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Enjoy More Shade & Fewer Insects with Outdoor Motorized Shades

Sheer, black motorized shades lowered in a patio living area.

Experience Outdoor Shades That Lower in a Press of a Button 

When most homeowners create an outdoor living space, they bring out weatherproof furniture, a grill, and hang some string lights. But for extra comfort, have you considered installing outdoor screens? 

It happens all too frequently. We’re enjoying our time relaxing outdoors when it starts to feel too buggy. Or we might take our laptop outside to work, only to decide the sun is too bright. But when you own outdoor motorized shades, you can block harsh sunlight, pesky insects, and pollen with a press of a button. 

Learn how motorized shades can enhance your Bay Area outdoor areas and why they make an excellent addition to any smart home system

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Lighting Control’s Best Accessory: Lutron’s Wall Keypads

Bright, modern home with a Lutron lighting control keypad on the wall.

Another Reason to Get Excited about Lutron Smart Lighting 

Lutron is a lighting control system that lets you intelligently automate your home’s LED lights and shades. But it’s not just a controller. Lutron also offers a breadth of light fixtures, shades, and wall keypads that enhance the home lighting experience. 

We’ve written about Lutron’s lighting and shading solutions—but let’s look at their eye-catching and design-oriented keypads. In our humble opinion, replacing your regular on/off light switches with sleek, customizable buttons is one of the most exciting benefits of a Lutron system! 

Here’s what we love about Lutron’s wall keypads and what they can offer your Bay Area home. 

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The Benefits of Outdoor Lighting

 A well-lit home with a pool and fireplace after dark. The pool is illuminated with bright blue light.

Illuminate your home after dark with a breathtaking landscape lighting design

Are you coming home to a well-illuminated home after dark? Proper lighting will bring you peace of mind that you are safe when you go from your car to the door at night and add an unmatched layer of beauty to your property. Plus, an integrator makes it easy to control your lights through intuitive smart controls and home automation. You can adjust your lights from your smart device of choice or even schedule them to turn on and off automatically.

The benefits don’t just end there! Read on to learn more about the benefits an outdoor lighting installation will bring to your home in the Bay Area.

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Why You Need A Smart Multi-Room Audio System

A Control4 tablet sits on a marble counter. It is playing the song Lights Out through the Deezer app.

Check out the features that set Control4 apart from a traditional audio system

How often do you listen to music in your home? Most homeowners like to put on their favorite tunes as they do housework or relax after a long day. What if you could enjoy your music, play your record collection, stream your TV audio, and listen to the latest audiobook or podcast no matter where you are in your home? Whole-home audio makes this possible! Speakers will be installed in every room of your home to provide even coverage, and with just a tap, you can listen to the same song throughout your property or different audio in every room of your house.

Some audio systems, however, are smarter than others. Discover three reasons that it is better to have a smart multi-room audio system from Control4 in Hillsborough, CA.

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