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Debunking Smart Home Myths: Cost, Privacy, Expertise

While there are a few reasons why myths or misconceptions about various topics arise over the years, one of the most common is simple popularity. As a given area becomes more common or popular, this unfortunately leads to more conversation surrounding it, including...

Debunking Smart Home Myths: ROI, Gimmick, Landscape

In part one of this multi-part blog series, we dug into a few of the most pervasive myths out there today surrounding smart home and home automation technology. As these areas have exploded in popularity in recent years, sadly several misconceptions have also sprung...

Smart Home Sustainability Themes for Draper Homeowners

Are you a Draper, Utah or nearby resident looking to improve your home’s sustainable qualities and energy consumption themes? There are several areas you might consider here, and one of them also doubles as a major home upgrade in other ways: A smart home or home...

On Automated Home Lighting and Circadian Rhythm

For homes that have them installed, home automation and smart home features carry numerous benefits. From basic convenience to cost savings and many other areas, there are many ways you see a positive impact from home automation – and another that some don't even...

Occupancy Simulation and Modern Home Security Tech

We take pride in all our home automation and smart home solutions at AVI Systems, and perhaps none more so than our security and surveillance systems. These items are not only convenient, like all of our solutions, but also offer protection and daily practical...

Value of a Smart Home System During the Holidays

Smart home systems showcase numerous benefits to their owners throughout the year, and the holiday season is no exception. Everyone can use a little bit more convenience during the hustle and bustle of the upcoming holidays, and several home automation features may...

Why it Pays to Hire Smart Home Professionals, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the reasons why it pays to leave detailed smart home installation services to professionals for any new install. While some handy homeowners may look to DIY parts of this process, this is a risk you’re...

Why it Pays to Hire Smart Home Professionals, Part 1

At AVI Systems, it’s our pride to offer comprehensive home automation and smart home services to a range of clients. Our smart home system planning process begins with a consultation with one of our automation experts, who will go over your every need and desire plus...

Primer on How Smart Home Lighting Systems Work, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on how a smart home lighting system works and benefits you. Often one of the first areas of home automation homeowners will consider when looking to upgrade in this realm, smart home lighting...

Primer on How Smart Home Lighting Systems Work, Part 1

All smart home or home automation installations are different, but there are a few common starting points among those who are making such upgrades to their home. One great example, and also one of the single most popular areas to begin with for your smart home...

Evaluating Outdoor Smart Home System Options, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the preliminary basics of extending your smart home system to outdoor areas of the property. Modern home automation technology allows for several such extensions, making your entire area more convenient...

Evaluating Outdoor Smart Home System Options, Part 1

When many people hear the words “smart home,” they naturally think about indoor areas first. This is understandable, as many of the top smart home and home automation areas come within indoor realms like temperature control, lighting and numerous others. At AVI...

Tax Benefits Associated With Smart Home Upgrades

There are numerous benefits associated with smart home systems and home automation, from convenience and comfort to financial savings and several others. One additional area here that you might not have even been aware of previously: Many smart home systems come with...

Smart Bulbs Vs. Smart LED Strips for Automated Lighting

We handle numerous areas of home automation at AVI Systems, and one of the top desires here among homeowners is smart home lighting control. This theme offers not only aesthetic upgrades, but also several ways to make your home safer and more energy-efficient by...

Energy-Saving Benefits of Smart Home Technology

In today’s day and age, a priority for many people in several areas of life is minimizing carbon footprint and being more environmentally responsible. From the cars we drive to the kinds of technology we use and many areas in between, many are looking for ways to...

Best Smart Home Devices for Pet Owners

There are numerous convenience benefits that come with smart home systems, and one that’s at or near the top of the list for many homeowners is the ability to check on and maintain your home even when you aren’t there. From home security and surveillance to automation...

Understanding the Importance of Smart Home Controllers

When it comes to managing your smart home on a daily basis, few items are more important than your smart home controller. Smart homes will contain several different specific elements, and the controller is the central connector through which you manage each of them....