Here’s Everything You Need to Add Cool Comfort to Your Home
We all love our Texas homes here in San Antonio, but most of us also experience some moments during the hot summers where we start wishing for fall. Add social distancing into the mix, and you’re stuck inside a balmy house until you can better manage the temperature. Fortunately for you, we have some ideas, including mainstays like smart thermostats and motorized shades, as well as a couple of fun surprises. Keep reading for a few highly recommended tips our pros have for you.
Check Out the Latest Features from Savant Systems
Every time a new smart device hits the shelves, our clients come to us asking if it’s the right fit for their existing home automation system. In many cases, these new devices are not compatible or don't meet our safety and efficiency standards. As our clients expand the scope of their smart homes, we usually recommend they stick to trusted brands.
Relying on the same company—like Savant Systems—for most of your home will result in an even more reliable solution. That’s why we’re so excited about some of the unique features the company has to offer. We outline some of them below, to help you figure out which are the best fit for your home in San Antonio, TX or the Texas Hill Country.
Avoid These Common Pitfalls to Better Protect Your Family
Do you sometimes worry you're not doing enough to protect your family? Are you worried the security you have in place isn't doing its job? Despite your best intentions, it's possible that a few mistakes could leave your home vulnerable. The good news is that with the right tools, these mistakes are relatively simple to resolve. In this blog, we highlight some of the top mistakes we see in home security systems and offer some solutions for your residence in San Antonio or the Texas Hill Country.
Smart Home Automation Can be Eco-Friendly
You might be considering installing new smart technology in your home – but how does it affect your energy usage?
The great news is that your automated features will not only bring convenience and luxury to your daily life, but they also will reduce your carbon footprint as well.
We’ve listed out below the top three smart features to include in your San Antonio, TX space that contribute to your home energy management.
Read on to learn more about these energy-saving technologies!
Find the Ideal Combination of Style and Practicality
Motorized window shades are one of the most versatile smart technology products available. They can enhance your climate control, boost your interior design, and protect your family's privacy. Since there are so many options to choose from, though, it can be a bit tricky to figure out which is the best option for your San Antonio or Texas Hill Country home. In this blog, we explain what to look for when researching shades and explain why a professional installation is the best way to go.
When homeowners decide to make the jump to smart technology, climate control is often one of the first things they have in mind. In the latest Icontrol Smart Home Report, 72 percent of consumers said they wanted to install a self-adjusting thermostat. The primary motivation has to do with energy efficiency since 48 percent of energy use in a home typically has to do with air conditioning and heating. In this blog, we explain some of the biggest benefits of a smart climate control solution so you can figure out if it’s the right fit for your San Antonio, TX or Texas Hill Country home.
Boost Your Home’s Interior Design With Smart Control
Realizing the true potential of your interior design requires a careful balance between technology and aesthetics. Minimizing the impact of large AV equipment –through in-ceiling speakers or TVs hidden in custom cabinetry—is one way to do this. Another is using technology to highlight areas of your San Antonio, TX home through the use of lighting control or motorized shades. Smart shading is an excellent way to bring elegant finishes to your windows while helping you manage the natural light in your home.