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A Custom Window Treatment for Every Room in Your Home A Custom Window Treatment for Every Room in Your Home

Lutron Has All Your Windows Covered

Sometimes, you are tempted to minimize the number of decisions you have to face. For example, take custom window treatments for your Alpharetta, GA home. You might want to avoid going through the time and energy of choosing different window treatments in every room, so you choose the same style, like roller shades, everywhere. Because you also want motorized shades, you proclaim, “Aha! This one decision covers everything.” 

Let us throw a little wrench into the works. Did you know that there are many styles of powered window treatments for all types of windows? And that there are nearly endless variations of materials and colors from which to choose? Oh no, back to the drawing board!

OK, let's make it slightly easier. Keep reading below for some suggestions on motorized window treatment options for three different rooms of your home. We gave you a problem, but we also have the solutions!

Looking for Unobtrusive, Great Sounding Ceiling Speakers? Looking for Unobtrusive, Great Sounding Ceiling Speakers?

James Small Aperture Speakers Deliver Big Sound from Small Openings

Are you a stickler for design? Are you not a fan of compromises? When integrating technology into your space, you can sometimes compromise on looks for performance or vice-versa. And sometimes, the stars align, and you can attain the perfect confluence of performance and aesthetics.

Ceiling speaker systems are generally unobtrusive, but sometimes the square peg doesn’t fit in the round hole. In other words, you are excited about your new, small, square, and discreetly trimmed architectural lighting for your Santa Rosa Beach home but not so excited about the large, round openings required for the speakers that meet your sound quality standards. Is there an alternative?

Yes! Keep reading below to learn more about James Small Aperture speakers, the system designed to keep your ceilings as stylish as the rest of your Florida home.

When Do You Need to Hire a Lighting Designer? When Do You Need to Hire a Lighting Designer?

The Answer? It Depends

Some people might start reading here and ask, "Why do I need a lighting designer at all?" And you might not. You might have a great eye for decor and style and would never dream of hiring an interior designer, either. There are design trades where a professional brings tremendous expertise and experience to the table, yet they are optional to get the job done. In other words, you can do your own interior and lighting design, but you should know what you're doing if you want to be happy with the results. 

So back to our original question: do you need to hire a lighting designer for your Atlanta, GA, home? We will somewhat cagily answer, it depends. Ultimately you can decide, but here is our take.

Outdoor Lighting Is One Part Art, One Part Science, One Part Technology Outdoor Lighting Is One Part Art, One Part Science, One Part Technology

How an Outdoor Lighting Company Approaches It

The most interesting endeavors require mastering multiple skills. Take writing, for example. Every language has rules and structures to follow for effective communication. But the best writing applies creativity and art to the task and sometimes bends the rules to achieve a unique result while accomplishing the objective.

So it is with lighting. Lighting is part art and part science. There are basic rules and techniques to follow, but the creative lighting designer can create exceptional results. And these days, technology also plays a role, as it can aid both the scientific and artistic parts of lighting. This is what an outdoor lighting company can bring to the table for your Atlanta, GA, home. Let’s explore a bit more of each aspect. 

Elevate Your Home’s Illumination with Upgraded Recessed Lighting Elevate Your Home’s Illumination with Upgraded Recessed Lighting

DMFs DRD Series Offers Impressive Flexibility and Versatility

Too many homes are outfitted with lighting that meets basic illumination requirements but falls short of adding much aesthetically. What if we told you that you could add new dimensions of light to your house without rewiring every last part of your Santa Rosa Beach, FL, home? You can do that with a new recessed lighting installation using DMF's innovative DRD Series. 

DMF is well known in the lighting industry for flexible, versatile, and modular architectural lighting. So even if your home isn't that new, you can transform your lighting to give it a new look and feel. Keep reading to learn more about what DMF DRD lighting can do for you.

Did You Know Home Automation Can Do This? Did You Know Home Automation Can Do This?

Control More than Lights and Smart Thermostats

You might be familiar with some of the most popular ways to make your home smart. Smart thermostats like Nest and Ecobee have been extremely popular with homeowners, and professionally installed options from Lutron and Control4 offer integration with other smart home features, remote temperature sensors, and more. Intelligent lighting is also a top feature in smart homes, offering streamlined and simplified control of a wide array of lights. 

But those aren't the only things you can manage in a smart home. In your Alys Beach home, you likely have a pool. Since it's Florida, ceiling fans are a must. And your home probably has a garage for your car. Did you know that you can include all those in a smart home system? As a professional home automation company, we use systems like Control4 that can integrate and manage a wide array of smart features in your home. Learn more below!

3 Home Theater Designer Tricks of the Trade 3 Home Theater Designer Tricks of the Trade

What Professionals Include for a Superior Home Cinema Experience

Can you design and install your own home theater? Sure, some people do. But if you want a custom home cinema that looks like something where every detail is thought out, from equipment to decor, you should hire a professional home theater designer. We’re not going to cover all the details involved in creating a custom theater in your Alpharetta, GA, home because it would make this blog very long. However, we can cover three areas you might want to think about that can make a significant difference in your theater. 

The three areas involve both sound and visuals, which are two essential elements of the viewing experience. Please keep reading for more!

What To Look for in a Tunable Lighting System What To Look for in a Tunable Lighting System

Learn about the subtle but important differences in tunable lighting

You’ve probably heard about tunable lighting, and if you’re reading this, you likely want to know more about it. While tunable lighting was once novel technology, it is now available at many different price levels. But what separates one tunable lighting system from another? 

First, let's make sure we understand what tunable lighting is. Tunable lighting is a lighting system that can dynamically change white color temperature. With previous lighting technology, from incandescent to fluorescent to compact fluorescent, color temperature was fixed. This advance is made possible thanks to LED technology. Many tunable lighting systems can also display colored light. Of course, the lighting's intensity can also be changed. Now that we understand the baseline, let's explore what makes a tunable lighting system stand out for your Buckhead, GA home. 

Spring is the Perfect Time to Install an Outdoor TV Spring is the Perfect Time to Install an Outdoor TV

Bring Entertainment and More to Your Outdoor Space

As Spring approaches in Georgia, thoughts turn to spending more time outdoors as the weather gets consistently warm but comfortable. Many Buckhead homes will be prepped for spring with spruced-up garden beds, mulch, patio cleaning, and more. We’re going to make one more suggestion – add an outdoor TV

A TV shouldn’t give the connotation that your outdoor time isn’t going to be active. Think of the TV as your outdoor digital entertainment hub. With a new outdoor 4K TV, no one said the entertainment must be only passive! Let's explore how an outdoor TV makes your al fresco activities more fun and entertaining.

4 Excuses to Help You Justify Motorized Window Shades 4 Excuses to Help You Justify Motorized Window Shades

You want them – here’s how to rationalize them.

Are you tired of constantly adjusting your blinds to block out the sun's glare or to let in some natural light? Do you wish there was an easier way to manage the light in your home without having to get up and fiddle with your shades? If so, it might be time to consider investing in motorized window shades.

We know what you might be thinking - "but they're so expensive!" or "Isn’t that a needless luxury?" Well, we have a few ways you can justify the purchase of motorized shades to your significant other, money manager, or just yourself! Please keep reading. 

Four Things to Consider for an Outdoor Speaker System Four Things to Consider for an Outdoor Speaker System

Narrow Down What’s Important to You

Outdoor audio presents different challenges than indoor audio. With ambient noise and no walls and ceilings to reflect sound, designing the right solution for your outdoor spaces is a different endeavor. One thing isn’t different – what you like to listen to and how you listen to it. This aspect plays a big role in your outdoor choices, just like inside your Rosemary Beach, FL, home. 

So what do you need to consider when choosing an outdoor speaker system? Please keep reading to find out!

3 Ways a Lighting Design Company Can Help You 3 Ways a Lighting Design Company Can Help You

Rethink Your Home Lighting with the Latest Technology and Solutions

If you are looking at building a new home or doing some extensive remodeling in Brookhaven, GA, lighting should be one of the high priorities on your list. People often don't pay enough attention to it and settle for standard solutions. The truth is that lighting can be just as much a part of your interior design as wall flooring and countertop materials. 

Some people might work with their builder, architect, interior designer, or electrician – or all of them –for their lighting needs. So what role can a lighting design company play in your project? That’s the subject we’re going to cover here. Please keep reading!

What is a Dolby Atmos System? What is a Dolby Atmos System?

A Primer on Immersive Surround Sound for Your Media Room or Home Theater

The name Dolby Atmos is often mentioned when looking at almost any audio and video system for your home. While you may know that it refers to surround sound, perhaps you don't know too much more. What do you need to know if you're interested in a Dolby Atmos system for your Freeport, FL, home?

We’re glad you asked! We’ll try to demystify Dolby Atmos in this post; what it is and what it isn’t. Let’s dive in!

Building a Smart Home? Hire a Smart Home Contractor Building a Smart Home? Hire a Smart Home Contractor

Make Sure You Have an Expert Partner

Everyone has that friend who is the "tech person." They seem comfortable with technology and might be the go-to person for questions about smartphones, computers, or any device with an internet connection. We think that's great. But we have a word of advice—please don't rely on that person to put together your smart home. 

Smart homes are not simple projects. And your friend might know about some popular consumer smart home products, but chances are they don't understand the complexity of a complete, integrated smart home. To do your Vinings, GA, home the right way, you need a local smart home contractor. Let’s explore the reasons below.

Showcase the Beauty of Your Trees with Landscape Lighting Showcase the Beauty of Your Trees with Landscape Lighting

Got Trees? Light Them Up!

here are many great things about living in the Florida Panhandle, not the least of which is the climate. Warm and temperate with abundant sunshine and rainfall all year round, it’s perfect for keeping your landscape green and lush in every season. What else grows well? Trees! You won’t have to wait too long for your longleaf pines, saw palmetto, or royal palms to attain epic proportions. 

Want to enjoy your beautiful trees after the sun goes down? Make them emerge from the night with the help of an expert landscape lighting company. Here are a few of our favorite ways to show off the trees of your Inlet Beach, FL, home. 


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