Reduce Costs and Protect Valuable Furnishings With Smart Shading
Motorized window shades are the perfect addition to any home, especially in today’s economy. These window treatments not only help you save money on energy costs, but they also protect your home’s furnishings (and even the paint on your walls).
We recently installed Lutron shades in the home of one of our customers in Santa Monica, CA for precisely these reasons. After installation, they found that their heating and cooling bills became a little more manageable, and they loved the convenience of shades that managed themselves and didn’t have to be opened and closed manually each day.
Where to place your equipment, what kinds of speakers you can use, how the software functions, and more
We all understand the innate appeal of being able to listen to more of your music at home, wherever and whenever you want. It’s this desire that makes multi-room music systems so popular among homeowners interested in home automation. But there’s more to setting up these systems than simply sprinkling some speakers around your Pasadena, CA home. That’s why we wrote this blog explaining the basics of whole-house audio, including how the software works, the different kinds of speakers you can use, and, yes, where you can place your speakers.
Hear and feel the difference truly immersive surround sound makes in your Santa Monica home theater
Whether you’re watching an action-packed epic or a heartfelt romance, having quality sound in your home theater matters just as much as your visuals. Hearing that gigantic explosion and feeling the bass in your chest, or a well-timed musical cue when our leading couple finally admits their love for each other, helps to bring you into the scene.
These factors are why your choice of sound system makes such a crucial difference in your home theater design. And for the most immersive audio experience available, Dolby Atmos is what you want in your Santa Monica, CA home. This blog will walk you through how Dolby Atmos systems work and why you want Atmos in your home theater. Read on to learn more.
We’ll Pull Back the Curtain on Common Entertainment Tools
You’ve likely sifted through many display options by now. Let’s assume you’ve ruled out the TV display and decided that a projector best suits your home theater’s visual needs. Now, you might be surprised to learn about all of the other options awaiting you: You still have plenty of projectors to choose from, especially since we work with all the top brands like JVC, Barco, Sony, Epson, and Digital Projection.
So, which of these tools should you show off in your Newport Beach, CA, home soon? We think you’ll know when you finish reading this article. We’ll walk you through the most popular variants - the lamp, LED and laser projectors - and run through some benefits and applications for each to help you decide which fits your home theater design and specifications.