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Bring your home into the 21st century. Have Southwest Audio Visual turn you house into a "smart" house.
Bring your home into the 21st century. Have Southwest Audio Visual turn you house into a "smart" house.
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Upgrade your home by making it ‘smart’

Bring your home into the 21st century — it’s not as hard as you might think, even if your home isn’t brand new. 

With technology being evermore integrated into our daily lives, it’s no wonder that homeowners are looking to use that technology to make their homes “smarter.”

From anywhere in the world you can control your home to become not only more energy efficient, but also add an extra sense of security — and even a coolness factor.

Imagine turning your home’s lights on or off while still at work, all from the convenience of your Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch or other smart device.

Imagine adjusting your home’s thermostat so that it’s already at the perfect temperature when you get home from a long day of work.

That’s what Southwest Audio Visual can do for you and your home.

The Solana Beach-based company, which officially opened over five years ago, has been bringing clients the latest in cutting edge technology, not only for home automation, but home theater installations as well.

Bill Kauzlarich and Jim Diez began Southwest Audio Visual with the idea that they could provide customers with the best possible service — something they noticed was lacking from other audio/visual companies.

“We know what we’re doing and we’re very good at what we do. The difference is in the details.

“At the end of the day, we are just somebody that cares enough to pay attention to the details to ensure our customers’ systems work like they are supposed to, and to focus on great customer service after the project is complete.

This approach allows us to avoid problems that would typically be encountered with other companies that are just now trying to break into the industry. We design a system so that it’s almost bulletproof.

Our pre-planning procedures reduce the chances of system glitches and failures, which results in less service calls for us.” Kauzlarich said.

Kauzlarich is a CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design Installation Association) certified installation technician from Chicago, Ill.

He has been in the custom integration business since 2001 after graduating from Purdue University with a Business Management degree.

And Diez is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s Music Department and has established himself in record production and recording studio design for the past 15 years. These experiences fostered his audio attentiveness when he began working as a custom integrator in 2006.

Between Kauzlarich and Diez, meeting their clients’ needs is all about listening to what they want.

Helping someone realize the possibilities that are available, and then being able to design a customized system based on the customer’s desired result, is at the heart of their service.

The small, local, independent company also prides itself on using in-house, knowledgeable staff to complete a project from the ground up.

In order to live up to their customer service philosophy, Southwest Audio Visual only takes on a limited amount of projects at one time, ensuring that their clients receive all the attention they deserve.

Keeping up with the latest technological advancements is a job requirement at Southwest Audio Visual.

Their installers attend intensive industry trainings every year to keep their knowledge up-to-date.

And with 20 collective years of field installation experience and the tried-and-true knowledge of the range of quality equipment available in the industry, Kauzlarich and Diez are able to provide the client with expert advice in all areas of home automation and home theater.

Southwest Audio Visual invites you to schedule an appointment to visit their showroom for a hands-on smart home experience!

They can show you how what was once complex and confusing technology is now streamlined and simple.

Southwest Audio Visual is at 253 S. Highway 101, Suite C in Solana Beach.

If you’d like to schedule an appointment call (858) 324-1704, or for more information on their services, visit