Quick Guide to Home Automation for Architects and Builders

These days modern homeowners are looking for their new properties to have smart technology incorporated into the build.  And if you’re an architect or designer, that might seem a bit daunting to take on. What does smart home automation mean for you?  If your clients are looking for these smart solutions in their homes, then

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How Motorized Window Treatments Simplify Your Life

4 Ways This Smart Solution Elevates Your Space Smart technologies and solutions are meant to streamline your daily life – and automated shades are no exception. But how necessary are motorized window treatments in your home? And how can they add value to your New Jersey living space in the new year? In this blog, we’ve listed

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Improve Your Hospital’s Privacy and Productivity with Sound Masking

Make Doctors and Patients Comfortable in Any Part of the Building   If you’re a hospital administrator, nurse, or doctor, then you’ve most likely heard it before.  You’re meeting with a patient in one room and you can hear a patient talking to their doctor in the room right next door.  From what the doctor

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How Audio Video Upgrades Revolutionize Your Home

Learn How to Choose Smart Solutions That Are Right for You   Whether you are getting ready to experience a binge-worthy TV show, your favorite action film, or a new album, expanding AV throughout your home might seem like a difficult undertaking. Creating quality audio video distribution in each room in your home is important

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Soundproofing for Your Home and Windows

Create a Quiet and Private Environment in Your Home   Soundproofing may sound simple but is actually a surprisingly intricate and expensive topic. Are you ever frustrated by a loud upstairs neighbor coming home at 4am? Do your next-door neighbors have young children that like to play noisily outside? If you are struggling to find

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What’s So Great About Smart Home Technology? #C4Yourself.

Visit Either of Our Showrooms to See the Possibilities of Home Automation   The season for warmer weather is here, which means (hopefully) more time spent outside enjoying the reprieve from the harsh cold of New Jersey. And what better way to enjoy it than with smart technology to make your property luxurious, convenient and

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Sound Masking: Technology Builders & Architects Should Embrace

Can You Muffle Noise by Creating More Noise?   Open-concept floor plans have definitely hit it big in recent years. Homes and businesses are saying no to walls and yes to open-concept. If you’re a builder or architect in the Manhattan, NY area, you’ve likely already adjusted your building plans to accommodate this trend, but

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

Do Your Motorized Shades Installation Right the First Time Around 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

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Sounding Smart: The Benefits of Soundproofing

Ensure Your Clients Get the Most Out of Their Listening Spaces One of the most requested custom home installations is a dedicated home theater. Homeowners love the idea of being able to watch their movies with optimal audio and video quality. But if you’re an experience builder in Bergen County, NJ, you know that the

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HOW SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS HAVE EVOLVED

TODAY’S SURVEILLANCE TECH HAS COME A LONG WAY The home remodeling site Houzz conducted a study last year, and the results were pretty neat: nearly half of American homeowners want to add smart technology during their next renovation. And guess what the most popular type of smart device was? Yep, that’s right – security and

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WHAT I LOVE ABOUT WHOLE HOME AUDIO VIDEO

WITH TODAY’S TECH, ALL MEDIA REALLY IS IN YOUR HANDS The idea of a smart home has changed a lot in the last decade. We might not have flying cars or robot maids, but we do have something that in my opinion is just as important: technology that makes life more enjoyable.  With the holidays

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THE BEST INNOVATIONS OF 2017

Earlier this month, I traveled from Manalapan to sunny San Diego to attend the CEDIA Expo. It’s the biggest trade show for home technology professionals. This is the place to be if you want to see the latest and greatest in home media and home automation technology, and the show did not disappoint! Several of the devices

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