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26September

Hurricane Relief: Make a Direct Impact

3 Trustworthy Charities to Help Those Affected by Hurricanes

Hurricane Relief: Make a Direct Impact

Posted in Philanthropy, Life

04September

The Top Five Window Shade Trends of 2017

Add the Latest in Motorized Shades and Blinds to Your Home

The Top Five Window Shade Trends of 2017

The year may not be over yet, but we’re far along enough to look back and see what design trends have hit it big in 2017. Specifically for window treatments, smart technologies such as motorized shades are growing in popularity. If you want your Indianapolis home to have the most up to date technologies and designs, then read on.

Posted in Motorized Shades Indianapolis, IN, Elements, Motorized Shades

15August

Embrace these Family Room Design Trends with Hidden Speakers

Enjoy the Latest Stylistic Tips Without Sacrificing Your Entertainment

Embrace these Family Room Design Trends with Hidden Speakers

Your living room is the place in your Minneapolis, MN home where you’ll be hosting friends the most. In that regard, there are two main goals when designing this space. You want to create an entertaining area where they can listen to music, watch the Vikings game, or put on a movie. At the same time, you also want it to be a room where you can show off your unique style. One way to balance out these two goals is to take advantage of hidden technology. In this article, specifically, we'll showcase how hidden speakers can help you achieve three stylistic trends.

Posted in Hidden Speakers Minneapolis, MN, Elements, Hidden Speakers

15August

The 4 Biggest Mistakes with Multi-Room Audio

Don’t Settle for a Second-rate System

The 4 Biggest Mistakes with Multi-Room Audio

When done properly, a multi-room audio system makes every area of your Houston, Texas home sound like a concert hall, with your favorite performer right in front of you. When not done properly, however, the audio in your home could be tinny, overly loud, with dead spots in areas, or full of echoes – to name a few issues. Avoid these common mistakes that could occur if your audio professional doesn’t have the skill or expertise to install a high-end system:

Posted in Multi-Room Audio Houston, TX, Multi-room Audio, Elements

22September

An Easier Way to Prepare for the Holidays

Create the Best Environment for Friends and Family this Holiday Season

An Easier Way to Prepare for the Holidays

Posted in Smart Home Automation San Francisco, CA, Smart Home Automation, Elements

08September

Give a Spark to Your Outdoor Spaces with Smart Technology

Make Your Pool, Patio, and Backyard More Beautiful and Functional

Give a Spark to Your Outdoor Spaces with Smart Technology

When it comes to your home, the benefits of smart home technology are undeniable. Intuitive control makes it easy to enjoy movies, listen to music, or adjust the climate whether you're in the bedroom, media room or kitchen. But the perks don't have to end there. There are a variety of unique smart home solutions specifically designed for outdoor use. From irrigation systems to pool control, we've highlighted some excellent features that will help you get more out of your outdoor spaces.

Posted in Spaces

15August

Can Your Home’s Lighting Affect Your Health?

How Lighting Control Can Help Maintain Your Circadian Rhythm

Can Your Home’s Lighting Affect Your Health?

Your sleep is intrinsically linked to your health. With the hectic hustle and bustle that can make up our days, many of us aren’t succeeding in consistently getting a full night of sleep. If you fall into that category, you could consider adjusting your Cherry Hills, NJ home environment to help regulate your circadian rhythm. The circadian rhythm is your biological clock that tells your body when you should rest and when you should be awake. By using external cues like light, you can help your body understand when it is time for sleeping. Home lighting automation is an excellent tool for regulating your rhythm and improving your sleep and, therefore, your overall health and wellness. To learn more about how it works, continue reading our article.

Posted in Home Lighting Automation Cherry Hills, NJ, Elements, Home Lighting Automation

15August

Enjoy a Game of Golf Without the Handicaps

Don’t Worry About Weather or Tee Times with a Golf Simulator

Enjoy a Game of Golf Without the Handicaps

Tired of hosting friends and family in your living room or kitchen every time they come over? Why not create innovative multi-purpose rooms that have an entertainment option for everyone. They can have TVs, music, bars, and pool tables. For a truly unforgettable experience for yourself and guests, you can take your room to an entirely new level with a private golf simulator. Invite friends over for round of golf at a moment’s notice, without having to worry about the weather or finding a convenient tee time. You can also use the simulator to work on your skills between golf outings or to introduce new family members to the game.

Posted in Spaces

15August

Get the Perfect Taste of New York During Fashion Week

Find the Best Places to Eat, Shop and More During Your Stay

Get the Perfect Taste of New York During Fashion Week

For one week in September, New York will be the center of the fashion world. Fashionistas, models, and celebrities flock to the city each fall for New York Fashion Week. It’s the perfect opportunity to make the trip to the Big Apple and take in the luxurious ambiance that comes with the event. Stay at some of the most sought-after hotels, check out the trendiest restaurants, and shop at the top designer stores. Join in on the action with VIP tickets that offer backstage access and admission to the week’s top after parties. Below we’ve come up with a guide so you can get the most out of your trip:

Posted in Life, Bespoke

05September

5 Smart Privacy Solutions for Luxury Homes

Technology Can Help You Protect Your Family’s Privacy At All Times

5 Smart Privacy Solutions for Luxury Homes

Privacy is an essential aspect of your family’s safety. Luxury homes throughout Atlanta, Georgia, however, pose a variety of challenges when it comes to achieving total privacy. They’re usually on large properties that are difficult to monitor, have large modern windows with open views, and often include multiple entry points. Thankfully, there are a variety of ways a smart home automation system can help you enhance your family’s privacy on a daily basis. Check out some of them below.

Posted in Smart Home Automation Atlanta, GA, Smart Home Automation, Elements

15August

Your Questions about Wireless Audio Answered

Should Your Audio System Be Wireless?

Your Questions about Wireless Audio Answered

One of the most important decisions you’ll make about your home audio system is whether it will be wired or wireless. As the new kid on the block, you may not know much about wireless audio. Before you can even consider adding it to your home you may want some answers to some common questions Maybe you’re wondering how the sound transmitted and if it is reliable. Or maybe you want to know what sources work well with a wireless system. Perhaps the most important question of all: would a wire-free audio system benefit your Atlanta, GA home? Continue reading to get a handle on the facts and find your answer.

Posted in Wireless Audio, Elements, Wireless Audio Atlanta GA

15August

Are Your Furnishings Protected from Sun Damage?

Stop UV Rays before They Cause Any Harm to Your Dallas, TX Home

Are Your Furnishings Protected from Sun Damage?

There’s no denying that large windows offer a lot of benefits to a room – more natural light, an airy feel, gorgeous outdoor views… But as glass architecture becomes more popular in luxury homes, we’re starting to see a troubling trend: irreparable damage to furniture, rugs, and décor.

This damage occurs slowly over time, so you might not even realize it’s happening until you decide to rearrange the furniture. To avoid dealing with damage to beloved furnishings or the hassle of replacing items, the best approach is to make sure the sun never has the chance to make an impact. Motorized shades can do that for you.

Posted in Motorized Shades Dallas, TX, Elements, Motorized Shades

21July

Illuminate the Night with Home Lighting Control

4 Ways Outdoor Lighting Can Improve Your Evenings

Illuminate the Night with Home Lighting Control

Ensure that you and your family will be able to enjoy those warm summer nights to the utmost. One place to start is outdoor lighting, that will keep the party going even after all the natural light is gone. Home lighting control makes this simple for your Dallas, TX patio or yard. Continue reading to discover four uses for outdoor lights and what that could mean for your nightlife.

Posted in Home Lighting Control Dallas TX, Elements, Home Lighting Control

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