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Articles in Category: Lighting Controls, Michigan

Seek Professional Help!

From a Certified Motorized Shade +/or Lighting Specialist, that is!

Seek Professional Help!

Don’t do it!  It’s a beautiful afternoon and you find yourself in your favorite home improvement store.  You stroll down the electrical aisle in search of a replacement wall plate and, BAM, there it is, DIY lighting control.  Oh, imagine…”Honey, did you turn off the basement lights? No? Ok [picks up remote], I got it.”  Bliss. Sigh. You round the corner and on the end-cap display, spotlighted as if the clouds have parted and sopranos are welcoming a new dawn….motorized window shades!  Elegant, simple…blackouts for the Master and Home Theater…lighter weave for the family room to protect the furniture and ease glare…sounds perfect but….beware!

TAGS: Automated lighting control | Home Lighting Control | Motorized Shades | motorized window treatments | smart lighting control

What’s My Line?

What’s My Line?

At AD+E, we are often asked, “What is it, exactly, that you do”? In some professions, that’s a simple, straightforward answer. For us, it’s not so easy. Remember the iconic mid-century “What’s My Line”?  How many clues would it take to uncover the role of an integrator?  It might be easier to say what we’re not.

TAGS: Gaming | home entertainment | Home Theater | Hybrid space | Media Room | multiple screen | Multiscreen | picture-in-picture | videowall

Your Automated Vacation Home. A Luxury Get-Away & Source of Income

Your Automated Vacation Home. A Luxury Get-Away & Source of Income

Your vacation home should be just that, a vacation.  It’s a restful sanctuary free from headaches, unnecessary chores and stress.  This is where an automated home can shine, literally.

TAGS: beach house | hunting lodge | lakefront home | luxury rental | Vacation condo | vacation home

How Can Automated Lighting Control Enhance Your Smart Home?

Craft Safer and More Beautiful Spaces in Your Michigan Property

How Can Automated Lighting Control Enhance Your Smart Home?

Automated lighting control is an essential part of any smart home system. Whether you are looking to enhance the security of your property, cultivate more beauty in your spaces or simply enjoy your home in a whole new way, smart lighting gives you a simple, one-touch option to transform the way you see your house. Read on to see why automated lighting is a bright idea.

TAGS: Automated lighting control | smart home | Smart Lighting | smart lighting control