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Raise your virtual hand if you’ve been out shopping for gifts! Many Americans start early; they shop all throughout the year and start serious shopping as early as September.
Of course,there are those among us who wait until the last minute, or just can not find the right gift for the right person.
Have you ever considered giving a family gift? We’ve put together 7 awesome family gift ideas that work for the holidays, or any other momentous occasion (think New Baby, Adoption, Anniversary)
Here they are…
One of the best gifts you can give a family is the gift of an experience. Why not purchase a family pass to a local-to-them amusement park? In the Myrtle Beach area that means a park like Broadway Grand Prix Family Race Park or one of several Waterparks. Most of these parks offer a family season pass valid for a few months or a whole year to enjoy over and over again!
If you are a grandparent, or aunt/uncle and you want to go big… consider inviting your family on a trip somewhere special. It could be a country like Mexico or Costa Rica, or a family destination like Walt Disney World. No matter what you pick, if the trip is a gift, you’ll have a blast.
PS This is one of the best gifts to give because YOU will enjoy this gift as well.
For the sport and outdoor enthusiasts, why not get a camping gear package together. Nothing says ‘family fun’ like sleeping in a tent! Don’t stop at the tent. Supply the sleeping bags, backpacks and the makings of an outdoor kitchen. Be sure the tent your purchase is big enough for the family to invite you, too! 😉
For the family that has everything, or those who have older teens, a SONOS speaker system could be a perfect gift. They often don’t want to go anywhere, but would like to host a party, or two! Give the gift of sound this season. Start by connecting with us – we don’t only sell these speakers, we install them as well.
Does your family have gadgets, but no smarthome? Zwave can connect all your tech to create a smarthome. We love this technology and we are experts in putting this together for our customers. Give us a call to see if this might be the perfect gift for a loved one.
Last but not least, go big or go home: here is a BIG idea for the family (your own maybe?) that has everything! Give the gift of their own home theater! That would include the new TV, surround sound stereo, new seating and everything in between! It’s a gift that keeps on giving, year after year.
Are you looking to add a home theater to your home this year?
Are you exploring your options for a home theater and you aren’t’ sure where to start?
You’ve come to the right place.
We are Strand Security and we not only specialize in residential and commercial security systems, we also design and install home theaters all along the Grand Strand, both in Horry County and Georgetown County.
If you are considering whether you can DIY or whether you need expert advice for your home theater setup, this is also the place to find out.
The fact that you are considering adding a home theater, or upgrading an existing home theater, means that you most likely have experienced the fun and incredible experience of home entertainment.
Before you decide on what you want, you need to know what options are available to you!
The best place to start is with research!
There are many great places to start your research. Here are some options:
What is your prefered order of ‘wants’ in a home theater?
Put these in order of most importance to you first, and then get started with planning.
You might want, want, want, but what can your home handle? How big is the space you are planning to add this home theater?
It is very important to take good measurements and to draw up a plan. Creating a design blueprint is a great idea. There are apps you can download that will help you do this on your phone so that you can visualize where what your room will look like and where the seating and equipment will be placed.
The most important thing to consider in all this home theater planning is this:
If you have never setup a home theater, a Smart TV, lighting, surround sound, a computer system or anything of this sort, setting up a home theater is going to do nothing for you but give you a big headache.
We suggested hiring an expert for your home theater setup and design.
It’s what they do all day long and what they are good at! This home theater installer will be aware of the latest technology, where to get the best pricing on the best equipment and how to install and program the whole system so it works the first time you want to use it!
Give Strand Security a call today to discuss your home theater questions!
The magic of music can lift you up, calm you down, bring people together or make you dance like no one is watching. Experience this magic by filling each room with your favorite tunes. Make chores refreshing by blasting your favorite beats and dancing your way through laundry. Cook dinner while singing with the kids as they do the NAE NAE.
According to Oprah, the best way to listen to your favorite music is through Sonos speakers!
Sonos is a speaker system that streams your music to any room, or all of the rooms in your house. Small or big, Sonos has a speaker that will compliment each room. The speakers are wireless and deliver a smooth and crystal clear HiFi sound that will help produce magic. This speaker system can stream music from your personal music library or from your favorite music services. Sonos have a versatile design and can easily fit anywhere in your house that you want music. Control the music with the Sonos app on your tablet, PC or smartphone.
…and you know if Oprah likes the sound, it has to be good!
If you are looking for quality sound in your home theater, get the full theater experience with HiFi sound for television. We all know the new Star Wars Movie is coming out soon! Have a party in your home theater and enjoy the sounds of the FORCE.
“Complements HD television screens with highly detailed, richly textured sound.”
“Uses your WiFi, easy to set up and expand your system over time.”
“Requires just two cords: one power cord, one optical cord (both included).”
“Understands and speaks most IR remote’s language and can be controlled by free apps for your Android, iPhone or iPad.”
“Plays all sources plugged in to your HDTV: cable/SAT boxes, Blu-Ray players, and video game consoles. If it’s connected to your HDTV, PLAYBAR will play it.”
Play all of your favorite songs! Think iTunes, Pandora, Spotify, podcasts, Deezer, Google Play, and more! Stream your favorite services. Listen to over 100,000 Internet radio stations from around the globe.
Control all of your favorite music from an app! The Sonos app lets you find, play, control and explore your music, your way.
Download the app and control your music from your smartphone, tablet or PC.
Build a house of sound, one room at a time with Strand Security of Myrtle Beach.
Strand Security can help with recommendations and setup, and of course we sell and demo the speakers in our showroom!
If you want a magical music system that covers your entire house and will play all of your music, no matter where it’s stored, Sonos is your best option. Sonos is the most sophisticated of all modern streaming music systems with the most diverse speakers, ranging from your desktop to your home.
If you read this, you are most probably curious about home theaters. Maybe it’s a dream, maybe it’s a possibility in your near future, maybe you have the money for this project set aside and you are ready to get started. That fact that you found this article and you are now reading it indicates that you are interested.
We are a security company based in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with a division in Maryland. We do many things for home owners and business owners to keep their home and business assets protected. Beside offering the best customer service, the most competitive rates and the best companies to work with (Honeywell, Bosch, C.O.P.S, Klipsch, GeoVision, Pelco, Nuvico) we also offer services that improve your lifestyle. Those include central vacuums and yes, home theater design and installation!
(all the wiring we do pays off; we know our stuff!)
Start by doing research!
Here are some ‘ideas on getting home theater ideas’
Above all, knowing what you like and don’t like in home theater design, what you need and what you think you can live without before contacting a professional will speed up the process!
Are you ready to hire an experienced professional for your home theater?
This is where Strand Security comes in!
Strand Security in Myrtle Beach & Southern Maryland will professionally customizes a home theater solution that fits your Myrtle Beach area home, room and desires. We offer our 25 years of experience for you to bring your favorite movies and films to life in the comfort of your own home. We provide complete pre-wiring for new homes or a blueprint plan and wiring for your existing room. Then we custom install your sound and viewing equipment putting you in control of your state of the art home theater.
We will customize a plan to meet your needs. Let us guide you in this process!
Call Chuck today to set an appointment; he’d love to hear from you.