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Technology Solutions to Improve Your Iowa Home

At A Tech, our goal is simple: to make your life easier and more secure. Today’s homes can be equipped with amazing features to improve your day to day life. Whether you are looking for a security system, home theater, central vacuum system, or more, we offer a wide range of services to meet your needs. Get in touch with us today and transform your home into a place of comfort and security with A Tech.


A Guide to Converting a Spare Bedroom Into a Rec Room

A Guide to Converting a Spare Bedroom Into a Rec Room

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If you have a spare bedroom in your home and want to transform the space, then a rec room is an ideal option. A rec room provides living space to play games, watch movies, and enjoy stand-alone arcades. As you plan the rec room design, you will run into the need for upgrades to make the room more useful.

Use this guide to learn about the room conversion and ways professional contractors can help make the rec room design become a reality.

Outlet Upgrades

What Do You Need to Know About Your Home Theater’s Acoustics?

Home Theater Acoustics — Des Moines, IA — A Tech

Whether you’re building a home theater from scratch or renovating an existing room, few aspects will be as critical as the room’s acoustics. While you may have the freedom to design the perfect theater space in a custom home, most homeowners will need to work with the room they have. Luckily, you have plenty of ways to modify and improve the acoustics of an existing space.

Equipment can come and go as technology improves, but the acoustics of your room will continue to impact your enjoyment of your home theater for its entire lifetime. By understanding the essentials of enhancing your room’s acoustic qualities, you can turn a good home theater into a great one.

Understanding Echo and Chatter

4 Hotel Features Ideal for Home Remodels

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Hotels include unique features to help the locations stand out and cater directly to guests. If you love the hotel experience while on vacation, then consider implementing some hotel features into your personal bedroom.

The upgrades add protection, make your life easier to manage, and include a lot ideal features for your everyday bedroom use.

1. Built-In Wall Safes

The Benefits of Installing Cameras in Your Commercial Building

Security Camera — Des Moines, IA — A TechSurveillance cameras are essential for both small and established businesses. Gone are the days when business owners used to hire people to sit around and watch what goes on in the premises. This approach was tiresome, costly, and ineffective.

With the advancement of technology came surveillance cameras that have helped many companies enhance safety and security. This article highlights a few benefits of security cameras and shows why your commercial building should have them.

Reduce Crime Rates

Camera surveillance is an effective strategy to deter criminal activities in your company. Cameras can significantly reduce crime rates in your company because they enable you to monitor employees and visitors within the premises and take action to prevent crime.

Besides, most people are reluctant to commit criminal acts in businesses that are under camera surveillance.

A Guide to Garage Organization Remodels for Family Homes

Garage Organization Remodels

For many homes with families, a garage quickly becomes a place to dump bikes, dirty shoes, and outdoor items you do not want in the home. The organization of your garage can go a long way to provide cleanliness and help make the garage more useful on a daily basis.

Follow our guide to help brainstorm ideas for your garage and how upgrades and remodels will help the whole family.

Built-In Locker Shelves

5 Home Theater Upgrades That Will Last for Years

Home Theater

In the world of home theaters, technology constantly evolves. In the past decades, we’ve gone from basic flat screen televisions to HD to 4K and now 8K televisions have started getting introduced to the market. When you invest a lot of money into a home theater, you want tech which will last for years to come.

As you plan out your home theater upgrade, consider the following options which will last for years in the future. The upgrades include a wide range of options and feature timeless options that adapt around ever-changing devices like televisions.

1. Mood Lighting

Life Hacks for Your Kid’s Closet

Life Hacks for Kid Closet

Parents, whether new or experienced, rarely have extra time to organize the chaos that can overcome their child’s room closets. Discover some easy tips and tricks to help both kids and adults keep their closets clean and spiffy.

Helpful Hanging

You have many ways to hang a child’s belongings besides the standard closet rod. 

For a fun rainy day project, decorate a piece of construction paper, cardboard, or foam board, and hot glue ribbons to the back that dangle long ways down. You can then clip hair bows and accessories to the ribbons. Then, place the ribbon board on a door or wall.

5 Tips to Prevent and Correct Identity Theft

5 Tips to Prevent and Correct Identity Theft

While identity theft has been around for a long time, it seems to be becoming more and more common both online and off. For this reason, you need to make sure you are fully protected from identity thieves. To reduce your risk of becoming a victim, check out these five tips to prevent and correct identity theft.

1. Create Unique Passwords Frequently

While it’s tempting to creating one, easy-to-remember password for every account, it also makes it easier for identity thieves to access your information. They simply need to learn your password once and they can access any account that uses the password, including bank accounts.

4 Modern-Day Uses for Home Intercom Systems


You may have your phone with you most of the time, but even with the instant access to texts and calls, intercom systems still provide a lot of uses for modern homes.

Professionals can install intercom systems in many different rooms of the home. The installation of an intercom system comes with many benefits that go beyond the cell phone you already have. Learn about the intercom benefits and how your family will make daily use out of the technology.

1. House Dead Zones

4 Home Theater Upgrades Ideal for Sports Fans

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A home theater can serve so many purposes and interests. If you are a major sports fan, then a home theater provides a great way to enjoy your favorite teams on the big screen. When you choose to upgrade your home theater system, you may want to consider upgrades and installations directly catered to the sports you enjoy watching.

Learn about four different home theater upgrades which will enhance the way you watch sports and allow you to get in the game even more than before. Whether you watch sports alone or host friends over to enjoy games, there are a wide variety of options for your sports entertainment.

What Our Clients Are Saying

What Our Clients Say

  • What Our Clients Say

    Todd at A Tech did an awesome job setting up all the electronics in our basement. We have surround sound and all of the electronics are hidden in a closet with only 1 remote. My husband is techy so he worked with A Tech more than I did but my only request to Todd was that I needed to be able to watch tv and play a dvd without asking for help (I am not techy!) One fabulous remote runs everything and has pictures and an easy menu! They also fixed the internet issue in our house! Very Happy Customers!

    -Maureen Mitchell

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    Todd designed a whole house audio system with separate controls for every room with one receiver. He was extremely knowledgeable about speaker placement, size and quality. The end product is amazing. He also recommended a remote that controls everything. This is one of my favorite features. I have also purchased several items for my garage organization that I love. They have everything from home audio, garage organization to kitchen items in the store. Will continue to do business with them as I still need closet organization.

    -Gabe Bosma

  • What Our Clients Say

    This is the perfect place to go when you have no idea what to get your relatives for Christmas/birthdays. They have fun gadgets all the way up to amazing electronics. Their customized closets are also something just about anyone can use. Who doesn't want to save some space in their home? Stop by and check it out sometime.

    -Chandler Faldet

  • What Our Clients Say

    We have had our Beam Central Vac for over 15 years and absolutely love it! It is convenient, easy to use and best of all - keeps the 'dust' out of the home!. We have had very good service when we needed it, we replaced the motor in the unit once (very reasonable) and had replaced the power brush handle once. Pretty good for a unit that is over 15 years old! The folks at A Tech Easy Living Store are knowledgeable and very willing to assist in any way they can. Highly recommend visiting the store! They have LOTS of items that can make your life easier in your home!

    -John Mauch

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    Great products! Exceptional Service! I was out of idea for what to buy my wife. I stopped at The Easy Living Store and they had all I needed to make her happy. I would have never thought of a self opening garbage can as a great gift idea, but they said she would love it and she did! I was amazed at everything the store had to offer and how helpful the staff was there. I will go back.

    -H.A. Gross

  • What Our Clients Say

    ATech is a great company to work with. Todd T. works hard to ensure your project is completed on time and on budget. He has great attention to detail and has many solutions for many different areas of your home. The Company has been around for a long time and has a great reputation in our community. Thanks!

    -Jacob Burkhart

  • What Our Clients Say

    Todd did an awesome job getting all the components into our basement home theater system that my techy husband wanted plus making it easy for me to run with only one remote. We are very happy! The guys that came to install the systems were polite and patient with me and took time to explain how to work it all!

    -Maureen Mitchell

  • What Our Clients Say

    A Tech Easy Living is the "go to" place for my organization needs. They have items I didn't even know existed that solved my organization needs. And the service is impeccable. They are very attentive and help me find what I need to solve my problem.

    -Ernie Moore

  • What Our Clients Say

    I have hard wood floors and Beam has a attachment I bought it at the store and it is a God send I simply love it, it is a dry mop on the vac! Amazing! I'm buying a spare mop when I go back! I bought my vac at Van Berkum's in Pella (Where I live) never will I go back there, they sent my head out for as a loaner and gave me some one elses. How is that for doing business! We argued for a long time about this and was getting no where she kept saying that it was my head, I will never go back there to buy anything! I'm 60 minutes from Des Moines and I will take my vac to be serviced at the Easy Living Store anytime!

    -Jo Owens-Lovett

  • What Our Clients Say

    Easy living best describes the results you get from this store. From hi-tech entertainment systems, whole house vacuums, closet organizers and much more...this store has it all. And for kitchen gadgets and accessories, they are well stocked.

    -Nick Gelormino

  • What Our Clients Say

    Todd and his staff were very professional and easy to work with during our recent project of updating our home entertainment system. I wouldn't think twice about referring A Tech Easy Living Store!!! Thanks

    -DJ Bork

  • What Our Clients Say

    wish every home repair could be this easy!!! My central vacuum was having issues, burned out motor, poor connection and an outlet issue. The technician called me a bit early and said he was ahead of schedule, perfect! He was waiting when i got there, diagnosed it in about 10 minutes, I asked how long it would take to get the parts, he said he had them on the truck! I thought maybe they were generic, but when they made the appt they asked what model. He made the right diagnosis and fixed in about 20 minutes! Couldn't really ask for much more!!! The only remote downside was when I called on saturday the lady asked me to call back on monday. Great service and a great experience!

    -Sean Sellers

  • What Our Clients Say

    I live in a 50's home. I had A Tech come and redo my closets for me. They had great ideas, listened to my input and now I have great closets, even though I live in an older home!

    -Nancy Plagman

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