An Introduction to Screen Innovations’ Outdoor Shading Solutions

An Introduction to Screen Innovations’ Outdoor Shading Solutions

Stay Cool and Comfortable this Summer in Your Own Backyard Summer is meant for backyard grilling, chilling by the pool, and hanging out with friends and family in the lovely weather. But sometimes this season means an intense sun and other elements that can get in the way of you enjoying these outside activities. So how can you make your porch or patio an enclosed area when the sun and bugs are too much to handle? Bringing Screen Innovations’ outdoor shades to your Carmel, IN backyard is the perfect solution. In this blog, we’ll show you the many benefits and features of an outdoor motorized shades installation. Our team of experts is here to help with the process – just find out more by reading on below. SEE ALSO: Discover the Latest in Outdoor TV Innovations   Outdoor Shading Sets Up Your Backyard for Any Event Motorized shades provide insulation and comfort inside your home – and outside, they can create just as cool and relaxing of a space. Your backyard can become the place to be for every summer event or gathering. Keep the pestering insects from ruining a lunch on the porch or a late dinner under the stars. During the day, the sun can feel overwhelming. If you want to watch a movie on your outdoor TV, or are trying to watch a game in the afternoon lighting, you don’t want the display ruined with an awful glare. One press of a button and your outdoor shades from Screen Innovations will lower and give you the coverage you need to create the ultimate outdoor environment.  Screen...
4 Reasons to Use Motorized Shades in Your Home

4 Reasons to Use Motorized Shades in Your Home

We’ll Discuss a Few of Our Favorites Here! At Digitech Custom, we’re continually here to provide home technology solutions for property in the Zionsville, Indiana area. Many people don’t realize the diverse benefits of a motorized shades installation until they’ve experienced them firsthand – perhaps at a friend’s house or maybe in a showroom, such as the ones we have on display in our Carmel experience center. Digitech Custom Audio and Video prefers Lutron’s industry-leading motorized shading solutions. As pioneers in the industry and specialists in lighting control, Lutron also creates motorized window treatments with a wide variety of materials – from wood blinds to roller shades, draperies and more. Keep reading for our four useful, practical reasons to use motorized shades in your Central Indiana home! SEE MORE: Digitech Custom: Now an HTA-Certified Smart Home Design Firm They Keep You Warm During the Winter We know the Indianapolis winters can give us harsh temperatures, and we often heavily rely on our HVAC systems to keep us warm until April. There’s good news! You’re just an installation away from motorized shades that keep your family warm and protect the environment. Lutron shades can automatically rise and lower on schedules, saving resources year-round. In winter months, it can let in additional brightness for longer, making the most of short daylight hours, and lower in the evening to retain heat. This sunlight cuts your energy consumption drastically while cutting your home’s heat loss in the evening, as well. Conversely, you can use your window treatments to retain cool air from your HVAC system during the summer and keep energy spending to...
Stay Comfortable This Fall with Automated Lights and Shades

Stay Comfortable This Fall with Automated Lights and Shades

Customize Your Indiana Home with Automation It’s starting to get cold in Fishers, Indiana, which means it may be time to take a closer look at the ways you can conserve energy and keep your home comfortable.  So how do you stay warm without leaving the heating on all the time? According to the U.S. Department of Energy, almost half of all energy used by the typical U.S. household is eaten up by heating and cooling. But don’t worry: the right technology can help you avoid using so much energy while still keeping your home at a pleasant temperature. Lighting and shading control can help in the frigid winters. Here are some ways that automated shades and lighting can keep you comfortable without making your electricity bill skyrocket. SEE ALSO: Go Green with Lighting and Shading Control for Your Carmel, IN Home Custom Controls for Lights and Shades One of the things we love most about smart home technology is being able to customize it for your everyday needs and personal preferences. When winter comes, you can set your Control4 system to maintain a certain temperature and save energy at the same time. Control4’s climate control system and easy-to-use app allow you to adjust your home’s features at any time from a smartphone or tablet. For example, you could program your motorized shades to open every day at 11 a.m. when the sun is strong so that it warms up your home. At the same time, program the lights to turn off so you make the most of the sun’s brightness. Then, time your lights to turn on once...