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Articles tagged with: motorized shades

How Are You Controlling the Sunlight in Your Home?

Automated Shades Help You Harvest Natural Light

How Are You Controlling the Sunlight in Your Home?

While your shades, blinds, and drapes have a wide range of purposes, there are two that stand out above the rest: protecting your privacy and managing natural light. Though daylight can improve your day by basking your space in a warm glow, it can also make your television unwatchable in the afternoon. So, you how do you get it only when you want it?

While you can turn fixtures on and off on command, managing when and where you get sunlight is a little trickier. Although shades are a great start, when controlled manually it’s difficult and tedious to stay ahead of the shifting sunlight. Smart shading solutions that let you manage them through apps, sensors and schedules make it easier for you to take control.

You can use automated shades in a variety of ways to harvest natural light and improve your day-to-day lifestyle. Each family will find their unique approaches, but below we outline some of the most common ones you can implement in your Stamford, CT home.

TAGS: Daylight Harvesting | Lighting Control | Motorized Shades

How Can Your Children Benefit from Automated Shading?

Create a Safer, More Comfortable Environment for Your Kids

How Can Your Children Benefit from Automated Shading?

Over the years, parents have come up with hundreds of unique ways to child-proof their homes. Vowing to create the safest and most comfortable environment for their kids, they add parental controls to their TVs, secure cabinets and toilets, and even add humidifiers in their bedrooms. Even the most discerning parents, however, may be missing out on one crucial tool: automated shading.

Rarely more than a stylistic consideration, the right kind of shades can have a significant impact on your kids. As you read this blog, you’ll find out how automated shades make your Greenwich, CT home safer. Lots of other benefits come along with smarter control of your window treatments, including better sleep habits and added independence for your kids.

 

TAGS: Childproofing | Motorized Shades | Smart Shading

How to Get a Custom Smart Shading Design

The Steps to Upgrading to Motorized Window Treatments

How to Get a Custom Smart Shading Design

We’ve discussed the benefits of motorized window treatments in the past including added security, functionality and style. Perhaps that's made you decide this technology is the perfect fit for your Stamford, CT home but you're not sure how to proceed. We understand that any addition - be it in new construction or retrofit - is a big decision. To make things easier, we’ve outlined our design and installation process below, so you know exactly what it takes to get a custom shading solution.

TAGS: home technology | motorized shades | smart shading

4 Mistakes to Avoid During Your Media Room Installation

Create the Ultimate Multi-Purpose Space With these Tips

4 Mistakes to Avoid During Your Media Room Installation

Designing a media room can be one of the most challenging tasks in your new home. For one, it's one of the most versatile spaces. It's used for watching movies, reading, hosting friends, and more. It's also one of the first things people notice when they enter your house. So, style is just as important as practicality. When it comes to media room installations, there are a few problems in particular that we often notice. We outline some of them below, including some quick tips on how to stay ahead of any potential issues in your Darien, CT home.

TAGS: Hidden Audio Video | Lighting Control | Motorized Shades