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Cozy Lighting For Your Home With Motorized Window Treatments

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Discover How Installing Motorized Blinds Can Create the Lighting Design You Want for Your Home

Home is more than just a house. It’s where we find rest and all the people and things we love. We share meals and laughs at our dining tables, snuggles on the couch on movie night, and long talks under the summer moonlight as you sit on your patio. We share some of life’s biggest moments in our homes. So it makes sense that the place you cherish the most feels as comfortable and cozy as you can make it. One of the factors that impact the look and feel of your home is lighting. Natural daylight is vital as a utility and for our physical health. But with motorized window treatments in your Greenwich home, you can create the look and feel you want to keep you and your family healthy and happy.

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3 Must-Haves For Your Home Theater Installation Or Upgrade

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Don’t Forget These Important Technologies to Get the Cinematic Experience You Need

Is it finally time to install or upgrade your home theater? Having your own private cinema means enjoying the finest in entertainment. While others are fighting traffic on the way to the theater, paying high prices for tickets and concessions, or simply watching a movie in their living rooms, you’ll enjoy a phenomenal cinematic experience in your private theater.

A home theater installation in your Greenwich, CT, home lets you enjoy immersive entertainment. With all the right technologies, you won’t simply watch a movie on the big screen – you’ll experience it! By installing cutting-edge surround-sound speakers, 4K projectors or TVs, and custom lighting controls and fixtures, you’ll turn your ordinary room into your home’s entertainment hub. Read our blog to learn how a new home theater creates the space you need to watch your favorite movies and shows.

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How to Create an Impressive Outdoor Entertainment Space

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Find Out How to Enjoy Your Backyard with These Creative Tips

Summer is here, and so is the wonderful weather. Instead of enjoying it through your windows, give yourself a reason to get out. There’s no need to feel confined to your home when you have so much useful space outside that can be transformed into the perfect outdoor entertainment area. But that doesn’t just mean cooking on the grill or simply sitting in lounge chairs. Think bigger!

Your outdoor entertainment space at your home in Greenwich, CT, takes the fun to a whole new level. Outdoor TVs, a high-quality outdoor audio system with distributed speakers, and smart lights give everything the perfect glow for evening get-togethers. Want to find out more? Read our blog for creative tips on taking your backyard entertainment to the next level.

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Which Lutron Lighting System Is the Best Solution for Your Home?

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Explore the Three Tiers of Lutron Lighting Control

The lighting in your home goes beyond helping you to see and perform various tasks. Lighting also significantly impacts your safety and even your health. It’s no wonder Connecticut homeowners are switching to automated lighting solutions to enhance the many benefits that quality lighting adds to their routines and wellbeing.

Lutron offers three tiers of lighting control solutions for single rooms and small condos, mid-range properties, and even expansive estates, providing a perfect solution for any unique home. So, which one is right for you? Read on to explore and compare the options to decide which would fit best throughout your Greenwich, CT home.

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3 Ways You Can Use Home Automation to Enhance Your Health!

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Rich AV Design can show you plenty of opportunities to elevate your health and wellness—just by enjoying your home.

We’ve been talking a lot about home health recently, with all the wellness gadgets released at CES 2019 and the hyped technologies trickling in, such as smart mirrors, refrigerators, wearables, and more. But what are some more practical home automation tools that will benefit your health right after installation? Maybe you even have some technology installed but need some pointers about how to optimize it for your body’s needs.

Home automation gives Greenwich, CT, residents the most effortless way to improve their wellbeing. Health and wellness initiatives often feel like an uphill battle, with all the emphasis on diets, exercise programs, routines, and doctor visits. But did you know that you could boost mental and physical health just by automating basic home functions? Keep reading to see how Rich AV Design takes the guesswork out of health.

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How Are You Controlling the Sunlight in Your Home?

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Automated Shades Help You Harvest Natural Light

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.

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How to Prepare Your Smart Home for the Winter Months

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Create the Ultimate Escape from The Frigid Temperatures

You may already be dreading the encroaching cold weather as we get deeper into the fall season here in the Greenwich, CT area. As the temperatures start dipping and the snow storms pick up, how can you create the perfect winter environment in your home? Now more than ever, you need a home automation system that adjusts to your changing needs based on the time of year. Did you know the right solution helps you keep your house warm, safe, and fun? Find out how in our latest blog. 

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4 Mistakes to Avoid During Your Media Room Installation

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Create the Ultimate Multi-Purpose Space With these Tips

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.

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Landscape Lighting Ideas for a Fun and Functional Backyard

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Install Outdoor Lighting to Entertain Guests in Your Stamford Home

Landscape lighting is a very functional necessity since you need it to light up your driveway and porches, but it can also make your Stamford, CT home look even more beautiful and protect it all year long. While anyone can add a few lights to their front or backyard, it takes a professional to install landscape lighting that looks nice and also functions properly. Automate your outdoor lighting, and you’ll also make it super easy to control your lights any time of day or night. Read on to discover how we can brighten your outdoor spaces with lighting control.

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Lutron Lighting Control Gives Your Connecticut Home a Beneficial Brilliance

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Rich AV Design Can Automate Your Home with Lutron Lighting Products

It’s nice to have a lot of options when designing a home. That’s one of the many great benefits of working with Rich AV Design and Lutron. The design choices are virtually limitless.

In this blog, we’d like to show you the different ways you can install lighting control in your Connecticut home. Whether you live in Fairfield County or the surrounding area, we believe you are sure to find something you like that can benefit your lifestyle.

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Can Lighting Control & Motorized Shading Truly Complement Your Interior Design?

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How managed light sources can enhance your space

Rich AV Design knows that automated lighting can be used to enhance the natural beauty of your home rather than detract from it. Great lighting is the icing on the cake of a well-designed interior, and can be created for any and every room, not just one location.  Want to know how automated lighting can reduce energy costs and spotlight your interior design skills? You’re in the right place.

Detailed attention is given to every aspect of your décor- so why not the lighting? Customized lighting is important for overall design, showcasing collectibles and flattering other furniture. With the variety of customized lighting and motorized window treatment options available today, light that complements your décor is easier than ever.

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How Do You Define “Home Automation?”

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Your favorite CT-area Custom Audio/Video Integrator puts it all together 

What IS home automation? When customers call Rich AV Design for advice on how to automate their homes (or make the homes “smart”), they’re often unsure exactly what automation is, let alone know the level of “intelligence” they want. Drawing from years of experience providing integration services throughout Connecticut and New York, we assembled this brief guide to help you decide exactly how “automated” you want your home to be.

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