How a Sonance Outdoor Audio System Enhances Backyard Fun

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Upgrade Your Outdoor Entertainment with High-End Audio

With summer around the corner, is your backyard ready to host the ultimate warm-weather gatherings? A high-quality outdoor audio system is the perfect way to add excitement to any outdoor summer activity. So, whether you’re planning alone time relaxing on the patio or hosting a social event like a neighborhood BBQ, consider upgrading your backyard entertainment with an outdoor audio system to enhance any activity. 

When it comes time to choose outdoor speakers, consider Sonance. As a leading brand in the audio industry for over three decades, Sonance’s outdoor speakers have a reputation for quality and innovation.

Continue reading to learn more about Sonance speakers and how they can enhance the fun of your Midtown Atlanta, GA, outdoor activities. 

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The Benefits & Features of Outdoor Motorized Shades

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Extend Your Living Area While Bringing Comfort and Convenience to the Great Outdoors

Many people’s favorite season in Brookhaven, GA, has arrived. Soon, backyards will be filled with friends and family enjoying the great outdoors, whether lounging by the pool, dining outdoors, or hosting barbecues or benefits.

Unfortunately, we face several issues when we head to our outdoor areas. Spring and summer bring with them showers and thunderstorms, intense sun, and insects, taking outdoor celebrations and relaxing interludes inside. There is, however, a way to extend your outdoor living space and remain protected from the elements.

Today’s outdoor motorized shades offer beauty, convenience, and an incredibly comfortable environment. Let's explore their many benefits.

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Bring Your Dreams to Life with Today’s Home Theater Design

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A Home Theater Consultant Explores Every Detail

Are you ready for the ultimate home entertainment? If so, you’re probably considering adding a theater to your luxury home. Thanks to today’s technology, these audio-video powerhouses can deliver the same immersive cinematic experience as the best movie cinemas in Chastain Park, GA.

Of course, everyone’s vision of the ideal home theater looks a little different. Some incorporate gaming chairs, areas for appetizers and drinks, and a pool table in the corner. Others are strictly designed for the movie-watching experience—the one that takes you to another world and leaves you spellbound for a few hours.

Do you want the big screen experience or a more relaxed atmosphere with a 4K QLED TV that disappears when not in use? Are you looking for the big, bold statements with high-fidelity loudspeakers, or do you appreciate the in-ceiling and in-wall speakers that retain your home theater's aesthetics while delivering the surround sound that engulfs you? 

We know it's a lot to consider. And we haven't yet discussed the myriad of options in lighting, ambiance, acoustic paneling, and seating. As a home theater consultant serving the Atlanta area for over 20 years, we know the many intricacies that go into creating a home theater that exceeds your expectations. 

Let’s explore some of the reasons people begin this adventure and why they turn to Advance Premises Systems for their home theater needs.

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Choosing a Professional Home Automation Company

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Create the Smart Home of Your Dreams with a Certified Company

Many people are exploring various options in smart technology. They may start by adding smart lighting to their home and maybe a smart speaker. This is often followed by a smart thermostat and a video doorbell. Before they know it, they have numerous apps controlling various smart home devices, and their ease of living has turned into confusion. 

There is a better way. 

At Advanced Premises Systems, we partner with Control4, the leader in home automation. Their platform enables us to connect it to nearly every smart device and system, creating an ecosystem of connected devices that communicate with the platform and each other. These devices are controlled by a touchscreen in every room, a handheld remote, elegant in-wall keypads, and your mobile device. 

Now, you can manage your lighting, shades, climate, entertainment and music, security, and more with one touch or voice command. Even more astounding is an integrated smart home that manages these devices for you.

When working with your professional home automation company in Alpharetta, GA, you experience a true smart home that responds to your needs and creates the ideal environment for every occasion. The first step in creating the smart home of your dreams is hiring the right technology professional. Let’s explore what to look for to ensure you end up with an integrated system that exceeds your expectations.

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Custom Motorized Shades Bring Effortless Control of Daylight

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Experience the Beauty, Sophistication, and Ease of Use with Lutron’s Palladiom Shading System

For those who have yet to experience motorized window coverings, it can be difficult to imagine the incredible convenience and beauty they offer. They raise and lower with the touch of a button or a voice command. Strategically placed sensors and programmed schedules also prompt them to open and close throughout the day automatically. 

These shades may rise in the bedroom, gently waking you with the first morning light. When evening approaches, they close throughout your home, providing privacy. During the day, they lower when direct sunlight beams through windows, protecting your home from the damaging effects of UV rays. This, and so much more, is possible with smart window treatments. 

At Advanced Premises Systems, we partner with industry leaders to offer our clients the best there is in home automation. One of these brands is Lutron, world-renowned for its automated lighting and shading solutions. In 2017, they came out with one of our clients’ favorite custom motorized shades—the Palladiom Shading System.

Let’s explore what this system offers homes in Brookhaven, GA, and why it’s become one of the most popular window coverings.

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See Home in a New Light: Work with a Lighting Designer

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Techniques & Fixtures to Create an Incredible Lighting Design 

How you illuminate your home can significantly influence each room's atmosphere. The fixtures you use, lighting color, and amount of light all play a part in the overall appearance. 

While lighting is first and foremost used to see in the dark, light also profoundly impacts your home's mood and interior design. With poor lighting, you could accidentally make your house feel gloomier, plainer, and more cramped than it really is. 

So what makes good or bad lighting? As a residential lighting designer, that’s what we’re here to share. Keep reading to see how you can elevate your lighting at home in Buckhead, Atlanta, GA. 

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Enjoy Movies in Your Own Luxury Home Theater

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Raise the Bar on Your Home Movie Experiences

There's something exciting about going to the movies. It could be the big theater, the thrill of the dimming lights, or the smell of buttery popcorn deliciousness. As a child, going to the movies was such a special event.

But as an adult, taking the family out to the movies can become quite a chore—buying tickets in advance, dealing with parking and the crowds, and finding popcorn crumbles in your seat. Not quite the magical experience it once was.

If this is how going to the movies feels, you should consider installing a luxury home theater—no more rising ticket prices, parking disasters, or sharing armrests with strangers. Let's explore what this could look like in your Chastain Park, GA, residence.

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The Way of the Future: Smart Home Automation

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The Top Reasons Why Smart Homes Are Taking the World by Storm

According to the Digital Market Outlook, the number of smart homes in the U.S. in 2017 came to about 35.4 million. By 2025, that number is expected to reach over 77 million. For those of you who have yet to experience smart home automation, you may wonder why the incredible growth. For those who have delved into smart home living, the answer is obvious. 

Smart homes offer once unimaginable ease of living. They bring beauty, enjoyment, and security. The truth is, once you experience a smart home, it’s hard to imagine living without this modern technology. 

Let’s explore why smart home automation is taking the world by storm and how it’s transforming homes in Brookhaven, GA.

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All About Ketra: The Brand That’s Perfected Smart Lighting

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Answering All Your Questions About Ketra Lighting 

Every industry has its low-end and high-end options. Take wine, for example. You can easily find bottles of wine for under $10 at a nearby liquor store. But if you’re a wine connoisseur, you’ll seek out bottles made from best growing practices and terroir. 

Whether you’re shopping for clothing, computers, or even a haircut, there’s always a range of quality choices. And the same applies to smart lighting. So if you’re curious about lighting control to enhance the atmosphere of your Georgia home, you may be wondering which lighting brand is the best.

While you’ll find off-the-shelf smart bulbs at stores like The Home Depot or Target, these DIY solutions are not sophisticated enough for total home control and customization. For the best results, you can trust the brand that even professional lighting designers use: Ketra. 

What’s Ketra? Below, we share all you need to know about Ketra lighting, so you can create a stunning environment in your Buckhead home. 

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