When you actually set out to buy a home intercom system for your home or business the first two choices you are going to have to make are whether to go wireless or go with a hard wired system. The only time you would want to choose a hard wired system is if your home or business is already wired with a pre existing system or you are planning on building your home or business.
Hard Wired Verses Wireless
No matter what, never let anyone convince you that a hard wired home intercom system can be retrofitted into an existing completed stricture. Technically, one can but the labor costs would be incredible and it would require that your walls be torn up to install much of the wiring system. So no mater how great the deal is, don’t buy it if your your building is finished.
Decide Early on What Type of System You are Going to Use
If you are building a new home or business, it is important that you decide early on, on your hard wired system if this is the direction you are going to take. This is because the electrician who is going to wire it in must have access to the manual that comes with your system, so he can install the wiring system in accordance with the systems specifications.
New Choices in Feature Options
Home Intercom systems now have a number of feature choices, including AM FM radio and CD players. However; if all you need is communication service, then you may want to opt for a simpler system that comes without these options. One option that a wireless system will have to offer that many hardwired systems don’t is mobility. This means that you can carry a component with you around your home or business for complete convenience.