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5 Benefits You Will Get With A Home Theater Design

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All the magic of conventional movie theaters inside your Bay Area home.

Having fun at home is now much easier with dedicated entertainment areas. With families spending more time together as the summer months approach, it’s crucial to have a good recreational option for the whole family. We love to design and install rooms specially conceived as fully immersive home theaters. Want to improve how you entertain in your Bay Area residence? Read on to learn about the five major advantages of home theater design.

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Experience The Elegance Motorized Shades Bring to Your Home

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Battery-Powered Shades Convey Luxury Design To All Your Rooms

Motorized shades bring functional benefits to your Bay Area residence beyond their great aesthetics. These shades will help you reduce energy costs by lightening the load your HVAC system carries throughout the day to keep your rooms warmer or colder; plus, these shades will help protect your furniture, hardwood floors, and art piece in your home from harmful UV rays. 

All from a one-touch control that could be via a tablet, remote or an app on your phone. It used to be necessary to drill holes in the walls of your home to incorporate wiring and achieve full control of the shades; however, now it is much easier and less invasive with battery-powered motorized shades. Continue reading to learn more about our motorized shade solutions.

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Bring Music to the Outdoors with Poolside Audio

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Add the Soundtrack to All Your Pool Fun

With spring here in Northern California, your outdoor spaces become a prime area for entertainment of family and friends. Having a powerful audio system for your San Francisco home is the key to achieve the quality entertainment you've been looking for in your backyard activities.

You can take all your parties and outdoor activities to the next level with your favorite music through a high-performance poolside audio system. Want to know how? Keep reading to learn more about poolside audio.

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Transform Your Outdoor Entertainment with High-Performance Audio Solutions

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Take your favorite music, podcasts, and sports outside

When we talk about outdoor audio for your San Francisco Bay Area home, we’re talking about high-fidelity speakers that provide impact and clarity for every musical note, dialogue, or whatever you are listening to. With high-performance outdoor sound, you can turn all your outdoor activities at home into more pleasurable experiences. Here are a few ideas to consider for your new outdoor audio setup.

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3 Ways to Give Your Home Unique Nighttime Appeal

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Make Your Home Look as Stunning in the Evening as It Does During the Day

Have you ever considered your home to be an oasis? Because, in a way, it is! It’s your private paradise where you can escape from the world for a while. Whether you’re retreating from the busyness of work or the hustle and bustle of everyday activities, your home is a place to unwind, relax, and refresh. Even though it may look the part in the day, at night, it seems like a dark castle.

Add light and life to your property! With outdoor lighting, you effectively extend your enjoyment outside and into the evening. Landscape lighting creates a beautiful scene on your lawn, patio, or pool deck. Discover how to achieve this effect at your Bay Area home by reading our blog below. 

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How to Create a Lightning-Fast Home Network

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Quick fixes won’t work if you have a low-performing home network system. Here’s the answer!

Wi-Fi extenders, a mesh network, and a new router. You’ve tried everything to fix your slow home networking system and weak Wi-Fi, but nothing seems to do the trick. You may have even upgraded to the best plan from your ISP (internet service provider). And still, you experience problems with buffering movies, frozen video during FaceTiming or conference calls, or lags when trying to control smart home systems.

What’s causing the problem? Why aren’t your Wi-Fi and internet cooperating? You’ve tried DYI strategies and over-the-counter products that don’t really work. Now, it’s time for real solutions. Keep reading to see how to enjoy the best connection in your Bay Area home.

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A Day in the Life with Multi-Room Audio

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How a Whole-Home Audio System Adds More Enjoyment to Your Life

Whether you’re dining out, shopping at a retail store, or spending time at an entertainment venue, you’ve likely enjoyed the immersive features of music. Bay Area business owners know that music elevates the experience for their customers. Music does wonders to create a mood and stir emotions like no other media. That’s why they dedicate a portion of their budgets to installing premium speakers throughout their buildings and properties. 

So, the question is, “Why don’t you have a multi-room audio system in your home?” With the tap of a button, you can surround yourself in your favorite songs wherever you roam – creating the perfect mood in any space. Keep reading to see how a whole-home sound system brings more music to your life. 

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Don’t Make a Mess with Mesh Networks

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Achieve a Stable and Strong Connection with Advanced Smart Home Wi-Fi

Few things are more frustrating in our Wi-Fi world than dealing with buffering videos, poor connections with smart devices, and sluggish responses when you’re browsing the internet or social media. It’s even worse when you need reliable Wi-Fi for home security and other smart home systems. What’s the solution? Some would suggest installing a mesh network. But that can get very messy!

Mesh isn’t always the answer. In fact, it can sometimes cause more problems. Instead, if you want to have strong Wi-Fi signals throughout your property in the Bay Area, smart home Wi-Fi is the solution. Keep reading to see how to fix your Wi-Fi problems. 

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Smart Lighting Control: A Switchless Lighting Solution

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Here Are 4 Options for Controlling Your Home’s Lighting without Flipping a Switch

People have done it for so long that they don’t even think twice about it: walking into a dark room and flipping the light switch. Immediate light floods the space, illuminating everything and even adding ambiance to the room. And yet, in a world of smart technology (i.e., smart cars, AI-powered computers and devices, and smart home products), you’d think there’d be a better way to control something as common as a light switch.

Smart lighting control is the answer! Instead of using a typical light switch or dimmer, you’ll enjoy a seamless and stylish way to illuminate your Bay Area, California home. Still, there’s more than one way to do it! Keep reading to learn how smart lighting control comes in many forms.

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How to Stream Brand-New Movies In Your Home Theater!

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Home Theater Design and Online Streaming Create a New Experience

Long before online streaming, people had to wait for a much-anticipated release of a movie in the theaters. Expectation and excitement turned to a thrilling experience once the lights went down and the film began to roll. Then came movie streaming platforms. Right in your own home, you could watch feature films . . . but not until after they were released to video, which could mean months!

But things have changed. Many streaming platforms offer same-day viewing of new releases right in the comfort of your own home! That, coupled with an immersive home theater design, transforms the entire entertainment experience in your Bay Area home. Keep reading to learn more. 

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How Smart Lighting Design Adds Ambiance to Your Home

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Change the Look and Feel of These 3 Rooms with a New Lighting Layout

Put a lamp here and a light there, and you’ll achieve the perfect ambiance in your home, right? Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. New lights don’t necessarily mean a new look in your rooms. For lighting design to be effective and impressive, proper light placement and high-quality products are essential.

So, how do you set the perfect lighting mood in every room? It’s easier than you think when depending on Hermary’s to design and install a lighting system. Keep reading to see what customized lighting design and high-end fixtures can do for your home in the Bay Area.

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What Makes Lutron Palladiom Shades So Special?

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Discover the 4 Distinct Features of Lutron’s Motorized Shades

Windows shades are more than simply functional. Certainly, they serve a practical purpose: privacy and light control. But there’s so much more to them. Just as your home’s lighting illuminates your rooms as well as adds ambiance, motorized shades also serve a dual purpose. Lutron Palladiom shades combine form, function, and automation to make your Bay Area home beautiful and smart.

Think differently about window treatments this year! Go from practical to smart and beautiful. In this blog, we’ll highlight four distinct features of Palladiom motorized shades by Lutron. 

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Discover the Benefits of a Smart Home Lighting System

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Simplify your lighting while you tailor them to your needs

When you hear “smart home lighting,” you may think of smart bulbs or telling Alexa to turn the lights off, but a fully integrated smart home lighting system is so much more because it allows you to sync your lighting to your lifestyle and schedule. 

Imagine your lights automatically dimming when you kick back to watch a movie or adjust their temperature to match the time of day. Read on if you’re interested to know how this and more is possible in your Bay Area home.

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Is Your Home Surveillance System Missing Something?

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Discover Why Lighting Control Is an Essential Component to Home Security 

A secure home certainly starts with a robust and smart home security system. Important components like motion sensors, geofencing, mobile alerts, and remote camera and access controls all come into play when ensuring optimal security on your property. Before an intruder even gets to the front door, you’ll know he’s there, and your system will respond immediately.

Still, most homeowners forget about one technology that does just as much to ward off thieves and even catch them in the act: lighting control! Paired with your home surveillance system, indoor and outdoor lighting acts as a deterrent and an effective measure for apprehending intruders at your Bay Area home. Want to find out more? Keep reading our article below. 

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A Custom Home Theater Design Brings Movies to Life

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How a Personalized Private Cinema Captures the Magical Movie Theater Experience

What do you enjoy about going to the movies? Is it the big screen, the surround sound, the luxury seats, the concessions, or the people you’re with? If the truth be told, it’s probably not simply one factor that makes movie magic happen for you – but the entire experience. The problem is there are other things that get in the way of your enjoyment: fighting traffic, dealing with crowds, waiting in line, or listening to noisy movie-goers.

However, custom home theater design changes everything. You enjoy only the positive experience without worrying about the rest. In this blog, we cover the three vital components you need to capture movie magic in your Bay Area home. Keep reading for the details!

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Josh.ai & Lutron Team Up for Home Lighting Control

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Want an Easier Way to Control the Lighting in Your Home? Here’s How! 

Smart home automation has transformed how people interact with the technologies in their homes. Even though dimmers and remotes were considered “smart technologies” years ago, they’ve long since been replaced by sleek wall panels, smart home tablets, and smartphone apps that allow seamless and sophisticated control options. 

In the last several years, a new innovation has emerged: voice control! Now, you don’t have to touch anything to take command of your home’s integrated systems. For example, Josh.ai (a state-of-the-art smart home voice assistant) has joined forces with Lutron (an innovator in home lighting control) to offer a better way to adjust natural and artificial lights in your Bay Area home. Keep reading to find out more. 

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A Robust Home Network Ensures a Fully Connected Home

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Home Network Installation Helps Your Smart Technologies Communicate Quickly and Efficiently

When you hear the term “home network,” you likely think about routers, modems, and Wi-Fi – those mysterious technologies that let you stream movies, perform an internet search, and browse social media. But your home network does much more than that, especially if you live in a home with smart technologies. Without a robust and updated network, your smart home would suffer the consequences. 

How does a professional home network installation improve the speed and efficiency of your smart home systems? In this blog, we’ll discuss what a state-of-the-art networking system can do for your home in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

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Here Are 3 New Ways to Control Your Motorized Shades

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Tired of Using a Tablet? Unlock the True Potential of Your Smart Shades

If you live in a home with smart technologies, then you already experience the benefits of motorized shades. They offer the perfect way to control natural light and heat – without cords and rods. Touch one button or icon, and you change the look, feel, and climate in your rooms. No need to get out of your seat to do it!

But did you know that operating the smart shades in your Bay Area home can be even easier? A smart home system from Control4 or Savant offers everyday shading solutions to elevate your lifestyle in new ways. Keep reading to learn about three motorized shade control options that you may not have known about. 

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What in The World Is Wi-Fi 6?

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A Smart Home with Wi-Fi 6 Moves at Lightning-Fast Speeds!

Do your smart home devices, TVs, phones, and computers have trouble connecting to the internet? You may notice that a movie you’re watching buffers midstream, your smart lights respond slowly, or you have trouble getting a signal in certain areas of your home. Unfortunately, these are the Wi-Fi woes of living in a home with multiple wireless devices. The more smart technologies you add to your home, the harder it is for an older Wi-Fi system to keep up with the demand.

Fortunately, there is a solution to this problem you have in your Bay Area home. In this blog, we’ll explain how to get the most out of your smart home Wi-Fi by switching to Wi-Fi 6.  We’ll explain what it is, how it works, and why you need to upgrade. Keep reading for all the details!

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4 Ways You Can Take Control of Your Smart Home

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Discover the Versatility, Convenience, and Luxury of a Smart Home Automation System 

In the early 1950s, black and white televisions became commonplace in homes. By 1956, more than half of U.S. homes had a television. No new invention had entered homes faster than the TV. Even though it was a modern marvel, there was only one way to control it: twist the knob to turn it on and off. Now, we can adjust our TVs in a myriad of ways – manually, by remote, or with smart home automation

If you already live in a smart home, ask yourself this question: Are you controlling your smart technologies only one way? While using a touchpad is certainly more convenient than manually adjusting your lights, TVs, and motorized shades, you have other options too – ones that add even more luxury to your life. Keep reading to discover all four ways you can take control of your Bay Area smart home. 

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