How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

October is National Energy Awareness Month, a federal day that recognizes the importance of building optimization and the efficient management of energy resources. Just as renewable resources are on the rise, a growing array of newer products and technologies is...

Why You Should Renovate in the Fall

Humans are seasonal creatures, especially here in the Midwest, and there’s a reason so many homeowners prefer to get their renovation and remodeling projects done in the fall. So much of the year is spent thinking about what we want to do outside. But when that...

New Home Construction Is Getting More Automated

As home technology becomes more widely accessible, new homes are being developed with a full array of built-in technology. This shift is happening quickly. Almost a third of all homes reportedly had some smart home technology in 2018 – but more than half will by...

Hot Lighting Trend: What Are Ketra Lights?

If you’ve ever gone light shopping, you may know the frustration of trying to get the right quality of lighting for your home. Store displays and online images may look perfect, but how do you know what the product will look like when installed in the unique...

Creating the Perfect Outdoor Entertainment Space

This time of year, everyone’s favorite room is outside. And given what we’ve all been through in the past year, the desire to use these spaces to entertain in style is stronger than ever. What better time to upgrade from an OK outdoor entertainment system to an ideal...

Your Home Automation Questions Answered

Today’s consumers want to be able to experience their music, sports, or movies throughout any area of their home, or be able to control their lighting, shades, and thermostat from an app on their phone or tablet. Utilizing the latest technology from well-respected...

How To Make Your House A Smart Home

When you were younger, did you envision a future with flying cars and humanoid robots roaming the streets? We might not be living in the sci-fi future that movies and books depicted, but the smart home of today is even better. When it comes to making your house a...

Gifts for the Audiophile

A true audiophile is not only passionate about the music they listen to, but they share the same enthusiasm for the equipment they use to listen to that music. So if you have a partner, friend, or family member who considers themselves an audiophile, we are confident...