Bournville TV Aerial / Dish Installation & Repair
A Local Family Firm that Cares
Quick, helpful service. Prompt response to my request. Very good service by Ben on the day.
Christopher, Birmingham, Reviews on Trustpilot, 21st April 2023.
Your Local Bournville Aerial & Satellite Dish Experts
Heath Rd, Bournville, Birmingham, B30 1RF
Digital Direct are a local friendly family firm. We can restore perfect pictures on your TV. We’ll book a visit and a transparent quote, fixing problems immediately if asked.
Digital Direct Aerials are an experienced local family business based in Bournville.
Covering B29-B31 and all the surrounding areas such as Northfield, Selly Oak, Stirchley, Cotteridge, Kings Norton & Weoley Castle. We pride ourselves on quality work, getting it right first time and not letting you down.
Restrictions on aerial and satellite dish locations imposed by the Bournville Village Trust, and in the historic Conservation Area administered by Birmingham City Council, can be a challenge. Digital Direct has experience of working closely with Bournville Village Trust to ensure you meet local trust regulations on aerials and satellite dish placement and still get the best possible pictures on your TVs.
Digital Direct can fit or fix your Freeview aerial to deliver up to 60 UK TV channels and test the ones you watch most.
We can connect your TVs and boxes to the internet for catch-up & box-set services, see Streaming below.
Do You Need a TV Aerial to Watch TV?
The answer is yes if you want to watch free-to-air channels such as BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and Channel 5. These channels are broadcast over the air using digital terrestrial television technology, which requires a TV aerial to receive them.
What is the difference between a TV Aerial and Satellite Dish?
TV aerial and satellite dishes are both used to receive television signals, but the choice between the two can have a significant impact on your viewing experience. A TV aerial receiving terrestrial signals from broadcast towers across the UK can be subject to variations in signal quality, particularly in areas such as valleys. Terrain can affect the reliability of aerial signals. In contrast, a satellite dish aimed directly at geostationary satellites orbiting the earth will provide a more consistent signal. In this way, viewers can enjoy a high quality television picture that is not affected by geographical limitations. Bournville residents have the option of choosing to install a TV aerial or a satellite dish, depending on their individual preferences and viewing habits. Some even opt for a combination of both to benefit from the advantages of both options.
Choosing the Right TV Aerial for Your Home
Not all TV aerials are created equal, and selecting the right one for your home can be daunting. Some popular TV aerial options include
Yagi Aerials: Traditional, directional aerials suitable for strong to moderate signal areas.
Log Periodic Aerials: Similar to Yagi, but with a broader frequency range, ideal for moderate to weak signal regions.
High-Gain Aerials: Enhanced Yagi type, designed for very weak signal areas, offering higher gain and better interference rejection.
Grid Aerials: Featuring a grid-like structure designed to receive signals from multiple directions, it’s ideal for strong to very strong signal locations.
Loft Aerials: Installed indoors, often smaller and less powerful, suitable for very strong signal areas or where outdoor installation is restricted.
The Importance of Professional Installation
Hiring a professional for a TV aerial installation in Bournville is crucial. Here are some of the reasons why you should hire a professional to install your TV aerial in Bournville:
Safety: Installing a TV aerial involves climbing on roofs, ladders, or scaffolding, which can be dangerous if you are not trained or experienced.
Quality: A professional installer will know how to choose the best type of TV aerial for your location, how to position it correctly to get the optimal signal reception, and how to connect it properly to your TV and other devices.
Warranty: A professional installer will provide you with a warranty for their workmanship and the materials they use. This means that if anything goes wrong with your TV aerial installation within the warranty period, they will fix it for free or replace it if needed.
TV Aerial Lifespan and Replacement
The lifespan of a TV aerial can vary based on factors such as weather conditions and maintenance. Regular maintenance can extend its life, but if you experience frequent signal issues, it might be time for a replacement. Experts recommend considering replacement every 10-15 years to ensure optimal performance.
Get the Professionals to fit your new TV!
Our engineers carry a full TV wall-mount bracket range with tilt & swing or flush mount brackets.
- TV wall Mounting / TV wall Bracket Installations
- SKY Glass TV Installations
- HDMI and CAT 6 Installations
Let us help you save time and money by sharing our fabulous knowledge and industry contacts to purchase TVs , Sound bars, Speakers, Fires.
Start to Finish, we can handle everything or parts of the installation to suit your needs .
- Free Home Visit & Consultation
- Bespoke Design Plan.
- Timeframe and organisation plan.
- TVs, Soundbars, & Speakers.
- We can manage Supply and Installation.
- WIFI and DATA Distribution.
- Electrical Plan and Installation – Cabling / Lighting.
- Build and paint stud wall.
- Fire Supply and Installation.
- SkyQ and Gaming Set Ups.
Streaming over Broadband – Setting up your TV Players
Nik and his team can link your TV and Boxes to your broadband router for access to all TV players and Apps for your on-demand content from the internet.
You may need to update your Youview/BT/Humax Box to use your Prime Video account. BT customers can order a free replacement.
Digital Direct can also advise on the latest Boxes that can be able to be updated to support BritBox (BBC & ITV), Disney Plus UK, Apple TV Plus, HBO Now, or other streaming services. Our engineers can also sort out any Netflix, NOW TV by Sky, Milkshake, etc. access problems you have.
Our team of WIFI installation technicians will assist you with a variety of WIFI problems. Including WIFI distribution WIFI black spots, WIFI signal Strength. We can extend WIFI to parts of your property that currently do not receive a good signal from WIFI. We offer a full range of professional WIFI services including extending WIFI to outbuildings, Garden rooms and offices..
Digital Direct are experts in making it possible to have several TV points in your home or office to receive digital TV. So you can transfer your Sky shows & movies, Freeview TV and streamed internet video into any room you wish. We can install Extra Aerial Points, and Freeview, BT, Virgin or Sky Q Boxes.
Digital Direct offers a full range of Satellite TV options with impartial advice to ensure you get the best installation for your TV viewing requirements. Get all the Freesat or Free Sky channels with the option of ‘pay-per-view’ when you choose.
Need a satellite dish repair or realignment?
We often climb where big Sky firms won’t go.
We are Sky TV Local Partners and can process your Sky order. No need to call direct.
We can handle the booking on your behalf with deals and low cost options, integrating free to air and paid subscriptions – SAVING YOU MONEY.
Fast Bournville Service with 12 Months Support.
Our local expert Bournville TV Aerial Fitters and Dish Installers offer impartial advice on the best aerial or dish for your needs and location.
How Can DD Aerials help?
DD Aerials, a trusted name in Bournville, specializes in TV aerial installation and maintenance and more. Our team of skilled technicians understands the local terrain and signal challenges, allowing them to provide tailored solutions. From selecting the right aerial type to precise installation, they ensure uninterrupted TV viewing for your household.
Why Trust DD Aerials for Your TV Aerial or Dish Installation Needs?
DD Aerials is the go-to choice for TV aerial installation in Bournville and beyond. Here are just a few reasons why our customers trust us:
Expertise: Our team comprises seasoned engineers with in-depth knowledge of TV aerial installation, maintenance, and repair. We stay updated on the latest industry developments and technologies to serve you better.
Affordable Prices: We believe everyone deserves great TV reception without breaking the bank. Our pricing is competitive and transparent, so you’ll never face hidden fees or surprises.
Warranty and Support: All our TV aerial installations come with a comprehensive warranty for your peace of mind. We also offer ongoing support services to ensure your system continues to perform flawlessly over time.
Insurance and Safety: Our company carries full liability insurance, protecting both ourselves and our clients from any potential risks during installation. Additionally, we adhere to strict safety protocols to prevent accidents and damage to your property.
Positive Reviews: Don’t just take our word for it – check out our glowing reviews from satisfied customers across Bournville and the surrounding areas.
Contact us today if you are interested in getting a professional TV aerial installation in Bournville. We will be happy to assist you with any queries or requests you may have. Say goodbye to poor reception and hello to crystal-clear TV programming with DD Aerials.
Recent, Bournville area, Customer Reviews
Quick, helpful service. Prompt response to my request. Very good service by Ben on the day.
Christopher, Birmingham, on Trustpilot, 21st April 2023.
To install an aerial. Great service. We need to know if our old TV aerial worked. The guys checked the old aerial and wire and ended up installing new ones. They were very transparent about price, super efficient and really helpful. Woudl definitely use them again. BB, B29, on Checkatrade, 19th January 2023.
Excellent. We are very happy with this company. The aerial technician was very competent and helpful. Our TV now has splendid reception. Robert, Bournville, B30, on Trustpilot, 21st June 2022.
Highly Recommend. I left a message for Digit Direct Aerials on Sunday, by the next morning they had called me back. I explained what I needed, and an appointment was made for me on Tuesday morning. Richard the aerial fitter arrived, he was soon able to get us sorted, and within a short time our television was up and running. Excellent customer service and good price. Well done Digital Direct Aerials!😊.
Carol, Bournville, B30, on Trustpilot,6th May 2022.
A professional and courteous service that rectified our loss of signal and dealt with a longer term issue with a splitter unit that never worked properly. A fair price given the amount of equipment and time required to complete the installation. Simon, Bournville, B30, on Trustpilot, 3rd March 2022.
Fitting of new A/V system. Engineer dismantled our existing audio visual set up and fitted a new audio visual set up including a new TV and stand. He was very tidy and professional and we would recommend him to anyone.
Alan, Bournville, B30, on Trustpilot, 10th January 2022.