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Home Automation Installation Specialists

Home Automation Installation Made Easy

Easily and intelligently control every aspect of your house - from lights, security, climate control, home theater, music and more - even if you are miles away.

 

Optimum Electrics offers smart home solutions that deliver peace of mind, comfort, convenience, and a whole lot of wow.

 

Our experienced team specialise in offering turnkey solutions to meet your specific home automation needs and desires with the latest and most powerful technologies available. Whether you want to integrate this cutting-edge technology in a new build, or install it in an existing property, our team can bring your vision to life.

  • HOME CINEMA

  • AUDIO

  • HOME SECURITY

  • CLIMATE CONTROL

  • HOME LIGHTING

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HOME CINEMA

A cinema experience so immersive you won’t ever want to step into a theatre again. With total control of the lights, temperature, speakers, and all entertainment gear, your home theatre just became a box office hit.

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AUDIO

Play all your favourites in one room - or every room - from all your favourite streaming services. Enjoy the best tunes in the very best quality with music the way it is intended to be heard.

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HOME SECURITY

Imagine how secure you’d feel if your home sent you real-time notifications, alerted you to guests at the door, and even turned on lights and TVs while you’re away to deter home invasions.

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Bespoke Services & Solutions

The beauty of home automation is that it is completely tailored to your needs. Our team take the time to understand the needs of you and your home to ensure your installation and software achieves your smart home dreams. Whether you're a film buff looking to create the ultimate at-home cinema experience, a family wanting security and peace of mind, and everything in between - our home automation solutions are built around you.

OUR SUPPLIERS

SIMPLE THREE STEP PROCESS

GET IN TOUCH TO DISCUSS YOUR PROJECT

Get in touch today to speak to one of our friendly and experienced team members. We'll run through your requirements in order to establish a good understanding of your needs.

FREE, NO OBLIGATION PROPOSAL

Once we've got a good understanding of your home and automation requirements, we'll create your free, no obligation proposal. Packed with product advice and information on how to make your home work for you.

TRANSFORMATION OF YOUR HOME

Our installers will work around your schedule to install, programme and test your bespoke home automation system. Upon completion, you will be given a full walk-through to familiarise yourself with the new power of your home.

Tel. 01733 601698

Email. enquiries@optimumelectrics.co.uk

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