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Summertime Is Almost Over. Are You Prepared for More Time Indoors?

Make Sure Your Network Is Ready for the Influx of Connected Devices.

Summertime Is Almost Over. Are You Prepared for More Time Indoors?

Summertime activities are winding down, and as the days become shorter, you just may find yourself spending more time indoors. While you’re indoors and not busy playing outside with your family, everyone may find themselves using their devices more. While your wireless home network may be able to handle the network load of just your immediate family, will it be able to handle the demand as relatives bombard your Belleair, FL home network during the holidays?

Increased device load requires increased network capability. Is your wireless network able to handle the influx? Keep reading this blog to learn how you can be sure your home can perform its best for your visiting family.

Why Control4’s Smart Home OS 3 Was Worth the Wait!

Your Control4 smart home installer shares OS 3’s many benefits.

Why Control4’s Smart Home OS 3 Was Worth the Wait!

In case you haven’t heard, Control4 just released their hotly anticipated operating system a few weeks ago. Integration professionals and homeowners alike have raved about the new level of personalization, user-friendliness and control options of this new system, and you’re about to learn why.

Though there are more than 1,000 (Yes, you read that right!) new updates to talk about, we’ll give you a rundown of the coolest features that we hope to help you enjoy first hand in your Clearwater, FL, homes soon. As your smart home installer, we’re excited to share how this upgrade could help you and your family: Keep reading to see why you don’t want to miss the new Control4 operating system!

How Well Is Your Wireless Home Network Connecting Your Devices?

Let’s explore how Control4’s new wave of Pakedge updates can help you get the fast, interruption-free system you deserve.

How Well Is Your Wireless Home Network Connecting Your Devices?

In case you haven’t heard, our partner Pakedge, by Control4, recently announced some new wireless home network updates that we can’t wait to share with you. With the release of their unique wireless access point, the Wave 2 access point (which we’ll call the WA-2200), Pakedge showed their dedication to giving residential customers (like you!) enterprise-grade internet connections within your own homes.

The Pakedge WA-2200 may look small, but it’s Control4’s most robust access point available. We’ll discuss why and explain how it will help Tampa, FL, customers like you build a stronger network, so keep reading!

Want to Increase Productivity? Add These 3 Elements to Your Conference Room Design!

Keep reading to see some A/V components that make a difference in employee satisfaction and efficiency.

Want to Increase Productivity? Add These 3 Elements to Your Conference Room Design!

When you’re managing a successful St. Petersburg, FL, business and multiple employees, we understand that efficiency and productivity are vital metrics to track. Are you optimizing your labor time, as well as employee and client satisfaction? If not, you could partly blame your boardroom!

It might seem hard to believe at first, but outdated technology alone might keep your meetings from reaching their true potential. On the flip side, well-planned conference room design streamlines meeting time, encourages brainstorming and impresses clients.

AV Specialists will let you in on our secrets with the key A/V additions that will enhance your office. We think you’ll consider an update after reading this!

The Freshest Ideas in Home Energy Management

Go green and control heat this summer with Control4!

The Freshest Ideas in Home Energy Management

If one of your resolutions for the year was becoming more mindful of your environment and resources, it’s never too late to start. As the weather gets warmer, it’s even more vital that you control your energy expenditure. We’ll explore some of the tips to stay cool while conserving vital resources.

Let’s look a little more closely at some of the top home energy management trends that affect your Palm Harbor, FL, home. With a little assistance from AV Specialist and leading technology from Control4, you can implement these tips as summer approaches.

Every Member Of Your Family Can Enjoy Whole Home Audio

Voice Control Enriches The Audio System Of Your Clearwater, FL Home

Every Member Of Your Family Can Enjoy Whole Home Audio

Whole home audio is a smart technology blessing for audiophiles, but it can do much more than just play music. A Control4 system enabled with Amazon Alexa voice control opens up a brand new world of possibilities for your whole home audio system that goes far beyond listening to music in different rooms. In this blog, we look at how every member of your family can take advantage of this technology to enhance the entertainment and convenience of your Clearwater, FL home.

'Wow’ Your Holiday Guests With Smart Technology

Brighten Your Holiday Season With LED Lighting

'Wow’ Your Holiday Guests With Smart Technology

Think back to your earliest memories of the holidays. What do you remember? The smell of gingerbread cookies wafting from the oven? The sound of Christmas carols sung around the tree? Whatever you're picturing in your head, lights are most likely an undeniable aspect of this memory. Hung around the tree and throughout the house, both inside and out, lights turn a home into a shimmering winter wonderland, which helps sell the season when there’s no snow in St. Petersburg.

 

As you welcome guests into your home for your holiday gatherings, you can use smart lighting technology to astonish them with rich LED lighting that you control with the push of a button on your smartphone. Keep reading to learn how this smart home feature can enrich your holiday festivities.

 

Why Should You Use Control4 Technology For Your Business?

Explore the Benefits of Working with a Certified Control4 Dealer

Why Should You Use Control4 Technology For Your Business?

When you initially think of Control4, the fact that the brand is the industry leader in integrated smart home control might at first come to mind.

There’s no doubt: If you’re a consumer looking for a smart home system, the best option is Control4.

What you might not know, though, is that Control4 equally specializes in commercial automation technology solutions for offices, bars and restaurants, and other businesses.

As a Control4 dealer proudly serving the Tampa, Florida area, AV Specialists can expertly add Control4 technology to enhance your workspace.

Why is Control4 a worthwhile addition to your business? We explain below.

The Best Way to Manage Media in Your Home Theater System

Simplify the Experience of Selecting What to Watch

The Best Way to Manage Media in Your Home Theater System

Today, we have all kinds of content available at our fingertips. From 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray discs to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime, there’s virtually no limit to the amount of media you have access to. But with loads of options comes a unique problem: how do you navigate all of it? You don’t want to spend hours trying to find something to watch – you want to just put something on and enjoy. If you have this problem in your Tampa, FL home theater system, this is the blog for you. Keep reading to learn more.

Setting Up an Outdoor Sound System? Avoid these 3 Mistakes!

Embrace Outdoor Audio at Your Florida Property

Setting Up an Outdoor Sound System? Avoid these 3 Mistakes!

Spring is right around the corner, and Tampa is already experiencing gorgeous weather that makes us all want to head outside. What better way to enhance your patio or backyard than with an outdoor sound system? Before we get into all the ways that outdoor audio can improve your life, let’s talk about the importance of setting it up the right way. Below, we cover three common mistakes that people tend to make when adding an audio system to their outdoor spaces.

Learning to Use Your Smart Home System Just Got Easier

These Video Tutorials Show You the Best Ways to Use Smart Home Technology

Learning to Use Your Smart Home System Just Got Easier

Smart home automation technology is incredibly complex. Everything from your window shades to your televisions is all connected to a single system that manages your Tampa area home flawlessly. However, just because you have intricate technology running your smart home doesn’t mean that it has to be confusing or difficult to use. We design our systems so that you can adjust each room’s settings with a push of a single button.

Control4 Expands Smart Home Automation Solutions

3 Smart and Unique Features from Control4

Control4 Expands Smart Home Automation Solutions

Since 1995, AV Specialists has been bringing the residents of Clearwater, Florida and beyond the best smart home automation solutions and services the industry has to offer. We’ve built our business on passion for home technology and incredible customer service. Control4 is certainly our top-recommended manufacturer for smart home systems. Not only are they easy to use, but they are also leading innovators – always offering new and improved products that are relevant to today’s generation. Here are a few of their newer features that we think you’ll love.

Entertaining Friends, Family and Yourself with Control4

Entertaining Friends, Family and Yourself with Control4

The variety of devices that can be used through Control 4 technology is increasing exponentially.  As demand grows, appliance, technology and entertainment producers are taking note.  The statistics don’t lie.  The average Control 4 home has 40 devices connected and some larger residences have over 250.  Those that are new to home automation may not be aware of all of the devices that can be connected through Control 4.  This technology is at the cutting edge of the industry and the options that consumers have will continually increase.  Home entertainment, security and basic time savers are all becoming much easier with Control 4. Here are some of the features available in regards to entertainment and some new products you can purchase to take advantage of Control 4 home automation.

Control4 Home Automation: The Possibilities are Endless

Control4 Home Automation: The Possibilities are Endless

Control 4 offers the ultimate in home automation navigation.  With several advancements and additional products becoming available, there are countless ways you can use this technology to make your life more relaxing, organized and secure.  And let’s not forget about the fun you can have with Control 4 automation.  With the ability to create different “scenes” that pair together the automation of several devices at once, personalized home automation is becoming reality. Here are some of our favorite ways to indulge in one of the great luxuries of the present, and future.