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Articles tagged with: Smart Home Automation

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.

Introducing the AV Specialists Support Program

Ensure That Your Tampa, FL Smart Home Operates Smoothly with Support Services

Introducing the AV Specialists Support Program

At AV Specialists, we understand that installation and programming are just the first steps in a homeowner’s experience with their smart technology and automation systems. These devices and control systems are always evolving, which is why smart home support and customer service are so important to us as a technology integrator. This year, we’re reinforcing our commitment to helping clients get the most from their smart home with our upgraded AV Specialists Support Program. This includes access to 24/7 support, different levels of membership plans, and an advanced ticketing system that lets us resolve issues with your technology quicker and gives us with a reference point to provide you with more personalized, comprehensive support.

In this blog, we break down our different membership plan options to help you understand the scope of the AV Specialists Support Program. Keep reading to find out how these services can help you get maintain maximum performance for your Tampa, FL smart home right now and in the future.

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.

4 Must-Have Devices To Integrate With Your Control4 System

Unify The Smart Technology In Your Clearwater Home With Control4

4 Must-Have Devices To Integrate With Your Control4 System

Smart home technology has experienced a dramatic rise in popularity over the last few years as manufacturers create devices that offer convenient automated features at affordable price points. As more people add smart devices to their homes, there’s a need for control systems that bring all of these separate components together in a streamlined interface that is easy for everyone in the household to use. Enter Control4, an industry leader in smart home automation that delivers a high-performance, comprehensive system that is customized for your family’s unique needs.

In this blog, we look at four must-have devices to help you get the most out of the Control4 system in your Clearwater home. Keep reading to learn which technology is right for your space and your family.

'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.

 

What Is The Best Way To Control Your Home Media Room?

Upgrade Your Belleair Home Entertainment with Control4

What Is The Best Way To Control Your Home Media Room?

How does your family like to enjoy its entertainment? Do you nest in the living room for hours, binge-watching the latest Netflix shows? Do you invite people over for big movie nights that turn into late-night gatherings? Do you have gamers in your house that blow through an afternoon competing online with their friends while their siblings watch?

There are a lot of different ways to engage with media, which is why you want a multi-purpose home media room that is optimized for top-quality audio and video performance while still functioning as a relaxed, flexible gathering space. A smart home control system like Control4 can significantly enhance how you engage with your media room, bringing all of your smart devices and A/V technology together in a streamlined interface customized for your household’s needs.

Read on to learn how Control4 upgrades the entertainment value and functionality of your Belleair home’s media room.

Enhance Your Home with Smart Lighting Control

Set the Perfect Mood for Your Clearwater Home with LED Lights

Enhance Your Home with Smart Lighting Control

The lighting in your home plays a huge part in the aesthetic of each room, and it’s become easier than ever to make your lighting an active design element thanks to smart home automation. Lighting control allows you to change the atmosphere with the push of a button, and smart LED bulbs open up the entire spectrum of color to illuminate your space.

These features beautify your home, and they also help you save money and minimize your carbon footprint by cutting down on energy consumption. Keep reading to learn about the various benefits of a lighting control system for your Clearwater home. 

How Does A Control4 Dealer Optimize Your Smart Home?

Learn the Benefits of a Professional Control4 Installation

How Does A Control4 Dealer Optimize Your Smart Home?

You recently visited a friend’s house and saw them using a Control4 smart home control system to set their lights, adjust the thermostat, and control their media from their smartphone. Impressed by the functionality of the system, you're now considering giving your own Clearwater home a smart automation upgrade, but where do you start? The individual devices can be tricky to set up on their own, and bringing them all together on the same network is a formidable endeavor.

A Control4 dealer like AV Specialists has the experience and knowledge to create a smart home control system customized to your specific needs. Read on to learn how a professional Control4 installation gives you the best long-term performance.

New Home or Remodeling? Control4 is the Smart Home Upgrade You Need

Why A Smart Home Automation System is A Great Investment

New Home or Remodeling? Control4 is the Smart Home Upgrade You Need

If you’re looking to add a spark to a new home or unique remodeling ideas for your existing one, smart home technology is a great place to start. Renovating doesn’t have to mean new furniture, tearing down walls, or changing your room’s color palette. Making a technology upgrade using Control4 can immediately make your Clearwater home more beautiful, comfortable and fun.

As your local Control4 dealers, we’d love to show you how a home automation system can completely transform your space. Maybe you're looking for new ways to entertain guests, or you want to streamline your home's style. Everyone can find unique ways to take advantage of intuitive and automated control of their technology.

SEE MORE: What to Expect from AV Specialists as Your Smart Home Company

Is a Home Surveillance System Worth It?

Learn about the ROI of Surveillance Cameras

Is a Home Surveillance System Worth It?

A home surveillance system is something that few Clearwater, FL homeowners would object to having, but the main thing holding them back is usually cost. However, what you may not know is that it’s quite easy to recoup the cost of surveillance cameras. Unlike a traditional security system, surveillance cameras don’t have to come with recurring monthly costs, which means the benefits quickly outweigh the initial investment. So what are those benefits, and are they worth taking the leap and upgrading your home? Read on to find out.

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.

5 Things You Can Do With Motorized Shades

Add Motorized Shades to Your Smart Home Automation System

5 Things You Can Do With Motorized Shades

The modern smart home can do so many things. You can control the lights throughout your home, adjust the volume on all televisions simultaneously, and access real-time surveillance footage while you’re halfway around the world, to name a few. So how do motorized shades fit into your Belleair, FL smart home? Keep reading to learn how smart shades can make your life easier and more comfortable.

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.

Improve Your Tampa Home with Smart Home Automation

Why You Should Add Lighting Control to Your Smart Home

Improve Your Tampa Home with Smart Home Automation

Have you been considering turning your Tampa, Florida home into a “smart home”? If so, you’ve probably looked into all the ways to upgrade the different aspects of your home: HVAC, smart security, home audio video…the list goes on. Here at AV Specialists, we believe lighting control is a great starting point for smart home automation. Continue reading to learn why.

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.