7 Top Technology Fails You Can Avoid As An Installer
client may not always be right – they want that beautiful glass fronted keypad opposite
a sunny window – but your experience means you’ve considered the reflection
from the sun. This goes for PIRs and sun
bouncing off glass tables. Such
considerations help your client get the very best experience from their gear
which equals referrals for you!
2.Gaze into your crystal ball. If your client is not sure what they want, or
is on a tight budget make sure your prewire allows for future adds moves or
changes. Document your wiring so that
when the client gets you back to do some more work you can easily find your
3.Air the gear.
By adequately venting your client’s equipment rack or cupboard you will
extend the life of their gear. Help your
client look after their investment, and make an additional margin on cooling
products at the same time.
4.Check the Wi-Fi.
If you are suggesting a wireless solution for your client, be sure to
check that they have sufficient and reliable Wi-Fi capability – or make sure
they understand that they may need to upgrade their network.
the current cut-out template. Manufacturers
are known to make small variations to product series and using an old template
can spell disaster in the form of re-gibbing!
6.A stitch in time saves 9. Take the time to make your install tidy and label
your cables. Your reputation as a
professional will grow and you’ll make your life a lot easier when upgrades or
maintenance is required.
the expert. Don’t assume your client has
the knowledge to pick a solution that is best for them. It’s your job to consult and guide them to the
right customised solution for their needs.