Father’s Day is closer than you think! June 16th is the day we tell our Dads how much they mean to us, and how we appreciate them. This year skip the socks and ties, and get him something he’ll love year round. Here are some great Father’s day gift ideas:
It goes without saying that if you’re building a killer home theatre system or stereo system you want to have the best sound possible for your music, movies, and games. Not much sense in spending time and money on one part of the equation while neglecting the other. The problem is, if you live in … Read more
Are you looking to jump on the smart home bandwagon? There was a time, not so long ago, when if you told someone you had a smart home, they might have thought you meant you had a sharp looking house, or maybe you had installed thermopane windows or a heat pump or something. Today smart … Read more
Presenting our Moving Art Leon’s Elite is our premier moving art solution. Its patented movement silently scrolls artwork up and down, revealing and concealing the TV behind it while perfectly framing the screen. Unlike any other system made, the Elite’s art is flush to the back of the picture frame, held in place magnetically and … Read more
Baby It’s Wet Out There! Panasonic Smart Home Water leak detection notification. Sensor Only: $49. Be alerted to the potential for water damage with this simple system from Panasonic. The Water Leak Sensor (KX-HNS103) teams up with Panasonic’s smart home Hub (KX-HNB600) to notify you via your smart phone app when water is detected. Available … Read more
Understanding the basics is very important if you plan to incorporate technology into your house. While there are a number of ways to get that technology, install it, and start moving forward with a smart home, it all starts with one basic question:
What is Home Automation?
This week we are excited to feature the new Sonos One Speaker. Dubbed “The Smart Speaker For Music Lovers”, Sonos has integrated voice control into its line of high-quality wireless speakers.
Is everyone enjoying the age of screens? Everything has a screen and every screen is different technology. Is it Touch, OLED, Retina, IPS? Do you know what it all means? Which is best?
What do you use your Control4 System for?
- Master Control my home theatre, TV and stereo.
- Lighting control on our main floor. The areas of the home we live in most have C4 light switches set at desired lighting levels. For example, we don’t need 100% brightness in our living room, so we set it at 68% to save energy. All rooms are set at lower levels and we still have ample light. Saving energy = saving money.
- When I pause a movie to go to the kitchen, the TV room lights automatically turn on and when I come back and hit play, the lights turn back down.