So you want the fanciest home on the block. You want to walk into your home after a long day and have everything come alive. Your lights shine, the speakers turn on, and your favorite movie plays from a simple command.
Or you could be a builder who wants a shining-star feature to show off to your clients. A wow factor that sells your home faster. When thinking about automating your home, you want top-of-the-line service handling your top-of-the-line equipment.
At Hive, a premier home automation company in Tampa Bay, we understand that you want to consider all your options before settling on an installer. You want the most bang for your buck while getting the highest quality service.
When it comes to upgrading your home, we like the saying “first pick who, then pick what.” Hive often gets asked who some of the other companies in Tampa Bay that customers should consider when planning a smart home upgrade.
We actively encourage our customers to research providers and choose after getting their design & budget laid out. Having choices is a great thing and luckily Tampa Bay has a few solid sources for home technology installations.
For that reason, we’ve gathered the top five home automation companies in the Tampa Bay area. Below you’ll find a wide range of companies offering various types of installations. For the sake of neutrality, we have not included Hive on this list.
5 Home Automation Companies In Tampa Bay
- HD 2020
- Currently rebranding, you might also see this company called Haven Smart. But, much of their social media still states HD 2020, so keep that in mind when researching.
- HD 2020 has two locations in Town ‘n’ Country and Sarasota, offering home theater products. Besides home theater furnishings, the company installs lights, speakers, and projectors. The company specializes in smart home systems using Control4, Sony, Lutron, and Leon products.
- Hoppen Home Systems
- Located in Tampa, FL, Hoppen Home Systems is a leader in the field of home automation. Their expertise lies in design, integration, and installation.
- Hoppen promises to provide outstanding service for your smart home installation. Their home automation systems include Control4 and Lutron, with additional products by Anthem and Sonos.
- AVC Technology
- AVC Technology provides expert home automation and commercial audio video solutions in Tampa, FL, and beyond. Their smart home programs include CEDIA, Lutron, Crestron, and Control4.
- Established in 1994, Synergy is a family-owned business. They serve clients throughout Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, and the surrounding areas.
- Synergy specializes in providing security and entertainment systems for homes and businesses. They use products such as camera doorbells, energy-efficient lighting, and alarm systems.
- AV Specialists
- Established in 1995, this full-service audio, video, and automation company serves the areas of Clearwater, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Palm Harbor, and beyond.
- AV Specialists provides service for commercial and residential areas, with a focus on entertainment. Like many other companies, they use Control4, Savant, and Crestron systems.
How to Choose Your Smart Home Installer
One of the key factors in choosing your smart technology installer is to consider the systems you want for your home or business. We encourage gathering estimates from all companies in the area and choosing the right fit for you.
Our process of producing solid engineering documents makes comparing prices easy, much like bidding a set of house plans to many home builders.
Hive offers a Budget Calculator that allows you to compare the costs of different services and create a system as simple or complex as you like. Hive also offers free consultations with our designers, who will delve into your plan and create your perfect, personalized system.
We don’t shy away from our competitors. We want clients to be well-informed before committing themselves to a specific system. Check out our other blog articles to help research the devices you want in your home.
Regardless of the installer you choose in the end, we would love the chance to meet with you and discuss all the benefits Hive can bring to your smart home/business.
Contact us at (813) 547-5598 to schedule your free service consultation. Be sure to check out our Youtube page to see some behind the scenes on our installations.