Adding a new sound system to your vehicle allows you to listen to music, audiobooks, or podcasts while you drive or travel. According to Headphones Addict, over 60% of all Americans identify as either music lovers or fanatics. When the time comes to have a new car audio system installed, there are numerous shops you can give your business to. Here are three questions you should ask a car audio shop to narrow down the list of places where you should have your system installed.
1. Are Your Installers Certified?
The individuals who install your car's audio components should be trained and certified. Mobile Electronics Certified Professional, or MCEP, is one of the largest and most noteworthy companies to offer this type of service. But, you should always ask to ensure their installers are properly trained and certified. Mistakes can affect other systems and components in your vehicle, including electrical components.
2. What Types and Brands Do You Carry?
Not every car audio shop carries the same products. Some shops may carry a specific brand or manufacturer, while other companies may carry a larger selection of items. Always ask a shop what types of products they carry and what brands of products they carry. If you are looking for a specific product or brand, ensure that the company you are considering working with offers the products that you desire.
3. Do You Offer a Warranty?
No one anticipates having an issue with a newly installed car audio component. But, if something pops up, you will be glad you inquired about a warranty or satisfaction guarantee. The best installers will stand behind their work and warranty what they install. If there are any issues, or you need help getting the sound you desire, you can come back and they will fix the issue, free of charge.
As you look from the outside in, each car audio shop may be similar. But, once you start asking the right questions, you will quickly learn that there are differences among them. Asking the above three questions is the right first step to helping you find a car audio retailer to install your new audio components. If you are looking to have a new radio or speakers installed, we would love to help. Reach out to us today to discuss your needs and how we can help.