Watch These Tutorial Videos to Get the Most Out of Your System
Our favorite home automation company, Control4, introduced the latest upgrade to its operating system last year: OS 3. Control4
OS 3 introduced a wealth of new features previously unavailable in the first two iterations of the operating system, with a new focus placed on user personalization.
Personalization has become an essential desire of homeowners with automation in their homes, so features like active media bars, a Favorites option, and broad support of third-party devices was imperative in the new operating system.
In this blog, we’ll cover three ways you can manage the Control4 OS 3 system in your Laguna Beach, CA home, plus include helpful videos to help you navigate the process.
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Deter the Dreaded Porch Pirates This Holiday Season
The holidays are filled with festive activities with family and friends, and shopping opportunities for that special someone – or someones – in your life. Online shopping and store deliveries have become very popular in recent years, and it’s not uncommon to see packages lying on the porches of your Irvine, CA, neighbors, or even on your own front porch.
Unfortunately, a new term exists for individuals that take advantage of this burgeoning trend of home deliveries: porch pirates. These individuals take advantage of a convenient service to many.
From video doorbells to surveillance cameras, keep reading to learn how you can leverage your smart home security system
to your advantage this holiday season.
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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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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.
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