Working with a Designer on your Connected Home

Are you working with a designer to design your perfect forever home? Has your designer talked to you about the ways you can make your home a smart home? With the way that home technology has evolved designers have more options to give you. A lot of designers work home automation companies to give you the best home system for your budget. Home Theater Installation Orange County will work with your designer to pick the perfect smart home OS for you.

 

The perfect smart home OS will connect all of your technology in your house. Control4 has a list of devices and services that could be integrated with a Control4 Smart Home; they include:

  •       Connected appliances
  •       HVAC control
  •       Electric blinds and shades
  •       Smart lighting
  •       Security cameras and systems

 

You can find the rest of the list and more information on Control4’s Blog, Connecting Technology and Design with a Smart Home OS.

 

  About the Author

Experience Audio Video has been serving Orange County and Area since 1999 for residential and commercial audio, video and security camera installation services. 5 Star Yelp Ratings, Thousands of Referrals, there is not a better choice than Brian Chappell and the Experience Audio Video Team (License #804783). One phone call and you will know right away the difference in working with Experience Audio Video vs. others in the area. Contact us now at 714-744-4455 or info@eav-inc.com for a Free Consultation.

 


Do You Know the Value of Your Home?

Have you thought about selling your house? Then you have probably thought about the value of your home. You probably also think that the only way to bring your property values up is by doing big ticket items, i.e. redoing the bathrooms, redoing the kitchen, doing the floors, etc. But by making your home a smart home could also bring up the value of your home. Home Theater Installation Orange County can help you make your home a smart home.

 

With home automation the prospective home buyer would see the convenience that it would bring to their day-to-day lives. If you automate your house the correct way and have everything integrated into one system you will only need to use one app to view everything, lighting, security, thermostats, speakers, etc.  

 

Control4 has a blog called, 5 Innovative Ways to Increase your Home’s Value this Year. In this blog they tell you about the different ways that you can increase the value of your home. Check it out and then give us a call to schedule your appointment today!

 

 

 About the Author

Experience Audio Video has been serving Orange County and Area since 1999 for residential and commercial audio, video and security camera installation services. 5 Star Yelp Ratings, Thousands of Referrals, there is not a better choice than Brian Chappell and the Experience Audio Video Team (License #804783). One phone call and you will know right away the difference in working with Experience Audio Video vs. others in the area. Contact us now at 714-744-4455 or info@eav-inc.com for a Free Consultation.

 


Use your Apple watch to Control your System

Have you ever misplaced your remote, been so comfortable you didn’t want to get up and turn on the lights? Well you are in luck, by contacting Home Theater Installation Orange County we can help you with that.

By having a Control4 automation system in your home we can set up your apple watch to control some features, that way you won’t have to get up to turn on or off the lights anymore.

 Some of the features are:

  •     Actions: Single-button control of your most popular and used shortcuts and scenes to set a mood or make a quick change.
  •     Media: See what audio or video that is playing in each room in your house and change volume, add additional rooms, or turn things off.
  •     Thermostats: See all thermostats in your home, adjust the temperature, and apply presets.
  •     Lighting: Control individual lights in any room of your house or activate lighting scenes that control many lights at the same time. 
  •     Security: Check status of locks, unlock or lock doors, and open or close garage doors.
  •     Local or Remote: Control your home from the comfort of your couch, or use your watch when you're away at work or traveling.

 

The best thing about using your apple watch to control your control4 system is that the Control4 App for Apple Watch is included with the Control4 App for iPhone. Check out Control4’s blog, Home Automation On Hand. Literally. for more information.

 

 About the Author

Experience Audio Video has been serving Orange County and Area since 1999 for residential and commercial audio, video and security camera installation services. 5 Star Yelp Ratings, Thousands of Referrals, there is not a better choice than Brian Chappell and the Experience Audio Video Team. One phone call and you will know right away the difference in working with Experience Audio Video vs. others in the area. Contact us now at 714-744-4455 or info@eav-inc.com for a Free Consultation.

 


Independence for Autistic Individuals With a Smart Home

Home Theater Installation Orange County understands that individuals who have autism struggle with gaining their independence. With a smart home setup you can help your loved one have more independence while having peace of mind for yourself.

Some things you can add to your home to help your child gain their independence are;

  1.     Automated blinds that open at a certain time
  2.     Cameras and intercoms
  3.     Covert Cameras to monitor caregivers

There is a wonderful blog on Control4’s website that is called, Automation for Autism: Control for a Cause, and it is about how you can automate your home to help you’re your child with Autism live independently. You can check out the blog for more information on how to make your home accessible.

 

 About the Author

Experience Audio Video has been serving Orange County and Area since 1999 for residential and commercial audio, video and security camera installation services. 5 Star Yelp Ratings, Thousands of Referrals, there is not a better choice than Brian Chappell and the Experience Audio Video Team. One phone call and you will know right away the difference in working with Experience Audio Video vs. others in the area. Contact us now at 714-744-4455 or info@eav-inc.com for a Free Consultation.