From Apps and Remotes to Voice Control, Each Is Designed with You in Mind
Homeowners in Cumberland County, ME and beyond are increasingly outfitting their properties with smart technology for the convenience, security, and luxury it adds to their lifestyles. If you haven’t yet invested in a home automation system, chances are you’ve at least thought about it and are doing your research to decide if it’s a good fit for you and your family.
As an experienced Savant dealer, we could go on about the benefits of home automation, but we’ll focus on one standout feature in this blog: A home automation system offers personalized control from a wide range of devices that are each designed with you in mind. Below, we’ll explore all the ways you can control your Savant home to help you decide which option or options are best for you.
Explore Each to Decide Which Is Best for Your Multi-Room Audio System
There are many different ways to enjoy music at home, but nothing compares to streaming your favorite tunes effortlessly throughout the home at the touch of a button. This intuitive and immersive soundscape solution is made possible with a robust multi-room home audio system.
But deciding what you want out of a multi-room home audio system is just the beginning. Among the many choices you’ll need to make to ensure you receive a superior listening experience is choosing which type of speaker setup is best for you and your home in the Kennebunkport, Maine area. To help you get started, our team at SmartHome Solutions, Inc. has listed our two favorite types of home audio solutions below.
This Patented Lighting System Offers Endless Possibilities for a Beautiful Yard
The effort put toward both the design and maintenance of your home’s landscaping should be significant. Not only does a beautiful exterior make outdoor gatherings and relaxation more enjoyable, but it also boosts curb appeal and increases the value of your home in the York County, Maine area.
When you incorporate a personalized landscape lighting system by Coastal Source throughout your outdoor spaces, you can make an impact even after the sun sets with beautiful light that not only illuminates your foliage and exterior architecture but also turns on and off on its own.
In this blog, we’ll explore what sets Coastal Source apart from the competition and the benefits you’ll receive from their landscape lighting solutions. Get the details below!
Here Are Three Outdoor Audio Solutions to Consider for Your Home
Whether you’re exercising, gardening, or hosting a get-together in the backyard, everything is better with a personal soundtrack. Imagine blasting Jimmy Buffett by the grill or a custom playlist as you float in the pool. With an outdoor sound system added to your Coastal Maine home in Ogunquit or beyond, you’ll spend more time than ever outdoors. Our busy schedules can hinder our ability to relax and soak up vitamin D, but outdoor speakers are incentive enough for us to get outside and enjoy the warmer seasons even more.
Wondering which brands are best for your property? When selecting an outdoor sound system, you need to be sure the quality can withstand the test of time as it endures the snow, rain, cold and heat that Coastal Maine is subject to. Have an indoor music setup? We will help ensure your outdoor audio can connect to the rest of your speakers and audio sources for the best experience!
Keep reading to discover the brands we’ve partnered with at SmartHome Solutions, Inc. and what your household can anticipate with an added outdoor sound system.
Our Smart Home Monitoring Services Make Coming Home Easier Than Ever
Spring has officially arrived! And while it may still be cold in York County and throughout Coastal Maine, the coming warmer weather is bringing the snowbirds back from their winter escapes in the South. However, returning home for spring and summer can be a pain when all of the technology at your Maine property has been inactive or even shut off for months at a time.
That’s where SmartHome Solutions, Inc. comes in. Our smart home monitoring services prepare everything in your home prior to your arrival so you don’t come back to any unforeseen technology issues. Learn more about the unparalleled convenience of our seasonal servicing plans below.
From MicroLED Modular Design to Rollable Screens, Explore the Possibilities Here
Your screen is the centerpiece of your home theater design; and finding the right display that delivers an exceptional picture while fitting in with your design can be a challenge – especially with the multitude of options available.
In this blog, we look at some of the most innovative televisions coming soon to Coastal Maine that will help you get the most from your home’s theater setup. Whether you have a multi-purpose media room or a dedicated home theater at your Kennebunkport-area property, these top-of-the-line displays will offer beautiful imagery that will enhance your viewing experience.
Keep reading in the sections below to learn more about these remarkable TVs.
Take Your Coastal Maine Home To The Next Level With USAI’s LED Light Fixtures
Smart lighting control is one of the most popular smart home upgrades because of the impact it has on a home’s atmosphere, allowing homeowners to transform their spaces with the push of a button. In May of last year, Savant, our preferred brand for integrated smart home control systems, announced that it was partnering with USAI Lighting, the award-winning manufacturer of innovative, high-performance LED light fixtures that deliver rich color technology and optical design.
This partnership brings homeowners a wide selection of USAI Lighting fixtures from its various product families containing hundreds of different fixture options. Whether you’re looking for architectural lighting for exposed ceilings, shallowed recessed downlights, or small aperture LEDs, USAI Lighting has a solution that will be the ideal fit for your home. We’re very excited to be able to bring the benefits of this collaboration to our Kennebunkport and Coastal Maine clients. Keep reading to learn about how pairing USAI Lighting and Savant can enhance your smart home.
Experience The Wonder Of A Sonos Home Audio System
In the last five years, Sonos has become one of the most popular names in wireless home audio. And for good reason. Their devices combine high-performance audio with sleek design, simple controls, and quick installation, delivering a home audio system that sounds amazing and doesn’t interrupt your décor with bulky equipment. In this blog, we spotlight our favorite Sonos products. They’re perfect for holiday gift ideas or for boosting the audio quality of your Cumberland County home, and once you experience the richness of Sonos, you’ll want to share the love.
Protect Your Portland-Area Home With Remote Access Control
As beautiful as the Portland area can be over the holiday season, many of us enjoy getting away from Maine to warmer climates for vacation. But you don’t want to spend your break time worrying about the security of your home while you’re away. You want to be enjoying yourself with family and friends, and a smart home security system makes it easier to unwind. Remote access control is the key here.
Keep reading to learn more about remote access control and how it can safeguard your Coastal Maine property while you’re sipping cocktails by the hotel pool.
Summer is in the rear-view mirror, and it's time to start pulling out the long pants, sweaters, and jackets you're going to need for those chilly winter months here in the Kennebunk, Maine area. You’ll need to bundle up to stay warm when you’re outside, but you’ll want to shed your layers once you step into a home that doesn’t have any chilly spots.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 30 percent of a house’s heating energy is lost through windows. That means your climate control system has to work 30-percent harder to maintain a regular temperature, which increases your heating bills. Having window coverings diminish heat loss and motorized shades are an especially helpful way to keep your house regulated as winter settles in.
Read on to learn about the temperature-regulating benefits of motorized shades.
A Digital Signage Installation Can Boost Your York Company’s Brand Identity
Digital signage is how your organization shares its story, using images, animation, and video to express a brand identity and draw patrons in with dynamic visuals. Businesses in the York, Maine area can increase customer engagement with a digital signage installation from SmartHome Solutions, giving you a high-performance system with intuitive, customizable controls.
We help local retail stores, restaurants, and schools expand their ability to send their message out into the world, and we know the best practices to ensure that people are paying attention. Keep reading to learn why you want digital signage for your business and what the best practices are for installation and use.
Audio-Video Distribution Expands the Range of Your Media in Your House
Tired of dealing with a different cable box in every room? Ever wish all your TVs could have access to the same Blu-Ray player? How would you like to play music in any room of your home with the push of a button?
Distributed A/V is a whole-home audio video solution that eliminates all the clutter to send signals throughout your Portsmouth-area house from a centralized location. It brings all your technology together to boost the performance of your home entertainment systems, all while effortlessly managing all the devices with your smart home control system. Read on to learn how distributed A/V will change how you interact with the media in your coastal New Hampshire or Maine home.
Boost Your Home Network Setup To Get The Best Service (Even Outside!)
Your wireless network is under more pressure than you might think. Your computers are connected to Wi-Fi, but so are all your smartphones and tablets. Your smart TV is online, your video game consoles are online, even your thermostat is online.
This creates significant stress on your Wi-Fi, especially when everyone in your house is using it at once. And given how much of your routine involves using the internet, it's likely that online activity is continually happening.
You need a home network setup that can handle the needs of your family, and there are various ways to strengthen your wireless signal so everyone can do what they need to without dealing with internet lag. Read on to learn how you can make sure your Wi-Fi reaches everywhere in your Ogunquit home, including tricky outdoor spaces.
Coastal Source Brings High-End Outdoor Living and Home Automation to Kennebunkport, ME
It takes a lot of time and effort to create a compelling, inviting outdoor space for your home. But it’s easy to optimize that area for maximum comfort, beauty, and longevity.
Coastal Source is an industry leader in outdoor lighting and audio, and we’re excited to bring their products to homeowners in Kennebunkport and throughout Coastal Maine.
Read on to learn the ways Coastal Source can enhance your property and how outdoor home automation services allow you to take full advantage of these features.
Beat the Summer Heat with Smart Window Treatments
With the weather warming up, we can probably guess one of your top priorities this summer: keeping cool while saving on the related energy costs. Well, with motorized shades, you can keep your Kennebunkport, ME home cool without using too much energy from your climate control systems. Plus, the style they add to your home’s aesthetic is an added bonus.
In this blog, we’ll look at the features of motorized shades and how they benefit you in keeping the summer heat away with ease and convenience. Just keep reading to find out more.