What Types of Landscape Lighting Work in Your Outdoor Spaces?


Choose from an array of fixtures to show off your patio, porch, and backyard in their best light

Outdoor landscape lighting is a versatile and valuable addition to your Pittsburgh, PA property. Not only does expertly placed lighting show off your home’s exteriors, but it also allows you to spend more time enjoying all the entertainment and beauty your outdoor living spaces have to offer. Plus, landscape lighting makes your property easier to navigate at night!

Keep reading to learn ideas for the different landscape lighting fixtures you can utilize in your primary outdoor spaces.

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Make Home Management Easier With an Integrated Control System


Unlock more automation and customization features with a smart home control system

Today, more and more people are bringing smart technology and smart devices into their homes. Smart TVs with built-in streaming services, doorbells with cameras you can access anywhere in the world, and smart lighting you can dim or brighten with your phone are flooding the residential market in Pittsburgh, PA.

But accumulating multiple smart devices that all work independently comes with limitations that prevent you from taking full advantage of what a smart home has to offer. A smart home control system from Control4 brings all your smart devices together and enables fast and convenient control in one place. Keep reading to learn two advantages of upgrading to a connected home with a centralized control system.

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Achieve Incredible Outdoor Audio with a Paradigm Oasis Installation


Paradigm’s Garden Oasis speaker collection delivers amazing sound in your outdoor spaces

With summer fast approaching in Pittsburgh, PA, you’re probably starting to make plans for concerts, beach trips, vacations, and other fun activities you love this time of year. And while there’s plenty of entertainment in the outside world, have you considered making a few upgrades like an outdoor audio installation, and outdoor lighting to enjoy entertainment in your own backyard? Barbecues, pool parties, summer jams, movie nights, and stargazing — you have multiple options for spending memorable summer days and evenings with family and friends. And having the right outdoor music to accompany you adds excitement and enjoyment to your activities.

At Simply Automated, we recommend Paradigm Garden Oasis speakers for an outdoor audio installation. Keep reading to learn why!

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What Smart Technology Can You Explore in Our Control4 Certified Showroom?


Visit our East Pittsburgh showroom to see a home media room layout, home lighting, outdoor entertainment, and more!

Maybe you’re interested in adding smart technology or home automation to your house but don’t know where to begin. Perhaps you know you want motorized shades or smart lighting control, but you’re reluctant to invest in the technology until you see how it works. Or maybe you have questions about installing and operating new technologies in your home.

If any of the above situations sounds like you, we have one solution for you: visit the Simply Automated Control4 certified showroom. We recently opened a new location in East Pittsburgh where you can visualize and interact with smart technology firsthand and ask our experienced designers unlimited questions. Our new showroom features a home media room setup, home lighting control, shading solutions, outdoor lighting and audio, and more. Keep reading to learn about the amazing technologies you can explore.

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3 Outdoor Spaces That Would Be Even Better With a High-Quality AV Installation


Add audio and videoaround your pool/spa, outdoor kitchen, and patio for outdoor fun all summer long

Picture this: it’s a beautiful summer evening in Pittsburgh, PA, and you and the family are relaxing outside. A movie is playing on the big outdoor TV, and you’re captivated by the stunning, vivid pictures and catchy music. The burgers and corn on the cob are almost done grilling  you get up to turn over the corn and fix a plate for everyone without missing a second of the filmYou’re enjoying this quality time with your loved ones, good food, and fantastic entertainment.

At Simply Automated, we can help make this vision a reality in your home. Adding a high-quality outdoor AV installation to your outdoor spaces can add limitless entertainment to your summer days and nights. Keep reading to learn threeareas that would benefit from audio and video!   

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