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Get Summer Ready With a High-Performance Outdoor Audio System

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Upgrade Your Next Pool Party With a New Outdoor Audio System

One of the best things about the summer is sitting in the warm sun and sipping an ice-cold beverageAnd with warmer weather just around the corner, its time to start thinking about outdoor entertaining as well. Lounging by the pool is fun but to dazzle your guests you'll need sophisticated outdoor entertainment with outdoor audioThen you can light up your backyard and fill the air with the music you loveYourStamford, CT, home will be the envy of all the neighbors after they hear the superior quality of your outdoor audio system

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How to Monitor and Take Control of Your Home’s Air Quality

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The Air Purification System by Pure365 Offers a Smart Way to Maintain Pure Indoor Air

How clean is your indoor air? You can’t tell by looking at it. Even if you dust the blinds, sweep the floors, and scrub the surfaces with disinfectants, the air in your home could be filled with contaminants. And this isn’t just about dust. Even though dust can cause allergy flare-ups and respiratory issues, other airborne pollutants are more toxic.

Take a breath of fresh air by cleaning your home with a state-of-the-art air purification system from Pure365. This advanced system not only removes 99% of indoor pollutants, but it lets you monitor, measure, and track many air quality variables in your Greenwich, CT, home. Keep reading to learn more about Pure365’s air purifier and air quality monitors.

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4 Distinct Benefits Of Having Smart Motorized Shades

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Why Live with Shabby Shades? Make the Switch to Smart Window Treatments.

Sometimes a simple update does wonders to elevate the style of your home and your living experience. For instance, different paint color on your walls or a new hardwood floor is highly effective at enhancing your room’s decor. And yet, while a design update improves the appearance of living areas, it won’t make your life more convenient.

Smart motorized shades do both! They are sleek and stylish additions that add more luxury to your life. Functional and fabulous looking, these innovative products give you complete control with just the touch of a button. No need to worry about cords and rods anymore! Want to find out why motorized shades are perfect for your home in Stamford, CT? Keep reading our blog to discover four benefits of updating to smart shades.

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Sleep Easy Again with a Pure365 Air Purification System

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State-of-the-Art Technology That Effectively Improves Your Indoor Air

A happy home and a healthy indoor environment are important. You sleep better at night knowing your home supports you and your family’s wellness. After all, both physical and emotional wellness leads to longer and more fulfilling lives. In addition to making your home a safe place to relax, spend time with family and friends, and do the things you love, it’s important to have indoor air free of pollutants, viruses, and other airborne contaminants.

The solution doesn’t involve changing your air filter – even though that’s important as well. Instead, a Pure365 air purification system captures nearly 100% of airborne particles and pathogens. Read more to see how your smart home in Darien, CT, can be healthier than you thought possible.  

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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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Introducing Vivint: Smart Home Security in the Palm of Your Hand

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Always Stay Connected to What Matters Most with a Vivint Smart Home

When it comes to taking care of your home, we know security is a top priority. That’s why our team at Rich AV Design now proudly partners with Vivint, a leading smart home services provider that offers advanced and proactive smart home security solutions for homeowners in Stamford and broader Connecticut.

Vivint offers homeowners solutions to monitor, protect, and automate their properties with cutting-edge technology that integrates into a single platform for seamless control no matter where you are. Want a smarter way to secure your home? Keep reading to learn more about Vivint.

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How to Bring Your Technology Together with the Savant App

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Full Control of Your Smart Home in the Palm of Your Hand

Get the most out of your smart technology with a solution that offers one-app control of your entire home. One of the main reasons we work with Savant Systems for all of our home automation projects is because of their intuitive user interface. Not only is all your technology in one place, but it’s easy to manage through a beautiful, customizable profile.

Often as families transition into smart technology, they replace a clutter of remotes on the coffee table with a clutter of apps on their phone. Finding your way to the right app for what you want to do can be frustrating. Let your local Savant Dealer take all the smart devices in your Stamford, CT home and put them under one easy-to-use interface.

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3 Ways to Hide a TV in a Media Room

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 Customize Your Home with Media Room Design

Who says you have to make the TV the focal point in the room? Typically, families arrange all of the furniture and décor around the screen, but you have other options. Hide the TV and then you can focus on the interior design of the room without having to worry bout the technology disrupting the style. There are a number of ways to hide a TV, so keep reading to find out how we can design a media room in your Darien, CT home.

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Stick to Your Routine with Smart Home Automation

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Allow Your Savant System to Align Your Daily Schedule

What are your goals? Are you a consistent person? Whether you are type A or not, a smart home system can help you get on a routine and stay on target with your goals. From morning to night, your home will automatically turn devices on and off per your daily needs. Here is an example of what every day could look and feel like with smart home automation installed in your Greenwich, CT home.

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Why Does my Smart Home Need an Internet Upgrade?

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 3 Reasons Why Your Darien Home May Need a Connection Boost

There’s nothing more frustrating than when your Internet dies. And if you live in a smart home, everything can fall apart. The reality is that you need a strong, reliable network to enjoy all the benefits of living an electronic lifestyle. Your average local service provider won’t cut it, you need a professional to assess your home, and commercial grade equipment to support all the systems in your Darien, CT home—from lighting to security and audio video. Read on to see if you meet the criteria for an Internet upgrade. 

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What are my options for window treatments?

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How to Choose the Right Shading System for your Greenwich, CT Home

If you’ve seen advertisements for motorized shades, you’ve likely seen the roller shade style since it’s a popular choice for smart homes. But did you know that you can also enjoy the convenience of controlling your window treatments with a remote or mobile device for drapes, venetian blinds, honeycomb shades, and more? When you work with Rich AV Design, you can pick from a variety of shade styles. So how do you choose? Here’s a list of the most common types. 

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How to Maintain and Monitor Your Smart Home

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Ensure Your Connecticut Home is Protected and Preserved with 24-7 Service and Support

It’s true that any piece of technology you purchase is a long-term investment- especially smart home automation. You have to regularly monitor and maintain your system to ensure reliable and quality performance. But the truth is you don’t have to worry about losing out when you work with a professional like Rich AV Design. Not only will we service your smart home for life, but we’ll also make any needed updates along the way so that it always works best. Keep reading to see if your house in the Darien, CT area can benefit from our three service plans. 

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Support Your Smart Home with a Professional Network

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Install a Home Network for a Reliable Smart Home System

What makes a smart home run reliably and efficiently? While there are many factors that play into the answer to this question, the crucial aspect involves the quality of your home network. Many times the problem lies with your internet connection, not with the device, design, or installation

The true secret to a smart home that runs well is the network. In order to live an electronic lifestyle, you need a strong internet connection established in your Stamford, Connecticut home. Without it, you will not be able to access all the great features in your smart home reliably. You will try to stream Pandora in your bedroom, but the connection gets interrupted. Or, your home theater won’t be able to play that 4K movie you downloaded. The fact remains that the network is the backbone of your smart home. Keep reading this article to discover what services we offer to guarantee a perfect smart home operation.

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Custom Media Rooms that Stun and Impress

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Use a Greenwich A/V Professional to Design Your Media Room

Today’s interior design style is all about hiding your technology. From placing TVs inside the ceiling using motorized lifts to framing a TV with a custom design, there are many options for making your audio/video look stylish—or even make it completely disappear. However, you’ll definitely need to work with a media room design professional to achieve this. We work with interior designers and builders in the Greenwich, CT area to meet your exact needs and deliver stunning rooms that look beautiful and have multiple uses. Read this blog to learn how we can customize a media room for you that will impress your family and friends.

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Manhattan Townhouse Showcases Custom Smart Home Designs

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The Sky is the Limit for this Smart Home Automation Project on the Upper East Side

When the team at Rich AV Design started working on a seven-story townhouse in Manhattan, New York about three years ago, the client didn’t give any budget restrictions. This enabled the whole crew to really stretch their limits for smart home automation design.

Rich AV Design had completed a smart home installation for the client on another property, and they loved the results so much that they hired Rich AV Design again to complete this townhouse on the Upper East Side. Rich AV Design was actually the only company the client brought back for this project since they were so impressed with the service.

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How to Customize Your Greenwich Smart Home

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Enjoy Comfort, Convenience, and Control with Smart Home Automation

Today the term “smart home” evokes a lot of different thoughts and reactions. With the Internet of Things on the rise, it’s easy to get lost in all of the new gadgets on the market. Today your refrigerator can take a picture of your food inventory and alert you when you need more milk. You can turn on your oven with your phone, and monitor your laundry’s progress wirelessly as well. Yes, these connected appliances are smart, but having a smart home is so much more. Rich AV Design’s aim is to educate you on what it means to have an electronic lifestyle. Continue reading to learn more about smart home automation and how to customize your home with our Savant systems.

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4 Things You May Not Know About Lutron Motorized Shades

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Discover The Top Features of These Award-winning Shades

Installing motorized shades in your New Canaan, CT home has many benefits, like saving energy, adding beauty and convenience. However, there are some other great features you may not know about Lutron shading. Their award-winning line of smart shades have incredible technologies that can be used and enjoyed by everyone in the family. Keep reading to discover these top four features we love most. 

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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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New Features from Savant Systems

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Enjoy New Smart Home Automation Controls from Savant

Today, the tech market moves lighting fast. As soon as you finally get around to updating your smartphone, another new model is released. But you don’t have to worry about these changes in the smart home world when you have a professional, smart home automation installer by your side. Rich AV Design partners with the company Savant Systems to deliver the best and most recent smart home technology in the world to homeowners in the New Canaan, Connecticut area. Recently, they have released some new products we are excited about sharing with you. Continue reading to discover what’s new. 

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How to Pick the Right Window Treatment

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The Best Motorized Shades for the Connecticut Homeowner

Have you ever walked into a showroom or gone to Macy’s and been stumped as to which curtains you should choose to match your home décor? It can be difficult picking out the right furnishings to make your home look and feel comfortable and beautiful. Add smart home technology to the mix and it can be even more challenging making a decision as to which type of window treatment you should purchase. The good news is that your local home technology expert Rich AV Design is here to help you decide by informing you on the options. Read on to learn which Lutron motorized shading system is best for your Stamford, Connecticut home.

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