Extend the Reach of Your Signal with Strategically Deployed WAPs
Wireless networks have become more important than ever when it comes to your Edina, MN home. A typical home network now communicates with speakers, televisions, thermostats and more. As wireless technology becomes the backbone of most homes, users are seeking new ways to make their connections stronger, faster and more reliable. But setting up a wireless network requires knowledge of a variety of terms ranging from LANs to WAPS that can overwhelm DIY installers. In this blog, we'll focus on WAPs (wireless access points) and the important role they plan in network installations.
Make Sure Resources Are Only Used When Needed
When it comes to designing a smart security system, you want it to be proactive enough to let you know about emergencies before they happen. This focus on being proactive has created a thin line in the security industry between being alert and creating situations primed for false alarms. According to Security Sales and Integration, false alarms have risen by 10 percent each year since 2012. This results in wasted resources and can come with a hefty price; in Edina, MN the penalty for a residential false alarm is $300. In this blog we highlight some ways you can optimize your system to avoid false alarms:
Create a Calming Environment for Patients with Smart Control
Reliable tools are pivotal to providing an efficient service in your doctor or dentist's office. Every instrument is expertly chosen to serve a specific role whether you're doing a routine cleaning or in-patient surgery. If efficiency is so important, why shouldn't it apply to all the technology in your office? With a commercial automation system, you can bring that surgical precision to the way you manage lights, climate, AV and more. Below we highlight some of the ways you can enhance productivity and the patient experience in your Edina, MN space with smart control of all your technology:
Protect Your Family and Reduce Damages with an Integrated Solution
According to Minnesota building codes, all homes built after 2003 are required to have multiple smoke alarms installed. There needs to be one in the main corridor as well as in each sleeping room, and these must be interconnected so if one goes off, they all go off. While these basic requirements can help to prevent tragic disasters, are there other ways you could be preparing your home? In this blog, we explain how linking your smoke detectors and alarms to your home security system can help you protect your Minnetonka property in case of a fire.
Create the Ultimate Movie-Watching Environment with a Professional Installation
When it comes to home theater setups, there is always an ongoing debate over which is the best option: DIY or a professional installation. For tech savvy clients that just want a few small upgrades to their media room, a DIY approach is ideal. If what you’re after is an experience that rivals the one you get in a commercial theater, then a professional installation is the way to go. In this blog, we focus on the ways a professional installation can optimize your surround sound system.
A Lighting Control System Makes It Easy to Get More Out of Your Favorite Spaces
As you go about your day, try to be more conscious about how you use your lights throughout your Woodbury, MN home. You’ll realize that no two rooms are the same. Due to different stylistic or pragmatic needs, you use your lights differently everywhere. With a lighting control system, it’s easy to create the ideal settings and control solutions for every corner of your home. Below we showcase how smart lighting can enhance your kitchen, media room and outdoor spaces.
Enhance Your Business with a Commercial Security and Surveillance System
Business security systems are usually associated with retail stores or high-tech corporate environments. You’ve likely seen movies where employees use codes, keypads or even biometrics to access vulnerable information or vaults storing millions of dollars. It may be hard to imagine how these commercial security and surveillance solutions could be useful to small companies. Every business owner, however, can benefit from having one in place to monitor who’s coming in and out of their property. Below we showcase some ways to use an access control system in your Edina, MN business.
Find the Solution that Makes the Most Sense for Your Home
Wireless sound systems are a no-brainer. They let you control of all your music from your smartphone or tablet; you can choose from the streaming services you love and play them in one room or your entire home at the press of a button. With dozens of wireless stereo systems on the market, the trickiest part will be figuring out which to buy. It'll depend on your priorities ranging from sound quality to ease-of-use. In this blog, we highlight some of our favorites so you can decide which you want to bring into your Woodbury, MN home.