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Articles in Category: Smart Homes, Michigan

Luxury is the Latest Trend in Home Automation

If you thought luxury in home automation ended with elegant shades, think again!

Luxury is the Latest Trend in Home Automation

If luxury home automation is on your wish list, now is a great time to do it. With recent advancements in smart home technology, gone are the days of luxury and home automation being two separate design elements or a compromise. Now, it’s easy to find the best comfort and entertainment solutions for your Michigan home or lakeside retreat. 

TAGS: automated lighting | Home Automation | Home Theater | Lake House | Luxury lifestyle | Motorized Shades | Smart Home | summer kitchen | vacation home | wine cellar

The Woman Cave and the Technologies That Bring Calm, Comfort and Fun to Her Personal Space

The Woman Cave and the Technologies That Bring Calm, Comfort and Fun to Her Personal Space

Men aren’t the only ones to enjoy their personal space. She Sheds are throwing the man cave a “curve.” Feeling a need to escape the chaos, disconnect from the disruptive digital world and enter a space that soothes the soul, woman caves continue to grow in popularity. Amid all the talk of disconnecting though, many technologies actually add comfort, convenience and the fun-factor to the space that is “for girls only!”  Here’s some things to keep in mind as you contemplate designing your personal corner of the world.

TAGS: Lady cave | mom cave | she cave | she shack | she shed | Womancave

How to Build the Audiophile’s Listening Room, Part 1

How to Build the Audiophile’s Listening Room, Part 1

“I’ve played that song a thousand times and I’m hearing things I’ve never heard before.” That’s the definition of your perfect Listening Room. The past decade has seen a dramatic transformation in the world of listening but all that really matters is what you want to hear. The science and mathematics are real, as are the hi-end audio components. The rest is up to the ear of the beholder.

TAGS: audioenthusiast | audiophile | BowersWilkins | hifi | highendaudio | vinyladdict

Smart tech spikes in new home construction

Smart tech spikes in new home construction

With millennials now purchasing their own homes, is smart home technology just another trend – or is it here to stay?

According to a recent survey by Houzz, “first-time home buyers and millennials are more likely than any other group to prioritize smart home technology in new houses and renovations.”

TAGS: cybersecurity | Home Automation | millennial home buyer | New Home Buyer | Pre-Wire | Smart Home