A Robust Home Network is the First Step to a Smart Home System

Professional Installation Services from Launch Systems Keep You Connected

Smart home solutions such as lighting control systems, climate control, security systems and more have all become popular for the modern homeowner. Before you begin adding additional smart home devices to your Laguna Beach, CA home, make sure your home network can handle the influx of smart technology without lagging and causing you potential headaches. You will also want to ensure your network is encrypted and safe from potential cyberhacking.

 To be sure your network is robust and safe enough to handle a variety of smart home solutions, employ the services of a home network installation service provider like Launch Systems. We have decades of service, providing excellent customer service to Californians just like yourself.

Keep reading our blog to learn why you should consider a professionally installed home network before you begin building your smart home automation system.

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Why Make the Switch from Manual to Motorized Window Treatments?

Make Life Simpler with These Smart Solutions Installed in Your Newport Beach-Area Home

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your existing window treatments or have a blank slate of windows in a new-build home, you’ve likely been window shopping for window treatments!

From roller shades to Roman blinds, motorized styles to manual styles, the options seem endless and overwhelming. Motorized window treatments bring safety and convenience to your Newport Beach-area home and come in both wired and wireless options to suit your installation needs.

Keep reading the blog to learn the benefits of motorized window treatments over manual blinds.

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Enjoy Music Everywhere with New Products from Sonos

Enjoy Multi-Room Music or Take Your Audio on an Adventure

Sonos has been on the music scene since its inception in 2002. The company is known for its partnerships with music companies, from Spotify to Tidal and Deezer to iHeartRadio. Sonos’ dedication to music partnerships shows how seriously they take music, and the brand can be seen in many homes in the area and beyond, providing high-quality, multi-room music for Californians.

In this blog, we’ll cover three new products released by the audio brand: The Sonos Move, the Sonos One SL and the Sonos Port. Each comes with a variety of innovative features you’ll be sure to enjoy.

Keep reading to learn how Sonos can provide you with multi-room music throughout your Huntington Beach, CA, home.

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Confused on Where to Start with Your Security Camera Installation?

Learn the Difference Between Local and Cloud Storage Systems

Many of our customers consult us for a variety of smart home solutions, and we love hearing from you. From whether or not to invest in a more robust network to incorporating lighting control systems into your home, we’ve learned our customers’ strongest desires relate to simple functionality and high-quality products. That desire spills over into the security and surveillance realm, as well. Several different components can go into a security camera installation, and surveillance cameras are typically the most significant component of many systems. Camera footage storage is an aspect of security installations about which we get many questions. If you’re wondering what the difference is between local storage and cloud storage, keep reading. Continue reading "Confused on Where to Start with Your Security Camera Installation?"

2 Top Home Theater Design Trends from CEDIA Expo 2019

Wellness Centers & Stunning 8K OLED

The annual CEDIA Expo returned to Denver earlier this month. Full of innovative home technologies and product launches, the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association put on a great show as they always do. Some of our favorite companies debuted new products and exciting updates, and we also noticed a few exciting new trends. In this blog, we’ll cover two interesting home theater design trends we saw at the Expo. Keep reading to learn about two new home theater trends you can potentially incorporate into your own Irvine, CA home. Continue reading "2 Top Home Theater Design Trends from CEDIA Expo 2019"

Consider a Lutron Lighting System for Your California Home

We Tell You How Lutron Sets the Bar High in Automated Lighting

A 2017 Harris Poll asked 1,553 homeowners about their lighting preferences, and 91% cited reducing energy use was important. Despite that staggering statistic, 21% had no idea they could reduce their energy consumption by installing lighting controls in their homes. As a result of homeowners’ preferences, lighting control is taking the home automation industry by storm. You want the ability to regulate the level and quality of light in your home not only to save on energy, but also to complete specific tasks comfortably — the more control of when and where you can use light, the better. Keep reading to learn how Lutron has set the bar high for lighting control systems and why you should consider a system for your Newport Beach, CA home. Continue reading "Consider a Lutron Lighting System for Your California Home"