Explore the Newest Way You Can Manage Your Smart Home Technology
Chances are that you, or someone you know, owns some version of an Amazon Alexa-enabled device.
After all, research conducted by NPR and Edison Research in late 2017 revealed 11 percent of American adults – or about 26.8 million people – owned one.
You might use an Echo as a wireless speaker or as a tool to deliver you the latest news or weather. But you can use it to control your home’s smart technology, too.
In this blog, we detail how you can use Amazon Alexa to control the home automation system in your Portland, Maine-area house.
Interested in finding out more? Keep reading below.
Improve Your Productivity with a Proper Home Network Setup
Your home office is a place to get work done. Whether you use it to work on personal projects, manage your day-to-day, or work remotely, it should be the area where you can zone in on your work without interruption.
But sometimes interruption can come in the form of a faulty internet connection, making a home network setup all the more necessary. Set up your Portland, ME home network the right way to prevent frustrating issues that can get in the way of your work.
In this blog, we will look at some of the ways you might use your home office, and how that can be affected by your network connectivity.
Upgrade Your Smart Home for the New Year
With the start of the new year, you may be looking to make some upgrades to your Portland, ME area home. Smart home technology is more exciting than ever this year, so we’ve rounded up three great devices you should consider adding to your home automation system in 2018.
Read on to find out what technology we’re excited about and how it can benefit you.
For Great Home Entertainment, Here’s What You’ll Need…
Many homeowners throughout the York, ME area are starting the new year off by upgrading the entertainment systems throughout their properties. Have you been considering an upgrade? The first step is to look at the essentials!
This is especially true for your home theater system. Before considering design themes, make sure you’re setting up your theater for success. This blog will help you do that! Below, we outline the must-have components of your home theater system. Read on to learn what they are and why they matter.
Is 2018 the Year of Better Office Technology?
With 2018 right around the corner, now is the time for business owners and executives to be thinking about improvements they want to make for the coming year.
There’s always room for greater operational efficiency in office environments, but business leaders usually focus entirely on the workforce, neglecting a key area for improvement: technology.
Specifically, conference room technology is a source of frustration and can lead to an inefficient use of company time. So we’ve put together a quick guide to commercial automation that outlines the benefits and starting points for Portland, Maine business owners. If your conference room technology is stuck in the past, then keep reading!
Let Lighting Control Make Your Home Set for the Holiday Season
The holidays are fast approaching, and before you know it, it’ll be time for family reunions and traditional festivities. It’s during this time of year that you can really take advantage of smart lighting control. Whether you’re planning on decking out your home with a lighting display or simply want an easier way to add ambiance for a party, we think any Ogunquit, ME homeowner could put this technology to good use. Read on to learn how this smart technology can make your holiday season’s hard work a breeze.
We can help make installing smart home technology a breeze.
There has never been a more opportune time for builders to jump on board with smart home technology. New and advancing technology has become a way of life for more and more homeowners, and outfitting their dream houses with smart automation during the construction phase can make the process more efficient for everyone involved. That is easier said than done, but it’s also far closer to your fingertips than you realize. By partnering with a Smart Home Integrator and experienced Savant installer in the Kennebunk, ME area, installing home automation in your new constructions will be easier than ever.
Learn Why This Automation Tool Has Become so Popular
Motorized shades have become one of the fastest growing solutions in the world of smart homes. You might be wondering what all the fuss is about if you don’t have them in your home or have yet to experience them in someone else’s home. Let us help you understand how automated window treatments could benefit your Kennebunk, ME area home. We’ve compiled a list of four things to know. To learn more, continue reading.
Ensure Your Cumberland, Maine Home Technology Stays Smart
Smart home automation is a great way to simplify your lifestyle while also getting more out of the technology you already love. But your smart home system is only as good as the network that supports it. If you want to enjoy all of the features of the latest technology, and possibly scale up in the future, you may need a home networking upgrade. In this blog, we’ll show you why it’s so important to have a strong network. Read on to learn more.
Let Your Style Shine
Do you have a home in the Portland or Eastern Maine area and you’re looking for design tips? Or are you an interior designer looking for a modern approach to design? One secret to great looking home interiors is a lighting scheme that highlights and enhances your decor. Lighting control can be an excellent tool for easily managing your home’s illumination and therefore the overall look and feel of the space. To learn more, continue reading.
Outdoor Home Theater Installation for Your Yard or Patio
Throughout the warm months of summer, you’ll have more opportunities to use your outdoor areas. Make sure you can take full advantage of the sunny days and cool nights with an outdoor home theater installation. With an outdoor entertainment system, you can continue to keep up with the latest films, television and even gaming without missing out on all that summer has to offer. To learn more about installing a home theater in your Portland or Cumberland, ME outdoor spaces, continue reading.
Make Your Whole Home More Entertaining with the Latest Technologies
Home audio and video make every space more dynamic. You could find yourself listening to music in your bathroom or creating a home theater experience in your living room. Whether you’re outfitting your kitchen with a television to catch up on the news over breakfast or creating a dedicated listening room to immerse yourself in your favorite vinyl, the equipment matters. For your Kennebunk or Wells, ME area residence, we’ve found the latest and greatest technologies emerging in the world of whole home audio video. To learn more, continue reading.
Add Efficiency to Your Home
Most people in the market for a new home are looking for turnkey properties, and many are searching specifically for smart home automation. Buyers are also looking for green homes that run as efficiently as possible. One simple way you can improve the look, feel, and efficiency of your Portland or Cumberland, ME area home is through the use of custom motorized shades. To learn more about how shades can enhance your home, read on.
Optimize Your Technology, Enhance Your Style
Your home is the central hub of your daily life, and it should reflect who you are, while also being functional and attune to your needs. This can be a difficult balance to strike, but there is a simple solution: home automation. A smart home brings together form and function by utilizing the latest technologies. The best part is that it does so in a streamlined way that fits into your personal style and tastes. Every room can benefit from smart technology, but we will cover enhancements in three specific spaces in this post. To learn more about home automation and see what it can do for your Kennebunk or Southern Maine home, continue reading.