Smart Security Makes Your Home Less Appealing to Intruders

How Lighting and Surveillance Cameras Improve Your Home Security System

Bring to light what is hidden in darkness. That’s what happens when you have a home security system that incorporates a smart lighting, surveillance cameras, and advanced recorders. No matter where an intruder tries to hide, your system will see, record, and send them scurrying.

In an age when threats seem to be all around us, you don’t need to live in fear. A smart security system puts your mind at ease by virtually eliminating those things that keep you up at night. Keep reading to learn how smart lights and cameras add a level of security to your home in the Bay Area.

Multiroom Video: Watch What You Want, Where You Want

Multiroom Video Distribution Sends Content to Any or All Rooms With a Touch Of A Button

The streaming content revolution has increased our viewing options tenfold. When you add traditional sources such as cable TV, DVD, Blu-Ray, and video servers, managing the content can be ungainly. You want to have the luxury and convenience of watching any of the sources in any room. Rather than have multiple sources cluttering up each space or restarting a show when you move from the bedroom, you need a simple, straightforward solution.

A multiroom video distribution system provides a centralized approach to deliver content to any or all rooms of your Bay Area smart home.

Are you looking to enjoy your content anywhere in the house with one easy control? Read more to find out how a multiroom video system can make it happen.

Here’s How Smart Home Automation Enhances Your Lifestyle

Discover the Many Benefits of a Smart Home, From Wellness to Household Management.

Smart home automation was once seen as a house of tomorrow. We viewed wide-eyed the wonders of controlling all the household functions from a control panel full of switches. While we are not quite matching the world of the Jetsons, the home of the future is today.

The Bay Area automated home is more than a collection of gear; it is an eco-system designed to provide the luxury, convenience, and practical management of house systems. A control system enhances every activity in a home, adding remarkable benefits to each, from the excitement of a home theater experience that exceeds commercial cinemas quality to lighting that can increase your wellbeing.

To see how a smart home automation system can elevate your lifestyle, read more below.

2 Ways Lutron Lighting Adds More Luxury to Your Life

A Smart Home Lighting System Is a Bright Idea for Your Home

Many homeowners consider home lighting to be merely functional. They turn on the lights when a room is dark and turn them off during the day. While they may have a few attractive lamps or fixtures, they don’t think lights can add more luxury to their lives. The truth is the right lighting in your home – a smart home lighting system – improves your rooms and enhances your life.

Smart lighting from Lutron is attractive and human-centric – designed to achieve the perfect balance of form and function for any space. You’ll see your home in a new light when you set lighting scenes, change the color and intensity of the lights, and program them to operate automatically. Keep reading to learn the two compelling reasons to upgrade to smart lighting.

 

WIDR and Quieter: Lutron’s New Motorized Shades Improve on Perfection

The lighting leader also unveiled next generation dimming at CEDIA 2019

Lutron isn’t a leader in lighting control for nothing. Their ability to improve on their already trusted smart components makes them a great place to start if you’re looking for innovation and quality. At this year’s CEDIA, they unveiled improvements for their motorized shades, the first update to HomeWorks in eight years, and the LED+ dimming — which aims to revolutionize lighting control. Find out what it all means for your Sausalito, CA, home here.

Rethinking the Kitchen: Embracing Smart Home Control In the Heart of the Household

How Interior Designers Can Combine Style and Function in the Kitchen

There’s no denying it: smart home control is in demand. If you’re an interior designer working with San Francisco clients you’ve probably already encountered the increased need for smart technology throughout the home. And, according to a study by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (as reported by CEPro), interior designers are most interested in learning about smart technology for the kitchen. The Kitchen Awareness and Usage Report found that more than half of the surveyed designers were interested in learning about smart appliances, integrated lighting, and voice control for the kitchen. If you want to learn more about these topics, keep reading.

The Top 4 Benefits of Lutron Motorized Shades

Discover How Motorized Shades Can Improve Your Menlo Park Home

 

With over 20 years of experience in the motorized shades industry, Lutron has developed comprehensive shading solutions that give users maximum performance and control. From the physical shade to the electronic drives, controls, power supplies, and hardware, all the components of their motorized window treatments have been designed with an impeccable eye for detail to ensure a top-quality final product.

Read on to learn why Lutron motorized shades are a must-have addition to your Menlo Park smart home.

The Best Way to Accentuate Homes: Smart Lighting

Lighting Control Systems are Changing the Game for Architects and Designers

 

There’s nothing that makes a house look amazing quite like natural light. Light can change the mood of any room, make areas feel larger and more open than they actually are, and draw attention to architectural finishes and décor. But light is also difficult to control.

For architects and designers, light is a challenge. It’s not as easy as just designing homes with lots of windows. You also have to think about how each room will look on cloudy days and evenings. And not everyone wants a home with floor-to-ceiling windows, making it difficult to create that open, airy atmosphere in each room.

Fortunately, lighting control systems are changing the game. A growing trend in the San Francisco, CA area, lighting control isn’t limited to just DIY, basic devices. Instead, architects and designers are leveraging smart technology to make homes look beautiful right from the start. These systems are top of mind during the initial planning of the home all the way through to the final staging – and the results are stunning.

5 Design Trends That Can Transform Your Next Project

How to Use Smart Technology to Achieve Your Goals

 

For designers, it’s crucial to stay on top of the latest trends to create dynamic and innovative spaces for their clients. Everything from colors to fabrics can play a vital role in shaping the right ambiance. Realizing technology can also play a significant role can make you stand out from competitors. As you explore the latest industry trends, it’s worth considering ways technology can help you. This blog highlights just a few examples of how smart home automation is a crucial partner in achieving the design goals in your next project in San Carlos or San Francisco.

Technology for Your Health? Here’s How We Make it Possible

Use Smart Home Automation to Improve Quality of Life It’s well known that technology can enhance your home in a number of ways: energy-savings, convenience, aesthetics, and more. But did you know that smart home automation can improve your health as well? In addition to serving your Hillsborough, CA home, your smart technology can also…