers, it may be time for a replacement. Additionally, if the breaker feels hot to the touch or smells like it’s burning, it is a clear indication that it needs to be replaced.

Yes, we offer comprehensive maintenance plans for most of our services to ensure your electrical, plumbing, and home entertainment systems are always in optimal condition.

You can schedule a service appointment by contacting us through our website or by calling our customer service line. We offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your needs.

Laughlin is committed to providing premier services focused on quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction. Our highly skilled and certified professionals are fit to handle any job. By staying true to our commitment to quality, we promise to get the job done right the first time. While other companies may be concerned with securing as many jobs as possible in one day, our biggest goal is to provide excellent service to our clients.

Circuit breakers can last 30 to 40 years. However, if you are experiencing frequent issues with your breakers, it may be a sign that they need to be replaced sooner.

An overload is caused by too much power draw, which trips a breaker. If this becomes frequent, additional circuits can be added to your home to separate high-energy appliances and prevent overloads.

A short circuit occurs when aging wires become loose or worn, causing a hot wire to touch a neutral wire and disrupt the current’s path. If the appliance’s cord isn’t damaged, it is a sign that the cables behind the wall need maintenance.

A whole-house generator in Santa Barbara ensures that your home remains powered during outages caused by natural events like storms or earthquakes. It provides a higher wattage capacity to support all essential appliances and systems, offering seamless and automatic backup power. This means that when a power outage occurs, the generator detects the interruption and activates within seconds, restoring electricity to the entire house without manual intervention, which is particularly beneficial in areas prone to power disruptions.

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Choosing between a portable generator and a whole-house generator for your Santa Barbara home depends on your specific needs and budget. If you require backup power for your entire home and want an automatic response to power outages, a whole-house generator is ideal. However, if you only need to power a few devices and prefer a more budget-friendly option, a portable generator might be sufficient. Laughlin Electric can provide personalized advice to help you make the best decision for your situation.

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Home Audio Installation Add Your Home Theater Today With Laughlin Electric

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Home theaters are becoming increasignly popular in our community. If you are wanting a theater in your home, Laughlin Electric is here for you with expert home audio & visual installation. We focus on three significant aspects of your home theater: the projector, surround sound, and dimmable lights-ensuring that every detail is handled and customized to your specificaitons.

Laughlin Electric goes above and beyond for every one of our customers because it’s easy to work hard when you care.

Schedule your service today and have a theater experience without leaving the comfort of your own home.

Laughlin Home Services Powering Homes for 30+ Years

With over three decades of experience, we have built a reputation for providing outstanding service to homeowners, property managers, and general contractors.

Since our founding in 1992, we have worked to improve our company in every way. We handle various residential projects, promising that every client receives reliable and dedicated service.