3 Often-Neglected Rooms to Include in Your Distributed Audio System

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Don’t Leave These Spaces Out of Your Whole-Home Audio Setup!

Many times, when people talk about distributed audio, they are referring to a multi-room setup that transmits sound to common areas, home theaters and bedrooms. Even if your audio only reaches a few spaces — your living room, media room, upstairs entertainment area and primary bedroom, for example — you’re still not getting end-to-end, whole-home audio.

Ready to take your AV distribution to the next level? We suggest adding sound to more rooms, even some that many homeowners bypass during their initial audio installation, like the recommendations you’ll find soon. Curious? Read on to learn more!

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3 Entertainment Events, Optimized by a Custom Home Theater System

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Have you ever noticed that some of the best entertainment arrives during the winter season? Not only do streaming services like Netflix offer some of their choicest picks during the winter, including Oscar shoo-ins like Marriage Story and The Irishman, but you also have exciting sports events and awards coming your way soon.

Here in Lahaina, Hawaii, we get the best of both worlds because we can also take this exciting entertainment outdoors to the patio. Even though cold weather doesn’t affect us, keep reading to see why we suggest updating your AV system before spring. Whether you wish to host parties or spend time unwinding in your home, all of the ideas below require high-quality sound and video, as well as comfortable seating. Why should you upgrade your home theater system now? Read on.

SEE ALSO: 3 Easy Design Tips for a Home Theater You’ll Love!

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2 Types of Homes That Need a New Electrical Installation

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Homeowners often gravitate to Control Freaks Hawaii because of our decades-long electrical installation expertise that sets us apart from most integrators. Often, people seeking our wiring services do so for two reasons: Either they’re having a new home built, or they’re retrofitting an older residence.

From your multi-room AV and lighting control to your networking and HVAC, you won’t find a single home system that isn’t directly impacted by your electrical setup. Let’s explore two instances where we can help homeowners have cost-efficient, smooth-running and safe homes, no matter how old your Maui, HI residence is.


SEE ALSO: 3 Unique Perks of a Low-Voltage Electrical Installation

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Let’s Debunk Some Motorized Window Treatment Myths!

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When we’ve discussed motorized window treatments before, we’ve talked about some of their benefits, from cost savings to design. Homeowners and business managers alike praise how they save energy year-round and preserve more sunlight during cloudy winter months and complement their design goals year-round.

However, you might still have some reservations before making this purchase, partly due to widespread rumors you could have possibly heard from people who tried an inferior product from a less detail-oriented integrator.

Still on the fence about motorized shades and how they’d fit into your Lahaina, HI, home? We’ve outlined four of the most common myths about them to show you why they’re still one of the most versatile, secretly powerful automation investments available today. Read on!

SEE ALSO: 4 Lutron Motorized Shades You Can Try in Your Home

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The CEDIA 2019 Trends We’re Watching for Home Media Rooms

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The CEDIA Expo took place last month in Denver, and everyone in this industry is still reeling from the extravagant sights and sounds we saw there. One of our favorite takeaways from this event was in home theater innovations. After all, who could resist the allure of massive screens and immersive, Dolby-Atmos enabled audio?

Even if you missed CEDIA, we at Control Freaks Hawaii can deliver the best and brightest technology right to your Kihei, Hawaii, home. Keep reading to see which trends in home media rooms we loved and why we can’t wait to show them off firsthand.

SEE ALSO: 3 Simple Design Tips for a Home Theater You’ll Love

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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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3 Unique Perks of a Low-Voltage Electrical Installation

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When we talk about lighting, we often talk about how it looks and functions within the home as well as its plentiful benefits. However, we don’t discuss its electrical setup as much -- the foundation upon which many of these exciting smart home innovations are built. Whether you’re building a new home or retrofitting one, you’ll want to know more about this process.

Control Freaks Hawaii is not just a reputable integrator -- we perform electrical installation services that tie it all together. One area in which you’ll see multiple benefits from the integration and automation worlds merging is in low-voltage lighting, but it’s hard to find both of those talents within one company. Explore how our designated electrical team can help you, and three significant benefits an expertly laid low-voltage installation could have for your Maui, HI, home.

SEE ALSO: Does Your Home Need an Electrical Upgrade?

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3 Easy Design Tips for A Home Theater You'll Love

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For dedicated movie buffs, a commercial movie theater was the ideal place to see movies in the best possible conditions. It used to be impossible to replicate the visual and audio quality of the town theater in your own home. Times have changed, however, and creating a space in your home that rivals your local multiplex is easier and more affordable than ever. If you want to experience the convenience, comfort and quality of a home theater system in your Lahaina, HI living space, keep reading to learn more.

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

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