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Enjoy the Ultimate Home Comfort and Convenience with Motorized Shades

Increase the Comfort Level and Luxury of Your Home with Automated Window Treatments from Total Home Technologies

Enjoy the Ultimate Home Comfort and Convenience with Motorized Shades

Motorized shades are absolutely the future of luxury window treatments, but you might be left wondering how they'll make a significant difference in your Bergen County, NJ, home. Motorized blinds pack quite a bit of convenience into one relatively simple interior upgrade. 

The team at Total Home Technologies is happy to share with you the comfort that comes with the installation of automated window treatments and how they can make a difference in the way you live. If you're ready to check one of your daily tasks off your to-do list forever, keep reading to find out more! 

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Are You Looking for Motorized Shades?

Lutron Gives You Quality, Efficiency, and Style for Your Motorized Shades

Are You Looking for Motorized Shades?

Lutron is the leading brand in both lighting control and motorized shades. Their products, ranging from tunable lights to automated window treatments, add a touch of luxury to smart homes throughout Manhattan, NY. At Total Home Technologies, we partner with Lutron to bring our clients in New York the latest products and technologies available. 

Depending on your needs and budget, Lutron shades can be wired or wireless and fully integrated and automated for optimal performance. But which type of shades are right for your home? To get a better idea about your options, here is a brief review of Lutron’s top-selling smart shades.

TAGS: Motorized shades | Motorized Window Treatments

Design Your Manhattan Home’s Lighting with a Smart System

Why Lighting & Shading Need Smart Control from the Start

Design Your Manhattan Home’s Lighting with a Smart System

How do Manhattan museums, upscale restaurants, and storefronts get their beautiful lighting? Many are designed to work with smart lighting control. With a smart system, users can fine-tune the brightness and color of each bulb, creating a completely unique atmosphere. 

And it’s not just businesses that utilize luxury lighting systems like Lutron. You can bring a stunning lighting design to your New York home, too! 

If you’re looking to renovate or upgrade your home’s lighting, we can’t stress enough the importance of starting with a smart system from the beginning of your design. By adding smart control later on, you’ll run into problems and design flaws that could have been avoided. Here’s why. 

TAGS: Lutron | Motorized Shades | Smart Lighting

Enjoy Outdoor Entertainment Year-Round at Home

Create an Outdoor Living Space for All 4 Seasons

Enjoy Outdoor Entertainment Year-Round at Home

Who doesn’t love a night on the patio or playing games on the lawn? It’s a fact that spending time outdoors boosts our moods, relationships, and overall health. 

But sometimes, we need to get out of the pool or put the badminton racket down and relax. Luckily, you can kick back with music, movies, and conversations in the fresh air when you have an outdoor entertainment space

Get inspired for your Red Bank, NJ, home and see how you can build an outdoor living area that includes AV, lighting, and comfort controls. 

TAGS: Landscape Lighting | Motorized Shades | Outdoor AV

How to Create a Multi-Purpose Outdoor Room

Get Inspired for Your Porch, Veranda, or Outdoor Living Room

How to Create a Multi-Purpose Outdoor Room

With warm weather finally returning to New York and New Jersey, we’re already thinking about all the activities to do in the longer, brighter days. This is a popular time of year for home renovations, and if you’re thinking about updating or building an outdoor living space, make this your year! 

An outdoor living area doesn’t have to be limited to Adirondack chairs around a campfire. You can construct a luxurious villa or bungalow to enjoy warm days and nights with many activities. 

At Total Home Technologies, we design and install outdoor entertainment systems on porches, patios, verandas, and outdoor living rooms. Read on to get inspired for your Bergen County, NJ, home and see what you can include in your outdoor space. 

TAGS: Motorized Shades | Outdoor Entertainment | Smart Lighting

Frequently Asked Questions About Motorized Window Treatments

Getting Started with Smart Shades? Here’s What You Need to Know

Frequently Asked Questions About Motorized Window Treatments

Motorized shades: they’re tasteful, convenient, and can even help save energy in your New York, NY, home. They’re the perfect addition to any modern lifestyle, and with a home automation system, you won’t ever have to lift a fingeror remember to raise the blinds.

But if you’re new to motorized window treatments, you may have questions about the process, which brands are the best, and how to make the most of them. That’s why we’ve put together a handy guide to answer the most common smart-shading questions

TAGS: Lutron | Motorized Blinds | Motorized Shades

4 Ways You’ll Actually Use Home Lighting Control

How Smart Lighting Comes in Handy & Sets the Perfect Mood

4 Ways You’ll Actually Use Home Lighting Control

Once you experience smart lighting, it’s tough to go back to the standard on/off switch with no customization options. Those who have not witnessed the beauty, convenience and thrill of smart lighting may wonder: Is it really necessary? A lot of things in our lives are not necessary per se, but they make life much more convenient.

 Looking back at the introduction of new technology, we often approach change in the same way. When text messaging was first introduced, many wondered, “Why do I need that? I can just call a friend.” When voice assistant technology arrived, many questioned its necessity. Now, more than 60 million Americans use smart speakers.

The same applies to home lighting control. Be one of the first to enhance your Manhattan, NY home with intuitive smart lights and reap the benefits. Below, we highlight when you’ll routinely use smart lighting so you can envision your life with it.

TAGS: Motorized Shades | Smart Lighting

Show Your Home Some Love with Motorized Shades

Your House Will Be Looking Fine with Automated Shades

Show Your Home Some Love with Motorized Shades

Chocolates, flowers, motorized shades? It may not sound like the typical gift to give to a partner or yourself. But smart motorized shades provide several benefits that will enhance your lifestyle and the atmosphere of your Ocean County, NJ home. How? Continue reading to find out.

TAGS: Motorized Shades | Motorized Window Treatments | Smart Home Automation

Smart Technology Gifts for Every Member of the Family

Our Top Picks for the Holidays

Smart Technology Gifts for Every Member of the Family

It’s challenging to find the perfect gift for each member of your family. Gift cards are impersonal, and many other presents end up unused or overdone. Candles? Neckties? Why not give your loved one something they will use daily and truly appreciate?

For every different technology user in your life, there’s a handy device for them. Whether they’re enhancing a home theater installation or making daily life more convenient, these smart gifts will be an excellent surprise. Continue reading to discover the most popular gifts at our Morris County, NJ technology store.

TAGS: Motorized Shades | Whole Home Audio

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

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