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Smart home technology is just a fancy way to control your toaster, right? Not precisely -- it’s a group of complicated devices that connect and are controlled with a single, intuitive interface. You can set controls to work automatically or pair multiple functions under an individual button. But it's not just more convenient and straightforward. It can improve your daily lifestyle.
How will smart home automation influence your Jacksonville, FL, routine? Check out the technologies you didn't know about but will help you feel better all day.
A home theater installation is perfect for hours of entertainment
Now that many homeowners in St. Augustine, FL, are socially isolating, you're probably going to get much more use out of your home theater installation. Whether you’re streaming hours of content on Netflix or Hulu, playing the latest video games, or enjoying a little wellness retreat, you can do it all in a dedicated private cinema. And thanks to your digital smart technology, you won’t even have to leave the house to experience any of them. Want to learn how a home theater can keep you busy even when you’re bored? Keep reading.
Convenience is just the beginning
A smart home automation system isn't just a great way to simplify your technology; it's quickly becoming an essential part of the Ponte Vedra Beach, FL lifestyle. But if you haven't already jumped on board the integrated-technology bandwagon, you could be missing out on some crucial benefits. From simplifying your daily routine to enhancing your family's health and wellness, these are five essential advantages of installing smart automation in your home.
How Alpha Dog AVS and D.R. Horton Secure Your New Home Investment
If you follow our blog either a little or a lot, you know we are big proponents of security technology. Alpha Dog AVS has been installing smart security systems in homes and businesses for many years, and it’s part of our DNA. D.R. Horton, America’s largest homebuilder, agrees with our view that smart technology makes homes safer, giving you the peace of mind that your investment is protected. That’s why we’ve partnered with D.R. Horton in Florida to provide St. Augustine-area homebuyers a one-stop-shop for smart home security and technology.
In this blog, we'll recap some of the best solutions to protect your family and your home. You may be surprised by just how many options you have. Keep reading to find out more.
Alarm.com is security and more
With all the smart devices available today, prospective homeowners are highly interested in adding smart technology to their next abode. As builders, you have an excellent opportunity to both differentiate your projects as well as make it easy for homebuyers to get the smart features they want quickly, built-in, and ready to go.
Alpha Dog AVS has been partnering with homebuilders for years to integrate the latest smart home features buyers want. We partner with Alarm.com because despite the “alarm” name, it’s actually a smart home platform that incorporates the most desired intelligent features, putting it all under easy and intuitive controls.
Keep reading to learn how Alarm.com systems make it simple to add the “smart” to your home projects in Jacksonville, FL.
What you don’t understand about a wireless home networking installation
It’s 2020, and that means you’re likely operating on a Wi-Fi network. It’s completely changed our lives. The way we communicate with friends and family, the way we watch TV, and the way we collect music. It’s even made smart home automation more affordable and accessible than ever. In fact, you may have thought about adding smart devices to your home and connecting them via your Wi-Fi network, but that might not be the best idea. Ready to find out why you should contact a professional -- even for a wireless home networking installation? Keep reading.
Alpha Dog AVS and D.R. Horton Partner to Bring You State of the Art Home Security
D.R. Horton, America’s largest homebuilder, did not get to be the biggest by standing still. The company is always looking for new ways to offer more to homeowners, and one of those ways is with the latest smart home security features. Alpha Dogs AVS is proud to partner with D.R. Horton to make it easy for new homebuyers to get the latest smart home technology, ready to go at move-in time.
Did you know that today’s surveillance cameras are so smart, they don't have to annoy you with meaningless alerts? They can notify you when something needs your attention. Let's explore how they’ll keep your Ponte Vedra Beach, FL home safe.
Customize your technology with Alpha Dog and D.R. Horton home security
In August, Google overhauled how its Nest line of products works within smart home ecosystems. Users are now stuck using the popular, energy-saving device only with other Google products. According to the LA Times, that's caused many homebuilders to ditch Nest all together -- which can have a significant impact on the technology used in new home construction. In this blog, we'll show you how you can stay ahead of the curve when it comes to smart technology by partnering with Alpha Dog and D.R. Horton for your Saint Augustine, FL home security, smart automation, AV installation, and more. Keep reading to find out more.
Here’s When to Consider a Professional for Your Home Automation Installation
Popular smart home platforms like Google Home and Amazon Alexa are leading a rising wave of disparate consumer technology trends designed to make living easier. Just walk down to your nearest big-name store in Jacksonville, FL and you’ll find smart thermostats, smart light bulbs, smart door locks, and more sitting on the shelves at affordable prices.
This growing accessibility to smart home technology poses the question: Can homeowners install their own robust smart home automation systems without the help of a professional? If you think so, you may have left out some important considerations. Below, we list a few significant questions you should ask before diving into the world of DIY smart homes.
Learn How These Smart Technologies Can Support You and Your Family’s Wellness
We all know that with even the best intentions, healthy habits can be hard to keep. Our work and family lives are just as stressful as they are gratifying and often result in sleepless nights, skipped workouts, convenient junk food, and overall fatigue. Luckily for the busy homeowner, smart home automation is working to help get us back on track.
While your healthy lifestyle cannot depend on a smart home alone, these technology upgrades can significantly help aid the healthy life you strive for. Read on to learn what they are and how they can help you take the next step toward better health and happiness in your Jacksonville, FL home.
Know the Latest Tricks of Your Home Automation System
Anyone with a Control4 home automation system can speak to the world-class solutions it brings to properties around the globe. From its network foundation to the personalized touches that make your house a dream home, Control4 truly adds a magical touch to your everyday life in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
But are you enjoying the latest and greatest features that Control4 has to offer? Don’t fall out of the loop when it comes to system updates that are created to make your experience even better. If you missed the many product announcements that came out late last year, we’ve got you covered. Get a glimpse of them below.
Set Up Your Smart Devices for Success
Buying a new home in the Jacksonville, Florida area is incredibly exciting, but there’s definitely a lot to consider. What paint color do you want in each room? What type of security system should you install? What style of countertops will look best in the kitchen? And so on. With so many decisions on the table, it’s easy to miss out on things that, looking back, would have been best to tackle during move-in.
One of the most overlooked items is a home networking installation. It’s not a decision that is as creative and fun as choosing backsplash, but it can have a big impact on your enjoyment of your new home. Time and time again, when we have the conversation about the benefits of a professional network installation, our clients will say “I wish I had done this right when I first moved in.”
An Expert Installation Can Enhance Your Home Automation System
Smart home automation can work wonders for you and your residence.
An integrated system can add convenience to your day-to-day activities, provide perks to your home that you previously hadn’t thought of and increase the value of your property.