Three Weird Things We’ve Seen On Roofs

Three Weird Things We’ve Seen On Roofs

Anyone who has a job that requires climbing onto roofs can tell you stories about what they’ve seen up there. Roofers, home inspectors, quantity surveyors and of course, TV antenna installers all have tales to tell. When someone from Picture Perfect climbs up on your roof, they are not conducting an inspection and will not necessarily notice if something is amiss. Still, some things stand out so clearly that we can’t help but notice. Don’t worry. If something really jumps out at us, we’ll let you know. Here are a few things we’ve noticed while on the job. Rooftop Animal Toilets Yes, we’ve seen piles of dung on roofs. Are they left by possums? Maybe. It’s just interesting that some creatures like to return to the same place over and over again. We saw this once and mentioned it to the home owner. It was near an air intake and…

How is a Digital Antenna Different?

How is a Digital Antenna Different?

We call our new antennas that are optimised for use with digital channels “digital antennas.” However, it’s true that older antennas can pick up digital signals. They’re just not usually as good at it. They may give you poor reception or be unable to tune into some channels at all. Why is this? It’s because digital antennas are designed to pick up the frequencies that dominate on digital TV and because they can bring in adequate signal strength to tune into a digital signal. It’s about sensitivity to high frequencies Digital and analogue TV signals are not two completely different things. They’re both carried on radio waves at a range of different frequencies. However, with recent advances in communications technology and with the advent of digital television, there have been some shifts in the frequencies that are being used to carry the TV signals. The lower end of the VHS…

Our Antenna Installation: Three Basic Steps

Our Antenna Installation: Three Basic Steps

If you live in or near Brisbane and your television reception isn’t what it should be, then we at Picture Perfect can help. Brisbane television service is now 100 percent digital. If you have an older, non-digital TV antenna, then there’s a good chance that you’re missing some frequencies and will not be able to tune all of your channels properly. In fact, if you have a pre-digital antenna, you are probably missing channels that you should be receiving. You don’t have to put up with it. It’s not too costly to have a new digital antenna installed. Here’s how it works. 1. A Free Survey We’re not a one-size-fits-all operation. We’re interested in giving you a television signal that’s really going to make a difference in the quality of your viewing. So, we don’t just come in and slap up a new antenna. We start by evaluating your current…

5 common mistakes in Antenna Installation

5 common mistakes in Antenna Installation

Since we have much experience (18+ years) in antenna & cable industry in Brisbane area and it happens pretty often to be called to fix reception problems for faulty/improper antenna installation job. Even it is a DYI job of a tech savvy guy, or a poorly install job of a ‘local pro’, we can always get it right, so do not worry! You are covered either way 🙂 With this article we decided to help our brave neighbors who are not afraid to get on the roof for a custom antenna install for their homes . Here are 5 most common mistakes in antenna installations explained by our boss himself, Mr Adam Leishman:   Hope you find our short video useful and you will be more prepared to fix you antenna issues next time. Please feel free to suggest us in the comments below topics and subjects for other tutorials and…