AV installation & smart home services Ottawa: Bekins
Smart home installation by Bekins for Coopersville

Bekins

HTA Certification Tier

HTA Certified - Estate

Company Statistics
Years in business: 
43 years
Home automation installation by Bekins for Grand Rapids
Audio video system integrator Bekins services Ottawa
Mission statement: 

We exist to be the best; challenging industry norms to do whats right, and to make a positive difference in the lives of our employees, their families, our customers, and the community.

Vision statement: 

Here at Bekins, we know electronics. We’ve been rated Michigan’s #1 custom electronics integrator by CEPro since 2011, and we’ve won awards from home automation trade organization CEDIA for best technical and overall design in home theaters, media rooms and integrated homes.

Company description: 

What really matters to you, the customer, is that when it comes to home electronics or appliances, we know our business. Whether you’re looking for a flat screen TV, an integrated lighting control system, or a high-quality appliance, Bekins has the selection, the expertise and the brands you need to make the right investment for your home. Experience your home – the way it could be. Looking for hands-on service? Our team is one of the most highly certified and awarded electronics integration teams in the Midwest!

Number of office locations: 
3
Number of full-time employees in the entire company
114
Customer Service / Aftercare
Dedicated aftercare service staff
No
Same day emergency service
No
24-hour emergency onsite service
No
24-hour phone support
No
Offers remote system monitoring & support
Yes
Project Size Information

This chart shows the price range of “whole home technology system” projects where the dealer has installed multiple technology systems (prewire, audio/video, network, smart home, etc.) in multiple rooms of the home. The chart reflects a time period of 36 months. The numbers include any private home theaters and media rooms that were part of the project. The pricing excludes lighting controls, motorized shading/drapery systems, and sales tax. The number in parenthesis are the amount of projects completed in each price range category.

Typical whole home system project size: 
$50,000
$40,000 min
$120,000 max
$80,000 typical
$5,000 min
$20,000 max
$10,000 typical
Home Size & Value Information
2,000sqft min
40,000sqft max
10,000sqft typical
$80,000 min
$25,000,000 max
$650,000 typical
Endorsements
Manufacturer endorsed?
Yes
Industry Professional endorsed?
Yes
General Contactor endorsed?
Yes
Services Offered
In-house: 
Audio Video Systems
Home Theater Systems
Smart home / Home Automation
Home Monitoring
Security Cameras
Access Control
Lighting Control Systems
Lighting Design
Lighting Fixtures
Motorized Shading
Control System Programming
Audiophile Music Systems
Acoustic Treatments
3rd party: 
Telephone Systems
Facilities: 
Office space
Warehouse
Rack building/testing area
Offers engineering & as-built documentation?
Yes
Offers enterprise-grade networks?
Yes
Recognition
Awards: 
CEDIA
Best Media Room Finalist
2016
CEDIA
Silver Technical Design for Media Room
2013
CEDIA
Gold for Technical Design for Integrated Home
2013
Certifications
CEDIA » ESC (Electronics Systems Certified)
CEDIA » ESC-T (Electronics Systems Certified Technician)
CEDIA » ESC-D (Electronics Systems Certified Designer)
CEDIA » ESC-N (Electronics Systems Certified Networking Specialist)
Lutron » Homeworks Authorized Provider
Lutron » Sivoia QS Authorized Provider
Lutron » RadioRA2 Preferred System Provider
Crestron » Certified Crestron Programmer
Crestron » DM Certified Technician
Control4 » Certified Automation Programmer
Control4 » Certified Tech II Programmer
Control4 » Pakedge Certified Network Engineer
ESPA » EST (Electronic Systems Technician)
Maverick Technical Institute » Low Voltage Systems Technician
CompTIA (Computer Technologies and Networking) » IT Fundamentals
CompTIA (Computer Technologies and Networking) » A+
CompTIA (Computer Technologies and Networking) » Network+
Associations
CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association)
ProSource
License & Insurance Information
Low-voltage license: 
Not required
Worker’s compensation insurance: 
Yes
Liability Insurance: 
Yes
Liability insurance: 
$1,000,000
Bonded: 
Not required
Warranty
Electronics warranty: 
As supplied by manufacturer
Installation warranty: 
6 months
3rd party extended warranty polices offered on electronic components or systems: 
No