3 Ways to Prevent Burglaries

Protect Your Louisiana Home 24/7 with Security and Surveillance Technology According to the FBI, burglaries dropped about 8 percent in 2015. While that is encouraging news to hear, thousands of burglaries are still happening all over the country, including Lafayette, Louisiana. Last year there were about 1,500,000 break-ins and three-quarters of them happened in residential neighborhoods. While … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Control the Lighting in Your Louisiana Home

Different Ways to Access Your Lighting Control System Lighting control is one of the best features of home automation because it’s convenient, helps you save energy, and makes your Covington, Louisiana home look beautiful. While there are a lot of practical benefits, such as saving money on your utility bills, there’s also the benefit of being able to control your lights different ways. You get … [Read more...]

Which Fabric Should I Use for My Motorized Shades?

QMotion Fabric Selections for Your New Orleans Property Often families become pre-occupied with the way their curtains look, including the pattern, color, and style. However, there are other aspects to consider, including the openness factor, UV-ray prevention, and material quality. These properties will help your family save energy and still allow you to enjoy the beauty of your shades. Read … [Read more...]

Top 3 Reasons to Invest in a Smart Home

Why Your Should Make Your Covington Home Smart A study done by Lowe's smart home automation found that while Rosie the Robot is the futuristic feature consumers would want most from "The Jetsons," more than 70 percent of smartphone users in America just wish they could control something in their home from their mobile device. Above all, families want to make their homes safer, more energy … [Read more...]

Consider These Benefits of a Professional Security System

Our Security and Surveillance Solutions Protect Every Aspect of Your Louisiana Home Installing a security and surveillance system seems to be fairly straightforward, but perhaps you have not considered the many different ways you can use it in your everyday life. Security alarms and cameras aren’t just about protecting your home in the Baton Rouge, LA area; it’s also about simplifying your … [Read more...]

Top 3 Benefits of a Whole House Audio/Video System

Enjoy Premium Audiovisuals in Your Lafayette, LA Home Just 20 years ago, all we had was cable TV – and there weren’t over 500 channels. Now we have streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, digital movie servers and rental platforms, and more. The music world has also expanded and evolved; you don’t have to buy CDs anymore to hear the newest songs. You can stream them using free platforms like … [Read more...]

2014: The Year of Home Automation?

2014 could very well be the year home automation comes into its own. One writer in his blog listed six good reasons he believes 2014 is the break-away year for home automation.  But what impact will that have on homeowners in general? First, the marketplace changes dramatically when people go beyond having heard of a technology to actually grasping what it is AND its benefit!  Due to mass … [Read more...]

Is There a Perfect App for Everything? Part 2

What is the magic that makes home automation work so spectacularly?  Well, it has about as much "magic" as Disney's Magic Kingdom does.  In other words, its really huge amounts of science, engineering and technology operating at breathless speed! If you've ever seen a home automation "control system" at work, its all "oohs and ahs!"  Maybe it works like this: You press a button that you named … [Read more...]

Is There a Perfect App for Everything? Part 1

If you're like me, you already have used your smart phone or iPad around your house to stream music, control your DirecTV DVR or remotely control some device you have at home. Of course, in my business, we create lots of home automation and control systems from manufacturers such as Crestron, Savant and Control4.  Invariably, everyone wants their smart phone or iPad to be programmed as a control … [Read more...]