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How Screen Innovations and Crestron shading solutions improve your home

Integrated technology doesn’t just simplify your lifestyle. It’s a useful addition to your household in many ways. It’s convenient and easy to use, and the technology blends with your interior design, like motorized shades. Screen Innovations delivers beautiful looking shading solutions that improve security and energy management. And when you combine them with Crestron control, you can get even more out of them. Learn what it’s like to live with motorized shades in your Zionsville, IN home. Want to learn more? Keep reading.

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3 Benefits to Automating Your Motorized Shades

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Motorized shades are often thought of as a luxury item. However, when compared to traditional window treatments, there are quite a number of compelling reasons why you should consider them for your home. They are offered in endless colors, patterns, and fabrics for both decorative and blackout shades. They can also be installed in a number of different ways depending on the end look that you are trying to achieve. Motorized shades can be hardwired for new construction, or retrofitted wirelessly into your existing home. The icing on the cake is that they can be automated to match your lifestyle and the time of day, whether you’re home or away. Beyond style and convenience, here are three key benefits to installing motorized shades.

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5 Smart Home Features to Attract Home Buyers

5 Smart Home Features to Attract Home Buyers

Whether you’re a real estate agent trying to sell homes, a builder creating new residences, or a couple trying to sell their property it’s always a good idea to consider different ways to attract home buyers. In the past, smart home automation was only enjoyed by a select few. However, builders and real estate companies are starting to realize the advantages of upgrading homes with automation in order to sell properties fast for top dollar. In this blog, we highlight the main features of a smart home that will help you sell an Indianapolis-area residence quicker and easier. 

1. Lighting Control

A well-lit home will appear brighter and more inviting. Not only will a professional lighting installation ensure that the house is well-lit (no uneven spaces or dark corners), but it will also make it easy for the homeowner to manage their lighting while at home or away. Using a mobile device, remote, or touch screen, homeowners can set the lights to come on during a certain day, turn them all on or off by pressing one button and dim the lights to varying levels of brightness. It’s convenient, it can help keep energy bills low, and it’s great for highlighting a home’s décor.

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Get Ready for the Holidays with Smart Home Automation

Get Ready for the Holidays with Smart Home Automation

The last three months of the year have the Holiday heavy hitters- Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Whether you love dressing up in a scary costume, enjoying a football game before a turkey dinner, or decorating the house for Christmas or Hanukah, there are so many fun activities to participate in this time of year. When you have smart home automation, organizing and enjoying special occasions can be so much easier. We have some tips for you as you prepare for the holidays in your Zionsville, Indiana home.

SEE ALSO:  Control4 Expands Smart Home Automation Features for New & Improved Experiences

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Control4 Expands Smart Home Automation Features for New & Improved Experiences

Control4 Expands Smart Home Automation Features for New & Improved Experiences

Since 2003, Control4 has been bringing smart home controls to families across the country. Their systems are affordable, easy to use, and diverse—meeting a variety of needs at home. They recently upgraded their systems and developed new features to improve the performance of their products.

If you already have a Control4 system in your Carmel, Indiana-area home and want to know what’s new, or are interested in installing smart home automation for the first time, this blog will be a fantastic resource for you.

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All-New 4K Multi-Room Video Solutions

The Premier Group specializes in media room programming, and Control4’s video system is a fantastic solution to transform your home. Ultra-High Definition 4K technology is revolutionizing the entertainment world. To keep up with this growing movement, Control4 offers an all-new line of 4K Ultra HD multi-room video solutions with new audio and video matrix switches. It delivers four-times the picture resolution of 1080p displays, and shows vivid colors unlike any you have ever seen. With the brand new LU1082 4K AV switch, you can easily and quickly distribute content to any room in your home from 10 different sources, such as: satellite/cable boxes, Blue-Ray, gaming devices, and streaming services. Since the sources, like your cable box, are all kept in one place, you’ll have a clean and simple installation with no clutter. Control4 also gives you options for modes of control, including a smartphone or tablet, a handheld remote, or a touch screen installed in the wall. With these 4K solutions, you’ll be ready for whatever the future has to offer in entertainment.


Fast, High-Definition Video Intercom

Intercoms have evolved a lot over the years. They used to only have audio capabilities, and even then the sound was grainy and unclear. Today, you can communicate with everyone in the house, not only with audio, but video as well. Check on your sleeping baby using HD cameras and Hi-Fi audio. You could also screen visitors at your front door by bringing up the front camera to see who it is, and then let them in. Additionally, you can be selective about where you want the audio and video intercom capabilities, and when you can access them. Put only audio in the bathrooms, and video in the kitchen. Restrict intercom usage to certain times of the day with the “Do not disturb” function. With Control4, your video intercom experience is under your complete control.

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