Light Up Your Home with Stylish Landscape Lighting

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How These 5 Outdoor Lights Add Appeal and Character to Your Property

A well-manicured lawn may capture attention during the day, but what happens when the sun goes down? Without landscape lighting, it looks dark and dreary but very inviting to intruders. Cast your home in a whole new light by illuminating the various elements that make you proud: a beautiful tree or garden area, unique architecture, winding pathways, or a stone driveway. Outdoor lights create an immersive and enjoyable experience throughout your property.

With creatively positioned landscape lights, you draw attention to those outdoor features that add appeal to your home in Maui, HI. Discover how Control Freaks Hawaii can effectively enhance your outdoor space with five landscape lighting products.

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How to Create a Posh Private Cinema Space

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Take Movie Watching to the Next Level with These Home Theater System Upgrades

The home theater craze is in full swing this year. And it should be! Since people are spending more time at home, they need a way to enjoy a complete movie-theater experience where they are. Some homeowners think they can install a home theater on their own. They get an “A” for effort, but unfortunately, the end-product doesn’t usually align with their grand vision. While they may have mounted a 4K TV and installed a soundbar, the movie-theater experience falls flat. 

Whether you aren’t happy with your DIY theater or you don’t have one at all, Control Freaks Hawaii knows how to create the private cinema space of your dreams in your Wailea, HI, home. Read our blog to learn about important home theater system upgrades that make you feel like you’re at the movies.

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Make Your Space Energy Efficient with Whole Home Automation

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Use Smart Home Technology to Reduce Energy Waste on Your Property

Did you know that Americans spend a combined $130 billion a year on wasted energy? If that made your jaw drop the same way it made ours, don’t worry. We’re here to help, and we know exactly how you can reduce the amount of energy wasted in your Lahaina, HI home.

Whole-home automation can increase your property’s convenience and security, but did you know that it can make your house more energy-efficient, too? It’s an added benefit that puts your mind at ease while making a small difference for the environment and your monthly electricity bill. 

In this blog, you’ll learn how to use whole home automation to reduce your carbon footprint and make your living space energy efficient. Let’s get started.

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4 Ways to Enhance Your Smart Home Design

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You’ve spent more time this year looking at your four walls than you usually do, and sometimes that view gets a bit stale. During these last few months, many homeowners have seen their Kona, Hawaii, homes in a completely new light: The increased exposure caused many of us to explore upgrade opportunities, paint the walls a different color, or look into a higher-performance internet service.

You might assume -- and reasonably so -- that adding technology might clutter or otherwise mar your smart home design. But when we look more closely, you’ll find that strategic use does wonders for your design goals, whether you’re fond of traditional looks or ultra-modern themes. We’ll explain how integrated technology, when well designed, improves how your residence functions AND looks.

SEE ALSO: Still Stuck at Home? Don’t Miss These Outdoor Entertainment Ideas!

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3 Features of the Neeo Remote That Have Clients Raving

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If you have worked with us before, you know why we think there are plenty of reasons to make Control4 your choice home automation system. It features many customization options, including a vast network of 14,000 third-party integrations to enjoy, such as music and video tools, security devices and much more.

Last year, Control4 set a precedent within the automation industry when they released their Smart Home OS 3 system, full of user-friendly enhancements that allowed customers more intuitive control of their whole home, from one platform. More recently, the company purchased the Neeo remote specifically with Smart Home OS 3 suite in mind, while giving Control4 users a remote that appealed to their need for buttons and a touchscreen. The Neeo features an attractive interface and a sleekly designed aluminum body that holds up to everyday wear and tear.

As your Kihei, HI, Control4 dealers, we look forward to showing you more details about the Neeo remote, including three reasons it might be what’s missing in your smart home.

SEE ALSO: Why Should You Enlist a Home Automation Company?

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4 Lutron Motorized Shades You Can Try in Your Home

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We’ve discussed some benefits of motorized shades before, such as a helpful protection from excessive heat and high utility bills. You’ve probably seen some sleek automated window treatments in Kihei, HI, homes near you and want to try some on for size in your island paradise.

But with so many draperies available, especially from innovators with large product suites like Lutron, how will you begin your search? In this blog, we dive into four popular Lutron solutions and some of the unique perks of each. Keep reading on below for more!

SEE ALSO: Harvest the Daylight in Your Home!

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Why Occupancy Monitoring Could Be the Missing Element to Hotel Security

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Occupancy monitoring is quickly rising in popularity among Maui, HI, hoteliers, representing the missing piece of the hotel security puzzle. Occupancy sensors can monitor when your rooms are empty and automatically switch off all the lighting and A/V equipment, adjust HVAC, and more in unoccupied rooms.

If every person who occupies your hotel remembers to turn everything off as they leave their rooms, then you probably don’t need occupancy monitoring. But as we all know, that almost never happens. That’s where occupancy monitoring comes in. Here’s why your hotel or motel needs it and how it can save you time and money.

SEE ALSO: Commercial Media Control: How It’s Helpful for Businesses Like Yours

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Does Your Home Wireless Network Need a Boost?

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One or two wireless devices might survive on your old home network, but if you have a full smart home setup, you’re going to need a stronger connection in your Maui, HI home. Implementing home automation and having all your systems and devices connected is great, but you have to lay a foundation first, and that foundation is your internet connection.

The experts at Control Freaks Hawaii can help you identify areas in which you can improve your home wireless network speed while creating a sustainable solution so that you can tie your TVs, audio, security, mobile devices, and more into one high-speed, secure network. Keep reading to learn more.

SEE ALSO: How Control4 Smart Home Technology Can Improve Your Life

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Will investing in Home Automation increase your Property Value and sell your home Faster?

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The Answer is YES!

Whether you are selling your home or want to increase the value, integrating Home Automation solutions can really affect the overall Market Value of the Property.
 
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10 Benefits of Lighting Control!

A room’s lighting is one of the first things you notice when you enter the space.  Too much lighting can be uncomfortable. Not enough lighting can put a strain on the eyes.    Lighting Control Systems are designed to provide the right amount of light where and when it is needed.  Properly lighting your home or business not only enhances the user experience, but increases safety and saves energy.  One of the major advantages of a Lighting Control System over stand-alone lighting controls or conventional manual switching is the ability to control individual lights or groups of lights from a single user interface device.  This ability to control multiple light sources from a user device allows custom lighting scenes to be created for different activities in that room.  
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