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Technology in Custom Homes:  The Devil’s in the Details Technology in Custom Homes: The Devil’s in the Details

Smart Home Technology isn't just gaining popularity in Residential construction… it's here to stay. When building a luxury home, technology will inevitably be included. Still, the homeowner must decide what technology is installed for how they intend to use the home on a daily basis. This sounds like a tall order, but a great builder (and a great integrator) will strive to see the end product through their clients' eyes and work with them to make it happen.

5 Mistakes People Make When Planning their Smart Home 5 Mistakes People Make When Planning their Smart Home

Building a custom home is a dream come true. Making that beautiful place a smart space is the icing on the cake and happens to be our forte. With this in mind, we wanted to highlight some of the most common mistakes people make in the planning phases of building a custom smart home. We talked to our design & engineering team to determine what those mistakes are and how to avoid them.

How to Build a Design-Focused Smart Home How to Build a Design-Focused Smart Home

The term “smart home” has been overused to the point that it has almost lost its meaning, yet a lot of people are still wondering what they can do to make their home smarter. If you feel you would enjoy some modernity but don’t know where to start you are in the right place. Read on to learn how to begin selecting the technology to make your home a better place to live, work and play.

The first step to designing your smart space, is to understand what you want it to do for you. This can be overwhelming, as the choices are almost endless. For that very reason BRAVAS produced The Solutions Guide, a comprehensive list of the types of technologies that are available for homes right now. We would recommend starting by downloading The Solutions Guide and reading through it to discover your smart home design options, but I will cover some of the most popular below.

A Strong Infrastructure for Your Smart Home Design A Strong Infrastructure for Your Smart Home Design

Don’t Skip a Reliable Foundation for Smart Devices

What once felt like a feature in sci-fi movies is now a reality in homes nationwide. Smart home technology allows us to automate and connect all of our IoT devices from the kitchen to the backyard. Between smart lighting and security systems, home automation lends a helping hand to make our homes safer and more comfortable.

If you’re interested in turning your house ‘smart,’ you won’t want to cut corners. Faulty technology that doesn’t work will leave you frustrated and regretful. To ensure your system functions flawlessly, you’ll need to partner with a company that knows the importance of a strong foundation and can deliver it with confidence. A professional smart home design makes all the difference, and here’s why.

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