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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....

Planning Tips for Your First Smart Home Installation

At AVI Systems, we’re proud to offer a variety of home automation and smart home services to a wide range of clients. Whether you’re a first-timer to the smart home theme or someone who has been utilizing this technology for years, we have all the systems and programs...

Themes to Consider for Smart Home Holiday Gifts

It’s December, which means there’s a good chance you’re on the hunt for some holiday gifts for those closest to you. There are numerous options available, including several “smart” holiday gifts that will help improve quality of life and comfort for many individuals....

Important Components That Define a Hi-Fi Audio System

For those with a passion for audio within their daily lives, a top choice within the home is a high-fidelity audio system. Known for high-quality sound with virtually no noise or distortion, these systems – known as hi-fi systems for short – are on the cutting edge of...

Benefits of Modern Technology for Home Security Systems

Even as recently as a couple decades ago, the vast majority of home security systems were relatively simple and limited. They contained alarms that were hard-wired into a given home, plus installation fees, monthly monitoring costs and other detractors that limited...