Whether you have guests arriving for a dinner party or an extended holiday stay, smart home automation can enhance the experience for you and your guests.
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The holidays can be a joyful time spent with family and dear friends, but are also fraught with headaches and concerns. Did you pack enough diversions to keep the kids happy in the car or on the flight? Will your travel be delayed by weather? How will your special Thanksgiving dish hold up during the trip? Will your irascible uncle hold a symposium on his current pet peeve during dinner, making that new in-law cringe?
With your smart home holding down the home front, you have one less thing to worry about. Here are just a few ideas to help you configure your smart home so it will keep making your life easier even while you are away.
With homeowners’ growing reliance on smart home automation technology, it’s easy to forget just how new the modern industry really is. Certainly, many ground-breaking technologies and products debuted before 2010, but most people think of the innovations of just the past decade. Let’s take a look at some of them.
Simply put, geofencing is the process of using the location of a device to trigger an action or sequence of events. Let’s explore!
The world of smart home automation continues to boom with new products being introduced seemingly daily and companies positioning themselves to try to leap ahead of the competition with innovative systems and business structures. Here we discuss a couple of the more notable recent developments.
Every day brings more media coverage about the options multiplying in the booming smart home automation arena. Many renters think they are excluded from enjoying the comfort, convenience and security that these systems bring. We’ve rounded up some great ideas that renters can use to integrate smart Internet of Things (IoT) devices in their homes…without running afoul of their leases.
And, if you own rental property, these devices will add value for your tenants without the expense of a fully integrated system.
Smart home automation devices are becoming one of the main features of luxury living. After all, who wouldn’t want garage doors that magically open as you approach your home; lights that know when you go to bed and turn themselves off; a thermostat that optimizes itself to save you money; or a refrigerator that lets you know the milk is sour before you take a sip?
Ah. Relaxing in your pool or spa at the end of the day, feeling the refreshing water wash your worldly cares away while you sip a glass of sparkling wine and enjoy the evening light.
Well, anyway, that's the dream you had when you installed your pool.
Real estate pros agree: adding smart home automation increases your home's curb appeal and property value.
Avoid these two problems, and your NYC apartment will be a smart home in no time.
As the smart home trend is sweeping the nation, owning a smart home is on the bucket list of so many New Yorkers, but the trend hasn’t yet taken off.
The NYC housing market is complex with stringent building codes, housing regulations, high cost, and relatively low turnover.
Just the act of finding somewhere to call home in NYC can take years.
Once a homeowner finds the NYC apartment, townhome, or penthouse they’re going to stay in for the next several years, their dreams of turning it into a smart home continually face problems.
Frequently Asked Questions about Our Smart Shading Solutions
You love the idea of your window treatments going up or down by themselves. You may want the clean cordless look of shades that don’t have those cords making you wonder which direction you pull.
You might be wondering if automated shades can help you save energy – and money. Perhaps they can help you do your part to preserve the planet.
But you have questions. Don’t we all? We’ve put together some questions here about motorized shades that we often get from our clients. And since we’re professionals, we’ve got answers. Read on to find out more.
Detailed Planning Enables Smarter Homes
As a designer or architect, you look at many details to ensure a home meets the homebuyer’s desires. Room sizes, floor plans, electrical plans, and a myriad of other things are key to delivering the overall environment the client desires.
Smart home technology requires design considerations too, and they can affect construction as well as finish out planning. Incorporating an integration professional early in the design process can ensure that smart Home technology blends in seamlessly, and is not something that feels tacked on or an afterthought.
Let’s look at some areas to consider when designing your smart home design.
We Make Smart Technology Projects Easy on Builders
The demand for smart home technology is rapidly growing, especially for newly constructed homes in the greater New York area. The best time to implement this technology is during initial construction, which represents a huge opportunity for builders and architects to meet this demand and offer clients a more seamless, efficient process for getting the home of their dreams.
Of course, the hard part is actually figuring out how to turn those dreams into reality. That’s where we come in. As New York’s top smart home company, we work directly with construction firms to make installing smart technology as simple as possible, every step of the way.
Learn about the Best Ways to Make Your Home Smarter
Ever wanted to live in a smart home? It’s not a dream for the distant future. Many homeowners don’t realize that smart home technology is available today. Right within your New York home, you can take advantage of devices that make life more comfortable, convenient, and secure!
The big question is this: what’s the best way to get started? Below, we cover the most popular options.