How To Pick Between Wired vs. Wireless Motorized Shades

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Our experts break down the differences between them to help you make the right decision

Natural light can have a major effect on your mood. Yet, many homeowners keep their window treatments closed throughout the day because it is inconvenient to open and close them manually. Enjoy sunlight during the daytime and privacy at night with just a button tap when you install automated window treatments, making your life more comfortable and convenient. 

How do you choose the right shades for your property? You must first decide whether to install wired or wireless shades. Our experts are here to help you choose the best solution for your space! Discover the differences between wireless and wired motorized shades for your San Francisco, CA, home.

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Yes! Luxury Smart Home Systems Can Improve Your Well-Being

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Sleep Better, Feel Invigorated, And Achieve Peace Of Mind With A Healthier Home

Luxury smart home systems provide conveniences that enhance and improve how you live, work, and play. Technology elevates every moment from a multi-room sound system that motivates and inspires the enjoyment of year-round outdoor entertaining

Your high-end home should furnish you with the best in comfort and pleasure, delivering the feeling of safety and security. While it is clear that eating right, exercising, and avoiding harmful situations promote good health, cutting-edge technologies also help you breathe easier, sleep better, and feel well. 

Are you curious about making your home in Santa Monica or anywhere in California a refuge of well-being? Read below to find out more. 

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ENJOY MOVIES IN STYLE AND COMFORT WITH A CUSTOM HOME THEATER

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DISCOVER HOW LUXURY SEATING ENHANCES THE THRILLS AND CHILLS OF WATCHING YOUR FAVORITE FILMS

Movies move us like no other art form; they inspire passion, incite action, and change how we see the world. Its universal impact makes it the one medium where we can understand the story arc, even when not speaking the language. 

A custom home theater allows you to watch films just as the cinematographer and director intended. Superior projection transforms the experience from passive viewer to participant. The immersive surround sound speakers generate astonishing multidimensional spaces in your head that blur the boundary between reality and the fantasy on screen. 

While technology and electronics are critical components, how you and your family occupy the space (and how comfortable you are) is just as important. Luxury theater seating furnishes comfort and flexibility that is unmatched even by the highest quality commercial theaters.

Are you ready to thoroughly enjoy every movie-watching experience at your home in Palm Desert, CA? Discover how AUDIOVISIONS provides extra comfort for home theater owners throughout California. 

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The Many Benefits of a Smart Access Control System

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Keep Your Staff, Clients, and Assets Safe with the Latest Access Systems

As automation experts, many of our clients throughout California ask us about the latest smart technology. While automated lighting, climate, and audio-video systems continue to advance and offer a luxurious lifestyle for homeowners and easily managed spaces for businesses, smart security provides an unprecedented sense of safety. 

The first line of defense in securing your business and home is the access control system. These systems are designed to keep intruders out and limit access to secure areas. Let's explore how they're securing businesses in Orange County, CA. 

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Why Crestron is the Go-To For Custom Smart Homes

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Personalize your home control system with Crestron and enjoy one-touch solutions

You’ve added all the latest smart home devices into your home, but using multiple aps to control your home throughout the day becomes tedious.

The sole purpose of these home technologies is to make your life simpler. That’s where a Crestron home Automation system comes in. It offers centralized control over all features so that you don’t have to deal with complicated control options.

Read on to discover how a Crestron control system can make your home in San Francisco, CA, more convenient.

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Bring Your Backyard to Life With a Complete Outdoor Entertainment System

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Adding Superior Sound and Stunning Video Enhances Your Days and Excites Your Nights

There is something special about escaping the confines of your home. The sun on your face and the breeze through your hair lifts spirits and expands horizons.No matter how many times a day you do it, breaking through the threshold between the interior and exterior always generates an exhilarating rush.

Whether you are moving to the patio for a change of scenery while working or settling in for a bit of meditation, your yard can change your entire outlook. Regardless of your reasons, you don’t have to leave the luxury of your smart home behind. A complete outdoor entertainment system enhances every moment, from parties to solo time in the jacuzzi.

Now is the best time to upgrade your Santa Monica, CA yard. Continue reading below to discover what is possible.

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MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR HOME WITH A LUTRON LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM

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DISCOVER HOW TRULY SMART LIGHTING IMPROVES THE WAY YOU LIVE

Light is the essential component of life, it affects our moods, perspective, and overall health, yet we often overlook its importance in our everyday lives. This is especially true for interior illumination with imperfect coverage and spaces that lack inspiration and vibrancy.

The world-renowned interior designer and author of multiple books on design, Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz, sums it up best by saying: “Light is the magical ingredient that makes or breaks a space; it’s one of the most important elements in all my interiors.” 

We believe that a brighter home is a more bountiful place, motivating you to make the most of each day. A Lutron lighting control system blends a sense of sensuality and practicality, whether you are beginning a new build or renovating a few rooms at a time.

Do you want to bring more life to your home in Palm Desert and throughout California? Keep reading below to learn more.

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How A Home Automation System Transforms Daily Life

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Managing Your California Home Has Never Been Easier

Orange County, CA, offers some of the most luxurious living in the state. From homes stretched along white-sand beaches or overlooking the bluffs to equestrian properties in secluded locations, it’s hard to beat this land of sunshine, gorgeous beaches, and theme parks.

Many Orange County homeowners are just starting to dip their toes into the sea of limitless possibilities known as smart home systems. Some may begin with automated lighting and shades or smart security systems, but the magic truly happens when your whole home is integrated. What do we mean by integrated? Read more to find out!

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Hidden Technology Project Spotlight: 2006 Washington Street

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How We Disguised Technology in the City’s Most Coveted Penthouse 

The Penthouse sits atop the most desirable building in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights—2006 Washington Street. Built in 1924, the beaux-arts building overlooks Lafayette Park and panoramic views of The Bay. Its new owners wanted to renovate The Penthouse with updated audio, video, and lighting technology while maintaining exquisite interior detail—and asked AUDIOVISIONS to make it happen. 

Our team was honored to work alongside respected architects and artisans on The Penthouse. We were tasked with seamlessly blending home technology into the intricate walls and ceilings.

Take a look inside 2006 Washington Street and learn about our hidden technology installation. You may just become inspired for your own California home!

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ENHANCE YOUR LIVING SPACES WITH WHOLE-HOME AUDIO

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BRING AUDIOPHILE-QUALITY MUSIC TO ANY ROOM WITHOUT COMPROMISING STYLE.

Melody and rhythm have been part of us since the beginning of recorded human history. The oldest known instrument, a flute-like unit, was crafted more than 400,000 years ago. Originally thought to have been used in healing rituals, music still has the power to soothe and invigorate every moment.

Whole-home audio systems completely change how you experience music in your Malibu, CA home. Rather than being confined to one room or lugging around an inadequate-sounding mobile device, the system motivates and inspires across every room.

Are you curious about the possibilities of better music in your smart home? Continue reading below to find out more!

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Enjoy Complete Outdoor Entertainment With Landscape Speakers

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Fill Your Backyard With Superior Sound That Adds Ambiance and Excitement

The season of barbeques, lazy days by the pool, and enjoying your home's property to its fullest is upon us! Entertaining outside is one of the special privileges of homeownership. The comfort of green grass and the shimmering blue of the pool is the perfect place for family celebrations or relaxing under the stars.

Regardless of the activity, spending time in the open air, free of your home's four walls, makes the drinks more refreshing, the food tastes better, and the music more vibrant. Landscape speakers get you moving, whether you are listening to songs from your curated collection, on the radio, or streaming high-definition platforms. 

Are you curious about how you can elevate your backyard in Santa Monica, CA, or anywhere in the state this summer? Continue reading below to find out how.

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Deliver Pristine Audio Throughout Your Outdoor Space

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Create the Backyard of Your Dreams with the Sound that Envelopes You

We’re fortunate to live in a beautiful state that invites us to spend time in the great outdoors. At AUDIOVISIONS, we’ve had the privilege of creating outdoor entertainment areas and smart homes for our many clients throughout California for over 30 years. An outdoor speaker system is one of the systems that genuinely adds to their enjoyment and use of their outdoor areas.

Let’s explore what these systems offer and how they’ve changed since we first began our quest to provide the ultimate integration of design and technology in Palm Desert, CA, and throughout this great state.

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What Are AV Control Systems & Why Use One at Home?

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Make Home Entertainment More Accessible Than Ever 

It’s easy enough to turn on a speaker and listen to music when you live in a small apartment. But what if you want to listen to high-fidelity audio across multiple rooms and floors? Do you have an easy way to press play and entertain throughout your home?

And as for TV and movies, can you start a film on the outdoor TV and easily pick up where you left off in the home theater? Are downloaded and purchased movies as readily available as movies on streaming services? 

AV control systems make it easier to streamline entertainment across your whole home, syncing devices and media for ultimate control. Our team at AUDIOVISIONS installs AV controllers in homes in Orange County and across the entire state of California. Below, we’ll share what an AV controller offers and why it’s worth the upgrade! 

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LIVE THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH UNDERWATER POOL SPEAKERS

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DISCOVER HOW ADDING MUSIC ENHANCES YOUR PARTIES AND IMPROVES EXERCISE ROUTINES

The joys of outdoor living are plentiful in the Malibu, CA area; it is most likely a significant reason you decided to live here. Unlike our neighbors to the north with cold and rain and just below us with humidity and scorching summers, we get to play in the sun year-round.

Entertaining under the sun and stars makes everything better. The drinks are more satisfying, and the food is tastier; add a pool, and the space becomes the ultimate refresher. Installing underwater pool speakers elevates the experience with superior sonics for your parties and exercise routines.

Are you intrigued by the possibilities for your home throughout California? Continue reading below to learn more.

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EXPERIENCE EXCEPTIONAL CINEMA WITH HOME THEATER DESIGN

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A PROFESSIONALLY DESIGNED AND INSTALLED SYSTEM GIVE YOU THE BEST SEAT, EVERY TIME

The magic of movies is a nearly universal experience; the medium moves us in ways few others can. In every corner of the world, film shapes our understanding of life and love, changes our perspectives, and stirs the soul.

A cinema is an exceptional place; it is a temple to the craft of motion pictures, creating a sense of excitement and anticipatory thrill. The simple act of sitting in a darkened room that’s dedicated to movie-watching can be revelatory. A home theater design from AUDIOVISIONS captures the emotions by combining technology and atmosphere to exceed your expectations.

Are you curious about how good it can be in your San Francisco, CA, home? Continue reading below to learn more.

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Extend Your Living Space with an Outdoor Entertainment System

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The Latest Outdoor Audio and Video Technology Delivers Premium Sound and Video

In Southern California, we’re fortunate to enjoy weather that invites us to extend our living spaces, basking in beautiful outdoor entertainment areas that bring family and friends together. Is your outdoor space everything you dream it could be?

At AUDIOVISIONS, we've created homes that define our clients’ dreams throughout California for over 30 years. To accomplish this, we use the latest technology, enhancing their everyday lives while ensuring an easy-to-manage home.

Today’s outdoor audio and video equipment combined with home automation can transform your outdoor space. Let’s explore just what the latest in outdoor entertainment offers homeowners in Santa Monica, CA, and the rest of this great state.

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5 Benefits of Electric Shades for Your Smart Home

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Integrate Electric Shades Into Your Smart Home for More Functionality.

Do you currently own a smart home system or are thinking about installing one? Not only are smart homes convenient and luxurious, but they create a more comfortable living environment. And if you ask us, no smart home is complete without electric shades.

Electric shades can be customized to match your home’s décor, and ultimately, make your daily routine more efficient. At AUDIOVISIONS,  install motorized shades in homes in Palm Desert, CA and across the entire state of California. Here are our top five benefits of electric shades for smart homes.

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MAKE YOUR CONTROL4 SMART HOME UNIQUELY YOURS

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DISCOVER HOW THE PREMIER AUTOMATION SYSTEM'S FUNCTIONS AND FEATURES ADD A PERSONALIZED TOUCH. 

Your home is a reflection of your personality and style. From the furnishings to the fixtures, every aspect enhances your sense of comfort and lifestyle. The home automation system you install should be no different; it should respond to your needs and desires, personalizing the experience. 

Control4 smart home creates a more intimate experience than DIY solutions, combining lighting, climate control, security, and entertainment to make you happier, healthier, and more invigorated. With the touch of a button or your voice, craft the perfect atmosphere for your lifestyle. 

Are you looking to add smart technology to your home in Orange County or elsewhere in California? Continue reading to discover how Control4 lets you get creative and customize the way you use automation. 

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3 Benefits of Adding a Home Theater Room to Your Smart Home

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Add a fun place to spend your free time with a home theater room 

Nothing beats watching your favorite movie at a cinema. That is, until you remember the crowds, overpriced concessions and other drawbacks to watching your entertainment in a cineplex. Bring that fun to your home while minimizing hassle by creating a home theater. Read on to find all the benefits of adding a home theater room to your smart home. 

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ENJOY SUPERIOR AUDIO WITH A WIRELESS MULTIROOM SPEAKER SYSTEM

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FIND INSPIRATION, MOTIVATION, OR SET THE MOOD WITHOUT THE NEED FOR WIRES OR ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION 

Music motivates us in primal and cerebral ways, combining the ideals of rapture and revelation in one package. Songs are one of the few art forms shown to generate activity in nearly all regions of the brain, stimulating activity especially in the areas of language and conceptual thought. 

A wireless multiroom speaker system furnishes you with stunning sonic quality while minimizing the need to open walls to run wires. Indoors or out, you enjoy a superior fidelity with crisp highs and a low end that you feel without distortion or excessive volume. 

Are you intrigued by the possibilities for your home in San Francisco or anywhere in California? Continue reading below to discover more. 

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