Lighting control systems have evolved rapidly and increased in popularity over the past few years. According to data from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), more than two-thirds of all homebuilders offered automated lighting controls as an amenity in their newly constructed homes in 2015. Lighting control systems offer…

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Every home has windows. And, probably most homeowners would agree that window treatments are necessary for privacy and cosmetic appeal. But, should you install motorized window treatments? As a homeowner, you make a significant investment in your home and its interior furnishings. And you likely have an interest in protecting them. Motorized shades bring real…

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 In which “room” in your home do you most frequently entertain guests?  A recent study by interior design and decorating website Houzz shows that outdoor spaces are most often used for entertaining. In the study, 83% of respondents use their backyards as entertaining spaces (download the full Spring Houzz Landscaping Trends Study here).  Additionally, 56% of homeowners…

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