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Posted by on Oct 13, 2018 in Home Automation, Lighting, Lighting Systems |

Personalized Lighting Options for Your Bathroom

Personalized Lighting Options for Your Bathroom

The skies are turning gray, and with those dark clouds comes that signature Pacific Northwest rain. What better way to escape from the dreary outside than to personalize your home lighting? The bathroom is oftentimes overlooked as a room that could benefit from home automation, but implementing different lighting systems can turn your bathroom into a calm, soothing, and sustainable oasis. Nothing is worse than bright fluorescent lighting while you’re adjusting to the early morning, or when you’re trying to relax after a long day. Investing in lighting control for your bathroom will not only reduce your electricity bill, but can also help foster a calming, aesthetically pleasing environment. Dimmers and Motion Sensors With the installation of dimmer lights in your bathroom, you can be in complete control of how much light you want to use at any given time. Motion sensors are another option for a sustainable and personalized bathroom experience. When installed, motion sensor lights will come on when you enter the room, and switch off when you...

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Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in Home Automation |

Your Smart Home Theater Options

Your Smart Home Theater Options

Whether you are creating your ideal setup to watch the game, binge the latest dramas, or enjoy in-home surround sound music, smart home theater systems bring your entertainment experience to the next level. While some people may assume that smart home theaters are only available for the highest-end residences, this technology is actually easily scalable and can be implemented in a number of ways. If your family is in the market for a media room, home theater, or home cinema in the greater Seattle area, our team is here to help. Here are some pro tips from our Seattle home theater installers on various smart home theater options, what features to include, and more. Home Theater System Options From the best budget home theater systems to the latest and greatest in smart home technology, we’ll take care of all of your home theater installation needs. Some options we provide include: Budget Home Theater: Media Room If you are interested in home theater options but don’t have a huge budget,...

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Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Home Automation |

How to Enhance Your In-Home Gym With Smart Technology

How to Enhance Your In-Home Gym With Smart Technology

Smart home systems aren’t limited to home security and top-notch entertainment systems. While many people use smart home technology to automate various aspects of their homes, they may not be familiar with other opportunities these networks create. Virtual workouts and smart exercise equipment are up-and-coming fitness technologies being implemented in many homes. Whether you are interested in biking along virtual trails from the stationary bike in your living room or competing in a global 10K from your treadmill, here are a few ways your smart home network can fuel your workout. For the Competitive Cycler: Zwift Zwift is a virtual cycling platform that enables you to take your cycling to the next level. Through highly functioning networks, this technology enables you to explore the world, compete, and train using a stationary bike and television. Zwift also offers virtual roads to ride, structured rides with expert coaches, and virtual group rides with cyclers from other cities and countries. This means that once you connect this program to your network, you’ll...

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Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Electricians |

Common Electrical Code Violations to Avoid

Common Electrical Code Violations to Avoid

When the electrical system in your home or business is not installed, maintained or updated as it should be, you may find yourself facing fines for violating the electrical code. It may be that your electrical system is outdated or perhaps you tried your hand at an electrical project yourself. When violations do occur, your home and family are at risk. Below, you will find some of the more common electrical code violations that occur and why it is so important to have a professional, licensed electrician complete such projects in your home. Cramming too many wires into a 7/8-inch hole It’s a common temptation to shove four or five wires into a 7/8-inch hole. However, overcrowding of the wires can cause “burning.” This is wire damaged caused when another wire tears the insulation off when it’s dragged across it. It’s easy for burned wires to go undetected, which will increase your risk of fire because of exposed conductors. Violation correction: There should never be more than three wires...

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Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Home Automation |

Where to Start With Home Automation

Where to Start With Home Automation

“Home automation” is a buzzword we hear a lot these days. From lights that come on when you snap your fingers to energy saving climate control solutions, home automation technology is a great way to upgrade your home, lower your electricity bill, and make your life a whole lot easier. If you’re interested in learning more about smart home technology or aren’t sure where to begin, here are a few things to know and tips to getting started with home automation. What is home automation? First things first, before you can implement home automation, you need to know what it is. Essentially, home automation means connecting control of electronic household features and appliances.  This can include any locks and gates, appliances, climate control systems, lighting and more. While this technology used to be thought of as a super advanced thing of the future, these days nearly 30 percent of homes have some form of smart home technology. Where can it be implemented? Home automation can be implemented anywhere in...

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