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Our mission is to be a leader in our industry. Our unique blend of expertise and dedication ensures we deliver top‑tier audio/video entertainment systems, comprehensive security systems, and the most sophisticated home automation control systems. We cater to a broad spectrum of needs, whether you seek an economical solution for a single room or desire to transform your entire home into an easy to use home automation system. Our high-quality smart home solutions are designed to elevate your living experience, creating an environment that is not only technologically advanced but also a delight for you and your family to enjoy.

We believe in enhancing your home life through the power of smart technology. By integrating home automation and intelligent solutions into your living spaces, we increase home safety, provide unparalleled comfort, and elevate your home experiences to new heights.

Take control of your home and your life with Custom Residential Systems.


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Announcing Custom Lighting

New unique lighting design and partnership

  • Consultation Upcoming project? Our team of experts will answer your questions and provide valuable feedback to help you make informed decisions.
  • System Design & Engineering Custom designed and engineered with your home in mind. Our smart home systems combine aesthetics, function, and power.
  • Lighting Design Make sure the lighting in your home is warm and inviting by utilizing our lighting design services before you purchase fixtures.
  • Project Management With dedicated Project Managers, we ensure that we are doing everything in our power to complete your project on time and on budget.
  • Installation With years of experience and technical training, our highly qualified team of installers allow us to exceed our client’s expectations.
  • Programming How easy a system is to operate often has to do with the programming of it. Our goal is to make sure your system is intuitive for everyone.
  • Service & Support We always deliver great support, even after our work is done. If there is anything you need, contact us anytime, and we will do our best to accommodate.

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Customer Reviews

We care about our customers, and they care about us. Check out their amazing reviews!

  • Custom Residential did an outstanding job for our new home. From Sam’s careful consultation, listening to our needs and recommending the best solution—to the installation teams expertise and care we are very pleased with our system.

    Jack, Libertyville, IL
  • Custom Residential Systems worked seamlessly with our general contractor and electricians in our newly renovated home in installing panelized lighting, audio/video, security and an easy to use control system. They provided options, recommendations and guidance through each phase of our project. We are very pleased with the systems installed and our working relationship with Custom Residential Systems.

    Hea, Oak Park, IL
  • Our experience with Custom Residential Systems was outstanding. They installed both an alarm system and computer network for me as well as the installation of several high-end TVs, insuring that all installations were working as intended. Their personnel are consistently professional, responsive, and courteous. I highly recommend them.

    Dale, Northbrook, IL
  • Sam and the team from Custom Residential have provided exceptional service to me for over 15 years. They are ALWAYS very responsive and professional, with strong technical skills to assist with all of our needs around home security. I strongly recommend them for high quality work.

    Jay, Northbrook, IL
  • Great to work with. Received outstanding explanation of prospective work to be done at my home from Sam Hamby. Support team has been very responsive and thorough. Would recommend CRS to others!

    LM Hinsdale, IL
  • The team at Custom Residential has been top-notch over the years, from the start when we built our house to upgrades and ongoing support. Excellent technical and customer service, and would recommend them to anyone looking to level-up their home audio, video, networking, and high-speed internet access.

    Richard, Chicago, IL
  • Custom Residential has been an integral part of our home safety since 2011. The equipment is sure fire and gives us peace of mind while home and away. We have added features throughout the years and Sam and his crew always offer great solutions, quick service and a custom touch.

    CAA Western Springs, IL
  • I have been a client of Custom Residential for more than 8 years. The entire staff is excellent. From scheduling to service to payment the service is seamless. The results are excellent. We use the Control 4 system and could not be more pleased with our system thanks to Custom Residential.

    Arnie, Chicago, IL
  • Every member of the CRS team from on the ground tech support to administrative assistance are not only knowledgeable, but personable as well. We’ve always come away with a positive experience.

    Bill & Sue, Chicago, IL
  • For us, the most pleasing aspect of Custom Residential’s offering is the speed and quality of in-home service. Whenever we have a question or need a house call, they are quick to respond and, when necessary, quick to get onsite with qualified technical support. They know the system well and are therefore efficient in addressing whatever needs we may have.

    Wayne, Chicago, IL
  • We highly recommend Custom Residential. They have been great partners in setting up and maintaining all our home technology. Whenever we need help they are prompt and efficient. We don’t know what we would do without them.

    Dan, Chicago, IL
  • Custom Residential Systems has been our go to low voltage partner for 15 years. They understand timelines, have partnered successfully with other trades to provide solutions to our clients and have continued to provide us with confidence that projects will be delivered on time, on budget and functioning as promised.

    Jim (Builder), Chicago, IL
  • Custom Residential provided a solution to improve the wireless coverage in our home. They were timely and professional and I would highly recommend them.

    Jerry, Mount Prospect, IL
  • Custom Residential Systems has been both responsive and efficient both in our installation and setup, and thereafter the system simply works as promised!

    FLD, Winnetka, IL
  • The Custom Residential team has supported our home audio/visual needs for 15 plus years. The team is always knowledgeable, responsive, and always provides an overall positive customer experience.

    Patrick, North Barrington, IL
  • We highly recommend Custom Residential.. They have gone above and beyond to help remedy our technology issues which can sometimes be daunting in a high rise building. They are always available either by phone email or an in person visit.

    Stuart, Chicago, IL
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