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Articles tagged with: Home Automation

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

You’re in Control with Control4 & Alexa

You’re in Control with Control4 & Alexa

Control4 really gets it.  Not only do they develop leading-edge technology for you, today’s tech-savvy homeowner, but they enable you to integrate your own voice-activated upgrades. Now that’s smart! Actually, Control4 calls it a Smart Home Skill for Alexa and it’s offered through their 4Sight subscription. 

 

TAGS: Alexa | Amazon Echo | c4 | Control4 | Home Automation | Voice Control | Voice-enable

Smart Home Basics: Locks 101

What better place to start with smart home tech than securing your home?

Smart Home Basics: Locks 101

Unless you’re one of the few people who use their front door instead of their garage as your preferred entrance, or if you somehow never forget to lock the door behind you on the way out – smart locks or a smart garage might just be the perfect place for you to begin implementing smart technology into your home.

TAGS: automated door locks | Control4 Home Security | Home Automation | Leviton | mobile security app | security camera system | security monitoring | Smart Home Security | smart locks | smarthome

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