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Easy Ways to Save Time with a Control4 Smart Home

Make Life Less Hectic & Enjoy More Time in Your Day

Easy Ways to Save Time with a Control4 Smart Home

We could all use more hours in the day. To see friends, pursue hobbies, or read that book we’ve been meaning to get around to—and the list goes on. 

When we consistently feel like our days are packed and busy, stress inevitably builds up. Managing a home, especially a large one, requires a lot of work. What if your house could proactively help you save time and manage itself? 

A Control4 smart home system is the tech-savvy solution many busy homeowners have been looking for. It can’t answer emails for you, but it can minimize small tasks throughout your day. And small tasks can certainly add up!

Control4 can’t be found at any-old store or ordered online; you need to work with a certified Control4 dealer to enjoy the benefits. By partnering with a professional like Total Home Technologies, we’ll design and install a smart home that’s customized to your needs. 

In this blog, we’ll share how C4 can alleviate stress and bring daily convenience to your Red Bank, NJ home. 

TAGS: Automated Shades | Control4 | Smart Home Automation

Ward Off Winter Blues with Smart Lighting Control

New Jersey Winter Nights Are Better with Smart Lighting

Ward Off Winter Blues with Smart Lighting Control

Our clocks have fallen back, and nights are getting longer in Essex County, NJ. As lovely as the holiday season can be, no one enjoys leaving work in the afternoon and stepping into a pitch-black night. Dark winter days can negatively influence our moods for the season, but did you know smart lighting control can help?

By automating your home’s lighting system, you’ll be able to enjoy the winter season to its fullest. Continue reading to learn how!

TAGS: Automated Shades | Motorized Shades | Smart Home Automation | Smart Lighting

How to Cool Down and Save Money This Summer

Upgrade and Insulate Your Home with this Smart Solution

How to Cool Down and Save Money This Summer

With the summer heat picking up, it’s time to find ways to stay cool and relaxed during the hottest of days- and that means more than buying some popsicles. Going indoors and cranking up your AC can have some unwanted consequences later in the month when you get your bill – plus, it saps tons of energy.

So, how can you beat the heat while giving your system a break? Motorized shades are your best solution. Bringing this smart feature to your Morris County, NJ living space can transform your entire property.

Want to find out how automated window treatments can benefit you this summer? Keep reading on below.

SEE ALSO: HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT MOTORIZED SHADES FOR YOU

TAGS: Automated Shades | Motorized Window Treatments | Smart Shades

How to Pick the Right Motorized Shades for You

Learn About the Many Possibilities of this Smart Solution

How to Pick the Right Motorized Shades for You

Motorized shades can elevate any room or space in your Ocean County, NJ home. They enhance your style and design, keep you insulated against the cold and heat, and help set the right mood and atmosphere.

But it turns out it’s not as simple as picking one set of automated shades for your home. It can feel a bit overwhelming trying to decide which is best – Lutron’s brand alone offers a variety of stylistic options when it comes to this smart solution.

That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you choose which type of shades for specific areas of your property. We’ll dive into what you need to know when selecting your shades, and how a professional installation by our team can make the whole process a breeze.

Just keep reading below to find out more!

TAGS: Automated Shades | Motorized Window Treatments

Top 3 Mistakes Made with Motorized Shades (and How to Avoid Them)

Do Your Motorized Shades Installation Right the First Time Around

Top 3 Mistakes Made with Motorized Shades (and How to Avoid Them)

Motorized shades are definitely hitting it big in Manhattan lately. It’s quickly going from a rare sight to something I see in most properties.

You know what else I see a lot? Smart shading installations done the wrong way.

You don’t want to look back at your installed window treatments and wish you could have a do-over. So let’s avoid the time machine and dig into the most common problems I see on a regular basis – if you know what they are upfront, you can take steps to avoid them!

TAGS: Automated Shades | Motorized Window Treatments

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