Build Your Florida Smart Home Your Way With These Key Features
These days, there’s a smart device for nearly everything. With so much variety, homeowners looking to make their homes smarter can approach the idea very differently than their neighbors. Some may be interested in energy-efficient solutions like automated lighting and shading while others may care more about simplifying the control of their audio-video equipment.
One of the many notable benefits of adding a smart home automation system like Control4 or Savant to your property is that you can start in one area, like smart lighting control, and integrate more devices and systems later if you so choose. There’s really no wrong way to begin. Read below for three ideas on how you can start building your smart home this year in Clearwater, FL.
Make Life Easier by Using a Control4 System at Home
One of the best uses of technology is to make life easier. We started with smartphones, but now we are in the age of smart homes, where you can lock your doors and control your lights when you are not even at home.
It can be overwhelming to know what to look for in a control system. Using Control4 to integrate your smart home setup makes this decision easy.
Our customers in Tampa, FL know that they can count on us to help them with all their smart home needs including the use of a Control4 system. We are an experienced Control4 dealer, and our team of experts is waiting to help you in any way they can.
As Summer Comes to an End, Control4 Can Help You Start Fall on the Right Foot
The summer is coming to an end, which means vacation is over and routines are changing. Maybe your kids are preparing for school, or perhaps you’re transitioning to a more rigorous work schedule. Whatever the changes, starting new routines can often be difficult. Smart home automation can help ease the transition to new schedules and make a hectic day a little more fun for you and the family.
As a certified Control4 dealer, AV Specialists can help you take advantage of smart home automation to make new routines a breeze in Belleair, FL. Learn how below!
Make Sure Your Network Is Ready for the Influx of Connected Devices.
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.
Your Control4 smart home installer shares OS 3’s many benefits.
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!
Let’s explore how Control4’s new wave of Pakedge updates can help you get the fast, interruption-free system you deserve.
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!
Keep reading to see some A/V components that make a difference in employee satisfaction and efficiency.
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!
Go green and control heat this summer with Control4!
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.
Voice Control Enriches The Audio System Of Your Clearwater, FL Home
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.
Brighten Your Holiday Season With LED Lighting
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.
Explore the Benefits of Working with a Certified Control4 Dealer
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.
Simplify the Experience of Selecting What to Watch
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.
Embrace Outdoor Audio at Your Florida Property
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.
These Video Tutorials Show You the Best Ways to Use Smart Home Technology
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.
3 Smart and Unique Features from Control4
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.