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3 Reasons to Hire a Professional for Your Home Lighting Design

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Personalized lighting design makes your home more beautiful, safe, and comfortable

Lighting is one of the most critical components of your home’s infrastructure. We not only use lighting for functional tasks like moving around safely or reading a book, but also for setting the mood in a room, showcasing beautiful architecture and art, and making home spaces feel more comfortable and inviting.

You can make the most of your home lighting by working with an experienced integrator for whole-home lighting design. Keep reading to learn three reasons why hiring a professional lighting designer is worth the investment for your Pittsburgh, PA, home.  

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Make Home Management Easier With an Integrated Control System

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

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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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What Is It Like to Live in a Control4 Smart Home?

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Learn how Control4 home automation improves your daily routines and activities

At Simply Automated, we’re big fans of Control4 home automation, and we highly recommend a Control4 system for homeowners and families interested in adding more comfort, convenience, and control to their households. A whole-home automation system allows you to access and manage all your home technologies in one place. Control4 integrates with thousands of third-party devices and manufacturers, meaning you can design your home with the smart devices of your choice and still control everything using nothing more than a smartphone app, touchscreen tablet, or even your voice. 

Read our latest blog article for a closer look at what living in a Control4 smart home can do for you and your family in Pittsburgh, PA. Then take advantage of Simply Automated’s Control4 certified showrooms (in East Pittsburgh and West Pittsburgh) and come in for an exclusive demo of these smart technologies.

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The 5 Components You Need for a Custom Home Theater

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Enjoy stunning visuals and breathtaking sound in a space that’s uniquely yours

Home entertainment is booming in Pittsburgh, PA this year. At Simply Automated, we couldn’t be more excited to help you design your dream entertainment space. We specialize in custom home theaters that allow you to make the most of your movie, TV, sports and video game experiences. If you’re considering an upgrade to a private home cinema, keep reading to learn the 5 components you need to make your theater room come alive.

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What to Expect at Our New Pittsburgh — East Location

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If you need smart home services in the Murrysville area, come and see Simply Automated at our new second location in January!

Simply Automated’s new location is under construction and will be opening in January of 2021 in the Murrysville/Export area. We’re excited to offer a second great locale where Pittsburgh, PA, homeowners can find the smart home systems that will make their lives complete. At our new location, we’ll still offer the same services, the same knowledge, and the same interactive experience that our customers have come to expect. Keep reading to learn what you’ll find when you visit our new Pittsburgh — East store.

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Prepare for a Pittsburgh Winter with Smart Climate Control

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Oh, the weather outside is frightful — but a personalized smart thermostat is so delightful

If you’re a Pittsburgher, it’s time to start preparing for a cold, snowy winter as we end one year and begin another. One of the best smart home devices you can have in your home right now is a smart thermostat. Intelligent climate control systems can help you regulate energy usage and stay warm and comfortable indoors as you wait out the winter months and dream of spring. Even better, when you integrate a smart thermostat with your Control4 home automation system, it can elevate your climate control experience to the next level.

Keep reading to learn how a smart thermostat will make winter more bearable this year!

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What Can You Do With Smart Home Lighting Control?

From pool lighting in the backyard to lighted mirrors in the bathroom, Simply Automated can do it all

Your Pittsburgh, PA, home lighting brings functional value, entertainment, ambiance, security and comfort to your life. The right lighting can affect how you feel, how you look and how well your home functions day-to-day.

So if you’re ready to bring modern, smart home lighting control into your lifestyle, turn to the experts at Simply Automated for help. We can handle all your lighting needs for new construction, an existing home, or a remodel. From design to fixtures, to installation and one-touch control, Simply Automated will be by your side to help you choose the solutions that work for you and your family. Keep reading to learn more about the amazing things you can do with smart lighting.

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Work From Home With Ease Using High-Quality audio/video Solutions

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Improve your comfort levels and ability to communicate with remote colleagues with a few smart audio/video upgrades in your home office

In January 2020, you probably never expected to have to convert your home space into a home office so you can work remotely. But if you find yourself in that situation now, you’ve realized that working from home is entirely different from working in an office. Although remote work has its challenges, one of the best things about working from home is that you can customize your office space to your preferences. 

Simply Automated can help you make a few upgrades to improve your home office environment in Pittsburgh, PA. The right audio/video installationintegrated with your Control4system can add comfort and convenience to your workdays. AV solutions can also help you communicate more effectively with other remote colleagues. Keep reading to learn our recommendations!

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Embrace Luxurious Living with Smart Home Technology

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How a Reputable Smart Home Company in Pittsburgh, PA, Transforms Your Home

Technology is all around you. It connects you to the world, improves your productivity, and makes your life richer. Just consider your smartphone. Where would you be without it? You use it to text, make phone calls, purchase items, check your bank account, Facetime with friends, play games, and just about anything else. It’s fair to say that the smartphone is one of the most significant technological advances in our century.

But are you missing out on the next big technological leap? Actually, it’s already here: smart homes. Still, you may have lived your life without taking advantage of smart home technology. It is dramatically transforming the way people interact with their homes. Instead of living in the 20th century, take the leap into the 21st! Read more to see how Simply Automated, a distinguished smart home company in Pittsburgh, PA, can update your home and add more luxury to your life.  

 

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YOUR GUIDE TO LIGHTING DESIGN FOR YOUR PITTSBURGH HOME

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MAKE YOUR HOME MORE RELAXING, SOPHISTICATED, AND SAFE WITH SMART LIGHTING

Lighting does so much more than illuminate your home — it can make a significant impact on your mood, day-to-day lifestyle, and peace of mind. Beyond being functional, lighting can provide entertainment, style, relaxation, and security to you and your family. Whether you’re going to start new construction for your home or planning on remodeling, you can incorporate these modern lighting solutions.

Here are some unique lighting design ideas for your Pennsylvania home.

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C4 Yourself Open House Raffle Winners

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Here are the winners from our C4 Yourself open house event!

  • Craig C. - NEEO remote and EA1 bundle.
  • Gene P. - the complete Araknis Network Kit.
  • Catherine M. - Fusion wardrobe mirror by Electric Mirror.
  • Mario D. - Paradigm Shift headphones.
  • James M. - B&W PX headphones.
  • Michelle S. - "Elixir" makeup mirror by Electric Mirror.
  • Ashley S. - "Blush" makeup mirror by Electric Mirror.
  • Jenna H. - Electric Mirror Lighted Compact.
  • Adele A. - Electric Mirror Lighted Compact.
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Pittsburgh, PA 15275
(412) 343-0348

Contact us!