Start 2018 by Making Your Indiana Home Smarter

Start 2018 by Making Your Indiana Home Smarter

Update Your House for the New Year with Smart Home Automation You may be thinking about the upcoming Christmas or Hanukkah holidays and celebrating with friends and family, but it’s not too early to consider what your goals are for the New Year. Ask yourself, “what am I proud of accomplishing in 2017?” and “what still needs to be done in 2018?” Don’t neglect your plans for home renovations and lifestyle changes. Not only can smart home automation contribute to a beautiful interior design in your Fishers, IN home, but it can also help you accomplish your personal goals and manage your busy schedule. Here’s how! SEE ALSO: Make Your Home the Smartest on the Block with Control4 Create a Routine with Smart Scenes You may be craving that Christmas ham or Challah bread right now, but come January you’ll probably want to hit the gym and work off those holiday calories. A smart home control system can help you get back on track and accomplish all of your goals. For example, create a scene called, “Wake-up” that plays music in your bedroom at 6 a.m. At the same time, the TV will turn on the morning news and the lights in the bathroom will turn on so you can get ready for a morning workout before going into the office. You can change the time and days this scene runs at any time using the smart home app installed on a wireless device. Do you have a goal to get the kids focused on homework right after school before binge-watching TV shows? Create a password to lock all...
3 Ideas for Creating Smart Home Scenes

3 Ideas for Creating Smart Home Scenes

Create Memorable Moments with Smart Home Automation Most smart homes have typical scenes like “Good morning”, “Goodnight” and “Away.” But the real beauty of automation is being able to create unique sequences for your Fishers, IN home. Pick whatever room you want to alter, the features you’d like to control, then save it all under a custom name. Yes, smart home automation is convenient and offers a lot of benefits like saving energy, but it can also be used for fun too. Here are some ideas for creating scenes that will aid in getting that party or personal goal started. SEE ALSO: Take Control of Your Indianapolis, IN Home with Control4 Pool Party Make the most of the warmer months by enjoying your pool as much as possible. Plan a pool party with your smart home system by creating a music playlist and distributing the music to your landscape speakers around the pool and hot tub. Turn on the outdoor Seura TV and stream the football or baseball game. If it’s a late-night rendezvous, you can add a lighting setting to the scene and brighten the pool, walkways, and bar area. Press one button on your smartphone and it all turns on instantly. You’ll have this scene at your fingertips for spring, summer and fall so you can blow off some steam swimming or take a dip in the hot tub. Movie Night Whether you have a dedicated home theater or a media room, movie night can be a breeze setting up with this saved setting. With one touch, the shades will come down to prevent glare, the thermostat...