4 Smart Tips to Prepare for Fall (with Help from Home Automation)

With colder seasons fast approaching, it’s time to consider the changing needs of your home. Preparing your home and routines for fall and winter can be demanding: clean the chimney, inspect the furnace, cover plants, bring in seasonal patio furniture, grab blankets and jackets from storage… the list goes on.

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Need a Smart Home Consultant? Here’s How AVWORX Can Help!

The world of smart home technology is big. Hundreds of brands offer thousands of smart devices and solutions for lighting, climate, security, entertainment, wellness, and more. If you want to add smarts to your Salt Lake City, UT home but don’t know where to start, you may need a smart home consultant!

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3 Smart Devices That Will Bolster Your Security Camera Installation

We’ve written much on home surveillance in our blog, from the basics of home surveillance to critical features of surveillance systems to tips for installing security cameras on your Farmington, UT property. We’ve even highlighted our top surveillance system brands, like Luma Surveillance and Clare Controls.

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Make Your Daily Activities More Fun with the Right Music Pairings

Daily routines can often feel monotonous, no matter how essential they are to our personal and professional development. We wake up early, work eight hours (or more), try to fit in a workout of some sort, and look forward to the evening when we can wind down and relax with loved ones. 

If you need an extra boost of motivation to get through your daily activities, try pairing them with music. A Control4 whole-home sound system makes it easy to play any music source anywhere, anytime. You can even automate music to start on its own in a certain room when the time is right. 

Add a little life to your daily routines in Salt Lake City, UT with music. Keep reading for some music-pairing ideas to try and discover how a Control4 whole-home sound system makes it easy. 

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How to Personalize Your Control4 Smart Home

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you know we love to gush about Control4. A leader in home automation, Control4 simplifies your lifestyle by connecting all your home technology into one easy-to-use system. Control4 plays well with over 16,000 third-party devices and offers several intuitive ways to manage your smart home, from a mobile app to voice controlkeypads, remotes, and more. 

In this blog, we’re focusing on yet another reason why we love Control4: homeowner personalization. Using Control4’s When >> Then programming platform, homeowners can take automation into their own hands and fine-tune their smart homes to work precisely for them as their needs change. 

Read more to learn about When >> Then by Control4 and its possibilities for your Salt Lake City, UT smart home. 

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The 3 Cornerstones of a True Smart Home

If you want to add smarts to your home, choosing to take on the project alone or hire a professional is a big decision. While there’s nothing wrong with either approach, you’ll reap the most rewards by working with a smart home expert like AVWORX. 

A true smart home is more than a sum of its parts. It should adapt to your lifestyle, scale to your needs, and make every interaction with your smart features effortless and enjoyable. Our team has the skill and experience needed to tailor your system to you and ensure it works reliably around the clock. 

Read on to learn the three cornerstones of a true smart home and how our professional smart home services and solutions can help transform your Ogden, UT property into the smart home of your dreams. 

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Panelized or Wireless: Which Lighting System Is Best for You?

Switching from traditional on/off light switches to a smart lighting system reveals a world of convenience in the home. Instead of making rounds to each room and hallway to make sure lights are off before going to bed or leaving for work, a single button press can do the work for you.

Control4 offers two methods for bringing smart lighting control into your Salt Lake City, UT home: panelized and wireless. If you’re interested in a smart lighting system, our team at AVWORX can help you choose the best method for your project. Explore the differences of panelized and wireless lighting control below.

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5 Oscar-Winning Movie Scores You Should Stream at Home Right Now

Movie and music buffs unite! If you’re a cinephile who also has a strong adoration for music, then we can assume you love movie scores. A movie score adds an integral dimension to any film. Just think about the silent film era: Compelling scores were crucial in keeping the audience engaged and invested in the story. 

Today, soundtracks continue to drive the emotion in our favorite films, some going as far as winning awards from organizations like The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. If you’re looking to switch up the music you enjoy on your whole-home sound system, consider the following five Oscar-winning movie scores! Then keep reading to learn how to stream them in your Kaysville, UT home. 

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How Can Smart Lighting Add Fun and Safety to Your Holidays?

We all celebrate the holidays a little differently. Some enjoy an intimate gathering at home with family, some travel from Kaysville, UT to warmer climates until after the New Year, and some throw lavish parties for visiting guests and neighbors. How will you celebrate this year?

No matter how you celebrate, you can easily add fun and safety to your holidays with a smart lighting system. Not only will festive fixtures enhance your décor, but commanding your lights is simple with preset schedules and centralized control. Plus, no-touch lighting control solutions can help keep germs at bay if you plan to host guests.

Read more to dive deeper into these smart lighting features and learn how they can help you have a happier, safer holiday season.

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Add Beauty and Smarts to Your Home with Control4 Lighting Keypads

One of the key reasons homeowners upgrade to a smart lighting system is for simplicity. Instead of making laborious rounds to turn on lights everywhere, homeowners can eliminate this hassle with custom lighting scenes that illuminate the whole house or certain rooms at the touch of a button.

Like other smart home devices, a smart lighting system can be controlled via a mobile app. But that’s not where the control options end. In fact, on-wall keypads from Control4 add both beauty and smarts to your home by complementing your décor with stunning wall plates and offering flexible button configurations for one-tap control of your lights and other smart home devices.

Reimagine how you control your smart home in Syracuse, UT by learning more about the benefits of Control4 keypads below.

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