Frequently Asked Questions Home Theater

minneapolis home theater roomYes, Yes, & Yes.  Our goal is to help families create a really fun spaces that they love to gather in.  We know that you have a budget and a lot of different personal goals.  In order to help you accomplish this we work very hard in keeping all of our prices very competitive.  Of course we also balance this with being able to do high quality work and give you personal service you love.

We work very hard at keeping all of our equipment sales at the same price you would pay through other reputable big box stores.  We also have a few exclusive distributorships and arrangements with some great audio companies which allow us to bring you very high quality speakers at prices that are very competitive to other brand names.  The other side of this is our labor rate.  We have evaluated our rate compared to other companies in the Twin Cities metro area our research has told us that our labor rate is in the lower half of comparable home theater companies.

 

HDTVOf course we do.  We carry many name brands you have heard off.  Such as Sony, Samsung, Sharp, LG, and Vizio televisions.   Some of the brands of receivers we are an installer for are Denon, Pioneer, Onkyo, & Sony.  As for speakers we carry a large variety of brands such as KEF, Polk Audio, Boston Acoustics, Bose, Niles, and more.  Not only do we carry name brands you know but we are also an exclusive dealer for some brands that the public can not by on their own.  This allows us to bring you great sounding speakers at great prices.

We are a registered distributor of everything we carry what this means to you is that all manufacture warranties are valid.  Not only that but because you purchase your equipment from us we include it in our 1 year service warranty, meaning we will come evaluate any misbehaving equipment and then take care of assisting you with the warranty process.  And if you are someone who loves extended warranties also carry those, although we never require you to purchase them.

Call for a consultation today and we will help you decide what brands and items would be perfect for you.

commercial install minnesotaYes, We work with a lot of smaller businesses.  We have worked with a variety of small businesses some examples are:

  • Bar and Restaurant with 20 TV’s
  • Chiropractic Office Internet wiring, 10 speakers, 5 TV’s
  • Many offices with internet, sound, & wiring
  • Conference rooms with Projectors, Screens and Audio systems.

If you need cabling run for data, phone, internet, audio or video we would be happy to help you out.

home theater calendarThis is a great question.  Many times we can get smaller jobs and in-home consultations scheduled within the week.  Usually we are booked out though about 1-2 weeks.  This will very on the time off year of course.  Around the holidays we can get booked up a month out.   If you are looking for an in-home consultation we can usually squeeze those in around our other jobs at the beginning or end of the day.  This way we can start working with you and get your project into our chome theats so we don’t hold you up.  So if you are doing a remodeling or new construction project please give us a call as soon as you are starting to think about your project.  This will allow you to have a smoothly executed project.

minnesota department of labor logoYes.  We are licensed Home Theater business in Minnesota.  We have a technology systems contractor license in Minnesota.  Our license # is TS693700.  We are filed with the state as Kasper Connections, LLC DBA 1 2 3 Home Theater.   In order to have our license it guarantees that we have General Liability Insurance and carry a bond with the state of $25,000.

What a Technology Systems Contractor license allows you to do is all sorts of low voltage wiring and systems.  This is required in Minnesota to do Cat 5e cabling, Telephone cabling, Speaker, Audio and Video wiring, as well as all coax cable wiring.  If you are hiring a company to do this work for you make sure they are licensed by the state.

Yes, of course we can work with existing equipment.  Many times people call us because they had worked with another company and are not getting the follow up service they would like.  Other times our customers have purchased equipment that they would like us to install.  We can always do that but many times we will actual save you money if you call us first before you start purchasing equipment as we can package our services and equipment together to save you money.   Calling us first will also help you get a great sounding system that is professionally put together to match sonically and aesthetically.

Give us a call at 651-455-4903 We look forward to talking with you.

1 2 3 Home Theater has been in business since 2007.  We originally were known by the name Kasper Connections LLC after our founder Doug Kasper.  We changed our name to 1 2 3 Home Theater in 2015 for a variety of reasons.  The most important was to make it easier to understand exactly what we do.  If you would like to learn more about what our name means to us you can learn more here.