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.
Combat Seasonal Depression Within Your Coastal Maine Home
Do you ever find yourself getting a little blue during the colder, wintry months? The sun isn’t shining for nearly as long as it does during spring and summer, we’re all cooped up indoors more often to avoid the cold weather, and it leaves us feeling a bit down.
Some call it the winter blues. Others call it seasonal depression; it is also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The Diagnostic Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) identifies it as a type of depression that is caused by a chemical imbalance of the brain prompted by less sunlight in winter and shorter daylight hours.
The lack of light dramatically affects our mood, interfering with our daily functioning. By incorporating circadian lighting into your Boothbay, ME home lighting control system, you can make the lighting in your home human-centric, helping to positively impact your mood throughout the day. Keep reading to learn more!
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.
The Advantages of Using LED Lights in Your Home
Showcase your décor with LED lights. Unlike harsh fluorescents or hot incandescent bulbs, LEDs offer more flexibility and natural lighting for the different areas of your home. They are cool to the touch and tunable. You can place them anywhere and change their color temperature and intensity to complement your lighting needs. The result is an interior space that glows the way you want it.
Discover the difference that LED light fixtures and bulbs can make in your Portland or Southern Maine home. In this blog, we’ll discuss the four benefits of switching to LED lights.