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How Automated Shading & Lighting Transforms Your Mood & Décor How Automated Shading & Lighting Transforms Your Mood & Décor

Relive Your Favorite Moments with Lighting and Shading Scenes

It’s difficult to understand the ‘wow’ effect of home automation until you experience it. Picture telling your smart speaker, “Chill,” and watching your home’s shades lower, lights shift to dim whites, magentas, and blues, and soft jazz music starts playing from your sound system—all at once. No longer are you just standing in your home; you’ve been transported to a moment that can be relived over and over.

Lighting and shading have immense power to shift our moods and the way our home’s interior looks. From wellness to hosting get-togethers, continue reading to see how automated shading and lighting make all the difference in your home.  

 

Make Your Home a Wellness Retreat with Home Automation Systems Make Your Home a Wellness Retreat with Home Automation Systems

How Smart Lighting, Shades, & Audio Can Add to Your Wellbeing

Some people feel like their home was made for them. Others may feel like their house is more of a building they happen to live in. Wherever you fall, why not design your home to fit your lifestyle, rather than the other way around? With our home automation systems, homeowners are making the most of their daily lives and feeling better than ever.

Smart technology is no longer about the flashiest gadgets—it’s about wellness and improving our human experience. Discover the new health and wellness benefits of smart technology 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.

Outdoor Dining Experiences to Savor This Summer Outdoor Dining Experiences to Savor This Summer

Enjoy These Eateries Before the Season Ends

Now that we can enjoy a little warm weather, there’s nothing like eating a great meal under the stars. Summer is the time to enjoy a good, old-fashioned outdoor barbecue. And there’s plenty of fun to be had with a picnic by the pool. And when you’re ready to get out of the house, there are plenty of seasonal, outdoor eateries to enjoy. Here, we’ll highlight some of the outdoor dining experiences you can enjoy across the country. Keep reading for more.

Outdoor Music Systems are Heating Up! Outdoor Music Systems are Heating Up!

Why there’s never been a better time to reinvent your outdoor space

In the past 5 years,  there’s been a rediculous amount of new tech for the backyard, from color changing LED lighting to WiFi and outdoor music. For the past decade or two, all anyone had was speakers hidden inside fake rocks.  Now, you can surf the web, change your pool and landscape colors, heat the jacuzzi, and pick your favorite song from your chair.

As a result, nearly every speaker manufacturer in the country is scrambling to dominate the category.  Making these amazing speaker systems that resemble outdoor lighting fixtures and other contemporary shapes and styles, designers, architects, and homeowners can all rejoice at the sound that compliments the surroundings.  Because all of these look and sound amazing, each speaker company is coming up with ways to differentiate themselves and/or be the price leader.  Below are just a few of the discounts going on right now:

Your Questions about Wireless Audio Answered Your Questions about Wireless Audio Answered

Should Your Audio System Be Wireless?

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.

Present Artwork at Its Best with Home Lighting Automation Present Artwork at Its Best with Home Lighting Automation

Four Lighting Technologies that Can Enhance Art

Levels and types of lighting can make a big impact on how artwork is perceived. Dali, Warhol, Van Gogh…whatever style of art is on display in your Indianapolis, IN home, it makes sense to show it off with the best lighting possible. The lights that illuminate your priceless artwork should do more than just turn on at the flip of a switch. Easily present your artwork at the right time and lighting levels with the home lighting automation technologies covered in this article.

What’s New in Wireless Audio? What’s New in Wireless Audio?

What to Expect for the Future of Home Audio

“Trend” can have a negative connotation as something passing. However, when it comes to wireless audio, these innovations are poised to improve the way you listen to music. Whether you have already installed your audio system or you’re in the market to purchase one, the latest developments in wireless technology can mean better sound quality throughout your whole Indianapolis, IN home. To learn more about what you can expect, continue reading.

Can Your Multi-Room Audio Sound Better? Can Your Multi-Room Audio Sound Better?

4 Ways to Improve Your Whole Home System

Whether your Dallas, TX home already has a multi-room audio system, or you’re thinking of installing one, you’ll want to make sure it’s working to it’s fullest potential. Many factors can affect your audio. If the quality of your sound is faltering, it can seem daunting to find the problem. In this article, we will cover four places you can make an adjustment to improve your home’s system. Continue reading to learn more.

Does Your Wi-Fi Network Cover Your Entire Property? Does Your Wi-Fi Network Cover Your Entire Property?

Home Wi-Fi Networking Should Give Reliable Access to Every Space

When it comes to home Wi-Fi networking for large properties, the standard solutions offered by internet service providers throughout New Jersey simply don’t cut it. The ISP-provided routers and setups are designed for average-sized households, and even then, they don’t do a very good job.

A basic router’s range is just 150 feet indoors, so if you’re trying to get a reliable Wi-Fi in rooms beyond that, you’re not going to be happy with the result. The challenge for many homeowners in the Cherry Hill area is finding strong networking solutions for 3,000+ square foot homes (let alone coverage that extends to outdoor areas).

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