Why buy from us

Smart Lifestyle teams of audio visual experts provide easy to use home automation solutions to integrate your lighting, climate control, security, home network and entertainment systems.

We only stock the leading brands eg. Panasonic, Sony, B&W, Jamo, Denon, Onkyo, Contol4, AMX to name a few. Although we offer excellent prices WE DO NOT SELL ANY GREY PRODUCTS!

Our aim is to provide expert advice to our clients and match the right product to their living environment. We custom design your Home Theatre or Home Automation System and will work together with your architect or interior designer thereby ensuring our clients are able to maximise their lifestyle and home theatre experience.

 

cedia logo1Cedia Membership:

Smart Lifestyle is proud to announce that it has advanced to Electronic Systems Professional membership status with the Custom Electronic Design & InstallationAssociation (CEDIA).

With the rapid growth of the residential electronic systems industry, becoming a Full CEDIA Member ensures that the company is the “best in the business.” Electronic systems include media rooms and home theaters, automated lighting and privacy/security, whole-house audio, and other integrated electronics.

“CEDIA Membership offers electronic systems contractors instant credibility with homeowners, builders, architects, interior designers and others involved in the home design and build process,” said Don Gilpin, executive director of CEDIA. “CEDIA Members are required to meet the highest standards in business and training, such as carrying all of the required insurance, satisfying state regulations and having at least one staff member who has achieved professional certification from CEDIA University.”

CEDIA offers resources for its members that include a state-of-the-art training facility and education opportunities to further their knowledge and professional skills. CEDIA’s mission focuses on helping business owners and their employees prepare for certification and career advancement. Full membership status is reserved for companies that employ at least one CEDIA Certified Professional, present industry references, and have remained in business at least two years.

CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September, 1989 and has more than 3,000 member companies worldwide. CEDIA Members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field. For more information on CEDIA, visit the association’s website at www.cedia.net.

Expertise:

Dave Eddy (owner) has 27 years experience in both the custom install and retail market having originally been a retail manager with Dixons in the U.K. Collectively the five sales staff have a combined experience of 65 years in the audio visual industry.

Our installation teams pride themselves on the neatness and quality of their work and our clients are asked to complete a satisfaction survey when a project is completed. Customer service and product knowledge are two of the few differentials in selecting your audio visual retailer and these services are not found at your “box moving” mega stores.

 

Technology:

Their have been major advances in technology over the last couple of years as the audio visual and IT industries become integrated. Home Automation is being catered for in most new homes over R4 million and is considered to be both an investment in your property and lifestyle. As people in South Africa look for more home entertainment the Home Cinema has become an attractive addition in both new and existing homes. We invite our clients to subscribe to our monthly newsletter in order to keep abreast of industry developments, new products and added services.

Audio Visual Product Range:

Plasma & LCD TV from Panasonic, NEC, Samsung and Sony
Projectors from Epson, Optoma, Panasonic, NEC
AV Receivers & DVD from Cambridge Audio, Denon, Marantz, Onkyo, Parasound,
Speakers from B&W, Jamo, Mordaunt-Short, Polk, Q Accoustics

Home Automation Product Range:

Lighting Control from Control 4, Crestron, Clipsal, Lutron
Multi-Room Audio Distribution from Control 4, Elan, Russound
Control Systems from Control 4, Elan, Crestron, Secant

Message from the owner:

Our team would like to give you a memorable shopping experience. We encourage our clients to spend time with us, have a coffee and discuss their requirements in our unique relaxed atmosphere. If you are building bring your plans with you. We will gladly also visit you at home in order to assist with your product selection and system design.