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9/21/2018 9:27:02 AM

If you’re curious about how to make audio a crucial part of your home’s design, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re a fan of smooth jazz, hard rock or the classics, your music library deserves the same respect as all your other entertainment systems.

9/1/2018 10:40:09 AM

If a smart bathroom doesn’t come to mind when you think of a smart home - think again! Futuristic bathrooms are making their way into more and more homes, and it’s easy to see why.
8/26/2018 9:33:09 AM
Samsung The Frame at The Loop

Since the invention of the television, living rooms have been designed around the idea that technology is the centerpiece. But with more and more homeowners adopting a more modern feel of clean, open space, bulky technology doesn’t seem to fit anymore. Lucky for us, there have been huge strides made in the tech world in terms of creating technology that can either double as artwork itself, or blend in so seamlessly, you won’t even realize it’s there.

8/9/2018 5:44:51 PM

With the holidays seemingly around the corner (even if it’s still summer), you’ll probably be hosting some out-of-town guests before you know it! And while you might be ready for visitors, is your smart home? Forget about setting out your best linens and making sure the kitchen is fully-stocked. If you haven’t upgraded your home’s technology in a while, it might be a good time to think about making some improvements to make sure your home is really ready for guests. 
6/27/2018 8:08:10 PM

Smart home technology might make you think of everyday automation like temperature, lighting and shade control, security and entertainment. What you might not realize is that this technology extends into your wine collection.

6/11/2018 6:26:45 PM

Protect your systems from everyday power spikes for improved performance and longevity

Are you covered?
We’ve heard the catastrophic tales of lightning strikes critically disabling a home’s electronic systems. To add to the frustration and expense, these losses are seldom covered under your warranty since the failure was not the fault of the equipment and because additional damage done to circuits is nearly impossible to detect. And the issues with power extend beyond the occasional lightning strike. “Dirty” power power abnormalities that include voltage variations, frequency variations, low power factors and surges, critically impacts your system’s performance and longevity.
5/23/2018 8:09:25 PM

Working with a pro ensures the best design, reliability, performance and service

With the countless smart home technology devices on the market today, how do you know which is the best…and which is the best for you? Smart locks, security devices and connected doorbells are wonderful to have, but they’re much more valuable if they’re fully integrated into your home’s control system. Lighting control, motorized shades and automated garage control are not only convenient, but also a great way to imitate that someone is home while you’re away…particularly if you can access them remotely via your mobile device. So, of all the innovative, must-have technologies out there, how do you determine the right solution for you – for today, for tomorrow and beyond?

5/6/2018 9:41:38 AM

Are you part of the 25 percent of people who own some kind of smart home product? If you’re not, you’ve probably at least heard about Amazon’s Alexa, if not seen its latest Super Bowl commercial.

What you might not have heard is that smart home technology is changing popular trends in the real estate industry. So much so, smart home technology can actually increase the resale value of most homes now that more and more Millennials are buying homes and interested in smart, connected devices.

4/26/2018 7:15:24 PM

The color, weave and design choices of window shades are anything but beige!
We’ve been talking about the benefits of automated window shades for years. They’re an elegant choice for window treatments and offer a variety of unique shading solutions across your home. They filter glaring sunlight, adding comfort while protecting your furniture from fading. They can be programmed to simulate that your home is occupied, acting as a deterrent for would-be burglars. They take advantage of the sun’s warmth or block its heat, saving energy. And the list goes on. But, as extensive as their features and attributes, are their exquisite array of color and fabrics.
1/2/2018 12:50:04 PM

According to a recent survey, forty-three percent of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely. By 2020, it’s estimated...
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